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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 129 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.21% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.45%
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
823 962 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 49.38% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 709 856 641
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 17 (94.44%) Data Structures
2 17 (94.44%) OOA/OOD
2 17 (94.44%) Data Modelling
2 17 (94.44%) OOD
2 17 (94.44%) Qt
3 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Physics
4 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Games
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) MFC
7 4 (22.22%) OpenGL
8 3 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
9 2 (11.11%) Game Development
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) OLE
9 2 (11.11%) ODBC
10 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
10 1 (5.56%) VC++
10 1 (5.56%) Degree

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Graduate
3 7 (38.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Qt
2 6 (33.33%) MFC
3 4 (22.22%) OpenGL
4 2 (11.11%) OLE
4 2 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 17 (94.44%) Data Structures
3 8 (44.44%) Physics
3 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) OOA/OOD
1 17 (94.44%) Data Modelling
1 17 (94.44%) OOD
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) C
3 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree