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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 874 875 855
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 17 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.013% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% 0.025% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 35
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%

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
56963 56968 62310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.06% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47778 49109 54496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 8 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 1 October 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 -21 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England -9 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
London +2 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 2
City of London - 2 £41,750 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (96.15%) Python
3 19 (73.08%) OpenGL
3 19 (73.08%) 3D Graphics
4 18 (69.23%) Android
5 13 (50.00%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) 3ds Max
6 12 (46.15%) Qt
6 12 (46.15%) 3D Modelling
7 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Degree
8 8 (30.77%) OpenGL ES
9 7 (26.92%) Games
10 6 (23.08%) MAXScript
10 6 (23.08%) Maya
10 6 (23.08%) Sony
10 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
10 6 (23.08%) C
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Blender
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (23.08%) Xbox
10 6 (23.08%) Smartphone
10 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
10 6 (23.08%) iPhone
10 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 5 (19.23%) 3D Rendering
12 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
12 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
12 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (46.15%) 3ds Max
2 6 (23.08%) Maya
2 6 (23.08%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) C++ Developer
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
3 7 (26.92%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Programmer
4 6 (23.08%) Games Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Programmer
4 6 (23.08%) Tools Programmer
4 6 (23.08%) C++ Games Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) OpenGL
2 12 (46.15%) Qt
3 8 (30.77%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (3.85%) Stage3D
4 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (3.85%) Flash
4 1 (3.85%) MFC
4 1 (3.85%) DirectX
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (23.08%) Xbox
2 6 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 6 (23.08%) iPhone
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Android
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) 3D Modelling
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 5 (19.23%) 3D Rendering
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (96.15%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) MAXScript
4 6 (23.08%) C
5 1 (3.85%) HLSL
5 1 (3.85%) Lua
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Sony
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
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Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
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