The table below looks at the statistics for GLSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GLSL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 899 964 965
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +1
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 8 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.016% 0.005% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 18
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
49874 56292 57941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.51% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42884 48287 48656
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

GLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GLSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLSL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 8 £35,000 -30.00%
East of England +18 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
London - 3 £35,000 -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing GLSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GLSL.

1 14 (93.33%) OpenGL
2 10 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (53.33%) Software Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) OpenGL ES
4 7 (46.67%) Games
5 6 (40.00%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Electronics
6 5 (33.33%) Automotive
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (26.67%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) OOP
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (20.00%) HLSL
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (6.67%) 3ds Max
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Games
2 5 (33.33%) Automotive
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.67%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Graphics Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Junior C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Graphics Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) OpenGL
2 7 (46.67%) OpenGL ES
3 4 (26.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) OpenCV
5 2 (13.33%) Flash
5 2 (13.33%) UIKit
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) WebGL
6 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (13.33%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (6.67%) Arduino
5 1 (6.67%) Browser Games
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (6.67%) Kinect
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) 3D Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Vision
4 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) 3D Programming
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) Code Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) HLSL
3 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree