The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 181 181 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.10% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.26% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
DirectX
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1660 1524 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.46% 39.05% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1363 1508
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

DirectX
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

DirectX Salary Trend in Manchester

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 31 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 26 (83.87%) 3D Programming
3 20 (64.52%) Augmented Reality
3 20 (64.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 19 (61.29%) Unreal Engine
5 12 (38.71%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (38.71%) C++
6 11 (35.48%) Games
6 11 (35.48%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) Subversion
8 7 (22.58%) Node.js
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) MFC
8 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
8 7 (22.58%) VC++
9 4 (12.90%) C
9 4 (12.90%) OO
9 4 (12.90%) Game Development
9 4 (12.90%) Animation
9 4 (12.90%) Physics
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
10 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
10 3 (9.68%) JIRA

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Subversion
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 11 (35.48%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) 3D Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Unity 3D Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Games Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Visual C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 20 (64.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 19 (61.29%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) MFC
4 7 (22.58%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) Direct3D
6 1 (3.23%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Augmented Reality
2 12 (38.71%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (12.90%) Animation
5 4 (12.90%) Physics
6 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
6 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
7 1 (3.23%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) 3D Programming
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Game Development
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) 3D Rendering
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) VC++
3 4 (12.90%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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