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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank 882 879 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.016% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £32,500 -

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
56963 56968 62310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.06% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47778 49109 54496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 7 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 1 October 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 -25 8 - -
North East - 8 - -
Northumberland - 6 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Gateshead - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (100.00%) Games
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 16 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 16 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (93.75%) VTune
2 15 (93.75%) Multithreading
2 15 (93.75%) OpenGL
2 15 (93.75%) DirectX
3 14 (87.50%) 3D Graphics
3 14 (87.50%) 3D Rendering
3 14 (87.50%) Visualisation
3 14 (87.50%) Augmented Reality
3 14 (87.50%) 3D Visualisation
4 11 (68.75%) Python
5 9 (56.25%) Retail
6 5 (31.25%) Animation
6 5 (31.25%) OOD
6 5 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (31.25%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Apple
8 1 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) ActionScript

HLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) VTune
General
1 16 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (56.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 15 (93.75%) OpenGL
2 15 (93.75%) DirectX
3 5 (31.25%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 16 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 14 (87.50%) 3D Graphics
2 14 (87.50%) Visualisation
2 14 (87.50%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (31.25%) Animation
3 5 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) Multithreading
3 14 (87.50%) 3D Rendering
3 14 (87.50%) 3D Visualisation
4 5 (31.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (6.25%) Lua
3 1 (6.25%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Apple