Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 865 955 973
Rank change year-on-year +90 +18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Animation 180 193 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 112 153 215
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,575 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,850 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -2.78% -0.69% -9.38%

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 51,815 63,022 70,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.74% 39.65% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39,515 48,208 53,192
UK median annual salary £54,490 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.79% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £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 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Animation in the UK

Animation
Top 11 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 9 December 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 +91 170 £40,000 -20.00% 71
London +72 105 £42,500 -32.00% 34
UK excluding London +76 74 £35,000 -2.78% 40
South East +48 22 £32,500 -1.52% 17
East of England +80 19 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North of England +48 14 £40,000 +10.34% 4
North West +30 13 £42,500 +13.33% 3
South West -10 10 £48,189 +33.86% 6
Scotland +24 8 £26,500 -44.21% 3
Yorkshire +29 1 £35,000 -
Wales -5 1 £42,500 +18.06% 1

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (33.89%) Adobe
2 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.44%) HTML
4 52 (28.89%) CSS
5 49 (27.22%) Apple iOS
6 47 (26.11%) User Experience
7 41 (22.78%) JavaScript
8 39 (21.67%) Marketing
8 39 (21.67%) iOS Development
9 36 (20.00%) Games
10 34 (18.89%) Core Animation
11 32 (17.78%) Photoshop
12 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
12 31 (17.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 30 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (16.67%) QA
14 27 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (14.44%) OOP
15 26 (14.44%) Cocoa
15 26 (14.44%) Adobe Illustrator
15 26 (14.44%) HTML5
16 25 (13.89%) CSS3
16 25 (13.89%) Software Engineering
16 25 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
17 24 (13.33%) Analytics
18 23 (12.78%) Degree
18 23 (12.78%) Social Media
19 22 (12.22%) Unit Testing
19 22 (12.22%) jQuery
19 22 (12.22%) OO

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 13 (7.22%) WordPress
2 11 (6.11%) CMS
3 6 (3.33%) Confluence
4 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 32 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 31 (17.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 26 (14.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 17 (9.44%) Sketch
6 12 (6.67%) Maya
7 11 (6.11%) NUKE
8 8 (4.44%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (3.33%) 3ds Max
9 6 (3.33%) InVision
10 5 (2.78%) Houdini
10 5 (2.78%) ZBrush
11 4 (2.22%) InDesign
11 4 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (1.67%) MotionBuilder
13 2 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (1.11%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (6.11%) npm
3 5 (2.78%) Office 365
4 3 (1.67%) Google Play
5 2 (1.11%) AWS
5 2 (1.11%) Slack
6 1 (0.56%) Asana
6 1 (0.56%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) GCP
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Bluetooth
1 4 (2.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) SSL
2 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.11%) MySQL
1 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.67%) Xcode
3 13 (7.22%) JIRA
4 12 (6.67%) Grunt
5 11 (6.11%) gulp
5 11 (6.11%) webpack
6 8 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (4.44%) Protractor
6 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.78%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.22%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.67%) FumeFX
10 3 (1.67%) Subversion
11 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.56%) Babel
11 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 39 (21.67%) Marketing
2 36 (20.00%) Games
3 16 (8.89%) Finance
4 12 (6.67%) Automotive
5 7 (3.89%) Advertising
5 7 (3.89%) Publishing
6 6 (3.33%) Retail
7 4 (2.22%) Banking
7 4 (2.22%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.11%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (49.44%) Developer
2 50 (27.78%) Designer
3 35 (19.44%) iOS Developer
4 27 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.89%) Senior iOS Developer
6 24 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (7.78%) Junior
7 14 (7.78%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Digital Designer
8 10 (5.56%) UI Designer
8 10 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Junior Designer
9 9 (5.00%) UX Designer
9 9 (5.00%) Web Designer
10 8 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) Games Developer
10 8 (4.44%) UI/UX Designer
11 7 (3.89%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.89%) Junior Web Designer
11 7 (3.89%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.44%) HTML
2 52 (28.89%) CSS
3 34 (18.89%) Core Animation
4 26 (14.44%) Cocoa
4 26 (14.44%) HTML5
5 25 (13.89%) CSS3
6 22 (12.22%) AngularJS
6 22 (12.22%) jQuery
7 20 (11.11%) Sass
7 20 (11.11%) UIKit
8 15 (8.33%) RESTful
9 12 (6.67%) Core Data
9 12 (6.67%) OpenGL
10 10 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 9 (5.00%) LESS
12 8 (4.44%) NgRx
12 8 (4.44%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (4.44%) SVG
13 7 (3.89%) GreenSock GSAP
13 7 (3.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.11%) User Experience
2 25 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (12.78%) Social Media
4 19 (10.56%) Mobile App
5 13 (7.22%) Video on Demand
6 9 (5.00%) Photography
6 9 (5.00%) Video Editing
7 8 (4.44%) W3C
8 7 (3.89%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (3.33%) Graphic Design
10 5 (2.78%) Digital Signage
11 4 (2.22%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.67%) Online Games
13 2 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.22%) Apple iOS
2 17 (9.44%) Linux
3 14 (7.78%) Windows
4 12 (6.67%) Android
5 6 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.67%) watchOS
7 2 (1.11%) tvOS
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.67%) iOS Development
3 30 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (14.44%) OOP
6 25 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 24 (13.33%) Analytics
8 22 (12.22%) OO
8 22 (12.22%) Unit Testing
9 21 (11.67%) Mobile Development
10 19 (10.56%) Collaborative Working
10 19 (10.56%) Performance Metrics
10 19 (10.56%) Visual Effects
11 18 (10.00%) Front End Development
12 16 (8.89%) Post-Production
12 16 (8.89%) Time Management
13 14 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
14 13 (7.22%) Web Development
15 12 (6.67%) Copywriting
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) JavaScript
2 20 (11.11%) C#
2 20 (11.11%) C++
3 16 (8.89%) Apple Swift
4 14 (7.78%) Objective-C
4 14 (7.78%) Python
5 11 (6.11%) TypeScript
6 9 (5.00%) Java
7 5 (2.78%) Go
7 5 (2.78%) PHP
8 4 (2.22%) SQL
9 3 (1.67%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.11%) C
10 2 (1.11%) ES6
11 1 (0.56%) Clojure
11 1 (0.56%) ES7
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
11 1 (0.56%) MAXScript
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Degree
2 12 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) HNC
3 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.67%) QA
2 8 (4.44%) WAI
3 2 (1.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (33.89%) Adobe
2 18 (10.00%) Google
3 10 (5.56%) Foundry
4 7 (3.89%) Apple
4 7 (3.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.56%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.56%) Canon
5 1 (0.56%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.56%) Instagram
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle
5 1 (0.56%) Sony
5 1 (0.56%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) VMware
5 1 (0.56%) WooCommerce