The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 329 321
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 0 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.041% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
DirectX
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4105 4701 4611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.92% 38.64% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 4178 4335
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DirectX
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

DirectX Salary Trend in the City of London

DirectX
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Animation

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Graphics Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++