The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 854 938 940
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +2
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 22 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.044% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 30
Median salary £40,000 £43,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +33.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £61,750 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
35271 41088 41896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.16% 38.30% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30457 35269 36009
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DirectX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DirectX
Salary Trend

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

DirectX Salary Trend in the UK

DirectX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 18 £40,000 -11.11% 8
London +55 8 £58,750 +4.91% 3
North West -11 6 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Manchester -5 5 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
North East +7 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
South East +55 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
City of London +34 1 £50,000 -28.57%
West Sussex +17 1 £27,500 -
South Wales -1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Wales -12 1 £47,500 +46.15%
West Midlands -20 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
Lichfield - 1 £37,500 -
Horsham - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing DirectX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DirectX.

1 51 (80.95%) C++
2 50 (79.37%) OpenGL
3 30 (47.62%) 3D Graphics
3 30 (47.62%) Games
4 25 (39.68%) 3D Programming
5 21 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 20 (31.75%) C#
7 19 (30.16%) Degree
7 19 (30.16%) Mathematics
7 19 (30.16%) Multithreading
8 17 (26.98%) Visual Studio
9 16 (25.40%) Augmented Reality
10 15 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (23.81%) Windows
11 14 (22.22%) VC++
11 14 (22.22%) Java
12 12 (19.05%) HTML
12 12 (19.05%) CAD
12 12 (19.05%) Unreal Engine
13 11 (17.46%) Subversion
14 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.87%) XML
14 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
14 10 (15.87%) Visualisation
15 9 (14.29%) Visual Effects
15 9 (14.29%) MFC
15 9 (14.29%) Physics
16 8 (12.70%) Git (software)

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Maya
1 1 (1.59%) MODO
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) GIS
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Visual Studio
2 11 (17.46%) Subversion
3 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) Xcode
5 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
General
1 30 (47.62%) Games
2 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Military
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 16 (25.40%) 3D Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Unity 3D Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Programmer
9 5 (7.94%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (7.94%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Graphics Programmer
9 5 (7.94%) Integration Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Software Programmer
10 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Junior
10 4 (6.35%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (79.37%) OpenGL
2 21 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 12 (19.05%) Unreal Engine
4 10 (15.87%) XML
5 9 (14.29%) MFC
6 7 (11.11%) Node.js
7 5 (7.94%) .NET
7 5 (7.94%) HTML5
7 5 (7.94%) LAMP
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.35%) OpenCV
8 4 (6.35%) Web Services
9 3 (4.76%) STL
10 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.17%) CSS
10 2 (3.17%) jQuery
10 2 (3.17%) Qt
10 2 (3.17%) XHTML
11 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (47.62%) 3D Graphics
2 19 (30.16%) Mathematics
3 16 (25.40%) Augmented Reality
4 15 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 10 (15.87%) Visualisation
6 9 (14.29%) Physics
7 8 (12.70%) Algorithms
8 7 (11.11%) Client/Server
9 6 (9.52%) 3D Printing
10 5 (7.94%) PMI
11 4 (6.35%) Kinect
12 3 (4.76%) Oculus Rift
12 3 (4.76%) Online Gambling
12 3 (4.76%) Streaming Video
13 2 (3.17%) Animation
13 2 (3.17%) Applied Mathematics
13 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (3.17%) HTC Vive
14 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) 3D Programming
2 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 19 (30.16%) Multithreading
4 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.05%) CAD
6 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
7 9 (14.29%) Visual Effects
8 8 (12.70%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (7.94%) Game Development
10 5 (7.94%) Web Development
11 4 (6.35%) CAE
11 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) OO
11 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.76%) Multithreaded Programming
13 2 (3.17%) Code Optimisation
13 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.17%) Linear Algebra
13 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) C++
2 20 (31.75%) C#
3 14 (22.22%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) VC++
4 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) HLSL
5 8 (12.70%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) SQL
7 2 (3.17%) C
8 1 (1.59%) GLSL
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) R
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) PhD
2 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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