Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 967 1010 1041
Rank change year-on-year +43 +31 -55
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 240 233 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 171 219 211
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £24,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +3.90%

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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Top 13 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 21 November 2017. 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 +29 222 £47,500 +18.75% 18
UK excluding London +77 185 £47,500 +18.75% 18
South East +78 77 £47,500 +35.71% 5
East of England +42 77 £52,000 +22.35% 4
London -23 53 £45,000 +2.86% 3
Scotland -10 16 £45,000 +15.38% 3
North of England -7 9 £40,000 - 2
Midlands +25 4 £42,500 +88.89%
West Midlands +6 4 £42,500 +88.89%
North West -21 4 £57,500 +43.75%
Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -
North East +8 2 £38,750 -3.13% 2
South West - 2 £37,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL.

1 203 (84.58%) C++
2 131 (54.58%) Software Engineering
3 125 (52.08%) Mathematics
4 107 (44.58%) Degree
5 103 (42.92%) Computer Science
6 91 (37.92%) Windows
7 81 (33.75%) Algorithms
8 79 (32.92%) Qt
9 77 (32.08%) Visual Studio
10 76 (31.67%) C#
11 75 (31.25%) Git (software)
12 73 (30.42%) Python
13 70 (29.17%) Physics
14 67 (27.92%) MFC
15 60 (25.00%) Linux
16 59 (24.58%) PhD
17 58 (24.17%) OOD
17 58 (24.17%) DirectX
17 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
18 53 (22.08%) Games
19 49 (20.42%) Multithreading
20 45 (18.75%) WinForms
21 40 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
21 40 (16.67%) C
22 39 (16.25%) .NET
22 39 (16.25%) CUDA
23 36 (15.00%) Android
24 33 (13.75%) OO
25 31 (12.92%) Mobile Development
26 30 (12.50%) Java

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 7 (2.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.25%) Abaqus
2 3 (1.25%) Autodesk Inventor
2 3 (1.25%) NASTRAN
2 3 (1.25%) Siemens NX
2 3 (1.25%) Solid Edge
2 3 (1.25%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.42%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.42%) Blender
3 1 (0.42%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.50%) iTunes
3 3 (1.25%) Google Play
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) DVB
2 6 (2.50%) AMQP
3 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.67%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.92%) Big Data
1 7 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.50%) MySQL
3 5 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.42%) GIS
5 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (32.08%) Visual Studio
2 75 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.42%) Subversion
4 9 (3.75%) JIRA
4 9 (3.75%) Xcode
5 8 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.25%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.25%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.83%) WebSharper
10 1 (0.42%) CMake
10 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 53 (22.08%) Games
2 11 (4.58%) Electronics
2 11 (4.58%) Multimedia
3 7 (2.92%) Automotive
3 7 (2.92%) Legal
4 5 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 120 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 85 (35.42%) C++ Software Engineer
3 75 (31.25%) Developer
4 26 (10.83%) C++ Developer
5 19 (7.92%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.08%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) 3D Software Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) Mobile Engineer
9 11 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.58%) 3D Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Android Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Programmer
10 10 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.75%) Embedded Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.92%) Qt
2 67 (27.92%) MFC
3 58 (24.17%) DirectX
4 45 (18.75%) WinForms
5 39 (16.25%) .NET
6 23 (9.58%) OpenCL
7 22 (9.17%) Vulkan
8 20 (8.33%) HEVC
9 18 (7.50%) STL
9 18 (7.50%) WebGL
10 16 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 15 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 14 (5.83%) HTML
13 13 (5.42%) CSS
14 12 (5.00%) Direct3D
14 12 (5.00%) OpenGL ES
15 10 (4.17%) WPF
16 8 (3.33%) D-Bus
16 8 (3.33%) GStreamer
17 7 (2.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (42.92%) Computer Science
2 81 (33.75%) Algorithms
3 40 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
4 39 (16.25%) CUDA
5 22 (9.17%) Augmented Reality
6 14 (5.83%) Mobile App
7 13 (5.42%) iPad
8 8 (3.33%) BBC
8 8 (3.33%) Digital TV
8 8 (3.33%) IPTV
8 8 (3.33%) Media Streaming
8 8 (3.33%) MPEG
8 8 (3.33%) STB
9 7 (2.92%) Animation
10 6 (2.50%) iPhone
10 6 (2.50%) Xbox
11 5 (2.08%) User Experience
12 4 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.25%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 91 (37.92%) Windows
2 60 (25.00%) Linux
3 36 (15.00%) Android
4 26 (10.83%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.83%) Unix
6 9 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (54.58%) Software Engineering
2 125 (52.08%) Mathematics
3 70 (29.17%) Physics
4 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (24.17%) OOD
5 49 (20.42%) Multithreading
6 33 (13.75%) OO
7 31 (12.92%) Mobile Development
8 23 (9.58%) Android Development
9 22 (9.17%) Computer Vision
10 17 (7.08%) Image Processing
10 17 (7.08%) OOP
10 17 (7.08%) Open Source
10 17 (7.08%) SDLC
11 16 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
11 16 (6.67%) Scrum
12 14 (5.83%) 3D Modelling
12 14 (5.83%) UML
13 13 (5.42%) iOS Development
13 13 (5.42%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 203 (84.58%) C++
2 76 (31.67%) C#
3 73 (30.42%) Python
4 40 (16.67%) C
5 30 (12.50%) Java
6 29 (12.08%) JavaScript
7 25 (10.42%) GLSL
8 14 (5.83%) HLSL
8 14 (5.83%) MATLAB
8 14 (5.83%) SQL
9 10 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.17%) Fortran
10 9 (3.75%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.50%) Apple Swift
11 6 (2.50%) Assembly Language
11 6 (2.50%) Lua
11 6 (2.50%) PHP
12 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.25%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 107 (44.58%) Degree
2 59 (24.58%) PhD
3 16 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) OIPF
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) systemd
Vendors
1 11 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.33%) Apple
2 8 (3.33%) Arqiva
2 8 (3.33%) BT
2 8 (3.33%) CA
3 6 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.08%) Google
5 4 (1.67%) Broadcom
6 3 (1.25%) ANSYS
7 2 (0.83%) Twitter
8 1 (0.42%) Canon
8 1 (0.42%) ESRI
8 1 (0.42%) Facebook
8 1 (0.42%) Intel
8 1 (0.42%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.42%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.42%) Perforce
8 1 (0.42%) Samsung