Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1179 1222 1280
Rank change year-on-year +43 +58 +37
Permanent jobs citing GPGPU 10 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.019% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 13
UK median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -30.77% +69.11%
10th Percentile £34,438 £38,750 £35,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year -17.65% -11.92% +1.58%

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 77316 77666 91267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 40.92% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58373 63794 73158
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +33 10 £35,000 -22.22%
UK excluding London +41 7 £35,000 -17.65%
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
London +6 3 £65,000 +30.00%
South East +27 1 £47,500 +11.76%
East Midlands - 1 £31,250 -
Midlands - 1 £31,250 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (80.00%) CUDA
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) Electronics
4 5 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 5 (50.00%) Image Processing
4 5 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (50.00%) TensorFlow
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Vision
4 5 (50.00%) Torch
4 5 (50.00%) Neural Network
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) PhD
7 2 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (20.00%) OpenCL
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Robotics
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Android
8 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation

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 (10.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) RapidIO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Graduate
2 5 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Research Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) TensorFlow
1 5 (50.00%) Torch
2 2 (20.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) DirectCompute
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Renderscript
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) CUDA
2 2 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Robotics
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Vision
3 5 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (50.00%) Neural Network
3 5 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) GLSL
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Intel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft