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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 123 123 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.34% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £34,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
586 583 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.70% 32.79% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 525 540 385
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

DirectX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (95.00%) Subversion
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (85.00%) OpenGL
4 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (70.00%) BDD
5 14 (70.00%) TDD
6 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (30.00%) Games
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Game Development
10 1 (5.00%) 3D Programming
10 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
10 1 (5.00%) Web Services
10 1 (5.00%) XML
10 1 (5.00%) Windows
10 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
10 1 (5.00%) VC++
10 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
10 1 (5.00%) HTTP
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (5.00%) MFC
10 1 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) Computer Science

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Subversion
2 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) C++ Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C++ Team Leader
3 7 (35.00%) Lead Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) VC++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.00%) MFC
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) BDD
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Game Development
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) 3D Programming
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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