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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 149 159 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £36,000 £25,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
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
1194 1362 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.74% 41.24% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 849 871 735
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

DirectX Salary Histogram 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 28 January 2015. 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
Glasgow +12 3 £31,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
5 2 (28.57%) GCC
5 2 (28.57%) Qt
5 2 (28.57%) Clang
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Telematics
6 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
6 1 (14.29%) Python

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 2 (28.57%) GCC
2 2 (28.57%) Clang
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Qt
5 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (14.29%) MFC
5 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft