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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 800 817 815
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 52 46 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.044% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 40
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
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
37765 42495 41611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.64% 40.78% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32451 35748 36673
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 £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 27 March 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 March 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 +45 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North East - 10 £45,000 - 2
North West - 10 £31,250 - 1
South East -11 5 £43,750 +2.94%
West Midlands -36 4 £37,500 -9.09% 1
East of England +5 2 - -
South West -21 2 £35,500 -11.25% 1
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (72.09%) C++
2 60 (69.77%) OpenGL
3 54 (62.79%) Software Engineering
4 37 (43.02%) C#
5 33 (38.37%) 3D Graphics
5 33 (38.37%) Windows
6 32 (37.21%) Degree
7 26 (30.23%) Mathematics
7 26 (30.23%) Games
8 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
9 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
10 20 (23.26%) .NET
10 20 (23.26%) WebGL
11 19 (22.09%) PHP
11 19 (22.09%) HTML
11 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
11 19 (22.09%) CSS
11 19 (22.09%) AutoCAD
11 19 (22.09%) Multithreading
12 18 (20.93%) Physics
13 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
14 16 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
15 15 (17.44%) Subversion
15 15 (17.44%) 3D Programming
15 15 (17.44%) Photoshop
15 15 (17.44%) Algorithms
16 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
16 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.95%) MFC
16 12 (13.95%) HLSL

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (22.09%) AutoCAD
2 16 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (17.44%) Photoshop
4 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) GitHub
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.44%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (30.23%) Games
2 6 (6.98%) Multimedia
2 6 (6.98%) Electronics
3 5 (5.81%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) Software Engineer
3 27 (31.40%) C++ Developer
4 24 (27.91%) Software Developer
5 17 (19.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (17.44%) C# Developer
7 14 (16.28%) C++ Software Developer
8 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
8 11 (12.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (10.47%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.81%) C++ Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Software Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Graduate
10 5 (5.81%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Programmer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (69.77%) OpenGL
2 20 (23.26%) .NET
2 20 (23.26%) WebGL
3 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.09%) CSS
3 19 (22.09%) HTML
4 12 (13.95%) MFC
5 11 (12.79%) Qt
6 10 (11.63%) jQuery
6 10 (11.63%) WinForms
6 10 (11.63%) Backbone.js
6 10 (11.63%) OpenCL
6 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 9 (10.47%) HTML5
8 7 (8.14%) Direct3D
9 6 (6.98%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (5.81%) Direct3D Mobile
10 5 (5.81%) Web Services
10 5 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) 3D Graphics
2 26 (30.23%) Mathematics
3 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
4 18 (20.93%) Physics
5 15 (17.44%) Algorithms
6 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
7 8 (9.30%) Animation
7 8 (9.30%) Device Driver
8 5 (5.81%) Internet of Things
8 5 (5.81%) Client/Server
8 5 (5.81%) GPGPU
9 4 (4.65%) CUDA
9 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.16%) 3D Printing
10 1 (1.16%) Xbox
10 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.37%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.81%) UNIX
2 5 (5.81%) Android
3 4 (4.65%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 19 (22.09%) Multithreading
3 15 (17.44%) 3D Programming
4 10 (11.63%) MVC
5 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.30%) OO
5 8 (9.30%) OOD
5 8 (9.30%) Game Development
6 6 (6.98%) Validation
7 5 (5.81%) CAD
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.81%) Image Processing
7 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.65%) Scrum
8 4 (4.65%) Web Development
9 3 (3.49%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) 3D Rendering
10 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) C++
2 37 (43.02%) C#
3 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.09%) PHP
5 12 (13.95%) HLSL
6 9 (10.47%) Assembly Language
6 9 (10.47%) C
7 8 (9.30%) VC++
8 3 (3.49%) GLSL
9 2 (2.33%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) PhD
3 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Progress
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe
3 1 (1.16%) Minitab
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