Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 916 917 989
Rank change year-on-year +1 +72 -76
Permanent jobs citing Animation 286 268 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 231 224 243
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% +1.49%

Animation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,737 71,019 88,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 40.64% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,902 58,073 71,287
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Animation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Animation.

Salary trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Animation over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 269 £40,000 -11.11% 77
UK excluding London +10 156 £37,500 -6.25% 41
London -22 127 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Midlands +27 46 £26,500 -33.75% 11
North of England +15 43 £28,750 -3.36% 9
South East +29 38 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North West -2 32 £30,000 -3.23% 4
West Midlands +6 31 £26,000 -35.00% 9
East Midlands +21 15 £40,000 +11.89% 2
Scotland -40 10 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Yorkshire +19 8 £22,500 -23.73% 4
East of England -19 8 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South West -6 7 £37,500 +0.67% 5
Wales +7 4 £45,000 +114.29% 1
North East - 3 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Animation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Animation.

1 102 (35.66%) HTML
2 101 (35.31%) CSS
2 101 (35.31%) Games
3 82 (28.67%) Adobe
4 81 (28.32%) Photoshop
5 77 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 76 (26.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 72 (25.17%) User Experience
8 68 (23.78%) Web Design
9 66 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (19.58%) C#
11 53 (18.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 52 (18.18%) HTML5
13 48 (16.78%) Marketing
14 46 (16.08%) C++
15 44 (15.38%) Front End Development
16 43 (15.03%) React
17 42 (14.69%) Mobile App
18 41 (14.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 41 (14.34%) Git (software)
18 41 (14.34%) Python
19 39 (13.64%) Apple iOS
20 38 (13.29%) 3D Animation
21 34 (11.89%) .NET
21 34 (11.89%) Degree
21 34 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (11.54%) PHP
22 33 (11.54%) AngularJS
23 32 (11.19%) CMS
23 32 (11.19%) jQuery

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (11.19%) CMS
2 26 (9.09%) WordPress
3 9 (3.15%) Drupal
4 7 (2.45%) IIS
5 3 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.70%) Confluence
6 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 81 (28.32%) Photoshop
2 76 (26.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (18.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (11.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 18 (6.29%) InDesign
5 18 (6.29%) Maya
6 16 (5.59%) Adobe Premiere
7 14 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 11 (3.85%) 3ds Max
8 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (2.80%) NUKE
10 7 (2.45%) Blender
11 6 (2.10%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (1.75%) InVision
12 5 (1.75%) MotionBuilder
13 4 (1.40%) Houdini
13 4 (1.40%) Revit
14 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
15 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (3.85%) SaaS
3 4 (1.40%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.40%) Google Play
4 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.05%) iTunes
5 2 (0.70%) AdWords
5 2 (0.70%) Asana
5 2 (0.70%) npm
5 2 (0.70%) Slack
5 2 (0.70%) Trello
6 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.15%) HTTP
1 9 (3.15%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.70%) SSL
2 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.49%) MySQL
2 27 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.34%) gulp
3 20 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.29%) Grunt
5 13 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.50%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (3.50%) JIRA
6 10 (3.50%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.10%) webpack
8 5 (1.75%) Xcode
9 4 (1.40%) Ant
9 4 (1.40%) Subversion
9 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.05%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.70%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.35%) Mocha
General
1 101 (35.31%) Games
2 48 (16.78%) Marketing
3 21 (7.34%) Advertising
4 18 (6.29%) Retail
5 12 (4.20%) Finance
6 8 (2.80%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.10%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Automotive
8 4 (1.40%) Legal
8 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (56.99%) Developer
2 76 (26.57%) Designer
3 34 (11.89%) Web Designer
4 31 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 28 (9.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 26 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 24 (8.39%) Games Developer
8 21 (7.34%) Digital Designer
9 18 (6.29%) Lead Developer
9 18 (6.29%) Senior Designer
10 17 (5.94%) C++ Developer
11 16 (5.59%) Software Developer
11 16 (5.59%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (4.90%) Junior
12 14 (4.90%) React Developer
13 13 (4.55%) C# Developer
14 12 (4.20%) Animator
15 11 (3.85%) Creative Designer
15 11 (3.85%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (35.66%) HTML
2 101 (35.31%) CSS
3 52 (18.18%) HTML5
4 43 (15.03%) React
5 41 (14.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 34 (11.89%) .NET
7 33 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 32 (11.19%) jQuery
9 27 (9.44%) CSS3
9 27 (9.44%) Sass
10 26 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 24 (8.39%) Backbone.js
12 23 (8.04%) Core Animation
13 22 (7.69%) HTML5 Canvas
14 21 (7.34%) Web Services
15 18 (6.29%) JSON
16 17 (5.94%) Cocoa
16 17 (5.94%) RESTful
17 14 (4.90%) Ember.js
17 14 (4.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (25.17%) User Experience
2 42 (14.69%) Mobile App
3 25 (8.74%) BBC
4 22 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.99%) Graphic Design
6 17 (5.94%) Motion Graphics
7 15 (5.24%) 3D Graphics
7 15 (5.24%) Social Media
8 14 (4.90%) e-Learning
9 11 (3.85%) Augmented Reality
10 10 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (3.15%) Video Editing
12 7 (2.45%) SCORM
13 6 (2.10%) Fintech
14 4 (1.40%) HTC Vive
14 4 (1.40%) iPad
14 4 (1.40%) iPhone
14 4 (1.40%) Mobile Games
14 4 (1.40%) Oculus Rift
14 4 (1.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 23 (8.04%) Android
3 21 (7.34%) Linux
4 10 (3.50%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.45%) Debian
6 5 (1.75%) Windows
7 3 (1.05%) CentOS
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.78%) Web Design
2 66 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 38 (13.29%) 3D Animation
5 34 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (9.44%) iOS Development
6 27 (9.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (8.74%) Game Development
7 25 (8.74%) OOP
7 25 (8.74%) Scrum
7 25 (8.74%) Web Development
8 24 (8.39%) Visualisation
9 23 (8.04%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.04%) Typography
10 20 (6.99%) SEO
11 19 (6.64%) Collaborative Working
12 18 (6.29%) Analytics
12 18 (6.29%) MVC
12 18 (6.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 56 (19.58%) C#
3 46 (16.08%) C++
4 41 (14.34%) Python
5 33 (11.54%) PHP
6 27 (9.44%) SQL
7 20 (6.99%) Objective-C
8 19 (6.64%) Apple Swift
9 17 (5.94%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.90%) HLSL
11 13 (4.55%) PowerShell
12 12 (4.20%) Java
13 11 (3.85%) ES6
14 9 (3.15%) Ruby
15 8 (2.80%) ES7
15 8 (2.80%) GLSL
15 8 (2.80%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.75%) C
17 4 (1.40%) MAXScript
17 4 (1.40%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 34 (11.89%) Degree
2 12 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.45%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.70%) PhD
5 1 (0.35%) MCP
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) MOS
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (28.67%) Adobe
2 22 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.29%) Apple
4 12 (4.20%) Google
5 10 (3.50%) Autodesk
6 9 (3.15%) Facebook
7 6 (2.10%) Twitter
8 4 (1.40%) CA
8 4 (1.40%) IBM
8 4 (1.40%) Marketo
8 4 (1.40%) Perforce
9 3 (1.05%) HubSpot
9 3 (1.05%) Zend
10 2 (0.70%) Samsung
11 1 (0.35%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.35%) HP
11 1 (0.35%) iManage
11 1 (0.35%) Intapp
11 1 (0.35%) WooCommerce