The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GPGPU in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPGPU over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
Rank 931 945 925
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.012% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £65,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - £45,000

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
43083 42816 42062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.49% 40.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34581 34631 32783
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPGPU
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

GPGPU Salary Histogram in the UK

GPGPU
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £65,000 -
England -3 2 £65,000 -
East of England -4 2 £65,000 -
Cambridge -5 2 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £31,500 -
Scotland - 1 £31,500 -

GPGPU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing GPGPU 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 GPGPU.

1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) OpenGL
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Parallel Computing
5 5 (35.71%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Intel
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Games
7 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (21.43%) Apple Swift
8 2 (14.29%) WebGL
8 2 (14.29%) RapidIO
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

GPGPU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing GPGPU 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 GPGPU. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) RapidIO
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Clang
1 1 (7.14%) GCC
1 1 (7.14%) GDB
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C++ Developer
3 7 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
5 5 (35.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior C++ Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
6 3 (21.43%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (21.43%) iOS Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) C Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) OpenGL
2 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (14.29%) OpenMP
3 2 (14.29%) WebGL
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
4 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Equities
5 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 3 (21.43%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Parallel Computing
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) CAD
5 2 (14.29%) CAE
5 2 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) API Design
6 1 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Apple Swift
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Intel