Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1175 1258
Rank change year-on-year +62 +83 +47
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 56 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 48 14 8
UK median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +21.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £53,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

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 94,936 98,458 103,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.77% 55.55% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78,802 81,525 89,581
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
UK excluding London +65 50 £42,500 +13.33% 2
England +74 49 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South East +27 36 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Scotland - 6 - -
London +45 5 £55,000 +15.79% 4
East of England +4 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +38 3 £32,500 +14.04%
North of England +25 3 £32,500 +14.04% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 55 (98.21%) OpenGL
2 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (66.07%) HTML
3 37 (66.07%) CSS
4 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 29 (51.79%) Scrum
5 29 (51.79%) WebGL
6 28 (50.00%) Node.js
6 28 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 28 (50.00%) Grunt
6 28 (50.00%) React
6 28 (50.00%) webpack
6 28 (50.00%) gulp
6 28 (50.00%) TDD
6 28 (50.00%) jQuery
6 28 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 28 (50.00%) Visualisation
7 24 (42.86%) Games
8 22 (39.29%) C++
9 19 (33.93%) C#
9 19 (33.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 16 (28.57%) DirectX
10 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 14 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
11 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
12 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
13 11 (19.64%) Degree
13 11 (19.64%) Android

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 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 28 (50.00%) Grunt
1 28 (50.00%) gulp
1 28 (50.00%) webpack
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (42.86%) Games
2 6 (10.71%) Law
3 5 (8.93%) Military
4 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 28 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 28 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 28 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 28 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
2 28 (50.00%) React Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3D Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Graphics Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (98.21%) OpenGL
2 37 (66.07%) CSS
2 37 (66.07%) HTML
3 29 (51.79%) WebGL
4 28 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 28 (50.00%) jQuery
4 28 (50.00%) Node.js
4 28 (50.00%) React
5 19 (33.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 16 (28.57%) DirectX
7 14 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (10.71%) OpenGL ES
9 5 (8.93%) .NET
10 3 (5.36%) Vulkan
11 1 (1.79%) DirectCompute
11 1 (1.79%) J2EE
11 1 (1.79%) OpenCL
11 1 (1.79%) Renderscript
11 1 (1.79%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.71%) iPhone
4 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.93%) PlayStation
4 5 (8.93%) Xbox
5 4 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (5.36%) Animation
7 2 (3.57%) iPad
8 1 (1.79%) CUDA
8 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.79%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.79%) Robotics
8 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Android
2 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Scrum
3 28 (50.00%) TDD
3 28 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (23.21%) Mathematics
7 8 (14.29%) UML
8 7 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
8 7 (12.50%) Game Development
8 7 (12.50%) Image Processing
8 7 (12.50%) Physics
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) Creative Thinking
11 4 (7.14%) Android Development
11 4 (7.14%) iOS Development
11 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 2 (3.57%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) C++
3 19 (33.93%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) HLSL
5 6 (10.71%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) ActionScript
6 5 (8.93%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (8.93%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe
1 1 (1.79%) Samsung