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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 104 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.14% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.75% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.29%
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
570 801 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.45% 43.53% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 501 702 811
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
3 6 (75.00%) Direct3D
3 6 (75.00%) OpenCL
3 6 (75.00%) OpenGL ES
4 5 (62.50%) Internet of Things
4 5 (62.50%) Direct3D Mobile
4 5 (62.50%) Multimedia
4 5 (62.50%) GPGPU
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) Electronics
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) GLSL
6 2 (25.00%) HLSL
7 1 (12.50%) OpenVG
7 1 (12.50%) 3D Rendering
7 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Validation

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Multimedia
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (75.00%) Direct3D
2 6 (75.00%) OpenCL
2 6 (75.00%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (62.50%) Direct3D Mobile
4 1 (12.50%) OpenVG
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
3 5 (62.50%) Internet of Things
3 5 (62.50%) GPGPU
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Rendering
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) GLSL
3 2 (25.00%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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