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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 882 891 940
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +49
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 50 87 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.078% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 39 79 32
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £34,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.66%

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
38099 42319 46873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 38.09% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33097 36189 40123
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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 18 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 29 June 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 +18 50 £39,000 +11.42% 10
North West +34 17 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Manchester 0 17 £37,500 +25.00% 2
South East +42 15 £39,000 +41.81% 1
West Sussex 0 13 £39,000 +41.81% 1
East of England +36 8 £45,000 -7.69% 2
London +7 8 £67,750 +80.66% 3
Crawley -10 8 £39,000 -13.33%
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 - -
Horsham +7 5 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands -26 2 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Birmingham -14 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Dorking - 1 - -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (83.48%) OpenGL
2 89 (77.39%) C++
3 49 (42.61%) Degree
4 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
5 46 (40.00%) Windows
6 45 (39.13%) 3D Graphics
7 42 (36.52%) Mathematics
8 37 (32.17%) C
9 35 (30.43%) Visual Studio
10 34 (29.57%) 3D Programming
11 33 (28.70%) C#
12 31 (26.96%) Games
13 29 (25.22%) Subversion
14 28 (24.35%) Multithreading
14 28 (24.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 27 (23.48%) Computer Science
16 26 (22.61%) MFC
16 26 (22.61%) Linux
17 23 (20.00%) Assembly Language
18 22 (19.13%) Validation
18 22 (19.13%) OO
18 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
19 21 (18.26%) .NET
20 20 (17.39%) Unreal Engine
20 20 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
21 19 (16.52%) HTML
22 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
22 18 (15.65%) Aerospace
22 18 (15.65%) VxWorks
22 18 (15.65%) 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 9 (7.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Magento
1 9 (7.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon S3
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.22%) HTTP
3 4 (3.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (3.48%) GIS
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 29 (25.22%) Subversion
3 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.57%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.22%) JIRA
6 4 (3.48%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.87%) NetBeans
General
1 31 (26.96%) Games
2 18 (15.65%) Aerospace
3 9 (7.83%) Finance
4 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.61%) Avionics
7 2 (1.74%) Automotive
7 2 (1.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (54.78%) Developer
2 39 (33.91%) Software Engineer
3 38 (33.04%) C++ Developer
4 19 (16.52%) 3D Developer
5 15 (13.04%) Unity 3D Developer
6 10 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Graphics Programmer
8 7 (6.09%) Junior
8 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.22%) C++ Programmer
9 6 (5.22%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Programmer
10 5 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Visual C++ Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Games Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (83.48%) OpenGL
2 28 (24.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 26 (22.61%) MFC
4 21 (18.26%) .NET
5 20 (17.39%) Unreal Engine
6 19 (16.52%) HTML
7 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET
7 14 (12.17%) CSS
8 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.30%) jQuery
9 9 (7.83%) Qt
10 8 (6.96%) OpenGL ES
11 7 (6.09%) XML
12 6 (5.22%) HTML5
12 6 (5.22%) STL
13 5 (4.35%) Direct3D
13 5 (4.35%) Web Services
14 4 (3.48%) WPF
15 2 (1.74%) COM
15 2 (1.74%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.13%) 3D Graphics
2 42 (36.52%) Mathematics
3 27 (23.48%) Computer Science
4 20 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
5 13 (11.30%) Algorithms
6 11 (9.57%) Physics
7 9 (7.83%) Visualisation
8 7 (6.09%) 3D Printing
9 6 (5.22%) Client/Server
9 6 (5.22%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.48%) Animation
11 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.61%) Online Gambling
12 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.74%) CUDA
12 2 (1.74%) DTV
12 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.74%) Kinect
12 2 (1.74%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Windows
2 26 (22.61%) Linux
3 18 (15.65%) VxWorks
4 11 (9.57%) Android
5 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Unix
7 1 (0.87%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
2 34 (29.57%) 3D Programming
3 28 (24.35%) Multithreading
4 22 (19.13%) OO
4 22 (19.13%) Validation
5 18 (15.65%) SDLC
6 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.04%) CAD
8 14 (12.17%) OOP
9 13 (11.30%) MVC
10 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.57%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.96%) Game Development
12 8 (6.96%) TDD
12 8 (6.96%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (6.96%) Web Development
13 7 (6.09%) BDD
13 7 (6.09%) Machine Learning
14 6 (5.22%) 3D Rendering
14 6 (5.22%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 89 (77.39%) C++
2 37 (32.17%) C
3 33 (28.70%) C#
4 23 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 17 (14.78%) SQL
7 13 (11.30%) Java
8 10 (8.70%) VC++
9 8 (6.96%) HLSL
10 7 (6.09%) Python
11 4 (3.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (42.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) PhD
3 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Progress
3 1 (0.87%) T-Plan
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Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bens, inc. Healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago