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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 789 839 796
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -43
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 78 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.045% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 32 55
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.51% -3.33%
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
38642 43328 41123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.92% 39.36% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33361 37330 36071
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +37 20 £37,500 -25.00% 2
North East -9 16 £50,000 +81.81%
North West +1 14 £30,000 -20.00%
South West -2 10 £30,750 +28.12%
West Midlands -2 8 £34,000 +4.61% 1
South East +6 6 £27,500 -26.66% 1
East of England +2 4 £47,500 +15.15%
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 116 (85.29%) C++
1 116 (85.29%) OpenGL
2 66 (48.53%) Games
3 63 (46.32%) Software Engineering
4 61 (44.85%) Mathematics
5 60 (44.12%) C#
6 56 (41.18%) Degree
7 52 (38.24%) 3D Graphics
8 44 (32.35%) Computer Science
9 41 (30.15%) Algorithms
10 40 (29.41%) 3D Programming
11 36 (26.47%) Physics
12 35 (25.74%) Windows
13 34 (25.00%) Multithreading
13 34 (25.00%) HLSL
14 31 (22.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 30 (22.06%) OO
16 26 (19.12%) Subversion
16 26 (19.12%) Visualisation
17 23 (16.91%) Visual Studio
18 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
18 22 (16.18%) .NET
18 22 (16.18%) PhD
19 20 (14.71%) PHP
19 20 (14.71%) HTML
19 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
19 20 (14.71%) CSS
19 20 (14.71%) AutoCAD
19 20 (14.71%) WebGL
20 18 (13.24%) HTML5

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (14.71%) AutoCAD
2 7 (5.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.15%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
2 2 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) HTTP
2 6 (4.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Subversion
2 23 (16.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
General
1 66 (48.53%) Games
2 8 (5.88%) Electronics
3 5 (3.68%) Law
4 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.47%) Military
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (63.97%) Developer
2 58 (42.65%) C++ Developer
3 54 (39.71%) Software Engineer
4 36 (26.47%) Software Developer
5 34 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (19.85%) C++ Software Developer
7 18 (13.24%) PHP Developer
8 16 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 16 (11.76%) Programmer
9 15 (11.03%) C++ Programmer
10 14 (10.29%) Software Programmer
11 13 (9.56%) Graphics Programmer
12 11 (8.09%) Senior C++ Developer
12 11 (8.09%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Applications Developer
13 8 (5.88%) C++ Applications Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Graphics Developer
14 7 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
15 6 (4.41%) Graduate
16 5 (3.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (85.29%) OpenGL
2 31 (22.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 22 (16.18%) .NET
4 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.71%) CSS
4 20 (14.71%) HTML
4 20 (14.71%) WebGL
5 18 (13.24%) HTML5
5 18 (13.24%) MFC
6 13 (9.56%) Qt
7 10 (7.35%) Web Services
8 9 (6.62%) XML
9 7 (5.15%) STL
10 4 (2.94%) X-Windows
11 3 (2.21%) Direct3D
12 2 (1.47%) OpenCL
12 2 (1.47%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.47%) WinForms
12 2 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (44.85%) Mathematics
2 52 (38.24%) 3D Graphics
3 44 (32.35%) Computer Science
4 41 (30.15%) Algorithms
5 36 (26.47%) Physics
6 26 (19.12%) Visualisation
7 12 (8.82%) Data Structures
8 10 (7.35%) Animation
9 9 (6.62%) Client/Server
10 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
10 6 (4.41%) Xbox
10 6 (4.41%) Interactive TV
11 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.94%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.74%) GIS
13 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.74%) Windows
2 16 (11.76%) Linux
3 11 (8.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.41%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.32%) Software Engineering
2 40 (29.41%) 3D Programming
3 34 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 30 (22.06%) OO
5 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.03%) OOD
7 13 (9.56%) Game Development
8 12 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.62%) OOP
10 9 (6.62%) Validation
11 7 (5.15%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.68%) CAD
12 5 (3.68%) Image Processing
13 4 (2.94%) Waterfall
13 4 (2.94%) TDD
13 4 (2.94%) Web Development
13 4 (2.94%) Unit Testing
14 3 (2.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 116 (85.29%) C++
2 60 (44.12%) C#
3 34 (25.00%) HLSL
4 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.71%) PHP
6 15 (11.03%) C
7 12 (8.82%) GLSL
8 10 (7.35%) Python
9 8 (5.88%) VC++
10 6 (4.41%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.47%) Lua
11 2 (1.47%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.47%) Java
12 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (41.18%) Degree
2 22 (16.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (4.41%) Progress
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.47%) Minitab
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