The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Direct3D
Rank 874 885 876
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Direct3D 12 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.038% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 18
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
Top 9 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 26 November 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
Edinburgh - 10 £38,500 -
Scotland - 10 £38,500 -
England -14 2 £42,500 +13.33%
East Midlands +9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Derbyshire +7 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Derby 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Shepperton -4 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Surrey -10 1 £40,000 +3.22%
South East -17 1 £40,000 +3.22%

Direct3D
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
3 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (94.12%) C#
4 31 (91.18%) C
4 31 (91.18%) Visualisation
5 30 (88.24%) .NET
6 26 (76.47%) C++
7 20 (58.82%) Computer Science
7 20 (58.82%) Degree
8 18 (52.94%) Mathematics
8 18 (52.94%) CUDA
8 18 (52.94%) Visual Studio
8 18 (52.94%) UNIX
8 18 (52.94%) Electronics
9 17 (50.00%) OOP
9 17 (50.00%) VC++
9 17 (50.00%) Ethernet
9 17 (50.00%) STL
9 17 (50.00%) MFC
9 17 (50.00%) Software Architecture
9 17 (50.00%) Qt
9 17 (50.00%) WPF
9 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 17 (50.00%) TDD
9 17 (50.00%) Subversion
9 17 (50.00%) Waterfall
9 17 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
9 17 (50.00%) Linear Algebra

Direct3D
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (50.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 17 (50.00%) Subversion
3 7 (20.59%) WinDbg
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (52.94%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Programmer
4 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
4 1 (2.94%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 30 (88.24%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) MFC
3 17 (50.00%) STL
3 17 (50.00%) WPF
3 17 (50.00%) Qt
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) DirectX
4 2 (5.88%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.94%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (2.94%) Direct3D Mobile
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 31 (91.18%) Visualisation
2 20 (58.82%) Computer Science
3 18 (52.94%) Mathematics
3 18 (52.94%) CUDA
4 15 (44.12%) Device Driver
4 15 (44.12%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (41.18%) Streaming Video
5 14 (41.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (20.59%) MPEG
7 1 (2.94%) Physics
7 1 (2.94%) Chemistry
7 1 (2.94%) User Experience
7 1 (2.94%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) UNIX
3 15 (44.12%) Linux
4 14 (41.18%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) TDD
3 17 (50.00%) OOP
3 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 17 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 17 (50.00%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (2.94%) Android Development
4 1 (2.94%) Image Processing
4 1 (2.94%) 3D Programming
4 1 (2.94%) CAD
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) C
3 26 (76.47%) C++
4 17 (50.00%) VC++
5 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
5 7 (20.59%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft