Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1106 1165 1224
Rank change year-on-year +59 +59 +94
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 42 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.023% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 8
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,688 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £50,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -7.37% - -

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 90,813 96,397 100,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 55.28% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 75,559 79,020 86,880
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Top 8 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 20 October 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 37 £44,500 -6.32%
UK excluding London +30 35 £44,000 -7.37%
South East +25 25 £44,000 -16.19%
North of England +53 6 £40,000 +40.35%
London - 6 £55,000 -
Scotland +5 4 - -
Yorkshire +26 3 £32,500 +14.04%
North West - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (92.86%) OpenGL
2 31 (73.81%) HTML
2 31 (73.81%) CSS
3 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
5 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
5 25 (59.52%) WebGL
6 24 (57.14%) Node.js
7 23 (54.76%) Scrum
8 22 (52.38%) TDD
8 22 (52.38%) Visualisation
8 22 (52.38%) jQuery
8 22 (52.38%) Grunt
8 22 (52.38%) AngularJS
8 22 (52.38%) React
8 22 (52.38%) webpack
8 22 (52.38%) gulp
9 20 (47.62%) Games
10 19 (45.24%) C++
11 18 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
13 12 (28.57%) Android
14 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
14 11 (26.19%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
14 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
14 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
15 8 (19.05%) OpenGL ES
15 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
16 7 (16.67%) Physics

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 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
2 22 (52.38%) Grunt
2 22 (52.38%) gulp
2 22 (52.38%) webpack
General
1 20 (47.62%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Law
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) HTML CSS Developer
2 22 (52.38%) HTML Developer
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript Developer
2 22 (52.38%) Node.js Developer
2 22 (52.38%) React Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (26.19%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3D Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Creative Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Graphics Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) OpenGL
2 31 (73.81%) CSS
2 31 (73.81%) HTML
3 25 (59.52%) WebGL
4 24 (57.14%) Node.js
5 22 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 22 (52.38%) jQuery
5 22 (52.38%) React
6 18 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 11 (26.19%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (19.05%) OpenGL ES
9 5 (11.90%) DirectX
9 5 (11.90%) HTML5
10 3 (7.14%) Flash
10 3 (7.14%) Vulkan
11 2 (4.76%) WebSockets
12 1 (2.38%) DirectCompute
12 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
12 1 (2.38%) Renderscript
12 1 (2.38%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.52%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) iPhone
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.14%) PlayStation
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Vector Graphics
3 3 (7.14%) Xbox
4 2 (4.76%) Animation
4 2 (4.76%) Browser Games
5 1 (2.38%) CUDA
5 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.38%) GPGPU
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Android
2 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Scrum
3 22 (52.38%) TDD
3 22 (52.38%) Visualisation
4 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
5 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
7 7 (16.67%) Android Development
7 7 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 7 (16.67%) Physics
8 5 (11.90%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (11.90%) Game Development
8 5 (11.90%) OOP
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 19 (45.24%) C++
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 5 (11.90%) HLSL
6 4 (9.52%) Apple Swift
7 3 (7.14%) ActionScript
7 3 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (4.76%) C
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
2 1 (2.38%) Samsung