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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 857 828 858
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 42 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 26
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £85,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
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 £28,500 £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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenCL
Top 18 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 29 August 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 -38 42 £45,000 -14.28% 2
London -15 22 £42,500 -19.04% 1
South East -6 19 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Chessington - 14 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 13 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £32,750 -
Oxford - 4 £32,750 -
Petersfield - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Essex +8 1 - -
East of England -14 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £50,000 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £45,000 - 1

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 72 (93.51%) C++
2 53 (68.83%) OpenGL
3 45 (58.44%) Software Engineering
3 45 (58.44%) Computer Science
4 43 (55.84%) Degree
4 43 (55.84%) 3D Graphics
5 41 (53.25%) CUDA
6 36 (46.75%) Mathematics
7 34 (44.16%) Physics
8 31 (40.26%) Qt
9 29 (37.66%) Linux
10 27 (35.06%) Games
11 24 (31.17%) C
12 19 (24.68%) PhD
12 19 (24.68%) Image Processing
13 17 (22.08%) Windows
13 17 (22.08%) MFC
14 16 (20.78%) DirectX
14 16 (20.78%) OpenMP
15 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (19.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 13 (16.88%) Android
16 13 (16.88%) CAD
16 13 (16.88%) OOD
17 12 (15.58%) Python
17 12 (15.58%) Video Processing
18 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
18 11 (14.29%) UNIX
19 9 (11.69%) .NET
20 8 (10.39%) SQL

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (3.90%) MS Office
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) CMake
3 4 (5.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 27 (35.06%) Games
2 7 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 7 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Software Engineer
2 31 (40.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Developer
4 17 (22.08%) Software Developer
5 12 (15.58%) C++ Developer
5 12 (15.58%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Programmer
6 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Graduate
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) C++ Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) C Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (68.83%) OpenGL
2 31 (40.26%) Qt
3 17 (22.08%) MFC
4 16 (20.78%) DirectX
4 16 (20.78%) OpenMP
5 15 (19.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (11.69%) .NET
7 7 (9.09%) Direct3D
8 5 (6.49%) OpenGL ES
8 5 (6.49%) Direct3D Mobile
8 5 (6.49%) HTML
8 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.19%) QML
10 3 (3.90%) Renderscript
10 3 (3.90%) DirectCompute
10 3 (3.90%) STL
11 2 (2.60%) OpenCV
12 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (58.44%) Computer Science
2 43 (55.84%) 3D Graphics
3 41 (53.25%) CUDA
4 36 (46.75%) Mathematics
5 34 (44.16%) Physics
6 8 (10.39%) GPGPU
7 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.49%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (6.49%) Chemistry
7 5 (6.49%) Statistics
7 5 (6.49%) Robotics
7 5 (6.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (6.49%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.60%) VHDL
8 2 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.60%) Blog
8 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) Windows
3 13 (16.88%) Android
4 11 (14.29%) UNIX
5 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Software Engineering
2 19 (24.68%) Image Processing
3 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.88%) CAD
4 13 (16.88%) OOD
5 12 (15.58%) Video Processing
6 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.79%) Parallel Programming
7 6 (7.79%) OO
8 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Analytics
8 5 (6.49%) Visual Analytics
9 4 (5.19%) OOP
10 3 (3.90%) UML
10 3 (3.90%) 3D Modelling
11 2 (2.60%) 3D Programming
11 2 (2.60%) Web Development
11 2 (2.60%) SOA
11 2 (2.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) C++
2 24 (31.17%) C
3 12 (15.58%) Python
4 8 (10.39%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) VC++
4 8 (10.39%) MATLAB
5 7 (9.09%) C#
5 7 (9.09%) Java
6 6 (7.79%) Fortran
7 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Degree
2 19 (24.68%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) QNX
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