The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - - 124
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
DirectX
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
808 698 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.10% 44.32% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 656 656 906
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,025
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DirectX
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

DirectX Salary Trend in Cambridge

DirectX
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Multimedia
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) GPGPU
2 5 (83.33%) Direct3D
2 5 (83.33%) OpenCL
2 5 (83.33%) OpenGL ES
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) OpenGL
2 5 (83.33%) Direct3D Mobile
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Xbox
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Lua
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Customer Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Games Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graphics Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) OpenGL
1 5 (83.33%) Direct3D
1 5 (83.33%) OpenCL
1 5 (83.33%) OpenGL ES
1 5 (83.33%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) GPGPU
2 5 (83.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Xbox
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (16.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft