The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 125 104
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.094% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.31% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.49%
DirectX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
683 652 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.40% 30.77% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 604 607 445
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DirectX
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the Birmingham region.

DirectX Salary Trend in Birmingham

DirectX
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing DirectX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DirectX.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Games

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing DirectX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DirectX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++