The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 121 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.100% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.23% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 866 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.00% 43.19% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 706 789 962
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
DirectX
Cambridgeshire

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 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Physics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Lua
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Xbox

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Graphics Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Physics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree