Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 955 949 1001
Rank change year-on-year -6 +52 +78
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 185 257 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 161 184 201
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -4.19%

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 62,961 72,114 72,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.53% 40.14% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51,712 60,032 62,959
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +20 176 £52,500 +10.53% 50
UK excluding London -24 132 £45,000 -5.26% 38
South East +1 60 £49,250 +3.68% 10
London +67 51 £55,000 +18.92% 13
South West +41 23 £37,500 - 2
North of England +40 18 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East of England -41 18 £52,500 - 17
North West +28 12 £36,000 -26.15% 5
Midlands +38 6 £33,500 -16.25% 3
North East +9 6 £47,500 +26.67%
West Midlands +43 5 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Wales - 4 - - 1
Scotland -24 3 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 138 (74.59%) C++
2 103 (55.68%) Software Engineering
3 75 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (39.46%) C#
5 62 (33.51%) Mathematics
6 60 (32.43%) Degree
7 55 (29.73%) Games
8 46 (24.86%) DirectX
9 45 (24.32%) Computer Science
10 42 (22.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 42 (22.70%) HTML
11 40 (21.62%) Algorithms
12 39 (21.08%) Python
13 37 (20.00%) Java
13 37 (20.00%) CSS
13 37 (20.00%) Windows
13 37 (20.00%) WebGL
13 37 (20.00%) Qt
14 33 (17.84%) Direct3D
15 31 (16.76%) Android
16 30 (16.22%) JavaScript
16 30 (16.22%) Scrum
17 29 (15.68%) MFC
17 29 (15.68%) Linux
17 29 (15.68%) Computer Vision
18 27 (14.59%) C
19 26 (14.05%) Aerospace
19 26 (14.05%) Self-Motivation
20 24 (12.97%) Machine Learning
20 24 (12.97%) GLSL

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 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.08%) Simulink
2 2 (1.08%) Stateflow
2 2 (1.08%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) GitHub
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Google Play
3 1 (0.54%) iTunes
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) LAN
2 1 (0.54%) RS-232
2 1 (0.54%) RS-422
2 1 (0.54%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.54%) GIS
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.49%) Grunt
3 12 (6.49%) gulp
3 12 (6.49%) webpack
4 6 (3.24%) JIRA
5 4 (2.16%) Subversion
5 4 (2.16%) VTune
6 3 (1.62%) Gradle
6 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.62%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.54%) CMake
8 1 (0.54%) GitLab
General
1 55 (29.73%) Games
2 26 (14.05%) Aerospace
3 22 (11.89%) Electronics
4 8 (4.32%) Automotive
5 7 (3.78%) Finance
6 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.24%) Marketing
6 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (45.95%) Developer
2 73 (39.46%) Software Engineer
3 46 (24.86%) C++ Developer
4 28 (15.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (12.97%) C++ Games Developer
5 24 (12.97%) Games Developer
6 22 (11.89%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.89%) Lead Developer
7 18 (9.73%) C++/C# Developer
8 17 (9.19%) Applications Developer
9 13 (7.03%) C++ Applications Developer
9 13 (7.03%) Lead C# Developer
10 12 (6.49%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (6.49%) HTML Developer
10 12 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (6.49%) Node.js Developer
10 12 (6.49%) React Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Architect
11 9 (4.86%) Software Architect
12 8 (4.32%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.86%) DirectX
2 42 (22.70%) HTML
2 42 (22.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 37 (20.00%) CSS
3 37 (20.00%) Qt
3 37 (20.00%) WebGL
4 33 (17.84%) Direct3D
5 29 (15.68%) MFC
6 23 (12.43%) .NET
6 23 (12.43%) HTML5
7 20 (10.81%) JNI
8 18 (9.73%) XML
9 13 (7.03%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.03%) OpenGL ES
9 13 (7.03%) React
10 12 (6.49%) .NET Framework
10 12 (6.49%) jQuery
10 12 (6.49%) JSON
10 12 (6.49%) Node.js
10 12 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.62%) Algorithms
2 26 (14.05%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (10.27%) Mobile Games
4 18 (9.73%) Mobile App
5 17 (9.19%) CUDA
6 12 (6.49%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (5.95%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (5.41%) Augmented Reality
9 9 (4.86%) Data Structures
10 8 (4.32%) User Experience
11 7 (3.78%) GPGPU
11 7 (3.78%) Video\Live Streaming
12 6 (3.24%) Social Media
13 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
13 4 (2.16%) Robotics
14 3 (1.62%) Acoustics
14 3 (1.62%) Vector Graphics
15 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
15 1 (0.54%) Oculus Rift
15 1 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.00%) Windows
2 31 (16.76%) Android
3 29 (15.68%) Linux
4 17 (9.19%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.32%) Robot Operating System
6 8 (4.32%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) Unix
8 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (55.68%) Software Engineering
2 75 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (33.51%) Mathematics
4 45 (24.32%) Computer Science
5 30 (16.22%) Scrum
6 29 (15.68%) Computer Vision
7 24 (12.97%) Machine Learning
8 22 (11.89%) Game Development
9 21 (11.35%) Visualisation
10 20 (10.81%) SDLC
11 16 (8.65%) Multithreading
11 16 (8.65%) TDD
12 14 (7.57%) Android Development
12 14 (7.57%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (7.03%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (7.03%) OO
14 11 (5.95%) Business Development
14 11 (5.95%) OOP
14 11 (5.95%) Software Architecture
14 11 (5.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (74.59%) C++
2 73 (39.46%) C#
3 39 (21.08%) Python
4 37 (20.00%) Java
5 30 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 27 (14.59%) C
7 24 (12.97%) GLSL
8 23 (12.43%) Objective-C
9 14 (7.57%) MATLAB
9 14 (7.57%) SQL
10 12 (6.49%) HLSL
11 6 (3.24%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.24%) Elixir
11 6 (3.24%) Erlang
12 5 (2.70%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.16%) Delphi
13 4 (2.16%) VC++
14 3 (1.62%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.62%) R
15 2 (1.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 60 (32.43%) Degree
2 22 (11.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.49%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.16%) PhD
5 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) GDPR
2 2 (1.08%) HAZOP
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (3.24%) SAP
2 5 (2.70%) Google
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.08%) MathWorks
4 2 (1.08%) MKS
5 1 (0.54%) Apple
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle