Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 328 319
Rank change year-on-year +43 -9 -23
Permanent jobs citing OpenGL 5 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 25
West Midlands median annual salary £29,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.25% +77.78% -44.79%
10th Percentile £24,300 £34,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -11.11%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,399 3,845 3,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.46% 38.08% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,976 3,270 3,362
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing OpenGL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OpenGL in the West Midlands

OpenGL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for OpenGL in the West Midlands

OpenGL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenGL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenGL in the West Midlands

OpenGL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham +12 2 £27,750 -26.00%
Staffordshire +26 1 £27,500 -35.29% 2
OpenGL
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) DirectX
2 3 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) FMEA
3 2 (40.00%) HAZOP
3 2 (40.00%) TargetLink
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Yourdon
3 2 (40.00%) MKS
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) MathWorks
3 2 (40.00%) Simulink
3 2 (40.00%) Stateflow
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML

OpenGL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Simulink
1 2 (40.00%) Stateflow
1 2 (40.00%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) DirectX
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) FMEA
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HAZOP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) MathWorks
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) MKS