The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 90 70
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.53% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.57% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
DirectX
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
450 381 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.07% 33.36% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 343 332 294
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DirectX
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the Essex region.

DirectX Salary Trend in Essex

DirectX
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) CUDA
1 2 (100.00%) OpenCL

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft