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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DirectX
England / North West
Rank 237 220 250
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 10 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%

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
2531 2071 2735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.31% 37.00% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2189 1801 2377
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -22 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 12 (75.00%) Games
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 10 (62.50%) Physics
3 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Game Development
4 9 (56.25%) Animation
4 9 (56.25%) Content Development
4 9 (56.25%) OO
4 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
4 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Xcode
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Gesture Recognition
5 3 (18.75%) Kinect
5 3 (18.75%) OpenCV
5 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (18.75%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (6.25%) Maya
7 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) VC++
7 1 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) 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 (6.25%) Maya
1 1 (6.25%) MODO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Xcode
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Junior
1 9 (56.25%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Junior Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Senior Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) 3D Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Unity 3D Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Games Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Graphics Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Games Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (18.75%) OpenCV
2 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) MFC
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (56.25%) Animation
3 3 (18.75%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (18.75%) Kinect
4 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Game Development
1 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 10 (62.50%) Physics
2 9 (56.25%) Content Development
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Gesture Recognition
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Programming
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Vision
5 1 (6.25%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) GLSL
3 1 (6.25%) HLSL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
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