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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Khronos Group OpenCL
UK
Rank 802 888 934
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +46
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 39 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.050% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 21
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,100 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -

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
32675 39016 39910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 38.23% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28056 33584 34174
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +88 39 £42,500 - 4
London +86 11 £62,500 +19.04% 1
South East +61 11 £40,000 - 2
East of England +11 6 - - 1
North West - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 - - 1
Cambridge - 6 - - 1
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £37,500 -
Hampshire +23 5 £37,500 -23.46%
South West +14 5 £45,000 -4.25%
Oxfordshire +10 5 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Petersfield +2 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Gloucestershire -12 5 £45,000 -4.25%
Oxford - 5 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Iver - 1 - -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 70 (85.37%) C++
2 49 (59.76%) Python
3 48 (58.54%) C
4 41 (50.00%) Degree
5 40 (48.78%) Linux
6 39 (47.56%) Computer Science
7 36 (43.90%) VHDL
8 31 (37.80%) OpenGL
9 28 (34.15%) Java
10 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
11 23 (28.05%) Mathematics
12 22 (26.83%) Firmware
13 20 (24.39%) Algorithms
14 19 (23.17%) CUDA
14 19 (23.17%) Machine Learning
14 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
14 19 (23.17%) STL
15 18 (21.95%) Automotive
15 18 (21.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
16 17 (20.73%) OpenCV
16 17 (20.73%) MATLAB
17 15 (18.29%) Robotics
18 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (15.85%) GPGPU
20 12 (14.63%) CMake
20 12 (14.63%) Signal Processing
20 12 (14.63%) Physics
21 11 (13.41%) Verilog
21 11 (13.41%) Intel

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:

Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 6 (7.32%) DVB
1 6 (7.32%) GPRS
1 6 (7.32%) GSM
1 6 (7.32%) NFC
1 6 (7.32%) UMTS
1 6 (7.32%) VoIP
1 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (7.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.63%) CMake
3 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) LabVIEW
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.44%) Clang
5 2 (2.44%) GCC
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) SCons
General
1 18 (21.95%) Automotive
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.66%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 25 (30.49%) C++ Developer
3 21 (25.61%) C++ Software Developer
4 20 (24.39%) Software Engineer
5 16 (19.51%) Firmware Developer
5 16 (19.51%) Python Developer
6 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
7 12 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) Design Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Verification Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) FPGA Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) FPGA Design Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) Architect
12 2 (2.44%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) OpenGL
2 19 (23.17%) STL
3 18 (21.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 17 (20.73%) OpenCV
5 9 (10.98%) J2EE
5 9 (10.98%) Web Services
6 7 (8.54%) Qt
7 6 (7.32%) BREW
7 6 (7.32%) Flash
7 6 (7.32%) J2ME
7 6 (7.32%) Middleware
7 6 (7.32%) OpenAL
7 6 (7.32%) Series 60
7 6 (7.32%) SVG
7 6 (7.32%) UIQ
8 2 (2.44%) Direct3D
8 2 (2.44%) LLVM
8 2 (2.44%) OpenGL ES
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Axis
9 1 (1.22%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (47.56%) Computer Science
2 36 (43.90%) VHDL
3 20 (24.39%) Algorithms
4 19 (23.17%) CUDA
5 15 (18.29%) Robotics
6 13 (15.85%) GPGPU
7 11 (13.41%) Verilog
8 8 (9.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (7.32%) Device Driver
9 6 (7.32%) iPhone
9 6 (7.32%) MPEG
9 6 (7.32%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.22%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Android
2 8 (9.76%) Windows
3 6 (7.32%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.05%) Mathematics
3 19 (23.17%) Machine Learning
3 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
4 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.63%) Physics
5 12 (14.63%) Signal Processing
6 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Computer Vision
8 8 (9.76%) Deep Learning
9 6 (7.32%) Computer Architecture
9 6 (7.32%) DRM
9 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.32%) Mobile Commerce
9 6 (7.32%) Speech Recognition
9 6 (7.32%) Video Processing
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) Digital Signal Processing
10 5 (6.10%) Image Processing
10 5 (6.10%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 70 (85.37%) C++
2 49 (59.76%) Python
3 48 (58.54%) C
4 28 (34.15%) Java
5 17 (20.73%) MATLAB
6 8 (9.76%) Tcl
7 7 (8.54%) Perl
8 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 41 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Intel
2 6 (7.32%) Apple
2 6 (7.32%) Symbian
3 5 (6.10%) Altera
3 5 (6.10%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.22%) QNX
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