Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 970 915 945
Rank change year-on-year -55 +30 +26
Permanent jobs citing Animation 227 245 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 182 201 264
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57% +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 73,816 71,864 88,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.98% 42.57% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,619 57,918 71,287
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -10 218 £42,500 +6.25% 71
London +4 123 £47,500 - 37
UK excluding London -53 103 £41,250 +8.55% 40
North of England +1 33 £30,000 +5.26% 6
South East -3 32 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Midlands +1 23 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Midlands 0 20 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North West -10 19 £42,500 +37.10% 4
Yorkshire +31 11 £22,500 -16.67% 2
East of England -27 5 £65,000 +67.74% 2
Scotland -31 5 £52,500 +45.83% 5
Wales +18 3 £45,000 +114.29%
East Midlands 0 3 £40,000 +48.15% 3
North East -13 3 £55,000 -
South West -32 3 £25,750 -24.26% 6

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 95 (41.85%) HTML
2 93 (40.97%) CSS
3 85 (37.44%) Games
4 67 (29.52%) JavaScript
5 66 (29.07%) User Experience
6 58 (25.55%) Adobe
7 52 (22.91%) Photoshop
8 51 (22.47%) Web Design
8 51 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (20.70%) HTML5
10 46 (20.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 43 (18.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 41 (18.06%) Front End Development
13 38 (16.74%) Git (software)
14 37 (16.30%) C#
15 35 (15.42%) Mobile App
16 34 (14.98%) Marketing
17 33 (14.54%) C++
18 32 (14.10%) Python
19 30 (13.22%) Degree
19 30 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 28 (12.33%) 3D Animation
20 28 (12.33%) AngularJS
20 28 (12.33%) React
21 27 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (11.45%) CSS3
22 26 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
22 26 (11.45%) Computer Science
23 25 (11.01%) Game Development
24 24 (10.57%) Apple iOS

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 20 (8.81%) CMS
1 20 (8.81%) WordPress
2 9 (3.96%) Drupal
3 2 (0.88%) Confluence
3 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (22.91%) Photoshop
2 46 (20.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (18.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (7.49%) Maya
5 16 (7.05%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (5.73%) InDesign
7 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (4.85%) InVision
9 10 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (3.52%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (3.08%) NUKE
12 6 (2.64%) 3ds Max
12 6 (2.64%) Blender
13 5 (2.20%) Houdini
14 4 (1.76%) MotionBuilder
15 3 (1.32%) ZBrush
16 2 (0.88%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.88%) Edge Animate
17 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
17 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (3.52%) SaaS
3 5 (2.20%) Google Play
4 4 (1.76%) Asana
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.88%) iTunes
5 2 (0.88%) npm
5 2 (0.88%) Slack
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) Internet
2 5 (2.20%) HTTP
3 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.32%) SSL
3 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.69%) MySQL
2 15 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.61%) gulp
3 11 (4.85%) Grunt
4 10 (4.41%) JIRA
4 10 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.96%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.20%) Babel
6 5 (2.20%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.20%) webpack
7 4 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.76%) Subversion
8 3 (1.32%) Ant
8 3 (1.32%) CocoaPods
8 3 (1.32%) Mocha
8 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.88%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.88%) PostCSS
9 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 85 (37.44%) Games
2 34 (14.98%) Marketing
3 13 (5.73%) Retail
4 11 (4.85%) Finance
5 10 (4.41%) Advertising
6 9 (3.96%) Legal
7 7 (3.08%) Publishing
8 4 (1.76%) Automotive
8 4 (1.76%) Electronics
9 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.88%) Back Office
10 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.44%) Law
11 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (54.63%) Developer
2 66 (29.07%) Designer
3 35 (15.42%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.01%) Web Designer
5 23 (10.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (9.25%) Games Developer
7 17 (7.49%) Senior Designer
7 17 (7.49%) UI Designer
8 15 (6.61%) Digital Designer
8 15 (6.61%) iOS Developer
9 14 (6.17%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Junior
11 10 (4.41%) Junior Developer
12 9 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Graphic Designer
12 9 (3.96%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Senior iOS Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Android Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Senior Digital Designer
13 8 (3.52%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (41.85%) HTML
2 93 (40.97%) CSS
3 47 (20.70%) HTML5
4 30 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 28 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 28 (12.33%) React
6 26 (11.45%) CSS3
7 22 (9.69%) Sass
8 19 (8.37%) jQuery
9 17 (7.49%) .NET
10 16 (7.05%) Backbone.js
11 13 (5.73%) ASP.NET
11 13 (5.73%) Unreal Engine
12 12 (5.29%) Core Animation
12 12 (5.29%) JSON
13 11 (4.85%) Flash
13 11 (4.85%) Node.js
13 11 (4.85%) OpenGL
13 11 (4.85%) Web Services
14 10 (4.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (29.07%) User Experience
2 35 (15.42%) Mobile App
3 26 (11.45%) Computer Science
4 22 (9.69%) Graphic Design
5 14 (6.17%) BBC
6 13 (5.73%) e-Learning
6 13 (5.73%) Motion Graphics
7 12 (5.29%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (4.41%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (3.08%) Social Media
11 6 (2.64%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (2.64%) Robotics
12 5 (2.20%) Fintech
13 4 (1.76%) Mobile Games
13 4 (1.76%) Replication
13 4 (1.76%) Taxonomies
14 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
14 3 (1.32%) Photography
14 3 (1.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.57%) Apple iOS
1 24 (10.57%) Linux
2 20 (8.81%) Android
3 7 (3.08%) Debian
4 5 (2.20%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.76%) Windows
6 3 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (22.47%) Web Design
2 41 (18.06%) Front End Development
3 28 (12.33%) 3D Animation
4 27 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 26 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (11.01%) Game Development
7 24 (10.57%) Project Management
8 21 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.37%) OOP
10 19 (8.37%) Scrum
11 18 (7.93%) Prototyping
11 18 (7.93%) Visualisation
12 16 (7.05%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (7.05%) iOS Development
12 16 (7.05%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.05%) Visual Effects
13 15 (6.61%) Time Management
14 14 (6.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.52%) JavaScript
2 37 (16.30%) C#
3 33 (14.54%) C++
4 32 (14.10%) Python
5 22 (9.69%) PHP
6 15 (6.61%) SQL
7 12 (5.29%) Apple Swift
7 12 (5.29%) HLSL
7 12 (5.29%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.85%) Java
8 11 (4.85%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.41%) ES6
9 10 (4.41%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.52%) GLSL
10 8 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.08%) ES7
12 5 (2.20%) C
13 4 (1.76%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.76%) Ruby
13 4 (1.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Degree
2 12 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Docker
Vendors
1 58 (25.55%) Adobe
2 19 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.29%) Google
4 10 (4.41%) Apple
5 6 (2.64%) HubSpot
6 4 (1.76%) Autodesk
6 4 (1.76%) CA
6 4 (1.76%) IBM
6 4 (1.76%) Marketo
7 3 (1.32%) Facebook
7 3 (1.32%) Perforce
7 3 (1.32%) Zend
8 2 (0.88%) Hummingbird
8 2 (0.88%) Sony
8 2 (0.88%) Twitter
9 1 (0.44%) Samsung
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) WooCommerce