Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenGL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenGL over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 926 981 1068
Rank change year-on-year +55 +87 -71
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 255 193 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 179 161 191
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £75,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%

OpenGL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,974 69,033 81,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.76% 39.56% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59,993 59,426 69,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenGL over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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 +61 226 £52,500 +31.25% 47
UK excluding London +70 196 £50,000 +25.00% 42
East of England +43 93 £52,500 +40.00% 12
South East +41 62 £47,500 +11.76% 13
London -18 53 £60,000 +33.33% 11
Scotland -6 23 £50,000 +28.21% 6
North of England -14 11 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North West -31 5 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +4 4 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £35,750 - 2
West Midlands +5 3 £42,500 +61.90% 2
South West - 3 £37,500 - 2
North East -16 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £42,500 +6.25% 3

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL.

1 190 (74.51%) C++
2 133 (52.16%) Software Engineering
3 123 (48.24%) Mathematics
4 92 (36.08%) Degree
5 91 (35.69%) Computer Science
6 85 (33.33%) Python
7 83 (32.55%) Algorithms
8 68 (26.67%) Windows
9 67 (26.27%) C
9 67 (26.27%) C#
10 66 (25.88%) Visual Studio
11 62 (24.31%) Linux
12 59 (23.14%) DirectX
12 59 (23.14%) Qt
13 56 (21.96%) Games
14 55 (21.57%) Git (software)
15 53 (20.78%) Physics
16 52 (20.39%) Multithreading
17 51 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 47 (18.43%) MFC
19 45 (17.65%) CUDA
20 43 (16.86%) OOD
21 41 (16.08%) PhD
22 40 (15.69%) .NET
22 40 (15.69%) Vulkan
23 38 (14.90%) WebGL
24 37 (14.51%) WinForms
25 36 (14.12%) Computer Vision
26 34 (13.33%) Android
27 33 (12.94%) Amazon AWS

OpenGL
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 6 (2.35%) CMS
2 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Abaqus
1 6 (2.35%) NASTRAN
1 6 (2.35%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.39%) Maya
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) NUKE
3 1 (0.39%) Simulink
3 1 (0.39%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.39%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.96%) GitHub
3 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.18%) iTunes
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.14%) DVB
2 4 (1.57%) HbbTV
3 2 (0.78%) AMQP
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.53%) Big Data
2 5 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.78%) GIS
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (25.88%) Visual Studio
2 55 (21.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.92%) JIRA
4 9 (3.53%) Subversion
5 7 (2.75%) Grunt
5 7 (2.75%) gulp
5 7 (2.75%) webpack
6 5 (1.96%) Xcode
7 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.78%) CMake
8 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.78%) WebSharper
9 1 (0.39%) Clang
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) GitLab
9 1 (0.39%) SCons
9 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.39%) TestRail
General
1 56 (21.96%) Games
2 13 (5.10%) Multimedia
3 8 (3.14%) Automotive
3 8 (3.14%) Legal
4 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.35%) Electronics
6 5 (1.96%) Law
6 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.57%) Finance
8 3 (1.18%) Marketing
9 2 (0.78%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 90 (35.29%) Developer
3 76 (29.80%) C++ Software Engineer
4 25 (9.80%) Computer Engineer
4 25 (9.80%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 23 (9.02%) Software Developer
6 18 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.06%) C++ Developer
7 17 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
8 15 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.49%) Programmer
9 14 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (5.10%) C Software Engineer
10 13 (5.10%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) 3D Developer
11 12 (4.71%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
14 9 (3.53%) 3D Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.14%) DirectX
1 59 (23.14%) Qt
2 47 (18.43%) MFC
3 40 (15.69%) .NET
3 40 (15.69%) Vulkan
4 38 (14.90%) WebGL
5 37 (14.51%) WinForms
6 33 (12.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 31 (12.16%) HEVC
8 27 (10.59%) OpenCL
9 16 (6.27%) HTML
10 15 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
10 15 (5.88%) React
11 13 (5.10%) Direct3D
11 13 (5.10%) WPF
12 12 (4.71%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.71%) HTML5
13 10 (3.92%) CSS
14 9 (3.53%) WCF
15 8 (3.14%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 91 (35.69%) Computer Science
2 83 (32.55%) Algorithms
3 45 (17.65%) CUDA
4 27 (10.59%) Augmented Reality
5 25 (9.80%) 3D Graphics
6 11 (4.31%) Animation
6 11 (4.31%) Robotics
6 11 (4.31%) User Experience
7 8 (3.14%) BBC
7 8 (3.14%) Digital TV
7 8 (3.14%) iPad
7 8 (3.14%) iPhone
7 8 (3.14%) IPTV
7 8 (3.14%) Media Streaming
7 8 (3.14%) MPEG
7 8 (3.14%) STB
8 6 (2.35%) Xbox
9 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.18%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.67%) Windows
2 62 (24.31%) Linux
3 34 (13.33%) Android
4 17 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.31%) Unix
6 9 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (52.16%) Software Engineering
2 123 (48.24%) Mathematics
3 53 (20.78%) Physics
4 52 (20.39%) Multithreading
5 51 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (16.86%) OOD
7 36 (14.12%) Computer Vision
8 28 (10.98%) Visualisation
9 24 (9.41%) Image Processing
10 22 (8.63%) Code Optimisation
11 21 (8.24%) Machine Learning
12 19 (7.45%) Scrum
13 17 (6.67%) Android Development
13 17 (6.67%) OO
14 16 (6.27%) Mobile Development
15 14 (5.49%) 3D Modelling
15 14 (5.49%) Performance Optimisation
15 14 (5.49%) SDLC
15 14 (5.49%) Video Processing
16 13 (5.10%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (74.51%) C++
2 85 (33.33%) Python
3 67 (26.27%) C
3 67 (26.27%) C#
4 30 (11.76%) Java
4 30 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 26 (10.20%) GLSL
6 25 (9.80%) SQL
7 22 (8.63%) JavaScript
8 17 (6.67%) HLSL
9 15 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.53%) Assembly Language
10 9 (3.53%) Embedded C
10 9 (3.53%) Embedded C++
10 9 (3.53%) Ruby
11 6 (2.35%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.96%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.57%) PHP
13 4 (1.57%) XAML
14 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (36.08%) Degree
2 41 (16.08%) PhD
3 24 (9.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.18%) ISEB
4 3 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) OIPF
2 1 (0.39%) HAZOP
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Firmware
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) systemd
Vendors
1 11 (4.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.14%) Apple
2 8 (3.14%) Arqiva
2 8 (3.14%) BT
2 8 (3.14%) CA
3 6 (2.35%) ANSYS
4 4 (1.57%) Adobe
4 4 (1.57%) Broadcom
4 4 (1.57%) Google
5 2 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.39%) Canon
6 1 (0.39%) ESRI
6 1 (0.39%) Intel
6 1 (0.39%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.39%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.39%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.39%) MKS
6 1 (0.39%) Perforce
6 1 (0.39%) Samsung