Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1086 1164 1188
Rank change year-on-year +78 +24 +89
Permanent jobs citing GLSL 19 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.031% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 3
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +50.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,125 £43,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +16.67% +12.50%

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 83,173 96,467 94,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.92% 55.46% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68,865 80,347 81,011
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Top 7 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 January 2019. 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 +78 19 £45,000 -14.29% 1
UK excluding London +46 17 £45,500 -13.33% 1
South East +39 13 £46,000 -12.38%
North of England - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
London +40 2 £40,000 -27.27%
East of England +25 1 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) OpenGL
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) C++
5 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
7 8 (42.11%) Node.js
7 8 (42.11%) WebGL
7 8 (42.11%) DirectX
8 7 (36.84%) UML
8 7 (36.84%) Aerospace
8 7 (36.84%) Validation
8 7 (36.84%) HLSL
8 7 (36.84%) Image Processing
8 7 (36.84%) Degree
8 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
8 7 (36.84%) Computer Vision
9 6 (31.58%) gulp
9 6 (31.58%) Grunt
9 6 (31.58%) React
9 6 (31.58%) webpack
9 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
9 6 (31.58%) jQuery
9 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
9 6 (31.58%) TDD
9 6 (31.58%) Scrum
10 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
10 5 (26.32%) Games

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 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Grunt
2 6 (31.58%) gulp
2 6 (31.58%) webpack
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Aerospace
2 5 (26.32%) Games
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (31.58%) HTML Developer
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (31.58%) React Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Creative Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Creative Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) OpenGL
3 8 (42.11%) DirectX
3 8 (42.11%) Node.js
3 8 (42.11%) WebGL
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) React
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (15.79%) Flash
6 3 (15.79%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (10.53%) WebSockets
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
1 3 (15.79%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (10.53%) Browser Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (36.84%) Computer Vision
3 7 (36.84%) Image Processing
3 7 (36.84%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Validation
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 3 (15.79%) 3D Programming
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) HLSL
4 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
5 3 (15.79%) Apple Swift
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP