Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 964 915 946
Rank change year-on-year -49 +31 -80
Permanent jobs citing Animation 230 353 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 197 258 247
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,150 £26,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -

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 75470 81934 89289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.88% 41.64% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57316 67013 71147
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 -11 218 £39,250 -12.78% 32
UK excluding London +23 130 £37,500 - 17
London -47 92 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Midlands +44 39 £35,000 0.00% 3
South East +85 30 £48,000 +37.14% 4
North of England -7 25 £35,000 +6.06% 4
West Midlands +16 21 £37,500 -2.60% 2
East of England -18 19 £23,250 -45.61% 3
North West -31 19 £35,000 +6.06% 2
East Midlands +29 18 £25,000 -3.85% 1
South West -3 13 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Scotland -18 5 £45,000 +50.00%
North East +21 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Animation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Animation.

1 85 (36.96%) HTML
2 80 (34.78%) Games
3 78 (33.91%) CSS
4 73 (31.74%) JavaScript
5 64 (27.83%) User Experience
6 59 (25.65%) Adobe
7 57 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (22.17%) Photoshop
9 46 (20.00%) C#
10 45 (19.57%) Degree
10 45 (19.57%) HTML5
10 45 (19.57%) Apple iOS
11 43 (18.70%) Adobe After Effects
12 41 (17.83%) Front End Development
13 40 (17.39%) CSS3
14 36 (15.65%) Marketing
15 35 (15.22%) Git (software)
16 34 (14.78%) C++
16 34 (14.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 33 (14.35%) Android
18 32 (13.91%) jQuery
18 32 (13.91%) Adobe Illustrator
19 29 (12.61%) Adobe Premiere
20 28 (12.17%) OO
20 28 (12.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
21 27 (11.74%) AngularJS
22 25 (10.87%) OOP
22 25 (10.87%) Scrum
23 24 (10.43%) React
23 24 (10.43%) Core Animation

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 17 (7.39%) CMS
2 15 (6.52%) WordPress
3 5 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.74%) Drupal
5 3 (1.30%) Marvel
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (22.17%) Photoshop
2 43 (18.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 34 (14.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (13.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (12.61%) Adobe Premiere
6 11 (4.78%) Maya
7 8 (3.48%) InDesign
7 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (3.04%) InVision
9 6 (2.61%) Houdini
9 6 (2.61%) NUKE
9 6 (2.61%) UXPin
10 5 (2.17%) Autodesk Inventor
10 5 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (2.17%) Revit
11 4 (1.74%) Acrobat
11 4 (1.74%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (1.74%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (1.30%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.30%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (1.74%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.30%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.43%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.35%) Internet
2 5 (2.17%) LAN
2 5 (2.17%) WAN
3 2 (0.87%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) MySQL
3 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.26%) gulp
3 15 (6.52%) Grunt
4 8 (3.48%) webpack
5 6 (2.61%) Babel
5 6 (2.61%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.61%) Subversion
5 6 (2.61%) Xcode
6 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.30%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.30%) JIRA
8 2 (0.87%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.87%) Bower
8 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.87%) Mocha
8 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (34.78%) Games
2 36 (15.65%) Marketing
3 15 (6.52%) Multimedia
4 13 (5.65%) Finance
5 8 (3.48%) Advertising
5 8 (3.48%) Banking
6 7 (3.04%) Retail
7 6 (2.61%) Automotive
7 6 (2.61%) Electronics
7 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (44.78%) Developer
2 66 (28.70%) Designer
3 35 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 22 (9.57%) Digital Designer
6 20 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 19 (8.26%) Graphic Designer
7 19 (8.26%) Senior Designer
7 19 (8.26%) Web Designer
8 15 (6.52%) Senior Digital Designer
8 15 (6.52%) Senior Web Designer
9 13 (5.65%) Motion Graphics Designer
9 13 (5.65%) UX Designer
10 11 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.48%) HTML Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Programmer
12 8 (3.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (36.96%) HTML
2 78 (33.91%) CSS
3 45 (19.57%) HTML5
4 40 (17.39%) CSS3
5 32 (13.91%) jQuery
6 28 (12.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 27 (11.74%) AngularJS
8 24 (10.43%) Core Animation
8 24 (10.43%) React
9 18 (7.83%) Sass
10 17 (7.39%) Ajax
11 16 (6.96%) JSON
12 12 (5.22%) Core Data
13 10 (4.35%) CGI
14 9 (3.91%) .NET
14 9 (3.91%) RESTful
15 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (3.48%) SOAP
15 8 (3.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.83%) User Experience
2 23 (10.00%) Motion Graphics
3 22 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 21 (9.13%) Graphic Design
5 20 (8.70%) Social Media
6 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (7.39%) BBC
8 13 (5.65%) e-Learning
9 12 (5.22%) Mobile App
10 11 (4.78%) 3D Graphics
10 11 (4.78%) Algorithms
10 11 (4.78%) iPad
10 11 (4.78%) Mobile Games
11 10 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (2.61%) Fintech
12 6 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (2.61%) Video Editing
13 5 (2.17%) HoloLens
13 5 (2.17%) iPhone
13 5 (2.17%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.57%) Apple iOS
2 33 (14.35%) Android
3 17 (7.39%) Linux
4 16 (6.96%) Windows
5 10 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.61%) CentOS
6 6 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.83%) Front End Development
3 28 (12.17%) OO
4 25 (10.87%) OOP
4 25 (10.87%) Scrum
5 23 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 22 (9.57%) Web Development
7 21 (9.13%) iOS Development
8 20 (8.70%) Web Design
9 19 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.39%) Mobile Development
10 17 (7.39%) Physics
11 15 (6.52%) A/B Testing
11 15 (6.52%) Kanban
12 14 (6.09%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 13 (5.65%) 3D Animation
13 13 (5.65%) MVC
13 13 (5.65%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.65%) Wireframes
14 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (31.74%) JavaScript
2 46 (20.00%) C#
3 34 (14.78%) C++
4 17 (7.39%) Python
5 13 (5.65%) PHP
6 12 (5.22%) Objective-C
7 10 (4.35%) Apple Swift
8 9 (3.91%) Java
8 9 (3.91%) MAXScript
8 9 (3.91%) Tcl
9 8 (3.48%) GLSL
10 7 (3.04%) Perl
10 7 (3.04%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.61%) C
11 6 (2.61%) ES6
12 5 (2.17%) SQL
13 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.74%) VBScript
14 3 (1.30%) XAML
15 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (19.57%) Degree
2 19 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Section 508
2 4 (1.74%) WCAG
3 1 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.61%) NFS
1 6 (2.61%) Samba
2 5 (2.17%) Firmware
3 2 (0.87%) Snort
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (25.65%) Adobe
2 16 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.22%) HubSpot
4 9 (3.91%) Google
4 9 (3.91%) Marketo
4 9 (3.91%) Pardot
4 9 (3.91%) Tableau
5 7 (3.04%) Apple
6 6 (2.61%) Cognizant
6 6 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.17%) Autodesk
8 4 (1.74%) Twitter
9 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.30%) Foundry
10 2 (0.87%) Canon
10 2 (0.87%) Facebook
10 2 (0.87%) Intel
11 1 (0.43%) Perforce
11 1 (0.43%) Sony