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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Direct3D
Rank 877 915 893
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs citing Direct3D 13 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.031% 0.037% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 11
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -23.00%

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
41667 48120 45320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 40.08% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35440 40550 39481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Direct3D Salary Histogram in the UK

Direct3D
Top 8 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 24 April 2015. 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
Scotland +18 10 £38,500 -
Edinburgh +14 10 £38,500 -
England +9 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £50,000 - 1

Direct3D
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 30 (96.77%) Degree
2 28 (90.32%) Computer Science
2 28 (90.32%) Electronics
2 28 (90.32%) UNIX
3 26 (83.87%) OpenGL
3 26 (83.87%) C++
3 26 (83.87%) Software Engineering
4 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (74.19%) C
5 23 (74.19%) Windows
6 21 (67.74%) C#
7 20 (64.52%) TDD
7 20 (64.52%) Visualisation
8 18 (58.06%) Linear Algebra
8 18 (58.06%) 3D Visualisation
8 18 (58.06%) Unit Testing
8 18 (58.06%) Qt
8 18 (58.06%) Software Architecture
8 18 (58.06%) CUDA
8 18 (58.06%) Waterfall
8 18 (58.06%) Subversion
8 18 (58.06%) WPF
8 18 (58.06%) Mathematics
8 18 (58.06%) .NET
8 18 (58.06%) MFC
8 18 (58.06%) Visual Studio
8 18 (58.06%) STL
8 18 (58.06%) OOP
8 18 (58.06%) VC++
8 18 (58.06%) Ethernet

Direct3D
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Ethernet
2 10 (32.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Visual Studio
1 18 (58.06%) Subversion
General
1 28 (90.32%) Electronics
2 10 (32.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) OpenGL
2 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) MFC
2 18 (58.06%) STL
2 18 (58.06%) WPF
2 18 (58.06%) Qt
3 10 (32.26%) OpenCL
3 10 (32.26%) OpenGL ES
4 8 (25.81%) DirectX
5 5 (16.13%) Direct3D Mobile
6 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (90.32%) Computer Science
2 20 (64.52%) Visualisation
3 18 (58.06%) CUDA
3 18 (58.06%) Mathematics
4 10 (32.26%) Internet of Things
5 7 (22.58%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (16.13%) Verilog
6 5 (16.13%) Device Driver
6 5 (16.13%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) UNIX
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Software Engineering
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) TDD
4 18 (58.06%) OOP
4 18 (58.06%) Software Architecture
4 18 (58.06%) Waterfall
4 18 (58.06%) 3D Visualisation
4 18 (58.06%) Linear Algebra
4 18 (58.06%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) 3D Rendering
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C++
2 23 (74.19%) C
3 21 (67.74%) C#
4 18 (58.06%) VC++
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) GLSL
6 3 (9.68%) HLSL
7 2 (6.45%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
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