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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 106 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.66% -
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
587 776 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.71% 43.64% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 508 672 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) GLSL
3 2 (40.00%) Direct3D
3 2 (40.00%) OpenCL
3 2 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (40.00%) HLSL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) Xbox
4 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (20.00%) Direct3D Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) PlayStation
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) OpenVG
4 1 (20.00%) 3D Rendering
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) GPGPU
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) Direct3D
2 2 (40.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (20.00%) Direct3D Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) OpenVG
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) GPGPU
3 1 (20.00%) Xbox
3 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (20.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Rendering
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) GLSL
2 2 (40.00%) HLSL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft