Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1092 1153 1184
Rank change year-on-year +61 +31 +105
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 9 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.036% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 6
UK median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +40.74% -46.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £43,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,800 £60,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £48,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year -5.64% +44.44% -46.00%

HLSL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 82,813 95,474 93,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.92% 55.54% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68,537 79,670 80,420
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

HLSL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HLSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 5 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 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 +56 8 £46,000 -3.16% 2
UK excluding London +46 8 £46,000 -5.64% 2
South East +14 6 £46,000 +2.22%
North West - 2 - -
North of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing HLSL 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 HLSL.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) OpenGL
2 7 (77.78%) DirectX
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 6 (66.67%) Validation
3 6 (66.67%) Image Processing
3 6 (66.67%) GLSL
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Vision
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (22.22%) HTC Vive
5 2 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (22.22%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) VTune
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Effects
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VTune
General
1 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) DirectX
1 7 (77.78%) OpenGL
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) HTC Vive
1 2 (22.22%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Vision
2 6 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Effects
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) GLSL
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree