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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 867 826 860
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 29 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.10% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 23
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £51,000
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
42196 43260 45633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.97% 40.39% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35716 37474 40008
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenCL
Top 17 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 23 October 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 -30 29 £32,500 -27.77% 3
London -24 15 £32,500 -38.67% 1
South East -10 13 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Chessington - 11 £26,000 -
Surbiton - 10 £26,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
Havant - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 £45,000 -
Shepperton -3 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridge -12 1 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -16 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Surrey -22 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Portsmouth - 1 £50,000 -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 78 (92.86%) C++
2 57 (67.86%) OpenGL
3 56 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 53 (63.10%) Computer Science
4 53 (63.10%) 3D Graphics
5 44 (52.38%) Mathematics
5 44 (52.38%) Physics
6 43 (51.19%) CUDA
7 42 (50.00%) Qt
8 40 (47.62%) Degree
9 35 (41.67%) Games
10 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (29.76%) Linux
12 23 (27.38%) MFC
12 23 (27.38%) C
12 23 (27.38%) PhD
13 20 (23.81%) Image Processing
13 20 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 20 (23.81%) Algorithms
14 16 (19.05%) Windows
15 15 (17.86%) OOD
16 14 (16.67%) DirectX
16 14 (16.67%) CAD
16 14 (16.67%) Video Processing
16 14 (16.67%) Android
17 12 (14.29%) Java
18 11 (13.10%) Electronics
18 11 (13.10%) Python
19 10 (11.90%) MATLAB
19 10 (11.90%) Multithreading

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (2.38%) MS Office
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.95%) CMake
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 35 (41.67%) Games
2 11 (13.10%) Electronics
3 8 (9.52%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 41 (48.81%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Software Developer
5 12 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
5 12 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Graduate
7 6 (7.14%) Programmer
7 6 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Customer Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) C++ Programmer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (3.57%) C Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Research Scientist
11 2 (2.38%) Graduate Programmer
12 1 (1.19%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (67.86%) OpenGL
2 42 (50.00%) Qt
3 23 (27.38%) MFC
4 20 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (16.67%) DirectX
6 10 (11.90%) OpenMP
7 9 (10.71%) .NET
8 8 (9.52%) Direct3D
9 6 (7.14%) QML
10 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.95%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (5.95%) Direct3D Mobile
10 5 (5.95%) HTML
11 4 (4.76%) DirectCompute
12 3 (3.57%) OpenCV
12 3 (3.57%) STL
13 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (63.10%) Computer Science
1 53 (63.10%) 3D Graphics
2 44 (52.38%) Mathematics
2 44 (52.38%) Physics
3 43 (51.19%) CUDA
4 20 (23.81%) Algorithms
5 9 (10.71%) Device Driver
6 7 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (5.95%) Robotics
7 5 (5.95%) Chemistry
7 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.95%) GPGPU
8 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
8 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (4.76%) Statistics
9 3 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Windows
3 14 (16.67%) Android
4 5 (5.95%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.95%) UNIX
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) Image Processing
4 15 (17.86%) OOD
5 14 (16.67%) CAD
5 14 (16.67%) Video Processing
6 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
7 8 (9.52%) OO
8 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.95%) Analytics
8 5 (5.95%) Visual Analytics
8 5 (5.95%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.76%) SOA
9 4 (4.76%) OOP
9 4 (4.76%) TDD
9 4 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Web Development
10 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.57%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 78 (92.86%) C++
2 23 (27.38%) C
3 12 (14.29%) Java
4 11 (13.10%) Python
5 10 (11.90%) MATLAB
6 9 (10.71%) SQL
7 7 (8.33%) VC++
8 6 (7.14%) C#
9 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (47.62%) Degree
2 23 (27.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) QNX
3 1 (1.19%) Xilinx
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