Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GLSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GLSL over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1136 1263
Rank change year-on-year +11 +127 +42
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 44 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 11
UK median annual salary £52,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.41% -15.00% -17.95%
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -17.95%

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

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96,545 93,361 104,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.99% 55.14% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 80,511 79,320 90,180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

GLSL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GLSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GLSL over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLSL within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
England +37 38 £51,250 +50.74% 8
UK excluding London +5 30 £40,000 +17.65% 4
South East +3 17 £40,000 - 2
London +26 13 £55,000 +12.82% 5
East of England - 6 £52,500 - 1
Scotland - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +21 1 £30,000 +5.26%
North of England +9 1 £30,000 -9.09%
East Midlands - 1 £31,250 -
Midlands - 1 £31,250 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing GLSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for GLSL.

1 42 (95.45%) OpenGL
2 25 (56.82%) C++
3 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (47.73%) Games
5 19 (43.18%) HTML
5 19 (43.18%) C#
5 19 (43.18%) CSS
6 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 17 (38.64%) DirectX
7 17 (38.64%) Scrum
7 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
7 17 (38.64%) Mathematics
8 14 (31.82%) Degree
9 13 (29.55%) jQuery
9 13 (29.55%) TDD
9 13 (29.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 13 (29.55%) React
10 12 (27.27%) webpack
10 12 (27.27%) gulp
10 12 (27.27%) Grunt
10 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 12 (27.27%) Visualisation
10 12 (27.27%) Node.js
10 12 (27.27%) WebGL
10 12 (27.27%) OpenGL ES
10 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 11 (25.00%) HLSL
12 10 (22.73%) Game Development
13 9 (20.45%) 3D Graphics
14 8 (18.18%) Linux

GLSL
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) GIS
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 12 (27.27%) Grunt
1 12 (27.27%) gulp
1 12 (27.27%) webpack
2 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Clang
3 1 (2.27%) CMake
3 1 (2.27%) SCons
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 21 (47.73%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Law
2 5 (11.36%) Military
3 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
2 12 (27.27%) HTML Developer
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Node.js Developer
2 12 (27.27%) React Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) 3D Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Games Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Graphics Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Games Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) OpenGL
2 19 (43.18%) CSS
2 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) DirectX
4 13 (29.55%) jQuery
4 13 (29.55%) React
4 13 (29.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 12 (27.27%) Node.js
5 12 (27.27%) OpenGL ES
5 12 (27.27%) WebGL
6 7 (15.91%) .NET
7 6 (13.64%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (11.36%) Vulkan
9 2 (4.55%) OpenCL
10 1 (2.27%) CryEngine
10 1 (2.27%) DirectCompute
10 1 (2.27%) OpenCV
10 1 (2.27%) Renderscript
10 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (18.18%) Animation
3 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
3 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
4 5 (11.36%) iPhone
4 5 (11.36%) PlayStation
4 5 (11.36%) Robotics
4 5 (11.36%) Xbox
5 4 (9.09%) Mobile Games
6 3 (6.82%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (4.55%) CUDA
7 2 (4.55%) GPGPU
7 2 (4.55%) Life Science
8 1 (2.27%) iPad
8 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Android
1 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Mathematics
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
2 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
3 13 (29.55%) TDD
4 12 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 10 (22.73%) Game Development
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Applied Mathematics
7 6 (13.64%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Physics
7 6 (13.64%) UML
8 5 (11.36%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) Image Processing
9 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C++
2 19 (43.18%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.00%) HLSL
5 7 (15.91%) Python
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) ActionScript
6 5 (11.36%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (11.36%) C
6 5 (11.36%) Java
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Samsung