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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 223 195 216
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 15 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.31% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.72% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 3
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
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
2608 2228 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 43.79% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1996 1936
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DirectX Salary Histogram 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 September 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 15 £32,500 -3.70% 1
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) OOA/OOD
2 14 (93.33%) Data Modelling
2 14 (93.33%) OOD
2 14 (93.33%) Qt
3 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Games
5 5 (33.33%) MFC
6 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
7 3 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.67%) OLE
8 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) ODBC
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) VC++

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (73.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Graduate
3 5 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Qt
2 5 (33.33%) MFC
3 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.67%) OLE
4 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Physics
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) OOA/OOD
1 14 (93.33%) Data Modelling
1 14 (93.33%) OOD
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) VC++
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Bristol, Avon
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