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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank 858 962 -
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% 0.012% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 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
47777 56274 57553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.47% 52.43% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41004 48336 49226
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HLSL over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

HLSL Salary Histogram in the UK

HLSL
Top 11 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 3 December 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 +73 6 £40,000 -36.00%
East of England - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 2 £40,000 -36.00%
North East +3 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Tyne and Wear +1 2 £40,000 -36.00%
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
South East - 1 £27,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
Horsham - 1 £27,500 -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) Games
3 12 (80.00%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (66.67%) OpenGL
5 9 (60.00%) DirectX
5 9 (60.00%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (60.00%) Visual Effects
6 8 (53.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
6 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
7 7 (46.67%) Degree
7 7 (46.67%) Physics
7 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (46.67%) Automotive
8 6 (40.00%) PhD
8 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (40.00%) 3D Programming
8 6 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Electronics
9 5 (33.33%) C
9 5 (33.33%) Smartphone
9 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
10 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
11 2 (13.33%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (13.33%) Code Optimisation
11 2 (13.33%) 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 14 (93.33%) Games
2 7 (46.67%) Automotive
3 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) C++ Programmer
1 6 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Graphics Programmer
1 6 (40.00%) Programmer
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Software Programmer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Games Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Games Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 9 (60.00%) DirectX
3 8 (53.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.67%) CryEngine
4 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (46.67%) Physics
5 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (33.33%) Smartphone
6 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (13.33%) HTC Vive
7 2 (13.33%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (6.67%) Animation
8 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Effects
2 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (40.00%) 3D Programming
3 6 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Code Optimisation
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) GLSL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) PhD