The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 847 803 847
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +44
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 40 51 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.048% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +22.72%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45813 42571 49400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.31% 40.45% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38869 37475 44248
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -50 12 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +5 10 £32,500 -27.77% 1
South East -9 9 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East of England -9 7 £40,000 -23.80%
North West -7 2 £37,500 +36.36% 3
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DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 82 (87.23%) C++
2 62 (65.96%) OpenGL
3 56 (59.57%) Software Engineering
4 54 (57.45%) 3D Graphics
5 48 (51.06%) Degree
6 47 (50.00%) C#
7 43 (45.74%) Computer Science
8 42 (44.68%) Multithreading
9 38 (40.43%) Windows
10 37 (39.36%) Mathematics
11 29 (30.85%) Physics
11 29 (30.85%) CAD
12 24 (25.53%) .NET
12 24 (25.53%) Visual Studio
13 22 (23.40%) Games
14 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (20.21%) Test Scripting
15 19 (20.21%) Waterfall
16 18 (19.15%) Linux
17 17 (18.09%) Android
17 17 (18.09%) Apple iOS
18 16 (17.02%) OpenCL
19 14 (14.89%) CUDA
19 14 (14.89%) WPF
19 14 (14.89%) OO
20 13 (13.83%) Image Processing
21 12 (12.77%) Direct3D
22 11 (11.70%) Subversion
22 11 (11.70%) HTML
22 11 (11.70%) Mac OS X

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (4.26%) MS Office
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) MySQL
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.70%) Subversion
3 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.19%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (23.40%) Games
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Legal
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Military
3 2 (2.13%) French Language
3 2 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Software Engineer
2 41 (43.62%) Developer
3 23 (24.47%) Software Developer
4 21 (22.34%) C++ Developer
5 14 (14.89%) C++ Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Games Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Graphics Developer
8 5 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) C++ Games Developer
10 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) Programmer
11 2 (2.13%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Lead Programmer
11 2 (2.13%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) Windows 8 Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) WinForms Developer
11 2 (2.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (65.96%) OpenGL
2 24 (25.53%) .NET
3 16 (17.02%) OpenCL
4 14 (14.89%) WPF
5 12 (12.77%) Direct3D
6 11 (11.70%) HTML
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.38%) WinForms
9 5 (5.32%) HTML5
9 5 (5.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (4.26%) XML
11 3 (3.19%) CSS
12 2 (2.13%) J2EE
12 2 (2.13%) MFC
12 2 (2.13%) WebGL
12 2 (2.13%) J2SE
12 2 (2.13%) Unreal Engine
12 2 (2.13%) JavaFX
12 2 (2.13%) Dalvik
12 2 (2.13%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 54 (57.45%) 3D Graphics
2 43 (45.74%) Computer Science
3 37 (39.36%) Mathematics
4 29 (30.85%) Physics
5 14 (14.89%) CUDA
6 8 (8.51%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.38%) Chemistry
7 6 (6.38%) Statistics
8 4 (4.26%) Mobile Games
8 4 (4.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (4.26%) Xbox
9 3 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.13%) GIS
10 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.06%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Windows
2 18 (19.15%) Linux
3 17 (18.09%) Android
3 17 (18.09%) Apple iOS
4 11 (11.70%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (59.57%) Software Engineering
2 42 (44.68%) Multithreading
3 29 (30.85%) CAD
4 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.21%) Test Scripting
5 19 (20.21%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.89%) OO
7 13 (13.83%) Image Processing
8 9 (9.57%) MVVM
9 7 (7.45%) OOP
10 6 (6.38%) Scrum
10 6 (6.38%) OOD
10 6 (6.38%) 3D Programming
11 5 (5.32%) Game Development
11 5 (5.32%) Time Management
12 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis
13 3 (3.19%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
14 2 (2.13%) Web Development
14 2 (2.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (87.23%) C++
2 47 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.57%) C
4 9 (9.57%) Java
5 6 (6.38%) VC++
5 6 (6.38%) MATLAB
6 5 (5.32%) Python
7 4 (4.26%) HLSL
7 4 (4.26%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.26%) Lua
8 3 (3.19%) XAML
9 2 (2.13%) GLSL
9 2 (2.13%) Delphi
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
9 2 (2.13%) SQL
9 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (51.06%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) PhD
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Sony
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
Newark, Nottinghamshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Career Progression + Train
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Premier Group
Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum + Pension
Posted: 28 days ago