Animation
UK

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 25 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 701 869 875
Rank change year-on-year +168 +6 -193
Permanent jobs citing Animation 119 154 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 105 99 103
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £37,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,235 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -25.03% +29.41% -20.93%
75th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £68,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% -19.05%

All Generic Skills
UK

Animation is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,759 46,505 63,263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.74% 41.99% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19,814 25,755 33,164
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £39,766 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £61,900
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +5.01% +3.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,419 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Animation.

Salary trend for Animation in the UK

Animation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Animation over the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

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 25 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +169 119 £41,235 -25.03% 64
UK excluding London +96 78 £37,500 -16.67% 35
Work from Home +152 43 £56,250 -4.26% 31
London +148 41 £56,250 -2.17% 30
North of England +118 35 £35,000 -48.15% 15
North West +68 25 £40,000 -40.74% 6
South East +58 12 £57,500 +40.49% 5
East of England +35 12 £73,750 +55.26% 4
South West +22 11 £32,500 -33.33% 5
Midlands +52 8 £26,000 -53.98% 5
Yorkshire - 8 £26,600 - 9
East Midlands +11 5 £26,000 - 2
West Midlands +66 3 £34,500 -38.94% 3
North East - 2 £30,000 -

Animation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.08%) WordPress
2 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) CMS
4 2 (1.68%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Photoshop
2 23 (19.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 21 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (13.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (11.76%) Blender
6 9 (7.56%) Adobe Premiere
6 9 (7.56%) CINEMA 4D
6 9 (7.56%) Maya
6 9 (7.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (6.72%) Sketch
8 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (5.04%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (5.04%) InDesign
10 5 (4.20%) Adobe XD
10 5 (4.20%) Houdini
11 4 (3.36%) 3ds Max
11 4 (3.36%) ZBrush
12 3 (2.52%) AutoCAD
13 2 (1.68%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Figma
2 6 (5.04%) AWS
3 4 (3.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.52%) SaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.68%) Azure
5 2 (1.68%) GitHub
5 2 (1.68%) Google Sheets
5 2 (1.68%) npm
6 1 (0.84%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) MySQL
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Git
2 9 (7.56%) Subversion
3 4 (3.36%) gulp
3 4 (3.36%) PostCSS
3 4 (3.36%) rollup.js
3 4 (3.36%) Vite
4 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 30 (25.21%) Marketing
3 25 (21.01%) Games
4 21 (17.65%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (10.08%) Retail
6 5 (4.20%) Advertising
6 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.36%) Finance
8 3 (2.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.68%) Aviation
9 2 (1.68%) Electronics
9 2 (1.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.84%) Automotive
10 1 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.84%) Law
10 1 (0.84%) Local Government
10 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Designer
2 33 (27.73%) Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Head of Design
4 12 (10.08%) Senior
5 11 (9.24%) Graphic Designer
6 10 (8.40%) Digital Designer
6 10 (8.40%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.72%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.88%) Games Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Instructional Designer
9 6 (5.04%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Motion Graphics Designer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Designer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.36%) 3D Designer
11 4 (3.36%) Art Director
11 4 (3.36%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.25%) HTML
2 24 (20.17%) CSS
3 20 (16.81%) HTML5
4 11 (9.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 8 (6.72%) CSS3
5 8 (6.72%) React
5 8 (6.72%) Tailwind CSS
5 8 (6.72%) Unreal Engine
5 8 (6.72%) WebGL
6 6 (5.04%) GreenSock GSAP
6 6 (5.04%) jQuery
6 6 (5.04%) LAMP
6 6 (5.04%) Sass
6 6 (5.04%) SVG
6 6 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (4.20%) Core Animation
7 5 (4.20%) Core Data
7 5 (4.20%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (4.20%) Pixi.js
8 4 (3.36%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Motion Graphics
2 16 (13.45%) Social Media
3 15 (12.61%) Graphic Design
4 11 (9.24%) Video Editing
5 10 (8.40%) e-Learning
6 9 (7.56%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (5.88%) Virtual Reality
8 6 (5.04%) SCORM
8 6 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (4.20%) Product Ownership
10 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
10 4 (3.36%) FMCG
10 4 (3.36%) Photography
10 4 (3.36%) PropTech
11 3 (2.52%) 3D Printing
11 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.68%) Onboarding
13 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.84%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) User Experience
2 17 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
3 15 (12.61%) Typography
4 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (10.92%) UX Design
6 12 (10.08%) Visualisation
7 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.24%) Web Design
8 10 (8.40%) 3D Animation
8 10 (8.40%) Agile
8 10 (8.40%) Storyboarding
9 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.72%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.72%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.04%) Instructional Design
12 6 (5.04%) Visual Effects
12 6 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.76%) PHP
3 7 (5.88%) Java
3 7 (5.88%) RPG
4 6 (5.04%) Kotlin
4 6 (5.04%) Python
4 6 (5.04%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.20%) Swift
6 1 (0.84%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) CIPD
3 4 (3.36%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) Accessibility
2 4 (3.36%) GDPR
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Adobe
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) Apple
4 3 (2.52%) Google
4 3 (2.52%) Instagram
4 3 (2.52%) Spotify
5 2 (1.68%) TikTok
6 1 (0.84%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.84%) Facebook
6 1 (0.84%) Progress
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter