The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 112 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 15 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 0.95% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 1.95% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -46.56%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.28%
DirectX
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
681 770 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 36.97% 48.83% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 601 714 491
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DirectX
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

DirectX Salary Trend in Bristol

DirectX
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

DirectX Salary Histogram in Bristol

DirectX
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) OOA/OOD
2 14 (93.33%) Data Modelling
2 14 (93.33%) OOD
2 14 (93.33%) Qt
3 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Games
5 5 (33.33%) MFC
6 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
7 3 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.67%) OLE
8 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) ODBC
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) VC++

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (73.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Graduate
3 5 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Qt
2 5 (33.33%) MFC
3 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.67%) OLE
4 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Physics
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) OOA/OOD
1 14 (93.33%) Data Modelling
1 14 (93.33%) OOD
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) VC++
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree