Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 947 945 969
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 -94
Permanent jobs citing Animation 235 280 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 209 214 272
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +27.39% +12.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,375 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £61,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.46% +20.77% +0.78%

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 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +52 225 £41,250 -17.50% 17
UK excluding London +60 133 £37,500 -4.46% 9
London -50 100 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Midlands +29 44 £25,750 -33.12% 4
South East +76 30 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +54 25 £25,000 +13.64%
North of England +10 22 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North West +21 20 £33,750 +35.00% 1
West Midlands -8 19 £37,500 -2.60% 4
East of England -2 17 £21,500 -57.00% 1
South West +26 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland -27 9 £45,000 +50.00%
North East +22 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Wales - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 81 (34.47%) Games
2 77 (32.77%) CSS
3 75 (31.91%) HTML
4 70 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 65 (27.66%) User Experience
6 64 (27.23%) Adobe
7 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (22.55%) Photoshop
9 48 (20.43%) Adobe After Effects
10 44 (18.72%) C#
10 44 (18.72%) Apple iOS
11 43 (18.30%) Adobe Illustrator
12 41 (17.45%) Front End Development
13 40 (17.02%) HTML5
14 34 (14.47%) CSS3
14 34 (14.47%) C++
15 33 (14.04%) Degree
16 32 (13.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 31 (13.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 31 (13.19%) React
18 30 (12.77%) Android
19 29 (12.34%) AngularJS
20 28 (11.91%) Git (software)
20 28 (11.91%) Web Development
20 28 (11.91%) Marketing
21 26 (11.06%) Visualisation
22 24 (10.21%) jQuery
22 24 (10.21%) OOP
22 24 (10.21%) Python
22 24 (10.21%) Adobe Premiere

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 21 (8.94%) CMS
2 13 (5.53%) WordPress
3 7 (2.98%) Drupal
4 4 (1.70%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.28%) IIS
5 3 (1.28%) Marvel
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (22.55%) Photoshop
2 48 (20.43%) Adobe After Effects
3 43 (18.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (13.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 24 (10.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 14 (5.96%) Maya
7 9 (3.83%) NUKE
8 7 (2.98%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (2.55%) Houdini
9 6 (2.55%) InVision
10 5 (2.13%) UXPin
11 4 (1.70%) 3ds Max
11 4 (1.70%) Autodesk Inventor
11 4 (1.70%) InDesign
11 4 (1.70%) Revit
12 3 (1.28%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.85%) Blender
13 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (0.85%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (2.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) AdWords
4 2 (0.85%) Google Play
4 2 (0.85%) iTunes
4 2 (0.85%) npm
4 2 (0.85%) Trello
5 1 (0.43%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) Internet
2 5 (2.13%) LAN
2 5 (2.13%) WAN
3 4 (1.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.83%) MySQL
2 7 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.94%) gulp
3 18 (7.66%) Grunt
4 11 (4.68%) webpack
5 9 (3.83%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.98%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.70%) Babel
8 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.70%) Xcode
9 3 (1.28%) Ant
9 3 (1.28%) JIRA
9 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.85%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.85%) Bower
10 2 (0.85%) CocoaPods
10 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.85%) Mocha
10 2 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 81 (34.47%) Games
2 28 (11.91%) Marketing
3 16 (6.81%) Multimedia
4 15 (6.38%) Retail
5 13 (5.53%) Advertising
6 6 (2.55%) Automotive
6 6 (2.55%) Finance
7 5 (2.13%) Electronics
8 4 (1.70%) Banking
8 4 (1.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.85%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (45.53%) Developer
2 71 (30.21%) Designer
3 33 (14.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (9.79%) iOS Developer
5 22 (9.36%) Graphic Designer
6 19 (8.09%) Digital Designer
7 18 (7.66%) Senior Designer
7 18 (7.66%) Web Designer
8 16 (6.81%) Motion Graphics Designer
8 16 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.38%) Animator
10 14 (5.96%) UX Designer
11 12 (5.11%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.11%) Senior Digital Designer
12 11 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.26%) Senior Web Designer
13 10 (4.26%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.40%) 3D Animator
14 8 (3.40%) Angular Developer
14 8 (3.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.77%) CSS
2 75 (31.91%) HTML
3 40 (17.02%) HTML5
4 34 (14.47%) CSS3
5 32 (13.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 31 (13.19%) React
7 29 (12.34%) AngularJS
8 24 (10.21%) jQuery
9 22 (9.36%) Sass
10 21 (8.94%) Core Animation
11 14 (5.96%) Backbone.js
11 14 (5.96%) CGI
11 14 (5.96%) HTML5 Canvas
12 12 (5.11%) .NET
13 11 (4.68%) RESTful
13 11 (4.68%) WebGL
14 10 (4.26%) Cocoa
14 10 (4.26%) Node.js
15 9 (3.83%) JSON
15 9 (3.83%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (27.66%) User Experience
2 24 (10.21%) Motion Graphics
3 22 (9.36%) Graphic Design
4 19 (8.09%) Mobile App
5 18 (7.66%) Social Media
6 16 (6.81%) BBC
7 13 (5.53%) 3D Graphics
8 12 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (5.11%) e-Learning
8 12 (5.11%) Video Editing
9 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
9 11 (4.68%) Mobile Games
10 9 (3.83%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.83%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (2.55%) iPad
12 5 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (2.13%) HoloLens
13 4 (1.70%) HTC Vive
13 4 (1.70%) Oculus Rift
13 4 (1.70%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.72%) Apple iOS
2 30 (12.77%) Android
3 13 (5.53%) Windows
4 11 (4.68%) Linux
5 10 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.83%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.55%) CentOS
7 6 (2.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.45%) Front End Development
3 28 (11.91%) Web Development
4 26 (11.06%) Visualisation
5 24 (10.21%) OOP
5 24 (10.21%) Web Design
6 23 (9.79%) iOS Development
7 22 (9.36%) OO
8 20 (8.51%) Scrum
9 18 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.81%) Analytics
10 16 (6.81%) SEO
11 15 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (5.96%) 3D Animation
12 14 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.96%) Physics
13 13 (5.53%) A/B Testing
13 13 (5.53%) Game Development
13 13 (5.53%) Kanban
13 13 (5.53%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 44 (18.72%) C#
3 34 (14.47%) C++
4 24 (10.21%) Python
5 22 (9.36%) PHP
6 13 (5.53%) Objective-C
7 12 (5.11%) Apple Swift
8 11 (4.68%) ES6
9 10 (4.26%) MAXScript
10 9 (3.83%) Java
10 9 (3.83%) Tcl
11 8 (3.40%) Ruby
12 7 (2.98%) GLSL
13 5 (2.13%) C
13 5 (2.13%) Perl
13 5 (2.13%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.70%) SQL
14 4 (1.70%) VBScript
15 3 (1.28%) HLSL
16 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (14.04%) Degree
2 11 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Section 508
2 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (4.26%) Docker
2 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.55%) NFS
2 6 (2.55%) Samba
3 5 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (27.23%) Adobe
2 11 (4.68%) HubSpot
3 10 (4.26%) Google
3 10 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.83%) Apple
4 9 (3.83%) Marketo
4 9 (3.83%) Pardot
4 9 (3.83%) Tableau
5 7 (2.98%) Twitter
6 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.13%) Autodesk
7 5 (2.13%) Facebook
8 3 (1.28%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.28%) Perforce
9 2 (0.85%) Canon
9 2 (0.85%) Intel
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) Samsung
10 1 (0.43%) Sony