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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 906 918 893
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.014% 0.005% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%

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
56636 62939 59111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.03% 52.66% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 48128 53228 50792
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 14 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 April 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 +31 8 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,000 - 2
Gateshead - 3 £40,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 - 1
North East - 3 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 20 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (90.00%) OpenGL
3 14 (70.00%) 3D Graphics
4 12 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
5 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) 3ds Max
7 6 (30.00%) Mathematica
7 6 (30.00%) DirectX
7 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) C#
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) R
7 6 (30.00%) Android
7 6 (30.00%) CUDA
7 6 (30.00%) QML
7 6 (30.00%) HLSL
7 6 (30.00%) OpenCL
7 6 (30.00%) Qt
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Statistics
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Games
9 4 (20.00%) Maya
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (30.00%) 3ds Max
1 6 (30.00%) Mathematica
2 4 (20.00%) Blender
2 4 (20.00%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Programmer
4 6 (30.00%) Graphics Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Graphics Programmer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Tools Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Tools Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (30.00%) DirectX
2 6 (30.00%) Qt
2 6 (30.00%) QML
2 6 (30.00%) OpenCL
3 4 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Direct3D
4 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (30.00%) CUDA
4 5 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (10.00%) Physics
6 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) 3D Rendering
6 1 (5.00%) 3D Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Game Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (30.00%) R
2 6 (30.00%) HLSL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) MAXScript
3 2 (10.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Relocation + BUPA + Life + Flexi + Y
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation package
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines/ Chandlers Ford, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago