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 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 588 633 591
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -42
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 19 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.076% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 16
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £58,300 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
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
15673 18405 18122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.63% 40.51% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13315 15448 15791
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 27 March 2015.

DirectX Salary Histogram in London

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (65.71%) OpenGL
2 19 (54.29%) AutoCAD
2 19 (54.29%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) PHP
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
2 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 19 (54.29%) WebGL
3 16 (45.71%) C++
4 15 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 15 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
5 10 (28.57%) GitHub
5 10 (28.57%) WinForms
5 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) MySQL
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (28.57%) MVC
5 10 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) Games
7 7 (20.00%) MFC
8 6 (17.14%) C
8 6 (17.14%) VC++
8 6 (17.14%) Qt

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (54.29%) AutoCAD
2 15 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (42.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C++ Developer
5 9 (25.71%) PHP Developer
6 5 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Graduate
8 2 (5.71%) Research Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Graphics Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Graphics Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Junior
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Games Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) OpenGL
2 19 (54.29%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
2 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 19 (54.29%) WebGL
3 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 10 (28.57%) WinForms
3 10 (28.57%) jQuery
4 9 (25.71%) HTML5
5 7 (20.00%) MFC
6 6 (17.14%) Qt
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) XML
8 1 (2.86%) OpenCL
8 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.57%) Animation
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) CUDA
5 1 (2.86%) Xbox
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Web Development
3 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.43%) CAD
4 3 (8.57%) 3D Programming
5 2 (5.71%) OOD
5 2 (5.71%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.86%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) Game Development
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C#
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
1 19 (54.29%) PHP
2 16 (45.71%) C++
3 6 (17.14%) VC++
3 6 (17.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
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