Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1014 963 935
Rank change year-on-year -51 -28 +38
Permanent jobs citing Animation 155 239 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 130 201 257
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +17.33%
10th Percentile £24,863 £23,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.10% -3.33% +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 73,534 78,445 85,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.51% 44.28% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56,772 59,995 69,831
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -65 150 £45,000 +16.88% 86
UK excluding London -30 79 £41,000 +13.10% 37
London +17 76 £57,500 +21.05% 49
South East +14 30 £42,500 -7.61% 10
North of England +10 21 £42,000 +20.00% 11
North West +10 14 £42,000 +20.00% 8
Midlands -4 9 £32,500 -7.14% 6
West Midlands +12 8 £35,000 -6.67% 5
South West +9 8 £41,250 +3.13% 7
East of England -1 7 £37,000 +59.14% 3
Scotland -15 4 £50,000 +11.11%
North East -20 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +35 3 £23,000 -16.36% 3
Wales -2 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 67 (43.23%) CSS
2 60 (38.71%) HTML
3 57 (36.77%) User Experience
4 54 (34.84%) JavaScript
5 47 (30.32%) Games
6 45 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (23.23%) Adobe
8 34 (21.94%) Front End Development
9 28 (18.06%) Git (software)
9 28 (18.06%) Apple iOS
10 26 (16.77%) Degree
11 25 (16.13%) Photoshop
11 25 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 25 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 24 (15.48%) Computer Science
13 23 (14.84%) Objective-C
14 22 (14.19%) RESTful
14 22 (14.19%) Mobile App
15 21 (13.55%) Sass
15 21 (13.55%) iOS Development
15 21 (13.55%) HTML5
16 20 (12.90%) AngularJS
16 20 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (12.26%) React
17 19 (12.26%) Apple Swift
17 19 (12.26%) Web Design
17 19 (12.26%) Core Animation
17 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (11.61%) CSS3
18 18 (11.61%) TDD

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 12 (7.74%) CMS
2 7 (4.52%) WordPress
3 5 (3.23%) Drupal
4 3 (1.94%) Apache
4 3 (1.94%) Moodle
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 25 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 25 (16.13%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.45%) InDesign
3 9 (5.81%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (4.52%) Maya
6 6 (3.87%) InVision
7 5 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (2.58%) 3ds Max
8 4 (2.58%) Chatbot
9 3 (1.94%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (1.29%) MotionBuilder
10 2 (1.29%) NUKE
10 2 (1.29%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.65%) Houdini
11 1 (0.65%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.65%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) GitHub
2 4 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (2.58%) iTunes
3 3 (1.94%) Google Play
3 3 (1.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.29%) Asana
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) Bluetooth
1 11 (7.10%) HTTP
1 11 (7.10%) SSL
1 11 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.87%) DAB
3 3 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.74%) CocoaPods
3 10 (6.45%) gulp
4 8 (5.16%) Grunt
5 7 (4.52%) webpack
6 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.23%) Babel
7 5 (3.23%) Subversion
8 4 (2.58%) JIRA
9 3 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.94%) Mocha
9 3 (1.94%) PostCSS
9 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.94%) Xcode
10 2 (1.29%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.29%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 47 (30.32%) Games
2 17 (10.97%) Marketing
3 13 (8.39%) Retail
4 10 (6.45%) Advertising
5 9 (5.81%) Publishing
6 6 (3.87%) Legal
7 5 (3.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.94%) Finance
8 3 (1.94%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.65%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (49.68%) Developer
2 45 (29.03%) Designer
3 21 (13.55%) iOS Developer
3 21 (13.55%) Senior Developer
4 17 (10.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (7.74%) UI Designer
6 9 (5.81%) Graphic Designer
7 8 (5.16%) HTML Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Senior iOS Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Web Designer
8 7 (4.52%) Games Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) UX Designer
9 6 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.87%) UI/UX Designer
9 6 (3.87%) Web Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (43.23%) CSS
2 60 (38.71%) HTML
3 22 (14.19%) RESTful
4 21 (13.55%) HTML5
4 21 (13.55%) Sass
5 20 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 19 (12.26%) Core Animation
6 19 (12.26%) React
7 18 (11.61%) Core Data
7 18 (11.61%) CSS3
8 17 (10.97%) Cocoa
9 15 (9.68%) Cocoa Touch
9 15 (9.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 13 (8.39%) XML
11 12 (7.74%) jQuery
11 12 (7.74%) JSON
11 12 (7.74%) Node.js
11 12 (7.74%) RxSwift
12 11 (7.10%) Unreal Engine
13 8 (5.16%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.77%) User Experience
2 24 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 22 (14.19%) Mobile App
4 16 (10.32%) Augmented Reality
5 15 (9.68%) Graphic Design
6 9 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.52%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (4.52%) Motion Graphics
7 7 (4.52%) Social Media
8 6 (3.87%) e-Learning
8 6 (3.87%) Photography
9 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.58%) Fintech
10 3 (1.94%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.94%) SCORM
10 3 (1.94%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.29%) Robotics
11 2 (1.29%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.29%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.74%) Android
3 8 (5.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.29%) CentOS
4 2 (1.29%) Debian
4 2 (1.29%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.94%) Front End Development
3 21 (13.55%) iOS Development
4 20 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (12.26%) Web Design
6 18 (11.61%) TDD
7 16 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (9.68%) Analytics
9 14 (9.03%) Project Management
9 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.03%) Web Development
10 13 (8.39%) OOP
10 13 (8.39%) Visualisation
10 13 (8.39%) Wireframes
11 11 (7.10%) Typography
12 10 (6.45%) Prototyping
13 9 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (5.81%) Mathematics
13 9 (5.81%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.84%) JavaScript
2 23 (14.84%) Objective-C
3 19 (12.26%) Apple Swift
4 17 (10.97%) C#
4 17 (10.97%) C++
5 14 (9.03%) Java
5 14 (9.03%) PHP
6 11 (7.10%) ES6
6 11 (7.10%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.81%) Python
8 5 (3.23%) ES7
9 3 (1.94%) C
9 3 (1.94%) GLSL
9 3 (1.94%) Ruby
9 3 (1.94%) VC++
10 2 (1.29%) HLSL
10 2 (1.29%) SQL
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Degree
2 18 (11.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.29%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (23.23%) Adobe
2 13 (8.39%) Apple
3 8 (5.16%) Google
4 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.58%) Tableau
6 3 (1.94%) HubSpot
6 3 (1.94%) Hummingbird
7 2 (1.29%) Facebook
7 2 (1.29%) Sony
7 2 (1.29%) Zend
8 1 (0.65%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.65%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) Samsung
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.65%) Sun
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter