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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 879 820 880
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +60
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 36 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.13% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 29
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £85,000 £46,500
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
42806 42513 47184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.74% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36049 36894 41355
Average salary £42,500 £40,680 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.70%
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -65 36 £42,500 -19.04% 3
London -31 21 £32,500 -38.09% 2
South East -7 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Surbiton - 13 £32,500 -
Chessington - 13 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Cambridge -6 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
East of England -20 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,750 -
Southampton - 1 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £32,750 -
Portsmouth - 1 £50,000 -

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (92.77%) C++
2 58 (69.88%) OpenGL
3 54 (65.06%) Software Engineering
4 52 (62.65%) 3D Graphics
5 50 (60.24%) Computer Science
6 44 (53.01%) CUDA
7 42 (50.60%) Mathematics
7 42 (50.60%) Physics
8 41 (49.40%) Degree
9 38 (45.78%) Qt
10 33 (39.76%) Games
10 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (31.33%) Linux
12 23 (27.71%) C
13 22 (26.51%) MFC
13 22 (26.51%) PhD
14 20 (24.10%) Image Processing
14 20 (24.10%) Algorithms
15 19 (22.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (20.48%) Windows
17 16 (19.28%) DirectX
18 14 (16.87%) CAD
18 14 (16.87%) OOD
18 14 (16.87%) Video Processing
18 14 (16.87%) Android
19 12 (14.46%) Python
20 11 (13.25%) OpenMP
20 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
21 9 (10.84%) Electronics
21 9 (10.84%) MATLAB

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (3.61%) MS Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) CMake
3 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 33 (39.76%) Games
2 9 (10.84%) Electronics
3 7 (8.43%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (71.08%) Software Engineer
2 38 (45.78%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Developer
4 17 (20.48%) Software Developer
5 12 (14.46%) C++ Developer
5 12 (14.46%) C++ Software Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Graduate
7 6 (7.23%) Programmer
8 5 (6.02%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) C++ Programmer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Programmer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior C++ Programmer
10 3 (3.61%) C Developer
10 3 (3.61%) C++/C# Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Research Scientist
11 2 (2.41%) Graduate Programmer
11 2 (2.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 1 (1.20%) Digital Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (69.88%) OpenGL
2 38 (45.78%) Qt
3 22 (26.51%) MFC
4 19 (22.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (19.28%) DirectX
6 11 (13.25%) OpenMP
7 9 (10.84%) .NET
8 7 (8.43%) Direct3D
9 5 (6.02%) QML
9 5 (6.02%) OpenGL ES
9 5 (6.02%) Direct3D Mobile
9 5 (6.02%) HTML
9 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.82%) DirectCompute
11 3 (3.61%) STL
12 2 (2.41%) OpenCV
12 2 (2.41%) Renderscript
13 1 (1.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (62.65%) 3D Graphics
2 50 (60.24%) Computer Science
3 44 (53.01%) CUDA
4 42 (50.60%) Mathematics
4 42 (50.60%) Physics
5 20 (24.10%) Algorithms
6 7 (8.43%) GPGPU
6 7 (8.43%) Device Driver
7 6 (7.23%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
8 5 (6.02%) Chemistry
8 5 (6.02%) Statistics
8 5 (6.02%) Robotics
8 5 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.61%) VHDL
9 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Windows
3 14 (16.87%) Android
4 6 (7.23%) UNIX
5 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) Software Engineering
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) Image Processing
4 14 (16.87%) Video Processing
4 14 (16.87%) CAD
4 14 (16.87%) OOD
5 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
6 7 (8.43%) OO
7 5 (6.02%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Analytics
7 5 (6.02%) Visual Analytics
8 4 (4.82%) TDD
8 4 (4.82%) OOP
9 3 (3.61%) UML
9 3 (3.61%) SOA
9 3 (3.61%) Web Development
9 3 (3.61%) 3D Modelling
10 2 (2.41%) 3D Programming
10 2 (2.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (92.77%) C++
2 23 (27.71%) C
3 12 (14.46%) Python
4 9 (10.84%) Java
4 9 (10.84%) MATLAB
5 8 (9.64%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) VC++
6 7 (8.43%) C#
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.20%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 41 (49.40%) Degree
2 22 (26.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) QNX
3 1 (1.20%) Xilinx
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago