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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
Rank 856 955 964
Rank change year-on-year +99 +9  
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £40,500 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £31,500 -
% change year-on-year +28.57% -  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

GPGPU
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GPGPU as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
Top 7 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 4 £40,500 -
Leeds - 3 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £38,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £38,500 -
South East - 1 £42,500 -
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

GPGPU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing GPGPU 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 GPGPU.

1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Machine Learning
4 12 (60.00%) CMake
4 12 (60.00%) OpenCL
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) CUDA
4 12 (60.00%) STL
4 12 (60.00%) Python
5 11 (55.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) OpenGL
5 11 (55.00%) MATLAB
5 11 (55.00%) Automotive
5 11 (55.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (55.00%) OpenCV
5 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 11 (55.00%) Robotics
5 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
5 11 (55.00%) Physics
6 5 (25.00%) Image Processing
6 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Vision
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Effects
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) GPFS
7 4 (20.00%) Biology
7 4 (20.00%) CentOS
7 4 (20.00%) iSCSI

GPGPU
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) VLAN
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) CMake
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) SCons
General
1 11 (55.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) C++ Developer
1 11 (55.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) OpenCL
1 12 (60.00%) STL
2 11 (55.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (55.00%) OpenCV
2 11 (55.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) CUDA
2 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (55.00%) Robotics
3 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) CentOS
2 4 (20.00%) Debian
2 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Machine Learning
2 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (55.00%) Physics
2 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Computer Vision
3 5 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 4 (20.00%) Biology
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (20.00%) Visual Effects
5 3 (15.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
7 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) PhD
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.00%) VCP5
3 3 (15.00%) VCP6
4 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (5.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) GPFS
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (20.00%) VMware