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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 868 920 942
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +22
Permanent jobs citing OpenCL 52 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.074% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51 17 44
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £97,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -16.66%

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
37951 40416 44721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 37.56% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33059 34508 37599
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 29 August 2016 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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +61 52 £57,500 +35.29% 9
South East +56 31 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Oxford - 28 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 28 £57,500 - 1
East of England +22 10 £40,000 -52.94% 1
London +34 8 £70,000 +21.73% 4
City of London - 6 £80,000 -
Borehamwood - 5 £36,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £40,000 -52.94% 1
Hampshire +4 3 £37,500 -16.66% 3
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £55,000 -
Essex +2 2 £42,500 -
Colchester -4 2 £42,500 -
Petersfield - 2 £37,500 - 2

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 93 (97.89%) C++
2 57 (60.00%) Linux
3 49 (51.58%) Python
4 48 (50.53%) C
5 47 (49.47%) Algorithms
6 38 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (37.89%) Computer Science
9 34 (35.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 34 (35.79%) STL
10 28 (29.47%) Intel
10 28 (29.47%) OpenCV
11 26 (27.37%) Git (software)
12 24 (25.26%) CUDA
13 21 (22.11%) Signal Processing
13 21 (22.11%) Image Processing
14 20 (21.05%) Degree
15 19 (20.00%) MATLAB
16 17 (17.89%) Windows
16 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (15.79%) PhD
17 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
17 15 (15.79%) Java
17 15 (15.79%) LabVIEW
17 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
17 15 (15.79%) Games
18 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
18 14 (14.74%) Machine Learning
19 13 (13.68%) Embedded Systems
19 13 (13.68%) VHDL

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 5 (5.26%) Confluence
1 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
1 5 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (5.26%) Big Data
1 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 5 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
1 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.26%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.79%) LabVIEW
2 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.32%) JIRA
5 4 (4.21%) yacc
6 1 (1.05%) CMake
6 1 (1.05%) SCons
General
1 15 (15.79%) Games
1 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Electronics
3 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.16%) Automotive
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Software Engineer
2 32 (33.68%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) C Software Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (16.84%) Developer
5 16 (16.84%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) Platform Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Development Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Software Development Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Big Data Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 34 (35.79%) STL
2 28 (29.47%) OpenCV
3 10 (10.53%) Matplotlib
3 10 (10.53%) NumPy
3 10 (10.53%) TensorFlow
4 9 (9.47%) OpenGL
4 9 (9.47%) Theano
5 5 (5.26%) Kafka
5 5 (5.26%) OpenMP
5 5 (5.26%) ZeroMQ
6 4 (4.21%) LLVM
6 4 (4.21%) Renderscript
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Axis
8 2 (2.11%) DirectX
8 2 (2.11%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 47 (49.47%) Algorithms
2 36 (37.89%) Computer Science
3 24 (25.26%) CUDA
4 13 (13.68%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (13.68%) VHDL
5 12 (12.63%) Mathematics
6 11 (11.58%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (11.58%) Statistics
7 10 (10.53%) Neural Network
8 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (5.26%) 3D Printing
9 5 (5.26%) Internet of Things
9 5 (5.26%) Physics
10 4 (4.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 1 (1.05%) GPGPU
11 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 1 (1.05%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.89%) Windows
3 10 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.11%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.11%) Image Processing
3 21 (22.11%) Signal Processing
4 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.74%) Machine Learning
6 12 (12.63%) Deep Learning
7 9 (9.47%) Open Source
7 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.42%) Computer Vision
8 8 (8.42%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.37%) Video Processing
10 5 (5.26%) Analytics
10 5 (5.26%) CAD
10 5 (5.26%) CAE
10 5 (5.26%) OO
10 5 (5.26%) OOP
10 5 (5.26%) Open Source Development
11 3 (3.16%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (3.16%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (97.89%) C++
2 49 (51.58%) Python
3 48 (50.53%) C
4 19 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 15 (15.79%) Java
6 11 (11.58%) Perl
7 10 (10.53%) Ruby
7 10 (10.53%) Scala
8 6 (6.32%) Tcl
9 5 (5.26%) Fortran
10 4 (4.21%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.11%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 15 (15.79%) PhD
3 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Intel
2 5 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 5 (5.26%) IBM
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.05%) Altera
3 1 (1.05%) Xilinx
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