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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 821 799 795
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 31 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 65
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
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
36466 39869 44266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.08% 41.23% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31627 33575 39670
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +30 13 £30,000 -36.84% 2
North West - 8 £30,000 - 2
East of England -14 7 - - 1
South East -51 2 - -
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (70.69%) C++
2 37 (63.79%) Software Engineering
3 34 (58.62%) OpenGL
4 28 (48.28%) Windows
5 21 (36.21%) 3D Graphics
6 19 (32.76%) C#
7 18 (31.03%) Qt
8 17 (29.31%) MFC
9 16 (27.59%) Algorithms
10 14 (24.14%) OOD
11 12 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
12 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.97%) VC++
12 11 (18.97%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (18.97%) WebGL
12 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.24%) Degree
13 10 (17.24%) jQuery
13 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
13 10 (17.24%) Backbone.js
13 10 (17.24%) GitHub
13 10 (17.24%) OpenCL
13 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
13 10 (17.24%) Data Structures
13 10 (17.24%) WinForms
13 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
13 10 (17.24%) MVC
13 10 (17.24%) AutoCAD

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (18.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 10 (17.24%) AutoCAD
3 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.45%) MS Office
5 1 (1.72%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.79%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 9 (15.52%) Games
2 7 (12.07%) Electronics
3 5 (8.62%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Software Engineer
3 19 (32.76%) C++ Developer
4 15 (25.86%) Software Developer
5 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 10 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
6 9 (15.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Graduate
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (5.17%) C++ Applications Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (3.45%) Graphics Developer
12 2 (3.45%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) OpenGL
2 18 (31.03%) Qt
3 17 (29.31%) MFC
4 11 (18.97%) WebGL
5 10 (17.24%) Backbone.js
5 10 (17.24%) WinForms
5 10 (17.24%) jQuery
5 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 10 (17.24%) CSS
5 10 (17.24%) HTML
5 10 (17.24%) .NET
5 10 (17.24%) OpenCL
5 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 8 (13.79%) OpenGL ES
7 5 (8.62%) Direct3D Mobile
7 5 (8.62%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) XML
7 5 (8.62%) Direct3D
8 2 (3.45%) OLE
8 2 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) 3D Graphics
2 16 (27.59%) Algorithms
3 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
4 10 (17.24%) Data Structures
5 6 (10.34%) Device Driver
6 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
6 5 (8.62%) Internet of Things
6 5 (8.62%) GPGPU
7 4 (6.90%) CUDA
7 4 (6.90%) Physics
8 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.72%) 3D Printing
9 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.72%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.72%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Android
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) OOD
3 12 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
4 10 (17.24%) MVC
4 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
5 6 (10.34%) 3D Programming
6 4 (6.90%) Game Development
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Electronic Design Automation
7 3 (5.17%) Android Development
7 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) MVVM
8 2 (3.45%) Image Processing
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (1.72%) CAD
9 1 (1.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) C++
2 19 (32.76%) C#
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) VC++
4 10 (17.24%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) C
5 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.72%) Lua
7 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe
2 1 (1.72%) Intel
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