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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
UK
Rank 843 952 959
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +7
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +56.25%

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
45770 52312 53678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.03% 51.89% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39099 45080 46017
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 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 20 February 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 +94 1 £37,500 -40.00%
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 10 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Games
3 7 (70.00%) Automotive
3 7 (70.00%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (50.00%) Electronics
4 5 (50.00%) C
4 5 (50.00%) OpenGL
4 5 (50.00%) DirectX
4 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Effects
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (20.00%) GLSL
7 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (20.00%) HTC Vive
7 2 (20.00%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
7 2 (20.00%) Physics
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (10.00%) PhD

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 8 (80.00%) Games
2 7 (70.00%) Automotive
3 5 (50.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Games Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graphics Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graphics Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Real Time Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) DirectX
1 5 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) CryEngine
3 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (20.00%) HTC Vive
4 2 (20.00%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (10.00%) Animation
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Effects
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Vision
5 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) GLSL
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PhD