Period
to 23 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenGL
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 949 1008 1041
Rank change year-on-year +59 +33 -65
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 240 231 255
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% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 168 217 205
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,175 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £74,000
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 72188 74049 82710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60025 64270 70733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 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 23 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 +43 222 £47,500 +18.75% 19
UK excluding London +94 184 £47,500 +18.75% 19
South East +67 78 £47,500 +26.67% 2
East of England +43 76 £52,000 +22.35% 6
London -35 54 £45,000 +2.86% 3
Scotland 0 16 £45,000 +15.38% 3
North of England -12 8 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +11 4 £42,500 +88.89% 2
West Midlands +5 4 £42,500 +88.89% 1
North West -39 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
North East +10 2 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £37,000 -
South West - 2 £37,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 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
4 109 (45.42%) Degree
5 103 (42.92%) Computer Science
6 90 (37.50%) Windows
7 81 (33.75%) Algorithms
8 80 (33.33%) Qt
9 75 (31.25%) C#
9 75 (31.25%) Visual Studio
10 74 (30.83%) Git (software)
11 73 (30.42%) Python
12 70 (29.17%) Physics
13 66 (27.50%) MFC
14 61 (25.42%) Linux
15 59 (24.58%) PhD
15 59 (24.58%) DirectX
16 58 (24.17%) OOD
16 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (22.50%) Games
18 49 (20.42%) Multithreading
19 45 (18.75%) WinForms
20 40 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
20 40 (16.67%) C
21 38 (15.83%) .NET
21 38 (15.83%) CUDA
22 36 (15.00%) Android
23 33 (13.75%) OO
24 31 (12.92%) Java
24 31 (12.92%) Mobile Development

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%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.42%) Maya
3 1 (0.42%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.08%) iTunes
3 3 (1.25%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) Google Play
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 75 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 74 (30.83%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.42%) Subversion
4 9 (3.75%) JIRA
5 8 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.33%) Xcode
6 7 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.83%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.83%) WebSharper
9 1 (0.42%) CMake
9 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 54 (22.50%) Games
2 11 (4.58%) Electronics
2 11 (4.58%) Multimedia
3 7 (2.92%) Automotive
4 6 (2.50%) Legal
5 5 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Law
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 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 18 (7.50%) 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%) Android Developer
10 10 (4.17%) 3D 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%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (33.33%) Qt
2 66 (27.50%) MFC
3 59 (24.58%) DirectX
4 45 (18.75%) WinForms
5 38 (15.83%) .NET
6 22 (9.17%) OpenCL
6 22 (9.17%) Vulkan
7 20 (8.33%) HEVC
8 18 (7.50%) STL
8 18 (7.50%) WebGL
9 16 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 15 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 13 (5.42%) HTML
12 12 (5.00%) CSS
12 12 (5.00%) Direct3D
13 11 (4.58%) OpenGL ES
14 10 (4.17%) WPF
15 8 (3.33%) D-Bus
15 8 (3.33%) GStreamer
16 7 (2.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (42.92%) Computer Science
2 81 (33.75%) Algorithms
3 40 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
4 38 (15.83%) CUDA
5 23 (9.58%) Augmented Reality
6 13 (5.42%) Mobile App
7 11 (4.58%) 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 90 (37.50%) Windows
2 61 (25.42%) Linux
3 36 (15.00%) Android
4 25 (10.42%) Apple iOS
5 15 (6.25%) 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
8 23 (9.58%) Computer Vision
9 18 (7.50%) Image Processing
10 17 (7.08%) OOP
10 17 (7.08%) SDLC
11 16 (6.67%) Open Source
11 16 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
11 16 (6.67%) Scrum
12 13 (5.42%) Regression Testing
12 13 (5.42%) UML
12 13 (5.42%) Visualisation
13 12 (5.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 203 (84.58%) C++
2 75 (31.25%) C#
3 73 (30.42%) Python
4 40 (16.67%) C
5 31 (12.92%) Java
6 28 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 25 (10.42%) GLSL
8 15 (6.25%) HLSL
9 14 (5.83%) MATLAB
9 14 (5.83%) SQL
10 10 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.17%) Fortran
11 8 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.50%) Assembly Language
12 6 (2.50%) Lua
12 6 (2.50%) PHP
13 5 (2.08%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.25%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 109 (45.42%) 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 5 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.67%) Broadcom
4 4 (1.67%) Google
5 3 (1.25%) ANSYS
6 2 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) Canon
7 1 (0.42%) ESRI
7 1 (0.42%) Intel
7 1 (0.42%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.42%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.42%) Perforce
7 1 (0.42%) Samsung