The table below looks at the statistics for OpenCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenCL over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 96 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 15 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
OpenCL
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
627 663 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.11% 43.91% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 528 589 663
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenCL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenCL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OpenCL
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenCL across the Cambridge region.

OpenCL Salary Trend in Cambridge

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing OpenCL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenCL.

1 13 (72.22%) Electronics
2 11 (61.11%) OpenGL ES
3 10 (55.56%) Internet of Things
3 10 (55.56%) Direct3D
3 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 10 (55.56%) Multimedia
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 10 (55.56%) Internet
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (38.89%) Xilinx
4 7 (38.89%) VHDL
4 7 (38.89%) Signal Processing
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
5 6 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 6 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 6 (33.33%) DirectX
5 6 (33.33%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Assembly Language
6 5 (27.78%) Benchmarking
6 5 (27.78%) Windows

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing OpenCL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
General
1 13 (72.22%) Electronics
2 10 (55.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Digital Design Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Design Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Customer Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) OpenGL ES
2 10 (55.56%) Direct3D
3 6 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 6 (33.33%) DirectX
4 5 (27.78%) Direct3D Mobile
5 1 (5.56%) OpenVG
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Internet of Things
1 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (38.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (38.89%) VHDL
2 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
3 6 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 6 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (27.78%) Verilog
4 5 (27.78%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Signal Processing
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Benchmarking
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Assembly Language
2 5 (27.78%) C
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Xilinx
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft