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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 877 902 934
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +32
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 38 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.049% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 25
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £52,500 £35,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £34,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +15.00%

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
37311 40924 44916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32506 34933 37768
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2016 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 21 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 27 August 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 +46 37 £40,000 +14.28% 6
North West +32 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Manchester +25 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
London +40 7 £72,500 +38.09% 1
South East +11 6 £27,500 -13.38%
Horsham +16 5 £27,500 -
West Sussex +9 5 £27,500 -
West Midlands -10 4 £36,000 +9.09% 1
East Midlands +14 2 £35,000 +84.21%
Nottingham +12 2 £35,000 +57.30%
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £35,000 +57.30%
Birmingham -24 2 £43,000 +30.30% 1
Scotland +19 1 £39,000 +23.80% 1
East of England +18 1 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Edinburgh - 1 £39,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 86 (85.15%) OpenGL
2 73 (72.28%) C++
3 44 (43.56%) Software Engineering
4 42 (41.58%) Degree
5 41 (40.59%) 3D Graphics
6 39 (38.61%) Mathematics
6 39 (38.61%) 3D Programming
7 32 (31.68%) Windows
7 32 (31.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 31 (30.69%) C
8 31 (30.69%) Games
9 28 (27.72%) Visual Studio
10 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
11 25 (24.75%) C#
11 25 (24.75%) Linux
12 24 (23.76%) Multithreading
13 22 (21.78%) Unreal Engine
13 22 (21.78%) Subversion
13 22 (21.78%) MFC
14 21 (20.79%) Augmented Reality
15 20 (19.80%) Assembly Language
16 19 (18.81%) Validation
17 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
18 16 (15.84%) HTML
18 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
19 15 (14.85%) VxWorks
19 15 (14.85%) Aerospace
19 15 (14.85%) Physics
19 15 (14.85%) SDLC
20 14 (13.86%) Java

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 4 (3.96%) WordPress
2 3 (2.97%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Magento
1 4 (3.96%) Shopify
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) VLAN
4 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.98%) GIS
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (27.72%) Visual Studio
2 22 (21.78%) Subversion
3 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.96%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.99%) NetBeans
General
1 31 (30.69%) Games
2 15 (14.85%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Military
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Finance
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Developer
2 35 (34.65%) Software Engineer
3 26 (25.74%) C++ Developer
4 23 (22.77%) 3D Developer
5 22 (21.78%) Unity 3D Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Graphics Programmer
6 11 (10.89%) Programmer
7 10 (9.90%) C++ Programmer
7 10 (9.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (9.90%) Software Programmer
8 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.95%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Junior
10 5 (4.95%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Games Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (85.15%) OpenGL
2 32 (31.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 22 (21.78%) MFC
3 22 (21.78%) Unreal Engine
4 16 (15.84%) HTML
5 13 (12.87%) .NET
6 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.93%) OpenGL ES
6 7 (6.93%) XML
7 6 (5.94%) CSS
7 6 (5.94%) HTML5
7 6 (5.94%) Node.js
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.95%) jQuery
9 3 (2.97%) LAMP
9 3 (2.97%) Qt
9 3 (2.97%) Web Services
9 3 (2.97%) WPF
10 2 (1.98%) OpenCL
10 2 (1.98%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.59%) 3D Graphics
2 39 (38.61%) Mathematics
3 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
4 21 (20.79%) Augmented Reality
5 15 (14.85%) Physics
6 11 (10.89%) Visualisation
7 10 (9.90%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.95%) 3D Printing
8 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
8 5 (4.95%) Device Driver
9 4 (3.96%) Animation
10 3 (2.97%) Online Gambling
11 2 (1.98%) CUDA
11 2 (1.98%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.99%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) Windows
2 25 (24.75%) Linux
3 15 (14.85%) VxWorks
4 7 (6.93%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.98%) Unix
7 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.99%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Software Engineering
2 39 (38.61%) 3D Programming
3 24 (23.76%) Multithreading
4 19 (18.81%) Validation
5 15 (14.85%) SDLC
6 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.88%) OO
8 10 (9.90%) CAD
8 10 (9.90%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (9.90%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.92%) Game Development
11 7 (6.93%) Web Development
12 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.95%) BDD
13 5 (4.95%) MVC
13 5 (4.95%) OOP
13 5 (4.95%) TDD
14 4 (3.96%) Memory Management
14 4 (3.96%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (72.28%) C++
2 31 (30.69%) C
3 25 (24.75%) C#
4 20 (19.80%) Assembly Language
5 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.86%) Java
7 12 (11.88%) VC++
8 10 (9.90%) HLSL
9 8 (7.92%) SQL
10 4 (3.96%) Perl
10 4 (3.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) Degree
2 10 (9.90%) PhD
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Progress
3 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.99%) SAP
3 1 (0.99%) T-Plan
3 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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