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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 171 178 186
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 16 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 9
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
1493 1496 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.50% 41.79% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1279 1463
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

DirectX Salary Histogram in Manchester

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 24 (85.71%) 3D Programming
3 20 (71.43%) Augmented Reality
3 20 (71.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 20 (71.43%) Unreal Engine
4 12 (42.86%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (28.57%) Games
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) MFC
7 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) VC++
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Subversion
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) C
7 4 (14.29%) Animation
7 4 (14.29%) Physics
7 4 (14.29%) Game Development
7 4 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) 3D Rendering
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 4 (14.29%) Direct3D
8 3 (10.71%) Algorithms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (28.57%) Games
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) 3D Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Unity 3D Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Games Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Junior C++ Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 20 (71.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 20 (71.43%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (14.29%) Direct3D
3 4 (14.29%) MFC
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Augmented Reality
2 12 (42.86%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
4 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.29%) Animation
5 4 (14.29%) Physics
6 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) 3D Programming
2 4 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
2 4 (14.29%) 3D Rendering
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Game Development
2 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 4 (14.29%) OO
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (14.29%) C
2 4 (14.29%) VC++
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Greater Manchester
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bens, inc. Healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago