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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 876 867 831
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 28 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.037% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 43
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £109,000 £47,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.00%

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
40832 43547 42223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.43% 38.18% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34986 36594 36546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 2015. 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 -7 26 £57,500 +27.77%
London -13 11 £57,500 +35.29%
Hampshire +15 6 £45,000 -
East of England +4 6 £85,000 -
Havant +1 6 £45,000 -
South East -3 6 £45,000 -
Essex -4 5 - -
Portsmouth +20 4 - -
Waterlooville - 4 - -
Colchester +4 3 - -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £22,500 -
Scotland - 2 £22,500 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £85,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £85,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £39,000 -
Warwick - 1 £39,000 -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 42 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 40 (78.43%) C++
3 34 (66.67%) C
4 23 (45.10%) Linux
5 21 (41.18%) Degree
6 20 (39.22%) Algorithms
7 17 (33.33%) Qt
8 16 (31.37%) OpenGL
9 15 (29.41%) Windows
10 12 (23.53%) CUDA
11 11 (21.57%) Embedded C
12 10 (19.61%) Android
12 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
12 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
12 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (17.65%) Multimedia
13 9 (17.65%) Middleware
14 8 (15.69%) UIQ
14 8 (15.69%) Series 60
14 8 (15.69%) Finance
14 8 (15.69%) Automotive
14 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
14 8 (15.69%) Mobile Commerce
14 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (15.69%) DRM
14 8 (15.69%) DVB
14 8 (15.69%) SVG
14 8 (15.69%) J2ME
14 8 (15.69%) Bluetooth

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Bluetooth
1 8 (15.69%) GPRS
1 8 (15.69%) GSM
1 8 (15.69%) UMTS
1 8 (15.69%) VoIP
1 8 (15.69%) WLAN
1 8 (15.69%) DVB
1 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (15.69%) NFC
2 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.88%) CTI
3 3 (5.88%) 3G
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (17.65%) Multimedia
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Automotive
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Software Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Graduate
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Qt
2 16 (31.37%) OpenGL
3 9 (17.65%) Middleware
4 8 (15.69%) UIQ
4 8 (15.69%) Series 60
4 8 (15.69%) Flash
4 8 (15.69%) J2ME
4 8 (15.69%) SVG
4 8 (15.69%) BREW
4 8 (15.69%) OpenAL
4 8 (15.69%) QML
5 5 (9.80%) WPF
6 4 (7.84%) OpenMP
7 3 (5.88%) MFC
7 3 (5.88%) DirectX
7 3 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
8 1 (1.96%) OpenCV
8 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Algorithms
2 12 (23.53%) CUDA
3 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
4 9 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (15.69%) MPEG
5 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
5 8 (15.69%) iPhone
6 6 (11.76%) Physics
7 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.84%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (5.88%) VHDL
8 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
8 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.92%) STB
10 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.96%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (1.96%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Android
4 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (15.69%) Nucleus RTOS
4 8 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
3 8 (15.69%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (15.69%) Image Processing
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (15.69%) DRM
4 6 (11.76%) TDD
4 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.80%) Signal Processing
5 5 (9.80%) SDLC
5 5 (9.80%) Video Processing
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) OOP
6 4 (7.84%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
7 3 (5.88%) 3D Rendering
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
7 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.88%) 3D Visualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C++
2 34 (66.67%) C
3 11 (21.57%) Embedded C
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 6 (11.76%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Embedded C++
6 5 (9.80%) XAML
6 5 (9.80%) VC++
7 4 (7.84%) Python
8 3 (5.88%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.92%) SQL
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Symbian
2 7 (13.73%) QNX
3 4 (7.84%) Xilinx