The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 159 155 167
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 3 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.59% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
DirectX
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1093 1178 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.81% 37.95% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 712 819 900
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DirectX
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DirectX Salary Trend in Scotland

DirectX
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - 3 £30,000 -
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) OpenCL
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
1 3 (60.00%) Junior Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree