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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 922 921 934
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 13 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.025% 0.030% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GLSL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

GLSL Salary Histogram in the UK

GLSL
Top 6 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 10 February 2016. 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
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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 +17 13 £40,000 -
East of England -2 11 £40,000 -
Ipswich -7 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Suffolk -7 11 £40,000 +6.66%
North West - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 14 (82.35%) 3D Modelling
3 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
3 11 (64.71%) OpenCL
3 11 (64.71%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) GIS
4 6 (35.29%) D3.js
4 6 (35.29%) RapidMiner
4 6 (35.29%) Alteryx
4 6 (35.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (35.29%) Graphic Design
5 5 (29.41%) Android
5 5 (29.41%) CUDA
5 5 (29.41%) QML
5 5 (29.41%) OpenGL ES
5 5 (29.41%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Mathematica
5 5 (29.41%) Qt
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Maya
6 3 (17.65%) 3ds Max
6 3 (17.65%) Blender
7 2 (11.76%) 3D Programming
7 2 (11.76%) UIKit
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematica
2 3 (17.65%) 3ds Max
2 3 (17.65%) Blender
2 3 (17.65%) Maya
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C++ Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Designer
3 6 (35.29%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (17.65%) 3D Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C++ Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graphics Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graphics Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 11 (64.71%) OpenCL
3 6 (35.29%) D3.js
3 6 (35.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (29.41%) OpenGL ES
4 5 (29.41%) QML
4 5 (29.41%) Qt
5 2 (11.76%) UIKit
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) Flash
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
2 6 (35.29%) Graphic Design
3 5 (29.41%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (29.41%) CUDA
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) 3D Programming
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Alteryx
1 6 (35.29%) RapidMiner