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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 822 803 820
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 41 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.055% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 48
Average salary £30,000 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
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
37306 40057 41670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.39% 40.87% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32144 33531 37041
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 February 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 +19 15 £30,000 -33.33% 5
North West - 12 £30,000 -
East of England -1 6 - -
North East - 4 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -31 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East -28 1 - -
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 48 (68.57%) C++
2 47 (67.14%) OpenGL
3 43 (61.43%) Software Engineering
4 30 (42.86%) Windows
5 29 (41.43%) C#
6 24 (34.29%) 3D Graphics
7 18 (25.71%) Degree
8 17 (24.29%) Games
8 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
9 16 (22.86%) .NET
9 16 (22.86%) MFC
9 16 (22.86%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (22.86%) WebGL
10 15 (21.43%) AutoCAD
10 15 (21.43%) PHP
10 15 (21.43%) HTML
10 15 (21.43%) Photoshop
10 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.43%) CSS
11 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 14 (20.00%) Qt
11 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
12 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
13 11 (15.71%) Subversion
14 10 (14.29%) 3D Programming
14 10 (14.29%) jQuery
14 10 (14.29%) WinForms
14 10 (14.29%) MVC

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (22.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 15 (21.43%) AutoCAD
3 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.86%) MS Office
5 1 (1.43%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) GitHub
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 17 (24.29%) Games
2 5 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) Software Engineer
2 23 (32.86%) C++ Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Software Developer
4 11 (15.71%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.71%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Graduate
10 3 (4.29%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Programmer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (67.14%) OpenGL
2 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) MFC
2 16 (22.86%) WebGL
3 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.43%) CSS
3 15 (21.43%) HTML
4 14 (20.00%) Qt
5 10 (14.29%) WinForms
5 10 (14.29%) jQuery
5 10 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 10 (14.29%) OpenCL
5 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
6 7 (10.00%) Direct3D
7 6 (8.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (8.57%) Web Services
7 6 (8.57%) XML
8 5 (7.14%) HTML5
8 5 (7.14%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) 3D Graphics
2 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
4 9 (12.86%) Physics
5 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.57%) Data Structures
6 6 (8.57%) Device Driver
6 6 (8.57%) Animation
6 6 (8.57%) Client/Server
7 5 (7.14%) Internet of Things
7 5 (7.14%) GPGPU
8 4 (5.71%) CUDA
9 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.43%) 3D Printing
10 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Android
3 5 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (14.29%) 3D Programming
3 10 (14.29%) OOD
3 10 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) Game Development
7 3 (4.29%) Android Development
7 3 (4.29%) 3D Rendering
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Scrum
7 3 (4.29%) OO
8 2 (2.86%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) TDD
8 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) C++
2 29 (41.43%) C#
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) PHP
5 10 (14.29%) VC++
6 6 (8.57%) HLSL
7 5 (7.14%) Assembly Language
8 4 (5.71%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.86%) C++/CLI
9 2 (2.86%) GLSL
10 1 (1.43%) Lua
10 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) PhD
4 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe
2 1 (1.43%) Intel
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Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Relocation + BUPA + Life + Flexi + Y
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £18k to £25k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
IC Resources
Posted: 19 days ago