Period
to 19 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 896 993 978
Rank change year-on-year +97 -15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Animation 174 171 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 101 131 209
UK median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,200
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -4.46%

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 52,968 65,118 70,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 39.52% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39,944 49,880 52,395
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
Top 10 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 October 2019. 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 +87 165 £40,000 -23.81% 65
London +93 89 £42,500 -32.00% 33
UK excluding London +78 84 £35,000 - 34
East of England +92 28 £42,500 +70.00% 6
South East +38 26 £32,500 -4.41% 8
North of England +26 12 £35,000 -16.67% 11
South West +14 10 £48,877 +35.77% 7
Scotland +19 8 £26,500 -44.21% 1
North West +33 7 £46,250 +10.12% 7
Yorkshire +9 5 £28,000 +21.74% 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 61 (35.06%) Adobe
2 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (29.89%) HTML
4 50 (28.74%) CSS
5 49 (28.16%) User Experience
6 45 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
8 38 (21.84%) Degree
9 37 (21.26%) Software Engineering
10 33 (18.97%) Marketing
11 32 (18.39%) Apple iOS
11 32 (18.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 31 (17.82%) QA
12 31 (17.82%) Photoshop
13 29 (16.67%) C#
14 28 (16.09%) Windows
15 25 (14.37%) Google
15 25 (14.37%) Adobe Illustrator
15 25 (14.37%) HTML5
15 25 (14.37%) iOS Development
16 24 (13.79%) CSS3
16 24 (13.79%) AngularJS
16 24 (13.79%) Games
17 22 (12.64%) Linux
17 22 (12.64%) C++
17 22 (12.64%) Computer Science
17 22 (12.64%) Photography
17 22 (12.64%) Git (software)
18 21 (12.07%) JIRA
18 21 (12.07%) Social Media

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 18 (10.34%) CMS
2 10 (5.75%) WordPress
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 32 (18.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 31 (17.82%) Photoshop
3 25 (14.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (12.07%) Sketch
5 19 (10.92%) Adobe After Effects
6 14 (8.05%) Maya
7 13 (7.47%) NUKE
8 9 (5.17%) CINEMA 4D
9 8 (4.60%) Adobe Premiere
10 6 (3.45%) 3ds Max
10 6 (3.45%) InDesign
10 6 (3.45%) MODO
11 5 (2.87%) InVision
11 5 (2.87%) ZBrush
12 4 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 3 (1.72%) Houdini
13 3 (1.72%) MotionBuilder
14 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
15 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (4.02%) AWS
3 6 (3.45%) Dropbox
3 6 (3.45%) G Suite
3 6 (3.45%) GCP
3 6 (3.45%) npm
4 5 (2.87%) Office 365
5 4 (2.30%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.72%) Google Play
7 1 (0.57%) Asana
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) DHCP
1 6 (3.45%) DNS
1 6 (3.45%) Firewall
1 6 (3.45%) FTP
1 6 (3.45%) Network Security
1 6 (3.45%) VoIP
1 6 (3.45%) Wireless
2 2 (1.15%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) Broadband
3 1 (0.57%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.07%) JIRA
2 21 (12.07%) Visual Studio
3 13 (7.47%) Xcode
4 10 (5.75%) webpack
5 8 (4.60%) gulp
6 6 (3.45%) Grunt
7 5 (2.87%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (2.87%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.87%) Protractor
7 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.30%) Subversion
9 3 (1.72%) FumeFX
10 2 (1.15%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.57%) Babel
11 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.57%) fastlane
11 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 33 (18.97%) Marketing
2 24 (13.79%) Games
3 13 (7.47%) Automotive
4 12 (6.90%) Retail
5 9 (5.17%) Advertising
6 8 (4.60%) Publishing
7 6 (3.45%) Finance
8 5 (2.87%) Banking
9 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.72%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.72%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.57%) Back Office
11 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.57%) French Language
11 1 (0.57%) German Language
11 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (44.25%) Developer
2 43 (24.71%) Designer
3 21 (12.07%) iOS Developer
4 20 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (10.92%) Senior Developer
6 17 (9.77%) Digital Designer
7 16 (9.20%) Senior iOS Developer
8 14 (8.05%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) C++ Developer
10 8 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) UX Designer
11 7 (4.02%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Games Developer
12 6 (3.45%) IT Technician
12 6 (3.45%) Junior
12 6 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
13 5 (2.87%) 3D Software Engineer
13 5 (2.87%) Augmented Reality Developer
13 5 (2.87%) UI/UX Designer
13 5 (2.87%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.89%) HTML
2 50 (28.74%) CSS
3 25 (14.37%) HTML5
4 24 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 24 (13.79%) CSS3
5 20 (11.49%) Core Animation
5 20 (11.49%) Sass
6 16 (9.20%) jQuery
6 16 (9.20%) React
7 15 (8.62%) Cocoa
7 15 (8.62%) OpenGL
8 13 (7.47%) .NET
9 12 (6.90%) UIKit
10 11 (6.32%) CGI
10 11 (6.32%) RESTful
11 10 (5.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 9 (5.17%) Node.js
13 8 (4.60%) Core Data
13 8 (4.60%) Vue.js
14 7 (4.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.16%) User Experience
2 22 (12.64%) Photography
3 21 (12.07%) Social Media
4 19 (10.92%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (7.47%) Video on Demand
6 12 (6.90%) Mobile App
7 9 (5.17%) Smartphone
7 9 (5.17%) W3C
8 8 (4.60%) Graphic Design
8 8 (4.60%) Video Editing
9 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.87%) Digital Signage
10 5 (2.87%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.72%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.72%) Online Games
12 2 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.15%) Social Network
12 2 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.39%) Apple iOS
2 28 (16.09%) Windows
3 22 (12.64%) Linux
4 10 (5.75%) Android
5 6 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.15%) tvOS
8 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (21.26%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.37%) iOS Development
5 22 (12.64%) Computer Science
6 21 (12.07%) Visual Effects
7 20 (11.49%) Post-Production
8 19 (10.92%) Analytics
8 19 (10.92%) Typography
9 18 (10.34%) Multithreading
10 17 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.77%) Front End Development
11 16 (9.20%) Time Management
12 15 (8.62%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (8.62%) Cross-Platform Development
12 15 (8.62%) Mobile Development
12 15 (8.62%) OO
13 14 (8.05%) Copywriting
13 14 (8.05%) OOP
13 14 (8.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
2 29 (16.67%) C#
3 22 (12.64%) C++
4 11 (6.32%) Python
4 11 (6.32%) TypeScript
5 10 (5.75%) Apple Swift
6 9 (5.17%) Java
7 8 (4.60%) Objective-C
7 8 (4.60%) SQL
8 5 (2.87%) ES6
8 5 (2.87%) Go
9 3 (1.72%) C
9 3 (1.72%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) Clojure
11 1 (0.57%) ES7
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) Java 8
11 1 (0.57%) MAXScript
11 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Degree
2 19 (10.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.82%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) WAI
3 2 (1.15%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (35.06%) Adobe
2 25 (14.37%) Google
3 10 (5.75%) Foundry
4 7 (4.02%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.45%) Apple
6 2 (1.15%) Avid
7 1 (0.57%) Canon
7 1 (0.57%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.57%) Instagram
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle
7 1 (0.57%) Sony
7 1 (0.57%) Sun
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter
7 1 (0.57%) Virgin Media