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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 800 904 839
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -65
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 92 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.036% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 88 31 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.29%

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
40824 47288 43848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.78% 40.00% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34880 40452 38092
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 26 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 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +99 89 £37,500 - 15
London +60 31 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North East - 20 £50,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £50,000 - 1
North West +9 15 £30,000 -20.00%
Manchester +7 15 £30,000 -20.00%
Gateshead - 12 £40,000 - 1
South West - 11 £32,000 -
Bristol - 9 £32,000 -
Sunderland - 7 £57,500 -
West Sussex +13 6 £43,750 +34.61% 1
South East +9 6 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Crawley - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands -5 4 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Birmingham -6 4 £35,000 +12.00% 5
City of London +49 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Cambridge +8 2 £48,750 +21.87% 2
East of England +8 2 £48,750 +11.42% 3
Scotland - 2 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 116 (82.27%) OpenGL
2 111 (78.72%) C++
3 66 (46.81%) Software Engineering
4 58 (41.13%) C#
5 54 (38.30%) 3D Graphics
5 54 (38.30%) Degree
6 52 (36.88%) Windows
7 51 (36.17%) Games
8 50 (35.46%) Mathematics
9 42 (29.79%) Algorithms
10 41 (29.08%) Computer Science
11 37 (26.24%) 3D Programming
12 32 (22.70%) Multithreading
13 30 (21.28%) Subversion
14 28 (19.86%) OO
15 27 (19.15%) .NET
15 27 (19.15%) Visual Studio
15 27 (19.15%) HLSL
16 25 (17.73%) JavaScript
16 25 (17.73%) Physics
17 24 (17.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 23 (16.31%) PHP
19 22 (15.60%) HTML
19 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
19 22 (15.60%) CSS
19 22 (15.60%) MFC
19 22 (15.60%) AutoCAD
19 22 (15.60%) WebGL
20 19 (13.48%) Visualisation
20 19 (13.48%) Linux

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 22 (15.60%) AutoCAD
2 10 (7.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (7.09%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) GitHub
2 3 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) HTTP
2 11 (7.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Subversion
2 27 (19.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.55%) GCC
3 5 (3.55%) Clang
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (36.17%) Games
2 13 (9.22%) Electronics
3 6 (4.26%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.55%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.13%) Automotive
6 2 (1.42%) Military
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (63.12%) Developer
2 57 (40.43%) Software Engineer
3 54 (38.30%) C++ Developer
4 34 (24.11%) Software Developer
5 24 (17.02%) C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (16.31%) C++ Software Developer
7 19 (13.48%) C# Developer
8 17 (12.06%) PHP Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Programmer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.38%) C++ Programmer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior C++ Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Software Programmer
11 8 (5.67%) Graphics Programmer
12 7 (4.96%) Graphics Developer
12 7 (4.96%) C++ Applications Developer
12 7 (4.96%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.96%) Applications Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (82.27%) OpenGL
2 27 (19.15%) .NET
3 24 (17.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 22 (15.60%) WebGL
4 22 (15.60%) MFC
4 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
4 22 (15.60%) CSS
4 22 (15.60%) HTML
5 17 (12.06%) HTML5
6 14 (9.93%) XML
6 14 (9.93%) Qt
7 13 (9.22%) Web Services
8 8 (5.67%) STL
8 8 (5.67%) Direct3D
9 6 (4.26%) OpenCL
9 6 (4.26%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (4.26%) jQuery
10 5 (3.55%) WinForms
10 5 (3.55%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.55%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 54 (38.30%) 3D Graphics
2 50 (35.46%) Mathematics
3 42 (29.79%) Algorithms
4 41 (29.08%) Computer Science
5 25 (17.73%) Physics
6 19 (13.48%) Visualisation
7 13 (9.22%) Client/Server
8 9 (6.38%) Device Driver
8 9 (6.38%) Data Structures
9 8 (5.67%) Animation
10 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (4.26%) Interactive TV
12 5 (3.55%) GPGPU
12 5 (3.55%) Xbox
12 5 (3.55%) Internet of Things
12 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (2.13%) Telematics
14 1 (0.71%) User Experience
14 1 (0.71%) Blog
14 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.88%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Linux
3 11 (7.80%) Mac OS X
4 10 (7.09%) UNIX
5 6 (4.26%) VxWorks
6 5 (3.55%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.55%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 37 (26.24%) 3D Programming
3 32 (22.70%) Multithreading
4 28 (19.86%) OO
5 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.80%) OOD
6 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.09%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.38%) Validation
9 8 (5.67%) OOP
9 8 (5.67%) Game Development
10 7 (4.96%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.26%) Scrum
12 5 (3.55%) MVC
12 5 (3.55%) CAD
12 5 (3.55%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.55%) Image Processing
13 4 (2.84%) Web Development
13 4 (2.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 111 (78.72%) C++
2 58 (41.13%) C#
3 27 (19.15%) HLSL
4 25 (17.73%) JavaScript
5 23 (16.31%) PHP
6 13 (9.22%) C
7 12 (8.51%) VC++
8 11 (7.80%) Assembly Language
8 11 (7.80%) GLSL
9 10 (7.09%) Python
10 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.42%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.42%) VB6
10 2 (1.42%) Java
10 2 (1.42%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) Lua
11 1 (0.71%) XAML
11 1 (0.71%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 54 (38.30%) Degree
2 17 (12.06%) PhD
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.26%) Progress
3 2 (1.42%) Minitab
North
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Unspecified1
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Best Training + Flexi Work
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Stem Graduates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago