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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank 949 943 986
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +43
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 5 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.039% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 5
Median salary £27,500 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% +14.70%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £48,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +39.28%

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
53256 56329 62671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.89% 51.10% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46030 47859 53032
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 5 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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 5 £27,500 -43.58% 1
South East - 3 £27,500 - 1
Horsham - 3 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 - 1
London - 2 £31,375 -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) OpenGL
2 7 (77.78%) DirectX
2 7 (77.78%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
2 7 (77.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Oculus Rift
3 4 (44.44%) 3D Visualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Kinect
3 4 (44.44%) Automotive
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (33.33%) Physics
4 3 (33.33%) PhD
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) 3D Programming
4 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Game Development
5 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis

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 9 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (44.44%) Automotive
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Graphics Programmer
1 7 (77.78%) Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) DirectX
1 7 (77.78%) OpenGL
1 7 (77.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) 3D Graphics
1 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Kinect
2 4 (44.44%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) 3D Visualisation
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) 3D Programming
2 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PhD
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