The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GPGPU in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPGPU over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
Rank 828 926 946
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +20
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 16 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.007% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-34.61% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33630 42662 42514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.73% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27411 34204 34450
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GPGPU
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GPGPU as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

GPGPU Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPGPU
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK.

GPGPU Salary Trend in the UK

GPGPU
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPGPU over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

GPGPU Salary Histogram in the UK

GPGPU
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +102 16 £42,500 -34.61%
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 -
Oxford - 9 £42,500 -
South East - 9 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £38,500 -
Leeds - 4 £38,500 -
London - 3 £48,750 -

GPGPU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing GPGPU 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 GPGPU.

1 19 (82.61%) C++
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Machine Learning
4 13 (56.52%) OpenCL
4 13 (56.52%) STL
4 13 (56.52%) CUDA
5 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (52.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
5 12 (52.17%) Python
5 12 (52.17%) OpenGL
5 12 (52.17%) CMake
6 11 (47.83%) OpenCV
6 11 (47.83%) MATLAB
6 11 (47.83%) Java
6 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
6 11 (47.83%) Physics
6 11 (47.83%) Automotive
6 11 (47.83%) Degree
6 11 (47.83%) Robotics
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Vision
8 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
8 6 (26.09%) Image Processing
8 6 (26.09%) C
9 5 (21.74%) PhD
9 5 (21.74%) Visual Effects
10 4 (17.39%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (17.39%) GPFS
10 4 (17.39%) vSphere

GPGPU
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) VLAN
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) CMake
1 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) SCons
General
1 11 (47.83%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) C++ Developer
2 11 (47.83%) C++ Software Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Research Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) OpenCL
1 13 (56.52%) STL
2 12 (52.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (52.17%) OpenGL
3 11 (47.83%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) CUDA
2 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 11 (47.83%) Physics
3 11 (47.83%) Robotics
4 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
5 4 (17.39%) Biology
5 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 4 (17.39%) Debian
2 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Machine Learning
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
2 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Vision
4 6 (26.09%) Image Processing
5 5 (21.74%) Visual Effects
6 4 (17.39%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) Linear Algebra
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.35%) Open Source
8 1 (4.35%) Open Source Development
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 11 (47.83%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) MATLAB
4 6 (26.09%) C
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PhD
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.04%) VCP5
4 3 (13.04%) VCP6
5 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
5 1 (4.35%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) GPFS
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
1 4 (17.39%) VMware