The median annual salary for a Animator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Animator
UK
Rank 862 937 -
Rank change year-on-year +75 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Animator 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £30,000 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £21,500 -
% change year-on-year +39.53% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Animator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Animator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Animator in the UK

Animator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Animator.

Salary trend for Animator in the UK

Animator
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Animator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +107 3 £30,000 +39.53% 3
South East +57 2 £30,000 - 3
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
Surrey - 2 £30,000 -
London - 1 £30,000 -

Animator Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Animator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Animator in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Maya
3 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (25.00%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Animator Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maya
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (25.00%) MotionBuilder
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
Slough, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday