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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 624 597 606
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 7 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.051% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 18
Average salary £47,500 £53,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% +21.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £35,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
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
16817 18224 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.15% 40.23% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14402 15747 17236
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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Surbiton - 3 £47,500 - 1
Chessington - 1 £50,000 - 1
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Qt
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) MFC
4 3 (37.50%) VC++
4 3 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) Xcode
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Android Development
5 2 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
6 1 (12.50%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (12.50%) Animation
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) CUDA
6 1 (12.50%) OOD

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Graphics Programmer
6 1 (12.50%) Graphics Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Graphics Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Programmer
6 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (50.00%) Qt
3 3 (37.50%) MFC
4 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
5 1 (12.50%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Animation
3 1 (12.50%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) VC++
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Chessington, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago