Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 950 995 975
Rank change year-on-year +45 -20 +52
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 223 211 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 168 162 260
UK median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 67,453 71,611 75,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.29% 40.36% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55,888 59,262 65,798
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Top 16 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 19 September 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 +29 200 £46,250 +8.82% 39
UK excluding London +52 178 £40,000 -5.88% 33
South East +27 63 £40,000 -13.51% 16
London +27 42 £55,000 +22.22% 10
East of England +3 40 £52,500 +23.53% 5
North of England +40 23 £42,000 +5.00% 3
South West +22 22 £36,750 -2.00% 1
Scotland +6 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Midlands +22 10 £55,000 +86.44% 4
North West +7 10 £35,500 -25.26% 3
North East -9 10 £47,500 +18.75%
West Midlands +28 9 £55,000 +86.44% 2
Wales +13 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +17 3 £32,500 -13.33%
East Midlands +5 1 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 164 (73.54%) C++
2 102 (45.74%) Software Engineering
3 83 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (36.32%) Mathematics
5 66 (29.60%) Algorithms
6 63 (28.25%) Degree
6 63 (28.25%) C#
6 63 (28.25%) Windows
7 62 (27.80%) Games
8 57 (25.56%) C
9 55 (24.66%) HTML
10 53 (23.77%) DirectX
10 53 (23.77%) WebGL
11 52 (23.32%) GLSL
11 52 (23.32%) JavaScript
12 51 (22.87%) CSS
12 51 (22.87%) Computer Science
13 48 (21.52%) Linux
14 47 (21.08%) Git (software)
15 46 (20.63%) Scrum
16 43 (19.28%) Java
16 43 (19.28%) Android
17 41 (18.39%) Qt
17 41 (18.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 40 (17.94%) Visualisation
19 39 (17.49%) CUDA
19 39 (17.49%) TDD
20 35 (15.70%) MFC
21 33 (14.80%) jQuery
22 32 (14.35%) Python

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 5 (2.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (2.24%) Alfresco
1 5 (2.24%) Documentum
1 5 (2.24%) Drupal
1 5 (2.24%) FileNet
1 5 (2.24%) Liferay
1 5 (2.24%) LiveCycle
1 5 (2.24%) LiveLink
1 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (3.14%) Simulink
1 7 (3.14%) Stateflow
1 7 (3.14%) TargetLink
2 4 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) iTunes
2 4 (1.79%) GitHub
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) HTTP
2 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.69%) SQLite
3 3 (1.35%) GIS
3 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.56%) Grunt
2 28 (12.56%) gulp
2 28 (12.56%) webpack
3 19 (8.52%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.48%) Subversion
5 7 (3.14%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.14%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.14%) Xcode
6 5 (2.24%) Ant
6 5 (2.24%) JIRA
7 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.79%) VTune
8 3 (1.35%) Gradle
9 1 (0.45%) CMake
9 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (27.80%) Games
2 25 (11.21%) Electronics
3 22 (9.87%) Finance
4 15 (6.73%) Automotive
5 10 (4.48%) Advertising
6 7 (3.14%) Law
6 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.69%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.69%) Military
8 5 (2.24%) Marketing
9 3 (1.35%) Banking
9 3 (1.35%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.90%) Retail
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (55.16%) Developer
2 62 (27.80%) Software Engineer
3 55 (24.66%) C++ Developer
4 44 (19.73%) C++ Software Engineer
5 29 (13.00%) Node.js Developer
6 28 (12.56%) HTML CSS Developer
6 28 (12.56%) HTML Developer
6 28 (12.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 28 (12.56%) React Developer
7 21 (9.42%) C Software Engineer
7 21 (9.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (8.97%) Lead Developer
9 18 (8.07%) C# Developer
9 18 (8.07%) Software Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Applications Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Games Developer
11 15 (6.73%) C++ Games Developer
11 15 (6.73%) Computer Engineer
11 15 (6.73%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 14 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.66%) HTML
2 53 (23.77%) DirectX
2 53 (23.77%) WebGL
3 51 (22.87%) CSS
4 41 (18.39%) Qt
4 41 (18.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 35 (15.70%) MFC
6 33 (14.80%) jQuery
7 30 (13.45%) Node.js
8 29 (13.00%) AngularJS
8 29 (13.00%) React
9 25 (11.21%) Direct3D
10 19 (8.52%) .NET
10 19 (8.52%) TensorFlow
11 17 (7.62%) OpenGL ES
12 16 (7.17%) HTML5
12 16 (7.17%) Vulkan
13 15 (6.73%) OpenCL
14 14 (6.28%) JNI
14 14 (6.28%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 66 (29.60%) Algorithms
2 51 (22.87%) Computer Science
3 39 (17.49%) CUDA
4 25 (11.21%) 3D Graphics
5 15 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (5.83%) Data Structures
7 12 (5.38%) Mobile Games
8 11 (4.93%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (3.59%) User Experience
10 7 (3.14%) iPhone
10 7 (3.14%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (2.69%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (2.24%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.24%) Xbox
13 4 (1.79%) GPGPU
13 4 (1.79%) PlayStation
14 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
14 3 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.25%) Windows
2 48 (21.52%) Linux
3 43 (19.28%) Android
4 22 (9.87%) Apple iOS
5 17 (7.62%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.45%) Unix
7 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (45.74%) Software Engineering
2 83 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (36.32%) Mathematics
4 46 (20.63%) Scrum
5 40 (17.94%) Visualisation
6 39 (17.49%) TDD
7 31 (13.90%) Computer Vision
7 31 (13.90%) Image Processing
8 27 (12.11%) SDLC
9 21 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 20 (8.97%) Game Development
10 20 (8.97%) OO
11 19 (8.52%) Video Processing
12 18 (8.07%) Android Development
12 18 (8.07%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.62%) Multithreading
14 16 (7.17%) UML
15 14 (6.28%) Front End Development
15 14 (6.28%) Machine Learning
16 12 (5.38%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 164 (73.54%) C++
2 63 (28.25%) C#
3 57 (25.56%) C
4 52 (23.32%) GLSL
4 52 (23.32%) JavaScript
5 43 (19.28%) Java
6 32 (14.35%) Python
7 27 (12.11%) MATLAB
8 24 (10.76%) Objective-C
9 23 (10.31%) Embedded C
10 18 (8.07%) Embedded C++
11 13 (5.83%) HLSL
12 7 (3.14%) SQL
13 6 (2.69%) ActionScript
14 5 (2.24%) ActionScript 3.0
14 5 (2.24%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.24%) VC++
15 4 (1.79%) Delphi
15 4 (1.79%) R
16 3 (1.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 63 (28.25%) Degree
2 29 (13.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.79%) PhD
4 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) HAZOP
2 4 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (2.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.14%) MathWorks
2 7 (3.14%) MKS
3 6 (2.69%) Adobe
4 5 (2.24%) FatWire
4 5 (2.24%) IBM
4 5 (2.24%) Interwoven
4 5 (2.24%) OpenText
4 5 (2.24%) Sencha
4 5 (2.24%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.24%) Vignette
4 5 (2.24%) Xerox
5 4 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) Intel
7 1 (0.45%) Samsung