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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 785 853 814
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -39
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 82 40 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 35 43
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
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
39247 45091 42254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.91% 40.47% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33705 38292 37157
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +52 33 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North East - 15 £50,000 - 4
North West +25 14 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South East +3 7 £43,750 +16.66%
South West - 7 £33,500 - 1
West Midlands -22 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England +14 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 87 (76.99%) OpenGL
2 85 (75.22%) C++
3 58 (51.33%) Software Engineering
4 47 (41.59%) C#
5 45 (39.82%) Degree
6 43 (38.05%) Windows
7 40 (35.40%) 3D Graphics
8 38 (33.63%) Mathematics
9 37 (32.74%) Games
10 30 (26.55%) Computer Science
11 26 (23.01%) Multithreading
11 26 (23.01%) 3D Programming
11 26 (23.01%) Algorithms
12 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
13 24 (21.24%) .NET
13 24 (21.24%) Subversion
14 23 (20.35%) PHP
14 23 (20.35%) HTML
14 23 (20.35%) Visual Studio
14 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
14 23 (20.35%) CSS
14 23 (20.35%) AutoCAD
14 23 (20.35%) WebGL
15 21 (18.58%) OO
16 19 (16.81%) Physics
17 18 (15.93%) HLSL
18 16 (14.16%) MFC
19 15 (13.27%) Photoshop
19 15 (13.27%) Linux
19 15 (13.27%) Adobe Illustrator

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 23 (20.35%) AutoCAD
2 15 (13.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (13.27%) Photoshop
3 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) GitHub
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) HTTP
1 9 (7.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (21.24%) Subversion
2 23 (20.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (32.74%) Games
2 10 (8.85%) Electronics
3 6 (5.31%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.42%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (68.14%) Developer
2 44 (38.94%) Software Engineer
3 40 (35.40%) C++ Developer
4 34 (30.09%) Software Developer
5 20 (17.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 19 (16.81%) C# Developer
7 18 (15.93%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (11.50%) PHP Developer
9 11 (9.73%) .NET Developer
9 11 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Software Programmer
10 7 (6.19%) C++ Programmer
10 7 (6.19%) Senior C++ Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Programmer
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Customer Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (76.99%) OpenGL
2 24 (21.24%) .NET
3 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.35%) CSS
3 23 (20.35%) HTML
3 23 (20.35%) WebGL
4 16 (14.16%) MFC
5 15 (13.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 13 (11.50%) HTML5
7 10 (8.85%) jQuery
7 10 (8.85%) WinForms
7 10 (8.85%) Web Services
7 10 (8.85%) XML
7 10 (8.85%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.85%) Backbone.js
8 9 (7.96%) OpenCL
9 8 (7.08%) Direct3D
10 7 (6.19%) STL
10 7 (6.19%) Qt
11 6 (5.31%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.40%) 3D Graphics
2 38 (33.63%) Mathematics
3 30 (26.55%) Computer Science
4 26 (23.01%) Algorithms
5 19 (16.81%) Physics
6 14 (12.39%) Visualisation
7 10 (8.85%) Client/Server
8 9 (7.96%) Device Driver
9 8 (7.08%) Animation
10 5 (4.42%) GPGPU
10 5 (4.42%) Xbox
10 5 (4.42%) Internet of Things
10 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
11 4 (3.54%) Interactive TV
11 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.65%) CUDA
13 1 (0.88%) User Experience
13 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.05%) Windows
2 15 (13.27%) Linux
3 10 (8.85%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.31%) VxWorks
5 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.42%) Android
5 5 (4.42%) UNIX
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Software Engineering
2 26 (23.01%) Multithreading
2 26 (23.01%) 3D Programming
3 21 (18.58%) OO
4 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.85%) MVC
6 8 (7.08%) Validation
6 8 (7.08%) OOD
6 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.31%) Image Processing
8 6 (5.31%) Game Development
9 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.42%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (3.54%) OOP
10 4 (3.54%) CAD
10 4 (3.54%) Scrum
10 4 (3.54%) Web Development
11 3 (2.65%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.65%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (75.22%) C++
2 47 (41.59%) C#
3 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.35%) PHP
5 18 (15.93%) HLSL
6 12 (10.62%) C
7 11 (9.73%) Assembly Language
8 10 (8.85%) VC++
9 8 (7.08%) Python
10 6 (5.31%) GLSL
11 2 (1.77%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.88%) Lua
12 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (39.82%) Degree
2 12 (10.62%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Progress
3 2 (1.77%) Minitab
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Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Relocation + BUPA + Life + Flexi + Y
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £30 - £50 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, Holiday Pay, Anual Bonus
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