Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for HLSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HLSL over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 - 922
Rank change year-on-year - +922 -
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 12 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% - 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
London median annual salary £47,500 - £56,250
10th Percentile £43,750 - £49,875
90th Percentile £60,000 - £59,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £27,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +72.73% -54.17% -

HLSL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 40471 40288 47017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.06% 54.75% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32461 35336 40805
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HLSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HLSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HLSL in London

HLSL
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HLSL in London.

Salary trend for HLSL in London

HLSL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HLSL within the London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 7 £47,500 - 2
HLSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing HLSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for HLSL.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) Games
2 10 (83.33%) Game Development
3 9 (75.00%) 3D Animation
3 9 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (75.00%) Animation
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (33.33%) Memory Management
6 3 (25.00%) GLSL
6 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
6 3 (25.00%) DirectX
6 3 (25.00%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Perforce
7 2 (16.67%) Ant
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Vulkan
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreading

HLSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) Blender
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (83.33%) Games
2 7 (58.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Games Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Games Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Principal Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (25.00%) DirectX
2 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (16.67%) Vulkan
4 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Animation
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Game Development
2 9 (75.00%) 3D Animation
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 2 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Physics
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) GLSL
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Perforce