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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 831 798 795
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 34 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.065% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 81
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
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
38147 41460 45758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.83% 41.22% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33048 35282 41065
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
London -3 17 £30,000 -43.12% 4
North West -9 5 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South West -12 4 £28,250 -24.66% 2
East of England -31 4 - - 2
West Midlands -24 2 - - 2
South East -24 2 - -
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 58 (81.69%) C++
2 52 (73.24%) Software Engineering
3 44 (61.97%) OpenGL
4 33 (46.48%) C#
4 33 (46.48%) Algorithms
5 29 (40.85%) 3D Graphics
6 28 (39.44%) Computer Science
7 27 (38.03%) Windows
7 27 (38.03%) Games
8 23 (32.39%) OOD
8 23 (32.39%) Degree
8 23 (32.39%) Qt
9 22 (30.99%) Multithreading
10 17 (23.94%) MFC
10 17 (23.94%) OOA/OOD
11 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
11 15 (21.13%) Data Structures
12 14 (19.72%) Mathematics
12 14 (19.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 12 (16.90%) 3D Rendering
13 12 (16.90%) Visualisation
13 12 (16.90%) VTune
13 12 (16.90%) HLSL
13 12 (16.90%) 3D Visualisation
14 11 (15.49%) VC++
14 11 (15.49%) Augmented Reality
15 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
15 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
16 9 (12.68%) HTML
16 9 (12.68%) PHP

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (12.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (11.27%) Photoshop
2 8 (11.27%) AutoCAD
3 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.82%) MS Office
5 1 (1.41%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) VTune
2 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.04%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Xcode
General
1 27 (38.03%) Games
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 7 (9.86%) Electronics
4 3 (4.23%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) Software Engineer
3 18 (25.35%) C++ Developer
4 15 (21.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Graduate
5 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Programmer
7 10 (14.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
8 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Applications Developer
10 5 (7.04%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Senior C++ Developer
12 3 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 3 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
12 3 (4.23%) C Software Engineer
12 3 (4.23%) C++ Applications Developer
12 3 (4.23%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (61.97%) OpenGL
2 23 (32.39%) Qt
3 17 (23.94%) MFC
4 14 (19.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (12.68%) WebGL
5 9 (12.68%) HTML
5 9 (12.68%) CSS
6 8 (11.27%) .NET
6 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.27%) jQuery
6 8 (11.27%) WinForms
6 8 (11.27%) Backbone.js
6 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.86%) OpenCL
8 5 (7.04%) OpenGL ES
8 5 (7.04%) Web Services
8 5 (7.04%) XML
9 4 (5.63%) Direct3D
9 4 (5.63%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (4.23%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) Algorithms
2 29 (40.85%) 3D Graphics
3 28 (39.44%) Computer Science
4 15 (21.13%) Data Structures
5 14 (19.72%) Mathematics
6 12 (16.90%) Visualisation
7 11 (15.49%) Augmented Reality
8 8 (11.27%) Physics
9 5 (7.04%) Animation
9 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
10 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (5.63%) CUDA
11 3 (4.23%) Internet of Things
11 3 (4.23%) Device Driver
11 3 (4.23%) GPGPU
12 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
13 1 (1.41%) 3D Printing
13 1 (1.41%) User Experience
13 1 (1.41%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) UNIX
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Software Engineering
2 23 (32.39%) OOD
3 22 (30.99%) Multithreading
4 17 (23.94%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
6 12 (16.90%) 3D Rendering
6 12 (16.90%) 3D Visualisation
7 8 (11.27%) MVC
8 6 (8.45%) 3D Programming
8 6 (8.45%) Game Development
9 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.63%) Android Development
11 3 (4.23%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.23%) Project Management
11 3 (4.23%) Electronic Design Automation
12 2 (2.82%) Image Processing
12 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (2.82%) Scrum
12 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.82%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 58 (81.69%) C++
2 33 (46.48%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) HLSL
4 11 (15.49%) VC++
5 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.68%) PHP
6 9 (12.68%) Python
7 8 (11.27%) C
8 3 (4.23%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.41%) Lua
10 1 (1.41%) XAML
10 1 (1.41%) Delphi
10 1 (1.41%) Java
10 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Twitter
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.41%) Intel
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 9 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Posted: 23 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago