The table below looks at the statistics for HLSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HLSL over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank 944 940 948
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.008% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £62,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 - £35,000

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
52708 53576 56144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.04% 50.27% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45476 46055 47219
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

HLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HLSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

HLSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HLSL
Salary Trend

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

HLSL Salary Trend in the UK

HLSL
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HLSL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
England +29 4 £62,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £62,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £62,500 -
North East - 4 £62,500 -

HLSL
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing HLSL 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 HLSL.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 11 (100.00%) DirectX
1 11 (100.00%) Automotive
1 11 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 11 (100.00%) Games
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
1 11 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 11 (100.00%) Kinect
1 11 (100.00%) 3D Visualisation
1 11 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Oculus Rift

HLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing HLSL 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 HLSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 11 (100.00%) Automotive
1 11 (100.00%) Games
1 11 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Graphics Programmer
1 11 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) DirectX
1 11 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 11 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 11 (100.00%) Kinect
1 11 (100.00%) Oculus Rift
1 11 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) 3D Visualisation
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) C++