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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DirectX
UK
Rank 831 892 908
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +16
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 31 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.059% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 34
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%

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
33010 39084 39277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 38.17% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28361 33683 33688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 20 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +45 27 £45,000 - 7
London +48 10 £70,000 +22.80% 3
Manchester -19 10 £33,000 -5.71% 1
North West -24 10 £33,000 -5.71% 1
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands +18 2 £36,250 +6.61% 2
South East +70 1 £47,500 +23.37% 1
South Wales +20 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Scotland +18 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Oxfordshire +18 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Oxford +12 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Birmingham +11 1 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Wales +11 1 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £25,000 -
Derby - 1 £30,000 -
Coventry - 1 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 55 (96.49%) C++
2 40 (70.18%) OpenGL
3 36 (63.16%) Games
4 32 (56.14%) Software Engineering
5 21 (36.84%) Mathematics
6 19 (33.33%) C#
7 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
8 16 (28.07%) 3D Graphics
8 16 (28.07%) Degree
8 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
8 16 (28.07%) Windows
9 15 (26.32%) Python
10 14 (24.56%) Physics
11 13 (22.81%) Animation
11 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
11 13 (22.81%) Game Development
12 12 (21.05%) OO
13 11 (19.30%) PMI
13 11 (19.30%) PMI Certification
14 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
15 9 (15.79%) Augmented Reality
15 9 (15.79%) CAD
15 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
16 8 (14.04%) Subversion
16 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
16 8 (14.04%) Java
16 8 (14.04%) Content Development
17 7 (12.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 7 (12.28%) HTML

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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) CMS
1 2 (3.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (3.51%) InDesign
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Maya
2 1 (1.75%) MODO
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) iTunes
1 2 (3.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Broadband
3 1 (1.75%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.04%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) Xcode
5 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (63.16%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 23 (40.35%) Software Engineer
3 21 (36.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (29.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (29.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (19.30%) C++ Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
6 10 (17.54%) Junior
6 10 (17.54%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (17.54%) Junior Software Engineer
7 9 (15.79%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.77%) 3D Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Unity 3D Developer
10 4 (7.02%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Games Programmer
11 3 (5.26%) Games Developer
12 2 (3.51%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) OpenGL
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (10.53%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (10.53%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) HTML5
5 4 (7.02%) OpenCV
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.26%) CSS
6 3 (5.26%) MFC
6 3 (5.26%) STL
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Flash
7 2 (3.51%) jQuery
7 2 (3.51%) LAMP
7 2 (3.51%) Node.js
7 2 (3.51%) Qt
8 1 (1.75%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) 3D Graphics
1 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.81%) Animation
3 11 (19.30%) PMI
4 9 (15.79%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.02%) Kinect
6 3 (5.26%) 3D Printing
6 3 (5.26%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
7 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.51%) HTC Vive
7 2 (3.51%) Learning Management System
7 2 (3.51%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (3.51%) Social Media
7 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Software Engineering
2 21 (36.84%) Mathematics
3 14 (24.56%) Physics
4 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
4 13 (22.81%) Game Development
5 12 (21.05%) OO
6 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.79%) CAD
7 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
8 8 (14.04%) Content Development
9 6 (10.53%) 3D Programming
9 6 (10.53%) Visual Effects
9 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
10 5 (8.77%) Gesture Recognition
11 4 (7.02%) CAE
11 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.02%) OOP
11 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) C++
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) HLSL
7 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) VC++
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) GLSL
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) XAML
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) R
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 11 (19.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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