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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 867 869 883
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 13 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%

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
55675 57570 62467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.39% 53.41% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47760 48605 55147
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GLSL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

GLSL Salary Histogram in the UK

GLSL
Top 11 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 24 December 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
England +2 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East of England -13 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Cambridge +2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (93.75%) Python
3 24 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
3 24 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
4 23 (71.88%) Java
4 23 (71.88%) 3ds Max
4 23 (71.88%) Android
5 21 (65.63%) OpenGL
6 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
7 15 (46.88%) OpenGL ES
8 13 (40.63%) Maya
8 13 (40.63%) Blender
9 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
9 12 (37.50%) Degree
9 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
10 10 (31.25%) MAXScript
10 10 (31.25%) Smartphone
11 7 (21.88%) C
11 7 (21.88%) Qt
12 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
12 5 (15.63%) 3D Rendering
13 3 (9.38%) Games
14 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
14 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
14 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
15 1 (3.13%) C#
15 1 (3.13%) HTML
15 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
15 1 (3.13%) CSS

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) 3ds Max
2 13 (40.63%) Maya
2 13 (40.63%) Blender
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.13%) Redmine
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Programmer
2 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) C++ Programmer
3 10 (31.25%) Java Programmer
3 10 (31.25%) Tools Programmer
4 9 (28.13%) Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C++ Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Graphics Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Tools Developer
9 1 (3.13%) C++ Games Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Games Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) OpenGL
2 15 (46.88%) OpenGL ES
3 7 (21.88%) Qt
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) QML
4 1 (3.13%) OpenCL
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Flash
4 1 (3.13%) Stage3D
4 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (31.25%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
3 5 (15.63%) 3D Rendering
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Programming
5 1 (3.13%) Game Development
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (93.75%) Python
3 23 (71.88%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) MAXScript
5 7 (21.88%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Lua
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.13%) R
6 1 (3.13%) HLSL
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Apple
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