The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HLSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HLSL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 902 966
Rank change year-on-year +33 +64  
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 1 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.011% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.021% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 22
Median salary - £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -45.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - £27,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -45.00%  

HLSL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49983 51915 57092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.09% 52.79% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41936 44938 48682
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

HLSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HLSL in the UK

HLSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HLSL in the UK

HLSL
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HLSL within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
South East +49 1 - -
England +42 1 - -
West Sussex 0 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing HLSL 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 HLSL.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (100.00%) DirectX
1 3 (100.00%) GLSL
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Vision
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Programming
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCV
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Linear Algebra

HLSL
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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Graphics Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graphics Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Games Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Graphics Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Graphics Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) DirectX
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Vision
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Linear Algebra
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) GLSL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree