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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 891 929 871
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -58
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.015% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 11
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57059 61627 57328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.56% 52.19% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48676 52571 49507
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

GLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GLSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

GLSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GLSL
Salary Trend

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

GLSL Salary Trend in the UK

GLSL
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLSL within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
England +25 11 £50,000 +42.85% 4
North East - 7 £50,000 -
Gateshead - 7 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridge +20 2 £48,750 +21.87%
East of England +8 2 £48,750 +21.87%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £48,750 +21.87%
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £42,500 - 3

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GLSL 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 GLSL.

1 20 (100.00%) C++
1 20 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 13 (65.00%) 3D Graphics
3 12 (60.00%) Games
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) DirectX
3 12 (60.00%) HLSL
4 10 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (25.00%) Mathematica
8 5 (25.00%) Qt
8 5 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) OpenCL
8 5 (25.00%) QML
8 5 (25.00%) R
8 5 (25.00%) CUDA
9 4 (20.00%) Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Statistics
10 3 (15.00%) 3D Rendering
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 3 (15.00%) Validation
10 3 (15.00%) Linux
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) CSS

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GLSL 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 GLSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Mathematica
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) C++ Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Graphics Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 12 (60.00%) DirectX
3 10 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (25.00%) OpenCL
4 5 (25.00%) QML
4 5 (25.00%) Qt
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) Direct3D
6 2 (10.00%) OGRE
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (25.00%) CUDA
4 4 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) 3D Rendering
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Game Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) HLSL
3 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 5 (25.00%) R
5 2 (10.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
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Posted: 19 days ago
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