The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 610 655 663
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +8
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.023% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.061% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Median salary £72,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.09% -0.94%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
15264 16515 17453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 40.43% 37.39% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13425 14129 14895
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing DirectX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing DirectX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) OpenGL
2 12 (85.71%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) CAD
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 6 (42.86%) 3D Printing
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) VC++
8 3 (21.43%) Online Gambling
8 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) Games
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) C
9 2 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) UML
9 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Developer
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Graphics Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3D Developer
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) OpenGL
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Qt
4 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (42.86%) 3D Printing
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Online Gambling
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 6 (42.86%) CAD
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) VC++
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft