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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 164 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 13 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.41% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.94% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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
1343 1604 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.77% 43.79% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1390 1564
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

DirectX Salary Histogram in Manchester

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 16 (84.21%) 3D Programming
3 13 (68.42%) 3D Graphics
4 11 (57.89%) Augmented Reality
4 11 (57.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 11 (57.89%) Unreal Engine
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) C++
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
6 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
7 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
7 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
7 5 (26.32%) Direct3D
7 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
7 5 (26.32%) 3D Modelling
7 5 (26.32%) 3D Rendering
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) VC++
7 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (26.32%) HTTP
7 5 (26.32%) MFC
7 5 (26.32%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) Games
9 3 (15.79%) Game Development

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) 3D Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Unity 3D Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Visual C++ Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Games Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 11 (57.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (57.89%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (26.32%) Direct3D
3 5 (26.32%) MFC
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) 3D Graphics
2 11 (57.89%) Augmented Reality
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
4 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
5 3 (15.79%) Animation
5 3 (15.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) 3D Programming
2 5 (26.32%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (26.32%) 3D Rendering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
2 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Game Development
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) VC++
3 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Manchester, Lancashire
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