The table below looks at the statistics for OpenCL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenCL over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 879 950 960
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +10
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 45 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.062% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 35
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £22,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+38.66% -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
37658 42179 47625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.06% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32728 36100 40719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OpenCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenCL
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +60 45 £50,000 +25.00% 5
South East +49 17 £57,500 +27.77% 3
East of England +45 17 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £57,500 - 3
Hertfordshire - 15 £36,000 -
Oxford - 14 £57,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 9 £36,000 -
London +37 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - -
City of London - 6 £50,000 -
Essex +7 2 £42,500 -
Colchester -5 2 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £49,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £49,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £49,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Bicester - 1 £57,500 -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 84 (92.31%) C++
2 58 (63.74%) C
3 51 (56.04%) Linux
4 48 (52.75%) Software Engineering
5 39 (42.86%) Algorithms
6 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (35.16%) Windows
8 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
9 28 (30.77%) Image Processing
10 27 (29.67%) Python
10 27 (29.67%) Java
11 26 (28.57%) Perl
11 26 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (27.47%) Mac OS X
12 25 (27.47%) VHDL
12 25 (27.47%) Scala
12 25 (27.47%) Ruby
13 24 (26.37%) JIRA
13 24 (26.37%) Atlassian
13 24 (26.37%) Open Source
13 24 (26.37%) Confluence
13 24 (26.37%) Waterfall
14 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
14 21 (23.08%) MATLAB
15 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
15 20 (21.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 19 (20.88%) CUDA
16 19 (20.88%) STL
17 17 (18.68%) OpenCV
17 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio

OpenCL
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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (26.37%) Confluence
2 16 (17.58%) Apache Spark
2 16 (17.58%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) Big Data
2 16 (17.58%) Apache Accumulo
2 16 (17.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (17.58%) Hadoop
2 16 (17.58%) IBM InfoSphere
2 16 (17.58%) MongoDB
2 16 (17.58%) Neo4j
3 4 (4.40%) GIS
4 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) JIRA
2 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
3 15 (16.48%) LabVIEW
4 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.40%) yacc
General
1 15 (16.48%) Games
1 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Automotive
3 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Software Engineer
2 29 (31.87%) C++ Software Engineer
3 23 (25.27%) Developer
4 22 (24.18%) C Software Engineer
4 22 (24.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (19.78%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) C++ Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Research Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (20.88%) STL
3 17 (18.68%) OpenCV
4 16 (17.58%) Kafka
4 16 (17.58%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (10.99%) OpenGL
6 6 (6.59%) Matplotlib
6 6 (6.59%) NumPy
6 6 (6.59%) TensorFlow
7 4 (4.40%) D3.js
7 4 (4.40%) LLVM
7 4 (4.40%) Renderscript
7 4 (4.40%) Theano
7 4 (4.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.20%) DirectX
8 2 (2.20%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (2.20%) OpenMP
8 2 (2.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
3 26 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (27.47%) VHDL
5 19 (20.88%) CUDA
6 16 (17.58%) Internet of Things
7 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (6.59%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (6.59%) Neural Network
8 6 (6.59%) Statistics
9 4 (4.40%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (4.40%) Graphic Design
9 4 (4.40%) Streaming Video
9 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.30%) Physics
10 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
11 2 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (2.20%) 3D Printing
12 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
12 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.04%) Linux
2 32 (35.16%) Windows
3 25 (27.47%) Mac OS X
4 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.20%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Software Engineering
2 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.77%) Image Processing
4 24 (26.37%) Open Source
4 24 (26.37%) Waterfall
5 16 (17.58%) Analytics
5 16 (17.58%) OO
5 16 (17.58%) OOP
5 16 (17.58%) Open Source Development
6 14 (15.38%) Machine Learning
6 14 (15.38%) Signal Processing
7 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) Deep Learning
8 7 (7.69%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.49%) Digital Signal Processing
10 4 (4.40%) 3D Modelling
10 4 (4.40%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (4.40%) Scrum
10 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 84 (92.31%) C++
2 58 (63.74%) C
3 27 (29.67%) Java
3 27 (29.67%) Python
4 26 (28.57%) Perl
5 25 (27.47%) Ruby
5 25 (27.47%) Scala
6 21 (23.08%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.40%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.40%) GLSL
7 4 (4.40%) R
8 3 (3.30%) Tcl
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.20%) Fortran
9 2 (2.20%) XAML
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
3 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
4 13 (14.29%) Degree
5 10 (10.99%) PhD
6 4 (4.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO13485
1 4 (4.40%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Atlassian
2 16 (17.58%) IBM
2 16 (17.58%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) Intel
4 4 (4.40%) Alteryx
4 4 (4.40%) RapidMiner
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
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