The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 257 243 268
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.050% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +18.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £29,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
DirectX
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2628 2296 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.99% 38.16% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 1981 2644
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,350 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

DirectX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DirectX Salary Trend in the North West

DirectX
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the North West

DirectX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 5 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 23 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 17 (73.91%) 3D Programming
3 14 (60.87%) Augmented Reality
3 14 (60.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 13 (56.52%) C++
5 10 (43.48%) Unreal Engine
6 9 (39.13%) Games
7 8 (34.78%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) MFC
8 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 7 (30.43%) VC++
8 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
8 7 (30.43%) Node.js
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Subversion
8 7 (30.43%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
10 4 (17.39%) Kinect
10 4 (17.39%) OpenCV
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) Xcode
10 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
11 3 (13.04%) Streaming Video
11 3 (13.04%) Web Services
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) Client/Server

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maya
1 1 (4.35%) MODO
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Xcode
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) 3D Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Unity 3D Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Visual C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Junior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Games Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 14 (60.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 10 (43.48%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) MFC
4 7 (30.43%) Node.js
5 4 (17.39%) OpenCV
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Augmented Reality
2 8 (34.78%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
5 4 (17.39%) Kinect
6 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
6 3 (13.04%) Streaming Video
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) 3D Programming
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Rendering
5 1 (4.35%) API Design
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Game Development
5 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) VC++
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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