The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 818 847 804
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -43
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 48 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.037% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 50
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £33,800 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
DirectX
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38265 41469 40274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.61% 38.42% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 35159 35087
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in England

DirectX
Salary Trend in England

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

DirectX Salary Trend in England

DirectX
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

DirectX Salary Histogram in England

DirectX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +19 11 £33,000 +1.53% 2
London +22 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South East +13 9 £35,000 +40.00%
South West -15 6 £35,250 +8.46%
North East -17 4 £62,500 +127.27%
North West - 4 £35,000 -
East of England +10 2 £43,000 +22.85%
East Midlands +8 2 £19,000 -24.00%
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 127 (90.71%) C++
2 124 (88.57%) OpenGL
3 68 (48.57%) Games
4 63 (45.00%) 3D Graphics
5 59 (42.14%) C#
5 59 (42.14%) Mathematics
6 51 (36.43%) Software Engineering
7 50 (35.71%) Degree
8 44 (31.43%) Algorithms
9 42 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 38 (27.14%) 3D Programming
11 37 (26.43%) Windows
12 33 (23.57%) OO
13 31 (22.14%) Multithreading
13 31 (22.14%) HLSL
14 30 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 30 (21.43%) Physics
15 28 (20.00%) C
15 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (19.29%) Subversion
17 24 (17.14%) Visualisation
17 24 (17.14%) Linux
17 24 (17.14%) Visual Studio
18 22 (15.71%) MFC
19 20 (14.29%) .NET
19 20 (14.29%) Mentoring
20 19 (13.57%) OOD
21 18 (12.86%) PhD
21 18 (12.86%) Qt
22 16 (11.43%) Data Structures

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 13 (9.29%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
2 6 (4.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Subversion
2 24 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.43%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (48.57%) Games
2 13 (9.29%) Electronics
3 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.14%) Automotive
4 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Military
5 2 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 94 (67.14%) Developer
2 66 (47.14%) C++ Developer
3 46 (32.86%) Software Engineer
4 36 (25.71%) Software Developer
5 29 (20.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (19.29%) C++ Software Developer
7 17 (12.14%) Programmer
8 14 (10.00%) Graphics Programmer
9 13 (9.29%) C# Developer
9 13 (9.29%) PHP Developer
9 13 (9.29%) C++ Programmer
9 13 (9.29%) Senior Developer
9 13 (9.29%) Senior C++ Developer
10 12 (8.57%) C++ Applications Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Software Programmer
10 12 (8.57%) Applications Developer
11 8 (5.71%) Graphics Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Graduate
13 5 (3.57%) Junior
13 5 (3.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (88.57%) OpenGL
2 30 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 22 (15.71%) MFC
4 20 (14.29%) .NET
5 18 (12.86%) Qt
6 15 (10.71%) HTML5
6 15 (10.71%) HTML
7 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
7 13 (9.29%) CSS
7 13 (9.29%) WebGL
8 11 (7.86%) Web Services
9 9 (6.43%) XML
10 7 (5.00%) STL
11 4 (2.86%) X-Windows
12 2 (1.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (1.43%) Flash
13 1 (0.71%) Direct3D
13 1 (0.71%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (45.00%) 3D Graphics
2 59 (42.14%) Mathematics
3 44 (31.43%) Algorithms
4 42 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 30 (21.43%) Physics
6 24 (17.14%) Visualisation
7 16 (11.43%) Data Structures
8 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
9 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
9 6 (4.29%) Interactive TV
9 6 (4.29%) Xbox
10 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.57%) Photography
11 4 (2.86%) Animation
12 3 (2.14%) Kinect
12 3 (2.14%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.71%) GIS
13 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.43%) Windows
2 24 (17.14%) Linux
3 15 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.71%) Android
4 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.29%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Software Engineering
2 38 (27.14%) 3D Programming
3 33 (23.57%) OO
4 31 (22.14%) Multithreading
5 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 19 (13.57%) OOD
8 16 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 15 (10.71%) OOP
10 14 (10.00%) TDD
11 12 (8.57%) Game Development
12 11 (7.86%) CAD
13 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.71%) Image Processing
14 7 (5.00%) 3D Rendering
14 7 (5.00%) BDD
14 7 (5.00%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.00%) Validation
15 6 (4.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 127 (90.71%) C++
2 59 (42.14%) C#
3 31 (22.14%) HLSL
4 28 (20.00%) C
5 16 (11.43%) Python
6 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.29%) PHP
8 10 (7.14%) GLSL
9 9 (6.43%) VC++
10 6 (4.29%) C++/CLI
10 6 (4.29%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.43%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.43%) Lua
11 2 (1.43%) Java
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (35.71%) Degree
2 18 (12.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (4.29%) Progress
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.43%) Minitab
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