The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 845 897 931
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +34
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 34 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.12% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 25
Median salary £35,000 £40,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +29.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,250 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
34650 38713 40894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.93% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30166 33505 34727
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing DirectX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

DirectX Salary Histogram in England

DirectX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +10 14 £40,000 +33.33% 2
South East +52 6 £27,500 -21.42%
London +40 6 - -
West Midlands -25 4 £36,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +18 3 £35,000 +84.21%
East of England +14 1 £45,000 +4.65% 1
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing DirectX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 71 (84.52%) OpenGL
2 58 (69.05%) C++
3 40 (47.62%) 3D Graphics
4 39 (46.43%) 3D Programming
5 34 (40.48%) Software Engineering
6 33 (39.29%) Degree
7 32 (38.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 31 (36.90%) Games
9 27 (32.14%) Mathematics
10 25 (29.76%) Multithreading
10 25 (29.76%) Windows
11 24 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 22 (26.19%) C
13 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 21 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
14 20 (23.81%) Unreal Engine
14 20 (23.81%) Linux
15 19 (22.62%) C#
16 18 (21.43%) Subversion
17 16 (19.05%) MFC
18 14 (16.67%) VC++
18 14 (16.67%) Physics
19 13 (15.48%) Assembly Language
20 12 (14.29%) Validation
20 12 (14.29%) HTML
20 12 (14.29%) Java
21 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
21 10 (11.90%) PhD
21 10 (11.90%) XML
21 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (2.38%) VLAN
4 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) GIS
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (21.43%) Subversion
3 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.95%) JIRA
6 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.38%) InstallShield
7 2 (2.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 31 (36.90%) Games
2 8 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Finance
5 1 (1.19%) Military
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) Software Engineer
3 23 (27.38%) 3D Developer
4 22 (26.19%) Unity 3D Developer
5 21 (25.00%) C++ Developer
6 10 (11.90%) C++ Programmer
6 10 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Graphics Programmer
6 10 (11.90%) Programmer
6 10 (11.90%) Software Programmer
7 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Integration Developer
10 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Research Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (84.52%) OpenGL
2 32 (38.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 20 (23.81%) Unreal Engine
4 16 (19.05%) MFC
5 12 (14.29%) HTML
6 10 (11.90%) XML
7 7 (8.33%) .NET
7 7 (8.33%) Node.js
7 7 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
8 6 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (5.95%) LAMP
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.76%) Web Services
11 2 (2.38%) OpenCL
11 2 (2.38%) OpenCV
11 2 (2.38%) XHTML
12 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.19%) Direct3D
12 1 (1.19%) Qt
12 1 (1.19%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 40 (47.62%) 3D Graphics
2 27 (32.14%) Mathematics
3 24 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 21 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
5 14 (16.67%) Physics
6 10 (11.90%) Algorithms
6 10 (11.90%) Visualisation
7 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
8 6 (7.14%) 3D Printing
9 5 (5.95%) Device Driver
10 3 (3.57%) Animation
10 3 (3.57%) Online Gambling
10 3 (3.57%) Streaming Video
11 2 (2.38%) CUDA
11 2 (2.38%) Kinect
12 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
12 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Linux
3 8 (9.52%) VxWorks
4 6 (7.14%) Android
5 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.38%) Unix
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) 3D Programming
2 34 (40.48%) Software Engineering
3 25 (29.76%) Multithreading
4 12 (14.29%) Validation
5 10 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (11.90%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.52%) CAD
7 8 (9.52%) OO
7 8 (9.52%) SDLC
8 7 (8.33%) Game Development
9 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.95%) Web Development
10 4 (4.76%) Memory Management
10 4 (4.76%) Product Management
11 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.57%) Image Processing
11 3 (3.57%) Video Processing
12 2 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) C++
2 22 (26.19%) C
3 19 (22.62%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) VC++
5 13 (15.48%) Assembly Language
6 12 (14.29%) Java
7 10 (11.90%) HLSL
7 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.76%) Perl
8 4 (4.76%) Python
8 4 (4.76%) SQL
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (39.29%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) PhD
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) DevExpress
2 2 (2.38%) Progress
3 1 (1.19%) SAP
3 1 (1.19%) T-Plan
3 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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