The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 245 234 232
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 11 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.085% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 11
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
OpenGL
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3300 3338 3532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.30% 47.52% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2980 3211
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenGL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OpenGL Salary Trend in the North West

OpenGL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 11 £37,500 +25.00%
OpenGL
England

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL.

1 25 (86.21%) C++
2 23 (79.31%) 3D Graphics
3 20 (68.97%) Python
4 18 (62.07%) Linux
5 17 (58.62%) Games
6 15 (51.72%) CAD
7 11 (37.93%) DirectX
8 10 (34.48%) OOD
8 10 (34.48%) Android
9 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
10 8 (27.59%) C
11 7 (24.14%) Windows
11 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
11 7 (24.14%) Sony
12 6 (20.69%) Animation
12 6 (20.69%) iPhone
12 6 (20.69%) Qt
12 6 (20.69%) GLSL
12 6 (20.69%) Xbox
13 5 (17.24%) C#
13 5 (17.24%) .NET
13 5 (17.24%) SVG
13 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
13 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
13 5 (17.24%) Image Processing
13 5 (17.24%) 3D Modelling
13 5 (17.24%) CUDA
13 5 (17.24%) OpenCL

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 17 (58.62%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) C++ Developer
3 16 (55.17%) Software Developer
3 16 (55.17%) C++ Software Developer
4 12 (41.38%) Software Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Games Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C++ Games Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Graduate
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) DirectX
2 6 (20.69%) Qt
3 5 (17.24%) OpenCL
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) SVG
4 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) iPhone
3 6 (20.69%) Animation
3 6 (20.69%) Xbox
4 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (17.24%) CUDA
5 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Android
3 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) CAD
2 10 (34.48%) OOD
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
4 5 (17.24%) Image Processing
4 5 (17.24%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.79%) 3D Programming
5 4 (13.79%) Android Development
5 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) DRM
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C++
2 20 (68.97%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) C
4 6 (20.69%) GLSL
5 5 (17.24%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Sony