Period
to 24 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 710 893 965
Rank change year-on-year +183 +72 -59
Permanent jobs citing Animation 186 211 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 139 183
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +6.67%

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 36,021 56,844 66,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.79% 39.14% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27,773 42,471 51,589
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £84,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 24 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 +179 177 £50,000 +5.26% 21
London +137 108 £53,750 -1.38% 5
UK excluding London +155 74 £37,500 -16.67% 16
North of England +116 23 £37,500 +4.17% 1
South East +112 19 £30,000 -0.83% 12
North West +85 19 £37,500 -26.83%
East of England +58 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Work from Home +44 10 £27,000 -48.57% 4
South West +78 7 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Scotland +56 5 - -
Midlands +86 4 £65,000 +81.82% 1
West Midlands +85 4 £65,000 +145.28% 1
Yorkshire +93 3 £32,500 +16.07%
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 77 (41.40%) Apple iOS
2 71 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (36.56%) iOS Development
4 65 (34.95%) Core Animation
5 63 (33.87%) User Experience
6 60 (32.26%) Adobe
7 48 (25.81%) OOP
8 45 (24.19%) Objective-C
9 44 (23.66%) Apple Swift
10 41 (22.04%) Cocoa
10 41 (22.04%) Photoshop
11 40 (21.51%) JavaScript
12 39 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (19.35%) Analytics
13 36 (19.35%) CSS
13 36 (19.35%) Front End Development
14 35 (18.82%) Apple
14 35 (18.82%) Unit Testing
15 33 (17.74%) OO
16 31 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (16.13%) Mobile App
18 29 (15.59%) Adobe Illustrator
19 27 (14.52%) Games
20 26 (13.98%) Marketing
20 26 (13.98%) Degree
21 25 (13.44%) Xcode
21 25 (13.44%) HTML
21 25 (13.44%) UIKit
22 24 (12.90%) Git (software)
23 21 (11.29%) Sketch

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 5 (2.69%) WordPress
2 3 (1.61%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) Drupal
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (22.04%) Photoshop
2 29 (15.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (11.29%) Sketch
4 20 (10.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (10.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (6.99%) InVision
7 10 (5.38%) InDesign
8 9 (4.84%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (3.23%) Maya
10 5 (2.69%) NUKE
11 4 (2.15%) Blender
12 3 (1.61%) 3ds Max
13 2 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (1.08%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (1.08%) Houdini
13 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (1.08%) MotionBuilder
13 2 (1.08%) ZBrush
13 2 (1.08%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) GitHub
2 5 (2.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.08%) Slack
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.54%) AWS
4 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.54%) Azure
4 1 (0.54%) G Suite
4 1 (0.54%) npm
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) Bluetooth
1 5 (2.69%) HTTP
1 5 (2.69%) SSL
1 5 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.54%) Skype
3 1 (0.54%) WebEx
3 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (13.44%) Xcode
2 24 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.53%) JIRA
4 9 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.30%) webpack
6 6 (3.23%) CocoaPods
6 6 (3.23%) gulp
7 5 (2.69%) Babel
7 5 (2.69%) Grunt
7 5 (2.69%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.69%) Subversion
8 3 (1.61%) fastlane
9 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.54%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.54%) Protractor
9 1 (0.54%) QUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (14.52%) Games
2 26 (13.98%) Marketing
3 18 (9.68%) Finance
4 4 (2.15%) Advertising
4 4 (2.15%) Social Housing
5 3 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (60.22%) Developer
2 68 (36.56%) iOS Developer
3 54 (29.03%) Designer
4 22 (11.83%) Senior Developer
4 22 (11.83%) Senior iOS Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (6.99%) Senior Designer
7 11 (5.91%) C++ Developer
7 11 (5.91%) Social Media Developer
7 11 (5.91%) UX Designer
8 10 (5.38%) UI Designer
9 9 (4.84%) Agile Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Junior
9 9 (4.84%) Web Designer
10 8 (4.30%) Digital Designer
10 8 (4.30%) Graduate
10 8 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Graphic Designer
11 7 (3.76%) Junior Designer
11 7 (3.76%) Junior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.95%) Core Animation
2 41 (22.04%) Cocoa
3 36 (19.35%) CSS
4 25 (13.44%) HTML
4 25 (13.44%) UIKit
5 20 (10.75%) Core Data
6 16 (8.60%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (8.06%) RESTful
8 13 (6.99%) RxSwift
9 11 (5.91%) HTML5
10 10 (5.38%) jQuery
10 10 (5.38%) OpenGL
11 9 (4.84%) React
11 9 (4.84%) Sass
12 7 (3.76%) CSS3
12 7 (3.76%) DOM
12 7 (3.76%) Vue.js
13 6 (3.23%) JSON
13 6 (3.23%) XML
14 5 (2.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (33.87%) User Experience
2 30 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 20 (10.75%) iPad
3 20 (10.75%) iPhone
4 14 (7.53%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.53%) Social Media
5 9 (4.84%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.84%) Motion Graphics
5 9 (4.84%) Photography
6 6 (3.23%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.15%) Smart City
9 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.61%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 77 (41.40%) Apple iOS
2 17 (9.14%) Linux
3 12 (6.45%) Windows
4 8 (4.30%) Android
5 5 (2.69%) watchOS
6 3 (1.61%) tvOS
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (36.56%) iOS Development
3 48 (25.81%) OOP
4 39 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (19.35%) Analytics
5 36 (19.35%) Front End Development
6 35 (18.82%) Unit Testing
7 33 (17.74%) OO
8 31 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (10.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (10.75%) Software Architecture
10 19 (10.22%) Mobile Development
11 16 (8.60%) Web Development
12 15 (8.06%) Computer Science
13 14 (7.53%) Performance Metrics
14 13 (6.99%) TDD
15 12 (6.45%) Software Engineering
15 12 (6.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 11 (5.91%) Mobile First
16 11 (5.91%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.19%) Objective-C
2 44 (23.66%) Apple Swift
3 40 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.14%) C#
5 16 (8.60%) C++
6 11 (5.91%) Java
7 8 (4.30%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.76%) C
9 5 (2.69%) Python
10 3 (1.61%) PHP
10 3 (1.61%) SQL
11 2 (1.08%) ES6
12 1 (0.54%) HLSL
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (13.98%) Degree
2 11 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.08%) MCSE
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) CEH
4 1 (0.54%) CISA
4 1 (0.54%) MCP
4 1 (0.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.75%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) WCAG
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (32.26%) Adobe
2 35 (18.82%) Apple
3 3 (1.61%) Google
4 2 (1.08%) VMware
5 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.54%) Perforce
5 1 (0.54%) Samsung
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore