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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 891 903 933
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 40 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.056% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 31
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,600 £52,500 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -

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
38107 41697 45243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.87% 37.81% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33121 35558 38497
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 16 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 24 July 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 +34 40 £39,000 +11.42% 9
North West +32 17 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Manchester +6 17 £37,500 +25.00% 2
South East +37 8 £27,500 - 2
West Sussex -4 8 £27,500 - 1
London +38 7 £72,500 +100.00% 2
East of England +36 6 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Hertfordshire +23 5 - - 1
Horsham +9 5 £27,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Crawley - 3 £39,000 -
West Midlands -8 2 £41,250 +25.00% 2
Birmingham -16 1 £50,000 +51.51% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 96 (84.21%) OpenGL
2 87 (76.32%) C++
3 48 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 48 (42.11%) Degree
4 44 (38.60%) Mathematics
4 44 (38.60%) 3D Graphics
5 42 (36.84%) Windows
6 36 (31.58%) C
6 36 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 36 (31.58%) 3D Programming
7 34 (29.82%) Games
8 32 (28.07%) C#
9 31 (27.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 26 (22.81%) Subversion
10 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
10 26 (22.81%) Multithreading
11 25 (21.93%) Linux
12 24 (21.05%) MFC
13 22 (19.30%) Assembly Language
13 22 (19.30%) Unreal Engine
14 21 (18.42%) Augmented Reality
14 21 (18.42%) Validation
14 21 (18.42%) HTML
15 20 (17.54%) JavaScript
15 20 (17.54%) .NET
15 20 (17.54%) OO
15 20 (17.54%) TCP/IP
16 17 (14.91%) SDLC
16 17 (14.91%) VxWorks
16 17 (14.91%) Aerospace

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 9 (7.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Magento
1 9 (7.89%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon S3
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 26 (22.81%) Subversion
3 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.39%) JIRA
6 3 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
General
1 34 (29.82%) Games
2 17 (14.91%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Avionics
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (56.14%) Developer
2 39 (34.21%) Software Engineer
3 38 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 22 (19.30%) 3D Developer
5 18 (15.79%) Unity 3D Developer
6 12 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Graphics Programmer
7 10 (8.77%) Programmer
8 8 (7.02%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (7.02%) Software Programmer
9 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Junior
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (3.51%) C++ Software Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (84.21%) OpenGL
2 31 (27.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 24 (21.05%) MFC
4 22 (19.30%) Unreal Engine
5 21 (18.42%) HTML
6 20 (17.54%) .NET
7 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET
7 14 (12.28%) CSS
8 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.40%) jQuery
9 9 (7.89%) Qt
10 8 (7.02%) OpenGL ES
11 6 (5.26%) HTML5
11 6 (5.26%) STL
12 4 (3.51%) Direct3D
12 4 (3.51%) WPF
12 4 (3.51%) XML
13 3 (2.63%) Node.js
14 2 (1.75%) OpenCL
14 2 (1.75%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.60%) 3D Graphics
1 44 (38.60%) Mathematics
2 26 (22.81%) Computer Science
3 21 (18.42%) Augmented Reality
4 13 (11.40%) Physics
5 12 (10.53%) Algorithms
6 10 (8.77%) Visualisation
7 7 (6.14%) 3D Printing
8 6 (5.26%) Device Driver
9 4 (3.51%) Animation
10 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.63%) Online Gambling
11 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.75%) CUDA
11 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.88%) Kinect
12 1 (0.88%) Oculus Rift
12 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Windows
2 25 (21.93%) Linux
3 17 (14.91%) VxWorks
4 10 (8.77%) Android
5 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.75%) Unix
7 1 (0.88%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 36 (31.58%) 3D Programming
3 26 (22.81%) Multithreading
4 21 (18.42%) Validation
5 20 (17.54%) OO
6 17 (14.91%) SDLC
7 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.16%) CAD
8 13 (11.40%) MVC
8 13 (11.40%) OOP
9 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (7.02%) Game Development
11 8 (7.02%) TDD
11 8 (7.02%) Web Development
12 7 (6.14%) BDD
13 6 (5.26%) Machine Learning
14 5 (4.39%) 3D Rendering
Programming Languages
1 87 (76.32%) C++
2 36 (31.58%) C
3 32 (28.07%) C#
4 22 (19.30%) Assembly Language
5 20 (17.54%) JavaScript
6 17 (14.91%) SQL
7 14 (12.28%) Java
8 9 (7.89%) HLSL
8 9 (7.89%) VC++
9 7 (6.14%) Python
10 4 (3.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (42.11%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) PhD
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Progress
3 1 (0.88%) T-Plan
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