Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 953 937 978
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 -74
Permanent jobs citing Animation 258 287 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 223 222 267
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,050 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%

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 77325 77436 91779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 40.92% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58359 63619 73574
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
Top 14 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 24 November 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 +38 243 £40,000 -20.00% 36
UK excluding London +94 160 £37,500 -6.25% 24
London -64 95 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Midlands +52 50 £26,000 -43.78% 7
South East +80 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North of England +32 27 £32,500 +8.33% 7
East Midlands +50 25 £25,500 +15.91%
West Midlands +17 25 £26,000 -50.48% 6
North West +1 24 £30,000 -29.41% 6
East of England +10 21 £21,500 -57.00% 1
South West +22 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland -25 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North East +7 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Wales - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 90 (34.88%) Games
2 79 (30.62%) CSS
3 78 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 76 (29.46%) HTML
5 69 (26.74%) Adobe
6 66 (25.58%) Photoshop
7 65 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (22.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 58 (22.48%) User Experience
9 50 (19.38%) C#
10 45 (17.44%) Adobe After Effects
11 44 (17.05%) HTML5
12 42 (16.28%) Front End Development
13 41 (15.89%) Apple iOS
14 40 (15.50%) C++
15 39 (15.12%) Marketing
15 39 (15.12%) React
16 38 (14.73%) Web Design
17 34 (13.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 34 (13.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 33 (12.79%) CSS3
18 33 (12.79%) Web Development
19 32 (12.40%) Degree
19 32 (12.40%) AngularJS
20 30 (11.63%) Git (software)
21 29 (11.24%) jQuery
22 27 (10.47%) Adobe Premiere
22 27 (10.47%) Python
22 27 (10.47%) Mobile App
23 26 (10.08%) Visualisation

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 25 (9.69%) CMS
2 15 (5.81%) WordPress
3 6 (2.33%) Drupal
4 5 (1.94%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.16%) Marvel
6 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (25.58%) Photoshop
2 58 (22.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (17.44%) Adobe After Effects
4 34 (13.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (10.47%) Adobe Premiere
6 17 (6.59%) Maya
7 9 (3.49%) InDesign
7 9 (3.49%) NUKE
8 7 (2.71%) 3ds Max
8 7 (2.71%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (2.33%) Houdini
10 5 (1.94%) Revit
11 4 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (1.16%) Autodesk Inventor
12 3 (1.16%) Blender
12 3 (1.16%) InVision
12 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (1.16%) UXPin
13 2 (0.78%) MotionBuilder
13 2 (0.78%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (2.33%) SaaS
3 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.16%) iTunes
4 2 (0.78%) AdWords
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) Google Play
4 2 (0.78%) Trello
5 1 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.26%) Internet
2 5 (1.94%) HTTP
2 5 (1.94%) LAN
2 5 (1.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.04%) MySQL
3 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.53%) gulp
3 19 (7.36%) Grunt
4 11 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.88%) webpack
6 8 (3.10%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.71%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (2.33%) Xcode
9 4 (1.55%) Babel
10 3 (1.16%) Ant
10 3 (1.16%) JIRA
10 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.78%) Bower
11 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.78%) Mocha
11 2 (0.78%) Subversion
11 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.39%) CocoaPods
General
1 90 (34.88%) Games
2 39 (15.12%) Marketing
3 17 (6.59%) Retail
4 16 (6.20%) Multimedia
5 15 (5.81%) Advertising
6 8 (3.10%) Automotive
6 8 (3.10%) Finance
7 5 (1.94%) Publishing
8 4 (1.55%) Banking
8 4 (1.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.78%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (46.90%) Developer
2 69 (26.74%) Designer
3 33 (12.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (9.30%) iOS Developer
5 22 (8.53%) Web Designer
6 20 (7.75%) Digital Designer
7 18 (6.98%) Graphic Designer
8 16 (6.20%) Animator
8 16 (6.20%) Senior Designer
8 16 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.43%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.04%) Motion Graphics Designer
12 12 (4.65%) C++ Developer
13 11 (4.26%) Games Developer
13 11 (4.26%) UX Designer
14 10 (3.88%) Senior Digital Designer
15 9 (3.49%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.49%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.62%) CSS
2 76 (29.46%) HTML
3 44 (17.05%) HTML5
4 39 (15.12%) React
5 34 (13.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 33 (12.79%) CSS3
7 32 (12.40%) AngularJS
8 29 (11.24%) jQuery
9 23 (8.91%) Sass
10 22 (8.53%) .NET
10 22 (8.53%) Core Animation
11 19 (7.36%) HTML5 Canvas
12 17 (6.59%) Backbone.js
13 16 (6.20%) RESTful
14 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET
14 15 (5.81%) CGI
15 14 (5.43%) Cocoa
16 13 (5.04%) JSON
17 12 (4.65%) Web Services
17 12 (4.65%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.48%) User Experience
2 27 (10.47%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.14%) Graphic Design
4 20 (7.75%) BBC
4 20 (7.75%) Motion Graphics
5 18 (6.98%) 3D Graphics
5 18 (6.98%) Social Media
6 12 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.88%) Augmented Reality
8 10 (3.88%) e-Learning
9 8 (3.10%) Video Editing
10 7 (2.71%) Mobile Games
11 6 (2.33%) SCORM
12 5 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.94%) Fintech
13 4 (1.55%) HoloLens
13 4 (1.55%) iPad
14 3 (1.16%) HTC Vive
14 3 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.89%) Apple iOS
2 21 (8.14%) Android
3 16 (6.20%) Linux
4 15 (5.81%) Windows
5 11 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.10%) CentOS
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.78%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.28%) Front End Development
3 38 (14.73%) Web Design
4 33 (12.79%) Web Development
5 26 (10.08%) Visualisation
6 24 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (9.30%) iOS Development
6 24 (9.30%) OOP
7 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.91%) Scrum
8 21 (8.14%) 3D Animation
8 21 (8.14%) OO
9 19 (7.36%) Typography
10 18 (6.98%) SEO
11 17 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.20%) TDD
13 15 (5.81%) Kanban
13 15 (5.81%) Physics
14 14 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 50 (19.38%) C#
3 40 (15.50%) C++
4 27 (10.47%) Python
5 24 (9.30%) PHP
6 17 (6.59%) Objective-C
7 16 (6.20%) Apple Swift
8 13 (5.04%) ES6
9 12 (4.65%) MAXScript
9 12 (4.65%) SQL
10 10 (3.88%) Tcl
11 8 (3.10%) Java
11 8 (3.10%) Ruby
12 7 (2.71%) C
12 7 (2.71%) GLSL
12 7 (2.71%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.94%) HLSL
14 5 (1.94%) Perl
14 5 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (12.40%) Degree
2 11 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) MCP
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) MOS
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) Section 508
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.49%) Docker
2 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.33%) NFS
2 6 (2.33%) Samba
3 5 (1.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (26.74%) Adobe
2 14 (5.43%) Apple
3 9 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.10%) Google
5 7 (2.71%) Autodesk
5 7 (2.71%) Twitter
6 6 (2.33%) Facebook
6 6 (2.33%) HubSpot
6 6 (2.33%) Marketo
6 6 (2.33%) Pardot
6 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.33%) Tableau
7 3 (1.16%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.16%) Perforce
8 2 (0.78%) Canon
8 2 (0.78%) Samsung
8 2 (0.78%) Zend
9 1 (0.39%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.39%) iManage
9 1 (0.39%) WooCommerce