The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 628 593 625
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +32
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 1 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 11
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
DirectX
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17499 17718 21002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.77% 39.55% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14953 15223 18628
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in London

DirectX
Salary Trend in London

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

DirectX Salary Trend in London

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) 3D Programming
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (20.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) Objective-C

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graphics Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) WinRT
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) HLSL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA