The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 855 841 886
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +45
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 56 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.079% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 13
Average salary £41,250 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45359 42907 48020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 39.52% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38528 37181 42446
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

OpenCL Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenCL
Top 22 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 31 July 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 -18 56 £41,250 -21.42% 3
South East +11 23 £40,000 -4.19%
London -41 23 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Chessington - 15 £42,500 - 1
Surbiton - 14 £43,750 - 1
Hampshire - 10 £40,000 -
East of England -5 7 £47,500 -17.39%
Petersfield - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Cambridge +4 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Oxford - 5 £32,750 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £32,750 -
Shepperton -1 4 £48,750 +30.00%
Surrey -4 4 £48,750 +16.76%
Berkshire - 4 £47,500 -
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester - 3 £37,500 -
Essex 0 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (93.15%) C++
2 53 (72.60%) OpenGL
3 43 (58.90%) Computer Science
4 42 (57.53%) Degree
4 42 (57.53%) 3D Graphics
5 41 (56.16%) Software Engineering
5 41 (56.16%) CUDA
6 35 (47.95%) Mathematics
7 33 (45.21%) Physics
8 27 (36.99%) Qt
8 27 (36.99%) Linux
9 25 (34.25%) Games
10 23 (31.51%) C
11 20 (27.40%) Image Processing
12 18 (24.66%) PhD
12 18 (24.66%) DirectX
13 17 (23.29%) Windows
14 16 (21.92%) OpenMP
15 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (20.55%) MFC
16 14 (19.18%) CAD
16 14 (19.18%) Android
16 14 (19.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 13 (17.81%) OOD
18 12 (16.44%) Python
18 12 (16.44%) Multithreading
19 11 (15.07%) Video Processing
19 11 (15.07%) UNIX
20 8 (10.96%) .NET
20 8 (10.96%) VC++

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) CMake
3 4 (5.48%) Subversion
General
1 25 (34.25%) Games
2 7 (9.59%) Electronics
2 7 (9.59%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Software Engineer
2 27 (36.99%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Software Developer
5 12 (16.44%) C++ Developer
6 11 (15.07%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.22%) Programmer
7 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Customer Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (4.11%) C Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Graduate
11 2 (2.74%) Research Scientist
11 2 (2.74%) Graduate Programmer
11 2 (2.74%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (72.60%) OpenGL
2 27 (36.99%) Qt
3 18 (24.66%) DirectX
4 16 (21.92%) OpenMP
5 15 (20.55%) MFC
6 14 (19.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (10.96%) .NET
8 7 (9.59%) Direct3D
9 6 (8.22%) HTML
9 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.85%) OpenGL ES
11 3 (4.11%) Renderscript
11 3 (4.11%) DirectCompute
12 2 (2.74%) STL
12 2 (2.74%) OpenCV
12 2 (2.74%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (58.90%) Computer Science
2 42 (57.53%) 3D Graphics
3 41 (56.16%) CUDA
4 35 (47.95%) Mathematics
5 33 (45.21%) Physics
6 8 (10.96%) GPGPU
7 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
7 6 (8.22%) Chemistry
7 6 (8.22%) Robotics
7 6 (8.22%) Statistics
8 5 (6.85%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (6.85%) Device Driver
8 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.74%) VHDL
9 2 (2.74%) Blog
9 2 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Linux
2 17 (23.29%) Windows
3 14 (19.18%) Android
4 11 (15.07%) UNIX
5 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.40%) Image Processing
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) CAD
5 13 (17.81%) OOD
6 12 (16.44%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.07%) Video Processing
8 6 (8.22%) Parallel Programming
9 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Analytics
9 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.85%) OO
10 3 (4.11%) 3D Modelling
10 3 (4.11%) OOP
11 2 (2.74%) UML
11 2 (2.74%) TDD
11 2 (2.74%) 3D Programming
11 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (93.15%) C++
2 23 (31.51%) C
3 12 (16.44%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) VC++
4 8 (10.96%) MATLAB
5 7 (9.59%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) C#
6 6 (8.22%) Fortran
7 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.11%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) Degree
2 18 (24.66%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) QNX
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