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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 627 664 602
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -62
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 9 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.004% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.011% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
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
16325 18668 17671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.91% 38.78% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14030 16068 15087
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

DirectX Salary Histogram in London

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 25 (59.52%) C++
3 19 (45.24%) OO
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) Games
5 17 (40.48%) AutoCAD
5 17 (40.48%) PHP
5 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) HTML
5 17 (40.48%) C#
5 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
5 17 (40.48%) CSS
5 17 (40.48%) HTML5
5 17 (40.48%) WebGL
6 15 (35.71%) Windows
7 14 (33.33%) Mac OS X
8 13 (30.95%) Python
9 12 (28.57%) C
9 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 10 (23.81%) 3D Programming
11 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 9 (21.43%) OOP
12 7 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (16.67%) Degree
13 5 (11.90%) STL
13 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
13 5 (11.90%) Xbox
14 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
14 4 (9.52%) Web Development
14 4 (9.52%) Photoshop

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (40.48%) AutoCAD
2 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
General
1 18 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) PHP Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 12 (28.57%) C++ Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Research Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Graduate
9 1 (2.38%) Games Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 17 (40.48%) HTML5
2 17 (40.48%) WebGL
2 17 (40.48%) HTML
2 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
2 17 (40.48%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) STL
4 4 (9.52%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.90%) Xbox
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Animation
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.38%) CUDA
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) OO
2 10 (23.81%) 3D Programming
3 9 (21.43%) OOP
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 4 (9.52%) CAD
5 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.14%) OOD
5 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 3 (7.14%) 3D Rendering
6 1 (2.38%) Game Development
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C++
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) PHP
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 13 (30.95%) Python
5 12 (28.57%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA