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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 868 891 863
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 13 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.024% 0.002% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £33,250
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £35,000

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
54061 55774 58093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46199 46664 50437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

GLSL Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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
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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 +6 13 £40,000 -
East of England - 9 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -6 2 - -
South West -14 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 2 - -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (78.57%) OpenGL
3 21 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
4 20 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
5 18 (64.29%) Python
6 15 (53.57%) 3ds Max
6 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
6 15 (53.57%) Android
7 14 (50.00%) Java
8 10 (35.71%) OpenGL ES
9 9 (32.14%) Maya
9 9 (32.14%) Degree
9 9 (32.14%) Blender
9 9 (32.14%) Qt
10 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
10 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 6 (21.43%) MAXScript
11 6 (21.43%) Mathematica
11 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
11 6 (21.43%) Smartphone
11 6 (21.43%) CUDA
11 6 (21.43%) R
11 6 (21.43%) QML
11 6 (21.43%) OpenCL
12 5 (17.86%) Analytics
12 5 (17.86%) Statistics
13 4 (14.29%) jQuery

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 15 (53.57%) 3ds Max
2 9 (32.14%) Maya
2 9 (32.14%) Blender
3 6 (21.43%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.57%) Redmine
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Programmer
3 7 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C++ Programmer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Programmer
4 6 (21.43%) Tools Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) Graphics Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Graphics Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Games Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Tools Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) OpenGL
2 10 (35.71%) OpenGL ES
3 9 (32.14%) Qt
4 6 (21.43%) QML
4 6 (21.43%) OpenCL
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) DirectX
6 2 (7.14%) Direct3D
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 6 (21.43%) CUDA
3 6 (21.43%) Smartphone
4 5 (17.86%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) Physics
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (3.57%) Animation
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
2 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) 3D Rendering
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Game Development
8 1 (3.57%) Android Development
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Coaching
8 1 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.57%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (64.29%) Python
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
4 6 (21.43%) MAXScript
4 6 (21.43%) R
5 4 (14.29%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) C++/CLI
6 2 (7.14%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree