Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1225 1288
Rank change year-on-year +65 +63 +7
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 29 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.029% 0.012% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 8
UK median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £40,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +25.00%

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 99519 100442 112575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 52.92% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81976 86632 96296
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Top 9 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 23 November 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
England +54 28 £52,500 +50.00%
UK excluding London +61 25 £52,500 +16.67%
East of England +16 14 £52,500 -
South East - 6 £52,500 -
London +8 4 £55,000 +57.14%
South West - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland -9 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,250 -
Midlands - 1 £31,250 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing GLSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GLSL.

1 25 (86.21%) OpenGL
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) DirectX
3 20 (68.97%) Mathematics
4 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
5 14 (48.28%) Python
5 14 (48.28%) Algorithms
6 13 (44.83%) C++
7 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
8 9 (31.03%) 3D Programming
9 7 (24.14%) Animation
9 7 (24.14%) C
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) HLSL
9 7 (24.14%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (20.69%) OpenGL ES
10 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
10 6 (20.69%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (20.69%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.24%) Games
12 4 (13.79%) Scrum
12 4 (13.79%) UML
12 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
12 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Image Processing

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 (10.34%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (10.34%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) 3D Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
7 5 (17.24%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) 3D Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Unity 3D Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Interactive Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Interactive Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (3.45%) GUI Developer
10 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) OpenGL
2 20 (68.97%) DirectX
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (10.34%) Android SDK
5 3 (10.34%) OpenCV
5 3 (10.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (6.90%) Vulkan
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) OpenCL
7 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.45%) React
7 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.45%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Algorithms
2 7 (24.14%) Animation
3 6 (20.69%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (10.34%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (10.34%) HoloLens
4 3 (10.34%) HTC Vive
4 3 (10.34%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (10.34%) User Experience
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Mathematics
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) 3D Programming
4 7 (24.14%) Creative Thinking
5 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Computer Vision
7 4 (13.79%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (13.79%) Image Processing
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) UML
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Applied Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Python
4 13 (44.83%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) C
5 7 (24.14%) HLSL
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Autodesk
2 1 (3.45%) Canon
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Intel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Samsung