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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 879 858 866
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 14 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.024% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 22
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%

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
58663 55981 62708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.08% 52.71% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49173 48137 55014
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 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
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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 -31 13 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 8 £40,000 - 2
East of England -14 8 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 2
London -6 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
City of London -5 1 £41,000 +36.66%
Manchester -12 1 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -28 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Scotland - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (90.48%) Python
3 16 (76.19%) OpenGL
3 16 (76.19%) 3D Graphics
4 14 (66.67%) Android
5 10 (47.62%) Qt
6 9 (42.86%) Java
7 8 (38.10%) 3ds Max
7 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 8 (38.10%) 3D Modelling
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Games
9 6 (28.57%) Sony
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) iPhone
9 6 (28.57%) Xbox
10 5 (23.81%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
11 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) 3D Rendering
11 4 (19.05%) Blender
11 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
11 4 (19.05%) C
11 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
11 4 (19.05%) Maya
11 4 (19.05%) MAXScript
12 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
13 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (38.10%) 3ds Max
2 4 (19.05%) Blender
2 4 (19.05%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
1 11 (52.38%) C++ Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Games Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) C++ Games Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Tools Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) OpenGL
2 10 (47.62%) Qt
3 5 (23.81%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (9.52%) MFC
4 2 (9.52%) DirectX
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.76%) Stage3D
5 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (28.57%) iPhone
2 6 (28.57%) Xbox
3 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
4 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
1 8 (38.10%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
3 4 (19.05%) 3D Rendering
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (90.48%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) MAXScript
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) HLSL
5 1 (4.76%) Lua
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Sony
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
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