The first table below looks at the demand for Direct3D skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Direct3D over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Direct3D
Rank 856 854 871
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Direct3D 25 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.037% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 21
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45108 42824 48033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 39.50% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38296 37113 42461
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Direct3D
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Direct3D within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Direct3D Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Direct3D
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Direct3D within the UK.

Direct3D Salary Trend in the UK

Direct3D
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Direct3D over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Direct3D Salary Histogram in the UK

Direct3D
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Direct3D within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
England -55 20 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands - 13 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Derby - 12 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge +1 5 £47,500 +5.55%
East of England -15 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Scotland - 5 £38,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £38,500 - 1
Shepperton -5 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Surrey -7 2 £42,500 +30.76%
South East -11 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Leicester - 1 £30,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -

Direct3D
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Direct3D 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 Direct3D.

1 43 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 41 (95.35%) Software Engineering
3 38 (88.37%) Windows
4 32 (74.42%) C++
5 31 (72.09%) C#
5 31 (72.09%) Degree
6 30 (69.77%) Computer Science
7 29 (67.44%) Visualisation
7 29 (67.44%) .NET
8 28 (65.12%) C
9 24 (55.81%) Mathematics
10 23 (53.49%) 3D Graphics
11 21 (48.84%) Electronics
11 21 (48.84%) UNIX
12 18 (41.86%) VC++
12 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
12 18 (41.86%) CUDA
13 17 (39.53%) WPF
13 17 (39.53%) Device Driver
14 16 (37.21%) Subversion
14 16 (37.21%) MFC
14 16 (37.21%) STL
14 16 (37.21%) OOP
14 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
14 16 (37.21%) Qt
14 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
14 16 (37.21%) Software Architecture
14 16 (37.21%) 3D Visualisation
15 14 (32.56%) Linux
16 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development

Direct3D
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Direct3D 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 Direct3D. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 16 (37.21%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) WinDbg
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (48.84%) Electronics
2 7 (16.28%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Software Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) 3D Software Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 29 (67.44%) .NET
3 17 (39.53%) WPF
4 16 (37.21%) MFC
4 16 (37.21%) STL
4 16 (37.21%) Qt
5 7 (16.28%) OpenCL
6 6 (13.95%) DirectX
7 5 (11.63%) OpenGL ES
8 3 (6.98%) HTML
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) OpenCV
9 2 (4.65%) WinForms
10 1 (2.33%) Flash
10 1 (2.33%) CSS
10 1 (2.33%) LAMP
10 1 (2.33%) Ajax
10 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (69.77%) Computer Science
2 29 (67.44%) Visualisation
3 24 (55.81%) Mathematics
4 23 (53.49%) 3D Graphics
5 18 (41.86%) CUDA
6 17 (39.53%) Device Driver
7 12 (27.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (27.91%) Streaming Video
7 12 (27.91%) Firmware
8 6 (13.95%) MPEG
9 5 (11.63%) GPGPU
10 2 (4.65%) Physics
10 2 (4.65%) Chemistry
10 2 (4.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) UNIX
3 14 (32.56%) Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (18.60%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Software Engineering
2 16 (37.21%) OOP
2 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
2 16 (37.21%) Software Architecture
2 16 (37.21%) 3D Visualisation
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.65%) 3D Programming
6 2 (4.65%) Image Processing
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) CAD
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C++
2 31 (72.09%) C#
3 28 (65.12%) C
4 18 (41.86%) VC++
5 7 (16.28%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.98%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) SQL
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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