Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1141 1190 1228
Rank change year-on-year +49 +38 +79
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 16 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.008% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,250 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% +5.67% -25.38%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,188 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +39.29% -17.65% +34.92%

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 72,676 78,358 80,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.11% 44.60% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56,236 58,935 66,058
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Top 6 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 23 October 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
England +36 11 £60,000 +17.07% 9
London +32 9 £65,000 - 6
UK excluding London +30 7 £48,750 +39.29% 3
Scotland - 5 - -
East of England +28 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South East +6 1 £60,000 +26.32% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Machine Learning
4 8 (50.00%) OpenCL
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Vision
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Games
6 6 (37.50%) Automotive
6 6 (37.50%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) OpenGL
6 6 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Linear Algebra
6 6 (37.50%) TensorFlow
7 5 (31.25%) People Management
7 5 (31.25%) MISRA C
7 5 (31.25%) MISRA
7 5 (31.25%) Clang
7 5 (31.25%) Vulkan
7 5 (31.25%) ISO 26262
7 5 (31.25%) FMEA
7 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
7 5 (31.25%) Renesas
7 5 (31.25%) Kanban
7 5 (31.25%) Parallel Programming
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) CUDA
7 5 (31.25%) LLVM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) HBase
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Clang
2 1 (6.25%) CMake
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (43.75%) Games
2 6 (37.50%) Automotive
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Vision Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Research Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Architect
3 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Python Software Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) OpenCL
2 6 (37.50%) OpenGL
2 6 (37.50%) TensorFlow
3 5 (31.25%) LLVM
3 5 (31.25%) Vulkan
4 4 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (12.50%) DirectCompute
5 2 (12.50%) Qt
5 2 (12.50%) Renderscript
5 2 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (6.25%) NumPy
6 1 (6.25%) OpenCV
6 1 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (6.25%) PySpark
6 1 (6.25%) SciPy
6 1 (6.25%) STL
6 1 (6.25%) Theano
6 1 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CUDA
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Robotics
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Machine Learning
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Vision
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Linear Algebra
5 5 (31.25%) FMEA
5 5 (31.25%) Kanban
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Parallel Programming
5 5 (31.25%) People Management
5 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Data Science
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Physics
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) R
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) GLSL
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) IEC 61508
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 26262
1 5 (31.25%) MISRA
1 5 (31.25%) MISRA C
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Renesas
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau