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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 854 891 919
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +28
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 42 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.053% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 32
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £52,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
35845 38956 43430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.05% 37.99% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31520 33533 37286
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +19 16 £37,500 +25.00% 3
South East +31 9 £27,500 - 1
London +41 8 £72,500 +107.14%
East of England +37 6 £45,000 -2.70% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £36,000 +9.09% 3
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 98 (85.22%) OpenGL
2 89 (77.39%) C++
3 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
3 48 (41.74%) Degree
4 45 (39.13%) 3D Graphics
5 44 (38.26%) Mathematics
6 41 (35.65%) Windows
7 36 (31.30%) Games
7 36 (31.30%) Visual Studio
7 36 (31.30%) 3D Programming
8 35 (30.43%) C
9 32 (27.83%) C#
10 31 (26.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 28 (24.35%) Subversion
12 27 (23.48%) Multithreading
12 27 (23.48%) Computer Science
13 26 (22.61%) Linux
14 24 (20.87%) MFC
15 22 (19.13%) HTML
15 22 (19.13%) Assembly Language
16 21 (18.26%) Unreal Engine
16 21 (18.26%) Validation
16 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
17 20 (17.39%) .NET
17 20 (17.39%) OO
17 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
17 20 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
18 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
19 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (14.78%) VxWorks

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 9 (7.83%) WordPress
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Magento
1 9 (7.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon S3
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (2.61%) GIS
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (31.30%) Visual Studio
2 28 (24.35%) Subversion
3 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.35%) JIRA
6 3 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.87%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (31.30%) Games
2 17 (14.78%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.09%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.35%) Finance
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Avionics
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (56.52%) Developer
2 39 (33.91%) C++ Developer
2 39 (33.91%) Software Engineer
3 22 (19.13%) 3D Developer
4 18 (15.65%) Unity 3D Developer
5 12 (10.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Graphics Programmer
6 11 (9.57%) Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) C++ Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Software Programmer
8 7 (6.09%) Junior
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.22%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Junior C++ Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (85.22%) OpenGL
2 31 (26.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 24 (20.87%) MFC
4 22 (19.13%) HTML
5 21 (18.26%) Unreal Engine
6 20 (17.39%) .NET
7 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET
7 14 (12.17%) CSS
8 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.30%) jQuery
9 8 (6.96%) OpenGL ES
9 8 (6.96%) Qt
10 6 (5.22%) HTML5
10 6 (5.22%) STL
11 4 (3.48%) Node.js
11 4 (3.48%) XML
12 3 (2.61%) Direct3D
12 3 (2.61%) WPF
13 2 (1.74%) OpenCL
13 2 (1.74%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.13%) 3D Graphics
2 44 (38.26%) Mathematics
3 27 (23.48%) Computer Science
4 20 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
5 14 (12.17%) Physics
6 12 (10.43%) Algorithms
7 11 (9.57%) Visualisation
8 8 (6.96%) 3D Printing
9 6 (5.22%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.48%) Animation
11 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
11 3 (2.61%) Online Gambling
12 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.74%) CUDA
12 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.87%) Kinect
13 1 (0.87%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.65%) Windows
2 26 (22.61%) Linux
3 17 (14.78%) VxWorks
4 10 (8.70%) Android
5 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Unix
8 1 (0.87%) Tizen
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
2 36 (31.30%) 3D Programming
3 27 (23.48%) Multithreading
4 21 (18.26%) Validation
5 20 (17.39%) OO
6 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.78%) SDLC
7 15 (13.04%) CAD
8 13 (11.30%) MVC
8 13 (11.30%) OOP
9 10 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (7.83%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (7.83%) TDD
10 9 (7.83%) Web Development
11 8 (6.96%) BDD
11 8 (6.96%) Game Development
12 5 (4.35%) Machine Learning
13 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (77.39%) C++
2 35 (30.43%) C
3 32 (27.83%) C#
4 22 (19.13%) Assembly Language
5 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.91%) SQL
7 15 (13.04%) Java
8 10 (8.70%) HLSL
8 10 (8.70%) VC++
9 7 (6.09%) Python
10 4 (3.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (41.74%) Degree
2 9 (7.83%) PhD
3 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Progress
3 1 (0.87%) T-Plan
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