Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1157 1172 1273
Rank change year-on-year +15 +101 +34
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 19 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.011% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 1
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +34.92% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,470 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £65,000 £33,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,250 £42,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -26.47% +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 74,405 73,674 87,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.29% 42.84% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57,931 58,674 70,633
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,558
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.18% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 June 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 +2 16 £60,000 +41.18% 2
London +3 10 £60,000 -7.69% 1
UK excluding London +6 8 £31,250 -26.47% 2
East of England - 5 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £31,250 - 1
Midlands - 1 £31,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) C++
3 11 (57.89%) Machine Learning
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) OpenCL
6 8 (42.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
6 8 (42.11%) C
7 7 (36.84%) CUDA
8 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (31.58%) Android
8 6 (31.58%) Renderscript
8 6 (31.58%) DirectCompute
8 6 (31.58%) Docker
8 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
8 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
8 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
9 5 (26.32%) Solaris
9 5 (26.32%) CCNA
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
9 5 (26.32%) Python
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) logstash
9 5 (26.32%) Kibana
9 5 (26.32%) Graylog
9 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
9 5 (26.32%) LXC
9 5 (26.32%) Graphite

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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (26.32%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Clang
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) AWS Architect
2 5 (26.32%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Architect
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Research Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) OpenCL
2 6 (31.58%) DirectCompute
2 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
2 6 (31.58%) Renderscript
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) TensorFlow
5 2 (10.53%) LLVM
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Vulkan
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (5.26%) NumPy
6 1 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.26%) SciPy
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) CUDA
2 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
3 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
4 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (10.53%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 5 (26.32%) Mac OS
3 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Machine Learning
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 5 (26.32%) Network Management
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Vision
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Data Science
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) FMEA
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Linear Algebra
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Parallel Programming
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (5.26%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) GLSL
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) R
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) F#
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNA
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 26262
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
2 5 (26.32%) LXC
2 5 (26.32%) Xen
3 1 (5.26%) HDFS
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Grafana
1 5 (26.32%) Graphite
1 5 (26.32%) Graylog
1 5 (26.32%) Kibana
1 5 (26.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Renesas
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) VMware