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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1196 996 762
Rank change year-on-year -200 -234 +360
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 20 13 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.021% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
10th Percentile - - £38,000
25th Percentile - £56,250 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £62,500 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year - +6.38% -9.62%
75th Percentile - £68,750 £64,688
90th Percentile - - £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +19.05% -

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 88,460 63,134 35,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.77% 54.59% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43,414 43,050 29,345
10th Percentile £37,171 £35,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

GLSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GLSL.

Salary trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Top 5 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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -71 20 - - 3
England -161 20 - - 3
South East - 19 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 19 (95.00%) Python
2 19 (95.00%) PhD
2 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (95.00%) Maya
2 19 (95.00%) Blender
2 19 (95.00%) ZBrush
2 19 (95.00%) CUDA
2 19 (95.00%) Signal Processing
2 19 (95.00%) Machine Learning
2 19 (95.00%) Deep Learning
2 19 (95.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (95.00%) OpenCV
2 19 (95.00%) Algorithms
2 19 (95.00%) Computer Vision
2 19 (95.00%) Keras
2 19 (95.00%) PyTorch
3 12 (60.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Agile
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)

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 19 (95.00%) Blender
1 19 (95.00%) Maya
1 19 (95.00%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 19 (95.00%) Keras
2 19 (95.00%) OpenCV
2 19 (95.00%) PyTorch
2 19 (95.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.00%) Direct3D
3 1 (5.00%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) Algorithms
1 19 (95.00%) CUDA
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Computer Vision
1 19 (95.00%) Deep Learning
1 19 (95.00%) Machine Learning
1 19 (95.00%) Signal Processing
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Agile
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.00%) Scrum
2 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft