The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 236 228 224
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £28,250 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.66% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.45%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2655 2637 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.96% 44.51% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2352 2171
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DirectX
Salary Trend in the South West

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

DirectX Salary Trend in the South West

DirectX
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Bristol +4 3 £24,000 -31.42%
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 19 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (94.74%) OOD
2 18 (94.74%) Algorithms
3 17 (89.47%) OOA/OOD
3 17 (89.47%) Qt
3 17 (89.47%) Data Modelling
3 17 (89.47%) Data Structures
4 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
5 8 (42.11%) Physics
5 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Games
7 6 (31.58%) MFC
8 5 (26.32%) OpenGL
9 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (15.79%) Electronic Design Automation
10 2 (10.53%) Game Development
10 2 (10.53%) OLE
10 2 (10.53%) ODBC
10 2 (10.53%) C
11 1 (5.26%) WebGL
11 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
11 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
11 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
11 1 (5.26%) 3D Printing
11 1 (5.26%) 3D Visualisation
11 1 (5.26%) CAD
11 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (5.26%) VC++
11 1 (5.26%) Degree

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Graduate
3 7 (36.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Qt
2 6 (31.58%) MFC
3 5 (26.32%) OpenGL
4 2 (10.53%) OLE
4 2 (10.53%) ODBC
5 1 (5.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Algorithms
2 17 (89.47%) Data Structures
3 8 (42.11%) Physics
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) OOD
2 17 (89.47%) OOA/OOD
2 17 (89.47%) Data Modelling
3 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Electronic Design Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Game Development
6 1 (5.26%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (5.26%) 3D Rendering
6 1 (5.26%) 3D Programming
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe