The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank 900 859 -
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 15 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.025% 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary - £26,000 -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61010 57344 63380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 52.67% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51860 49228 55773
Average salary £42,500 £41,125 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 6 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 24 July 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
England -20 15 - -
North East - 15 - -
Northumberland - 9 - -
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
Gateshead - 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (95.00%) OpenGL
2 19 (95.00%) DirectX
2 19 (95.00%) Games
2 19 (95.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 18 (90.00%) 3D Graphics
4 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (80.00%) Mathematics
5 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
5 15 (75.00%) Degree
5 15 (75.00%) VTune
5 15 (75.00%) C#
5 15 (75.00%) Visualisation
5 15 (75.00%) Augmented Reality
5 15 (75.00%) 3D Visualisation
6 14 (70.00%) 3D Rendering
7 10 (50.00%) Python
8 9 (45.00%) Retail
9 5 (25.00%) Animation
9 5 (25.00%) OOD
9 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
10 4 (20.00%) Mobile Games
10 4 (20.00%) 3D Programming
10 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (20.00%) Game Development
10 4 (20.00%) Twitter
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Android

HLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) VTune
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (95.00%) Games
2 9 (45.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Programmer
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Games Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Graphics Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) OpenGL
1 19 (95.00%) DirectX
1 19 (95.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) 3D Graphics
2 16 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (75.00%) Visualisation
3 15 (75.00%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (25.00%) Animation
4 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (75.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 14 (70.00%) 3D Rendering
4 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 4 (20.00%) 3D Programming
5 4 (20.00%) Game Development
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Twitter