The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 102 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.079% - 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
DirectX
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
473 370 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.30% 33.54% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 409 332 407
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DirectX
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

DirectX Salary Trend in South Wales

DirectX
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft