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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 864 887 844
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -43
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 47 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.033% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.088% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 43
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
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
36281 36270 39931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.32% 37.19% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31653 31421 33643
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +11 21 £57,000 +90.00% 3
North West +5 9 £35,000 +16.66% 2
South East -1 8 £38,500 -
North East - 4 £62,500 - 1
West Midlands -14 2 £47,500 - 2
South West - 2 £31,500 -
East of England -3 1 £40,000 -
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 95 (95.00%) C++
2 67 (67.00%) OpenGL
3 45 (45.00%) 3D Graphics
4 44 (44.00%) Windows
5 43 (43.00%) C#
6 42 (42.00%) Subversion
7 36 (36.00%) Games
7 36 (36.00%) Degree
8 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (29.00%) Computer Science
10 28 (28.00%) .NET
10 28 (28.00%) Visual Studio
11 26 (26.00%) TDD
12 25 (25.00%) C
13 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
13 24 (24.00%) Multithreading
13 24 (24.00%) Mentoring
14 21 (21.00%) UML
14 21 (21.00%) OO
15 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 18 (18.00%) 3D Programming
17 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
17 17 (17.00%) MFC
17 17 (17.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 15 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
19 14 (14.00%) Java
20 13 (13.00%) Visualisation
20 13 (13.00%) BDD
20 13 (13.00%) JIRA
20 13 (13.00%) Mathematics

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.00%) VLAN
3 9 (9.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) GIS
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (42.00%) Subversion
2 28 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (13.00%) JIRA
5 12 (12.00%) Mercurial
6 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.00%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (36.00%) Games
2 12 (12.00%) Retail
3 11 (11.00%) Automotive
3 11 (11.00%) Finance
4 7 (7.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (5.00%) Avionics
6 2 (2.00%) Military
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (64.00%) Developer
2 38 (38.00%) C++ Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Programmer
3 14 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Graphics Programmer
5 11 (11.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.00%) CAD Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.00%) C++ Team Leader
7 7 (7.00%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Visual C++ Developer
10 4 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (67.00%) OpenGL
2 28 (28.00%) .NET
3 17 (17.00%) MFC
3 17 (17.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (10.00%) Web Services
5 9 (9.00%) XML
6 6 (6.00%) WebGL
7 5 (5.00%) Qt
8 4 (4.00%) Direct3D
8 4 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (3.00%) WPF
10 2 (2.00%) COM
10 2 (2.00%) ODBC
10 2 (2.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.00%) 3D Graphics
2 29 (29.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (13.00%) Visualisation
4 12 (12.00%) Algorithms
5 11 (11.00%) Kinect
5 11 (11.00%) Oculus Rift
6 9 (9.00%) Client/Server
6 9 (9.00%) Photography
7 4 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.00%) Xbox
9 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.00%) Physics
9 2 (2.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Linux
3 11 (11.00%) Android
3 11 (11.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.00%) VxWorks
5 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) TDD
3 24 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 24 (24.00%) Multithreading
3 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (21.00%) OO
4 21 (21.00%) UML
5 18 (18.00%) 3D Programming
6 15 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (13.00%) BDD
8 11 (11.00%) 3D Visualisation
8 11 (11.00%) CAD
9 9 (9.00%) 3D Rendering
9 9 (9.00%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.00%) Image Processing
9 9 (9.00%) OOP
9 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.00%) Computer Architecture
10 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (95.00%) C++
2 43 (43.00%) C#
3 25 (25.00%) C
4 14 (14.00%) Java
5 12 (12.00%) Python
6 11 (11.00%) HLSL
7 9 (9.00%) C++/CLI
7 9 (9.00%) SQL
7 9 (9.00%) VC++
8 5 (5.00%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.00%) Lua
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (36.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Progress
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