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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DirectX
UK / England
Rank 805 864 906
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +42
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 28 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 32
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%

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
31446 36387 37516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.62% 38.53% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27176 31644 32294
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +42 11 £70,000 +22.80% 1
North West -5 10 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands +27 2 £36,250 +6.61% 3
South East +44 1 £47,500 +13.77% 1
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 45 (97.83%) C++
2 36 (78.26%) Games
3 31 (67.39%) OpenGL
4 29 (63.04%) Software Engineering
5 16 (34.78%) Visual Studio
5 16 (34.78%) Mathematics
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
6 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
7 13 (28.26%) Python
7 13 (28.26%) Physics
7 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
7 13 (28.26%) Game Development
8 12 (26.09%) PMI
8 12 (26.09%) PMI Certification
8 12 (26.09%) C#
9 11 (23.91%) OO
9 11 (23.91%) Animation
10 9 (19.57%) Content Development
10 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
11 8 (17.39%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.04%) Augmented Reality
14 5 (10.87%) CAD
14 5 (10.87%) Subversion
14 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
14 5 (10.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 5 (10.87%) Visual Effects
15 4 (8.70%) Gesture Recognition
15 4 (8.70%) Unreal Engine

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 2 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Maya
1 1 (2.17%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Xcode
4 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (78.26%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) C++ Software Engineer
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (39.13%) Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Junior
4 11 (23.91%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Junior Software Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Python Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) C++ Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Programmer
9 4 (8.70%) 3D Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Games Programmer
9 4 (8.70%) Unity 3D Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Games Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
11 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) OpenGL
2 5 (10.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) OpenCV
3 4 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 2 (4.35%) LAMP
5 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) MFC
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
6 1 (2.17%) Qt
6 1 (2.17%) STL
6 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 12 (26.09%) PMI
3 11 (23.91%) Animation
4 8 (17.39%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (13.04%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (8.70%) Kinect
7 3 (6.52%) 3D Printing
7 3 (6.52%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
8 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (4.35%) HTC Vive
9 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 13 (28.26%) Game Development
4 13 (28.26%) Physics
5 11 (23.91%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) Content Development
7 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.87%) CAD
8 5 (10.87%) Visual Effects
9 4 (8.70%) Gesture Recognition
9 4 (8.70%) OOP
10 3 (6.52%) 3D Programming
10 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.52%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
11 2 (4.35%) Code Optimisation
11 2 (4.35%) Web Development
12 1 (2.17%) Line Management
12 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) C++
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) HLSL
5 3 (6.52%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) VC++
7 1 (2.17%) GLSL
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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