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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 171 196 193
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 17 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.078% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £34,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +15.00%
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
1573 1489 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.29% 38.95% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1322 1547
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2016.

DirectX Salary Histogram in Manchester

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (87.10%) 3D Programming
3 21 (67.74%) Augmented Reality
3 21 (67.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 21 (67.74%) Unreal Engine
4 11 (35.48%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (32.26%) Games
5 10 (32.26%) C++
5 10 (32.26%) Degree
5 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
6 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Subversion
7 6 (19.35%) Node.js
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) MFC
7 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) VC++
8 4 (12.90%) C
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Game Development
8 4 (12.90%) Animation
8 4 (12.90%) Physics
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
9 2 (6.45%) JIRA
9 2 (6.45%) Jenkins

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 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (32.26%) 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 21 (67.74%) 3D Developer
2 21 (67.74%) Unity 3D Developer
3 6 (19.35%) 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%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
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 Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 21 (67.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 21 (67.74%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) MFC
3 6 (19.35%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Augmented Reality
2 11 (35.48%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (12.90%) Animation
5 4 (12.90%) Physics
6 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) 3D Programming
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Game Development
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) 3D Rendering
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) VC++
3 4 (12.90%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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Posted: 5 days ago
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