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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
Rank 893 884 878
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £38,436 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.81% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%

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
42867 42614 45484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.60% 39.39% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33821 34651 37944
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 2 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 20 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
London +8 2 £38,436 +53.74%
England -14 2 £38,436 +9.81%

GPGPU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) OpenGL
3 5 (55.56%) DirectX
3 5 (55.56%) Electronics
3 5 (55.56%) Device Driver
3 5 (55.56%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Multimedia
3 5 (55.56%) Android
3 5 (55.56%) OpenCL
3 5 (55.56%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (55.56%) Direct3D
3 5 (55.56%) Direct3D Mobile
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) C++

GPGPU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
1 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
1 2 (22.22%) Trac
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
1 5 (55.56%) Multimedia
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Research Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) OpenGL
1 5 (55.56%) DirectX
1 5 (55.56%) Direct3D
1 5 (55.56%) OpenCL
1 5 (55.56%) OpenGL ES
1 5 (55.56%) Direct3D Mobile
2 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
2 2 (22.22%) OpenMP
2 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (22.22%) SciPy
2 2 (22.22%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Device Driver
2 5 (55.56%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
3 2 (22.22%) Chemistry
3 2 (22.22%) Life Science
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ganglia
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle