The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 434 447 432
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.012% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7780 8302 8028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.44% 36.93% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6762 7083 7142
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DirectX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

DirectX Salary Trend in the South East

DirectX
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Surrey - 6 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Berkshire +14 1 £31,000 +24.00%
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
3 11 (64.71%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) OpenGL
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
4 9 (52.94%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (47.06%) C
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) CAD
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (35.29%) C++/CLI
7 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) Validation
7 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (35.29%) VxWorks
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) Progress
7 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
7 6 (35.29%) Firmware
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) UML
7 6 (35.29%) OOP
8 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
8 5 (29.41%) Photography

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Graphics Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) OpenGL
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
2 9 (52.94%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (29.41%) Photography
4 4 (23.53%) Physics
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) CAD
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Validation
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
5 4 (23.53%) 3D Programming
5 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) C
4 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
4 6 (35.29%) C++/CLI
5 4 (23.53%) HLSL
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Progress