Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GPGPU in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPGPU over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1089 1176 1172
Rank change year-on-year +87 -4 +113
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 12 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.019% 0.016% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 22
UK median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -34.62%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,375 £36,950
90th Percentile £107,500 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +39.29% -17.65% -11.92%

GPGPU is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 63,074 69,590 69,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 40.48% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48,337 53,802 56,829
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

GPGPU
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GPGPU as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPGPU.

Salary trend for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPGPU over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +82 12 £47,500 +35.71% 7
London +62 7 £47,500 -17.39% 3
UK excluding London +52 5 £48,750 +39.29% 4
North of England - 2 £31,500 - 3
North West - 2 £31,500 - 3
East of England +19 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South East +19 1 £60,000 +26.32%
South West - 1 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing GPGPU 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 GPGPU.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) OpenGL
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) CUDA
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Vision
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (16.67%) API Development
6 2 (16.67%) Reinsurance
6 2 (16.67%) Data Science
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Qt
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (16.67%) REST

GPGPU
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CMake
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Augmented Reality Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Python Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Python Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Reality Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Research Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) OpenGL
1 7 (58.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (16.67%) OpenCL
2 2 (16.67%) OpenCV
2 2 (16.67%) Qt
2 2 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) STL
3 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (8.33%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CUDA
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (16.67%) Reinsurance
2 2 (16.67%) Robotics
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Vision
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) API Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Science
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA