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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 834 899 933
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +34
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 17 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.047% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 27
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
32826 38946 39767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.11% 38.65% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28555 33690 34394
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
London +75 7 £50,000 -10.71% 3
North West -15 6 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North East +5 2 £40,000 -36.00%
South East +63 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
West Midlands -23 1 £37,500 -16.66%
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 44 (78.57%) OpenGL
2 43 (76.79%) C++
3 29 (51.79%) Games
4 26 (46.43%) 3D Graphics
4 26 (46.43%) 3D Programming
5 21 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 19 (33.93%) Multithreading
7 18 (32.14%) Degree
8 17 (30.36%) Augmented Reality
9 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
10 15 (26.79%) C#
10 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
11 14 (25.00%) Windows
11 14 (25.00%) VC++
12 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 12 (21.43%) Unreal Engine
13 11 (19.64%) HTML
14 10 (17.86%) Java
15 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.07%) XML
15 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
15 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (16.07%) Subversion
16 8 (14.29%) CAD
16 8 (14.29%) MFC
16 8 (14.29%) Visual Effects
17 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
17 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
17 7 (12.50%) Physics

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 (8.93%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Maya
1 1 (1.79%) MODO
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.07%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) Xcode
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
General
1 29 (51.79%) Games
2 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) C++ Developer
3 17 (30.36%) 3D Developer
4 16 (28.57%) Unity 3D Developer
5 9 (16.07%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Programmer
7 5 (8.93%) C++ Programmer
7 5 (8.93%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Graphics Programmer
7 5 (8.93%) Integration Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Software Programmer
8 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior
8 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Games Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (78.57%) OpenGL
2 21 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (21.43%) Unreal Engine
4 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 9 (16.07%) XML
6 8 (14.29%) MFC
7 7 (12.50%) Node.js
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) LAMP
9 4 (7.14%) .NET
9 4 (7.14%) OpenCV
9 4 (7.14%) Web Services
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.57%) XHTML
12 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.79%) jQuery
12 1 (1.79%) Middleware
12 1 (1.79%) Qt
12 1 (1.79%) WCF
12 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) 3D Graphics
2 17 (30.36%) Augmented Reality
3 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
4 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 7 (12.50%) Physics
5 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.71%) 3D Printing
6 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (7.14%) Kinect
7 4 (7.14%) PMI
8 3 (5.36%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (5.36%) Online Gambling
8 3 (5.36%) Streaming Video
9 2 (3.57%) HTC Vive
10 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.79%) Animation
10 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) 3D Programming
2 19 (33.93%) Multithreading
3 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.29%) CAD
5 8 (14.29%) Visual Effects
6 5 (8.93%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (8.93%) Game Development
6 5 (8.93%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (5.36%) OO
8 2 (3.57%) Code Optimisation
8 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.79%) API Design
9 1 (1.79%) BDD
9 1 (1.79%) Change Control
9 1 (1.79%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) C++
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) VC++
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.50%) HLSL
7 5 (8.93%) Python
8 3 (5.36%) SQL
9 2 (3.57%) C
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) PhD
3 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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