The table below looks at the statistics for OpenCL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenCL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 865 825 867
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +42
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 37 51 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.048% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 29
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £85,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenCL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenCL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenCL
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -33 37 £42,500 -19.04% 7
London -49 20 £32,500 -38.09% 4
South East -5 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Chessington - 12 £32,500 - 2
Surbiton - 12 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 6 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £32,750 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
Oxford - 3 £32,750 -
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cambridge -10 1 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East of England -25 1 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £30,000 -
Petersfield - 1 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £50,000 -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 75 (92.59%) C++
2 56 (69.14%) OpenGL
3 51 (62.96%) Software Engineering
4 48 (59.26%) 3D Graphics
5 47 (58.02%) Computer Science
6 42 (51.85%) Degree
6 42 (51.85%) CUDA
7 38 (46.91%) Mathematics
7 38 (46.91%) Physics
8 35 (43.21%) Qt
9 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (37.04%) Games
10 28 (34.57%) Linux
11 23 (28.40%) C
12 20 (24.69%) MFC
12 20 (24.69%) PhD
13 19 (23.46%) Image Processing
14 17 (20.99%) Windows
14 17 (20.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 16 (19.75%) DirectX
16 14 (17.28%) Android
17 13 (16.05%) OpenMP
17 13 (16.05%) Video Processing
17 13 (16.05%) CAD
17 13 (16.05%) OOD
18 12 (14.81%) Python
19 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
20 9 (11.11%) .NET
21 8 (9.88%) SQL
21 8 (9.88%) Java

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) CMake
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 30 (37.04%) Games
2 8 (9.88%) Electronics
3 7 (8.64%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (69.14%) Software Engineer
2 35 (43.21%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (22.22%) Developer
4 17 (20.99%) Software Developer
5 12 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 12 (14.81%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Graduate
6 6 (7.41%) Programmer
7 5 (6.17%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) C++ Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior C++ Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (3.70%) C Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (69.14%) OpenGL
2 35 (43.21%) Qt
3 20 (24.69%) MFC
4 17 (20.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (19.75%) DirectX
6 13 (16.05%) OpenMP
7 9 (11.11%) .NET
8 7 (8.64%) Direct3D
9 5 (6.17%) QML
9 5 (6.17%) OpenGL ES
9 5 (6.17%) Direct3D Mobile
9 5 (6.17%) HTML
9 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.94%) DirectCompute
11 3 (3.70%) Renderscript
11 3 (3.70%) STL
12 2 (2.47%) OpenCV
13 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (59.26%) 3D Graphics
2 47 (58.02%) Computer Science
3 42 (51.85%) CUDA
4 38 (46.91%) Mathematics
4 38 (46.91%) Physics
5 8 (9.88%) GPGPU
6 6 (7.41%) Device Driver
7 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.17%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (6.17%) Chemistry
7 5 (6.17%) Statistics
7 5 (6.17%) Robotics
7 5 (6.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.70%) VHDL
8 3 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Windows
3 14 (17.28%) Android
4 8 (9.88%) UNIX
5 5 (6.17%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Software Engineering
2 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.46%) Image Processing
4 13 (16.05%) Video Processing
4 13 (16.05%) CAD
4 13 (16.05%) OOD
5 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.41%) OO
7 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) Visual Analytics
8 4 (4.94%) OOP
9 3 (3.70%) UML
9 3 (3.70%) SOA
9 3 (3.70%) TDD
9 3 (3.70%) Web Development
9 3 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
9 3 (3.70%) Parallel Programming
10 2 (2.47%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 75 (92.59%) C++
2 23 (28.40%) C
3 12 (14.81%) Python
4 8 (9.88%) SQL
4 8 (9.88%) VC++
4 8 (9.88%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) MATLAB
5 7 (8.64%) C#
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.94%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.70%) Fortran
9 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (51.85%) Degree
2 20 (24.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) QNX
3 1 (1.23%) Xilinx
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago