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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 835 795 789
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -6
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 25 81 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.080% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 78 74
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
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
39114 41164 43857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.05% 40.58% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33368 35914 38675
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
South West -24 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
London -2 8 £47,500 -10.37% 5
East Midlands -2 2 £22,500 -43.75%
North West -13 1 £23,000 -38.66% 2
South East -23 1 £52,500 +61.53% 2
West Midlands -26 1 £45,000 - 1
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 71 (91.03%) C++
2 59 (75.64%) OpenGL
3 54 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 41 (52.56%) Games
5 40 (51.28%) Algorithms
6 39 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
7 37 (47.44%) Computer Science
8 36 (46.15%) C#
9 33 (42.31%) Degree
10 32 (41.03%) OOD
11 26 (33.33%) Windows
12 24 (30.77%) Multithreading
13 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
14 22 (28.21%) Qt
15 19 (24.36%) OOA/OOD
16 18 (23.08%) Visualisation
17 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
17 17 (21.79%) Python
17 17 (21.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 17 (21.79%) Data Structures
18 15 (19.23%) VTune
18 15 (19.23%) HLSL
18 15 (19.23%) 3D Visualisation
18 15 (19.23%) 3D Rendering
19 14 (17.95%) Augmented Reality
19 14 (17.95%) CAD
19 14 (17.95%) OpenCL
20 13 (16.67%) Physics
21 11 (14.10%) Android
21 11 (14.10%) MFC

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (2.56%) MS Office
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.28%) Maya
2 1 (1.28%) Simulink
2 1 (1.28%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) VTune
2 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) Xcode
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (52.56%) Games
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
3 9 (11.54%) Electronics
4 5 (6.41%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Software Engineer
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) C++ Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Programmer
4 18 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Graduate
6 11 (14.10%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
7 9 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) C++ Applications Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Junior
10 2 (2.56%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (75.64%) OpenGL
2 22 (28.21%) Qt
3 17 (21.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 14 (17.95%) OpenCL
5 11 (14.10%) MFC
6 7 (8.97%) .NET
6 7 (8.97%) OpenGL ES
7 6 (7.69%) Direct3D
8 5 (6.41%) Unreal Engine
8 5 (6.41%) Direct3D Mobile
9 3 (3.85%) HTML
10 2 (2.56%) OLE
10 2 (2.56%) ODBC
10 2 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (2.56%) WinForms
10 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.56%) WebGL
11 1 (1.28%) Android SDK
11 1 (1.28%) HTML5
11 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.28%) Algorithms
2 39 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 37 (47.44%) Computer Science
4 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
5 18 (23.08%) Visualisation
6 17 (21.79%) Data Structures
7 14 (17.95%) Augmented Reality
8 13 (16.67%) Physics
9 9 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (11.54%) CUDA
10 7 (8.97%) Animation
11 5 (6.41%) GPGPU
11 5 (6.41%) Device Driver
12 2 (2.56%) Chemistry
12 2 (2.56%) Statistics
12 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
13 1 (1.28%) 3D Printing
13 1 (1.28%) User Experience
13 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Android
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 32 (41.03%) OOD
3 24 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 19 (24.36%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
6 15 (19.23%) 3D Visualisation
6 15 (19.23%) 3D Rendering
7 14 (17.95%) CAD
8 7 (8.97%) Game Development
9 6 (7.69%) Image Processing
10 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.13%) Android Development
12 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
12 3 (3.85%) Electronic Design Automation
13 2 (2.56%) 3D Programming
13 2 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
14 1 (1.28%) Waterfall
14 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis
14 1 (1.28%) Operations Research
14 1 (1.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (91.03%) C++
2 36 (46.15%) C#
3 17 (21.79%) Python
4 15 (19.23%) HLSL
5 8 (10.26%) C
5 8 (10.26%) VC++
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) Java
8 2 (2.56%) XAML
8 2 (2.56%) Lua
8 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) SQL
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.28%) Delphi
9 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Twitter
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.28%) Sony
4 1 (1.28%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.28%) Intel
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