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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 862 871 871
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 31 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.036% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.088% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 10
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%

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
41893 45267 44785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35874 38898 39507
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenCL
Top 20 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 21 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 31 £32,500 -18.75% 11
South East -5 17 £45,000 +16.12% 6
London -19 11 £32,500 -36.89% 3
Hampshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
Chessington - 7 £26,000 - 1
Surbiton - 6 £26,000 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £29,000 - 2
Havant - 4 £45,000 -
East of England -28 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridge -12 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Portsmouth - 2 £47,500 - 1
Colchester +12 1 - -
Surrey +3 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Shepperton -6 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Essex -7 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 - -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (94.94%) C++
2 54 (68.35%) Software Engineering
3 52 (65.82%) OpenGL
4 45 (56.96%) Qt
5 44 (55.70%) Computer Science
5 44 (55.70%) 3D Graphics
6 41 (51.90%) CUDA
7 39 (49.37%) Degree
8 37 (46.84%) Mathematics
8 37 (46.84%) Physics
9 32 (40.51%) Games
10 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (32.91%) MFC
12 22 (27.85%) C
12 22 (27.85%) PhD
12 22 (27.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 21 (26.58%) Linux
14 15 (18.99%) Image Processing
15 14 (17.72%) Algorithms
16 13 (16.46%) Video Processing
16 13 (16.46%) Multithreading
17 12 (15.19%) Windows
17 12 (15.19%) OOD
18 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
19 10 (12.66%) Java
19 10 (12.66%) MATLAB
19 10 (12.66%) DirectX
20 9 (11.39%) OO
20 9 (11.39%) Python
20 9 (11.39%) C#

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (5.06%) MS Office
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) CMake
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (40.51%) Games
2 8 (10.13%) Electronics
3 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (70.89%) Software Engineer
2 41 (51.90%) C++ Software Engineer
3 21 (26.58%) Developer
4 20 (25.32%) Software Developer
5 15 (18.99%) C++ Developer
5 15 (18.99%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (15.19%) Graduate
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior C++ Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior
10 3 (3.80%) Programmer
10 3 (3.80%) C Developer
10 3 (3.80%) C++/C# Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Research Scientist
11 2 (2.53%) Graduate Programmer
11 2 (2.53%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) OpenGL
2 45 (56.96%) Qt
3 26 (32.91%) MFC
4 22 (27.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (12.66%) DirectX
6 7 (8.86%) OpenMP
6 7 (8.86%) QML
7 6 (7.59%) .NET
8 5 (6.33%) OpenCV
9 4 (5.06%) DirectCompute
10 3 (3.80%) Direct3D
10 3 (3.80%) STL
11 2 (2.53%) OpenGL ES
11 2 (2.53%) Direct3D Mobile
11 2 (2.53%) WPF
12 1 (1.27%) HTML
12 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.70%) 3D Graphics
1 44 (55.70%) Computer Science
2 41 (51.90%) CUDA
3 37 (46.84%) Mathematics
3 37 (46.84%) Physics
4 14 (17.72%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.86%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (7.59%) Device Driver
6 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
7 5 (6.33%) Robotics
8 4 (5.06%) VHDL
8 4 (5.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (5.06%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.53%) GPGPU
9 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.27%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Android
4 6 (7.59%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) UNIX
7 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Software Engineering
2 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Image Processing
4 13 (16.46%) Video Processing
4 13 (16.46%) Multithreading
5 12 (15.19%) OOD
6 9 (11.39%) OO
7 8 (10.13%) CAD
8 6 (7.59%) SOA
8 6 (7.59%) Web Development
9 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Analytics
9 5 (6.33%) Visual Analytics
10 4 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.80%) TDD
11 3 (3.80%) UML
11 3 (3.80%) OOP
12 2 (2.53%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 75 (94.94%) C++
2 22 (27.85%) C
3 10 (12.66%) Java
3 10 (12.66%) MATLAB
4 9 (11.39%) C#
4 9 (11.39%) Python
5 8 (10.13%) SQL
6 3 (3.80%) VC++
7 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) Degree
2 22 (27.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.33%) QNX
2 2 (2.53%) Xilinx
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