The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 884 896 878
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 51 41 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 47
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DirectX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +34 47 £45,000 +50.00% 11
London +14 19 £57,000 +90.00% 2
North West +25 9 £35,000 +16.66%
Manchester +18 9 £35,000 +16.66%
New Malden - 8 £57,000 - 1
South East +22 7 £38,500 - 3
West Sussex - 7 £38,500 -
Birmingham 0 5 £34,000 - 3
West Midlands -11 5 £34,000 - 4
Crawley - 5 £38,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £62,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £62,500 -
North East - 4 £62,500 - 1
Scotland -2 3 £30,000 -16.66%
Dundee - 3 £30,000 -
South West - 2 £31,500 -
Bristol - 2 £31,500 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £30,000 -
South Wales +7 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Wales +5 1 £32,500 -7.14%
East of England -6 1 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £32,500 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing DirectX 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 DirectX.

1 103 (95.37%) C++
2 74 (68.52%) OpenGL
3 46 (42.59%) Subversion
4 45 (41.67%) C#
4 45 (41.67%) Windows
5 44 (40.74%) 3D Graphics
6 42 (38.89%) Games
6 42 (38.89%) Degree
7 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (31.48%) Computer Science
9 30 (27.78%) Visual Studio
10 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
11 28 (25.93%) .NET
12 26 (24.07%) TDD
12 26 (24.07%) Multithreading
13 25 (23.15%) C
14 24 (22.22%) Mentoring
15 23 (21.30%) OO
15 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
16 20 (18.52%) UML
17 19 (17.59%) 3D Programming
17 19 (17.59%) Mathematics
18 18 (16.67%) MFC
18 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 17 (15.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 16 (14.81%) Finance
21 15 (13.89%) Java
21 15 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
22 14 (12.96%) Android
22 14 (12.96%) Algorithms

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing DirectX 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 DirectX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.11%) VLAN
3 10 (9.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (42.59%) Subversion
2 30 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
4 13 (12.04%) JIRA
5 12 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 8 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
General
1 42 (38.89%) Games
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 12 (11.11%) Retail
4 11 (10.19%) Automotive
5 6 (5.56%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.63%) Avionics
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (61.11%) Developer
2 41 (37.96%) C++ Developer
3 17 (15.74%) Programmer
3 17 (15.74%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Graphics Programmer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior C++ Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.41%) CAD Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.48%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) C++ Team Leader
7 7 (6.48%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Junior
9 5 (4.63%) Visual C++ Developer
10 4 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (68.52%) OpenGL
2 28 (25.93%) .NET
3 18 (16.67%) MFC
4 17 (15.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (9.26%) Web Services
5 10 (9.26%) XML
6 6 (5.56%) WebGL
7 4 (3.70%) Direct3D
7 4 (3.70%) Qt
7 4 (3.70%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (2.78%) WPF
9 2 (1.85%) COM
9 2 (1.85%) ODBC
9 2 (1.85%) OLE
9 2 (1.85%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (40.74%) 3D Graphics
2 34 (31.48%) Computer Science
3 19 (17.59%) Mathematics
4 14 (12.96%) Algorithms
5 12 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 11 (10.19%) Kinect
6 11 (10.19%) Oculus Rift
7 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
8 8 (7.41%) Photography
9 4 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.78%) Xbox
11 2 (1.85%) Physics
11 2 (1.85%) PlayStation
11 2 (1.85%) Statistics
12 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Android
2 14 (12.96%) Apple iOS
3 12 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (4.63%) VxWorks
5 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
3 26 (24.07%) Multithreading
3 26 (24.07%) TDD
4 24 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 23 (21.30%) OO
6 20 (18.52%) UML
7 19 (17.59%) 3D Programming
8 15 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
9 14 (12.96%) BDD
10 11 (10.19%) 3D Visualisation
10 11 (10.19%) OOP
11 10 (9.26%) CAD
12 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.33%) Image Processing
13 8 (7.41%) 3D Rendering
13 8 (7.41%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Computer Architecture
13 8 (7.41%) Game Development
13 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (95.37%) C++
2 45 (41.67%) C#
3 25 (23.15%) C
4 15 (13.89%) Java
5 12 (11.11%) Python
6 11 (10.19%) HLSL
7 10 (9.26%) VC++
8 9 (8.33%) SQL
9 8 (7.41%) C++/CLI
10 5 (4.63%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.85%) Delphi
11 2 (1.85%) Lua
11 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.85%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (38.89%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Progress
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