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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 854 871 874
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 12 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.007% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +16.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
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 £28,500 £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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

GLSL Salary Histogram 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 28 January 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 +25 12 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East of England +4 11 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +2 1 - - 2
South West -17 1 - - 2

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 30 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (80.00%) Python
3 22 (73.33%) OpenGL
3 22 (73.33%) 3D Modelling
4 19 (63.33%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (56.67%) 3ds Max
5 17 (56.67%) Java
5 17 (56.67%) Android
6 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
7 12 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
8 11 (36.67%) Qt
9 10 (33.33%) Maya
9 10 (33.33%) Blender
10 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (30.00%) Degree
10 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
10 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (23.33%) MAXScript
11 7 (23.33%) C
11 7 (23.33%) Smartphone
12 5 (16.67%) QML
12 5 (16.67%) R
12 5 (16.67%) OpenCL
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) 3D Rendering
12 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
12 5 (16.67%) CUDA
12 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
12 5 (16.67%) Mathematica
12 5 (16.67%) MATLAB

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (56.67%) 3ds Max
2 10 (33.33%) Maya
2 10 (33.33%) Blender
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.33%) Redmine
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Programmer
3 8 (26.67%) C++ Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Tools Programmer
4 7 (23.33%) C++ Programmer
4 7 (23.33%) Java Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Graphics Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Graphics Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Tools Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C++ Games Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Games Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) OpenGL
2 12 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
3 11 (36.67%) Qt
4 5 (16.67%) QML
4 5 (16.67%) OpenCL
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) CSS3
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.33%) Stage3D
6 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (23.33%) Smartphone
3 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 5 (16.67%) CUDA
4 4 (13.33%) Statistics
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.33%) Animation
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) 3D Modelling
2 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) 3D Rendering
3 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Game Development
6 1 (3.33%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Android Development
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.33%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (80.00%) Python
3 17 (56.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) C
4 7 (23.33%) MAXScript
5 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 5 (16.67%) R
6 1 (3.33%) HLSL
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Lua
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Apple
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