The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 185 179 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.100% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
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
1834 1971 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.68% 49.16% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1765 1720
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 11 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (90.91%) Games
2 10 (90.91%) CAD
2 10 (90.91%) OOD
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 5 (45.45%) Image Processing
4 5 (45.45%) CUDA
4 5 (45.45%) OpenCL
4 5 (45.45%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Sony
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Lua

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 10 (90.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) C++ Developer
1 10 (90.91%) C++ Software Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Software Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) OpenCL
3 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (45.45%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) CAD
1 10 (90.91%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 5 (45.45%) Image Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sony