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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
UK
Rank 863 938 949
Rank change year-on-year +75 +11  
Permanent jobs citing HLSL 2 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.004% 0.006% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Median salary £42,500 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £62,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £62,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -40.00% +38.88%  

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 45693 52749 53133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.47% 51.55% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38788 45434 45140
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 March 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
England +107 2 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
London - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -

HLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) DirectX
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Games
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Effects
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) GLSL
4 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Automotive
5 2 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (33.33%) HTC Vive
5 2 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (33.33%) Code Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Vision
6 1 (16.67%) Game Development
6 1 (16.67%) Structured Programming
6 1 (16.67%) R
6 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (16.67%) CryEngine

HLSL
Top Related 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 4 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Games Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Graphics Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Graphics Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Games Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Games Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Games Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Graphics Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Graphics Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) DirectX
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (16.67%) CryEngine
3 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (33.33%) HTC Vive
2 2 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Effects
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Code Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) 3D Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Vision
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Game Development
5 1 (16.67%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) GLSL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
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