The table below looks at the statistics for HLSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HLSL over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
UK
Rank 849 921 -
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.007% 0.008% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -

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
45448 51395 52870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.99% 52.28% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39001 44313 45341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing HLSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HLSL within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 +77 2 £40,000 -36.00% 1
North East +4 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing HLSL 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 HLSL.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Games
3 9 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (58.33%) OpenGL
4 7 (58.33%) DirectX
4 7 (58.33%) Automotive
4 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
4 7 (58.33%) Visual Effects
5 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) C#
6 5 (41.67%) C
6 5 (41.67%) Electronics
6 5 (41.67%) Multimedia
6 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
6 5 (41.67%) Physics
6 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (33.33%) 3D Programming
7 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) PhD
8 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 2 (16.67%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (16.67%) Code Optimisation
9 2 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming

HLSL
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:

General
1 11 (91.67%) Games
2 7 (58.33%) Automotive
3 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 5 (41.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Graphics Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Games Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Games Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) DirectX
1 7 (58.33%) OpenGL
2 5 (41.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (8.33%) CryEngine
3 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (41.67%) Physics
4 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (16.67%) HTC Vive
7 2 (16.67%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (8.33%) Animation
8 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Effects
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) 3D Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (16.67%) Code Optimisation
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) GLSL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) PhD
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