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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 857 855 955
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +100
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 60 96 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.090% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.24% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 30
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
37811 40469 47899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 37.93% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32762 34598 40946
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -3 60 £39,000 +11.42% 8
South East +42 25 £39,000 -8.23% 1
West Sussex +9 21 £39,000 -8.23% 1
North West +21 14 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Manchester +5 14 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Crawley +1 14 £39,500 -12.22%
Horsham +15 9 £27,500 - 1
East of England +27 8 £45,000 -7.69%
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 -
London -14 7 £57,000 +52.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 7 - -
West Midlands -7 5 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Birmingham -19 4 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Berkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Reading - 2 £30,000 -
City of London +45 1 - -
South West -7 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Haywards Heath - 1 £24,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £35,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Dorking - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 - 1
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 101 (82.79%) C++
2 92 (75.41%) OpenGL
3 53 (43.44%) Windows
4 52 (42.62%) Software Engineering
4 52 (42.62%) Degree
5 43 (35.25%) Mathematics
6 42 (34.43%) C#
6 42 (34.43%) Visual Studio
7 41 (33.61%) 3D Graphics
8 39 (31.97%) C
9 37 (30.33%) Subversion
10 36 (29.51%) Games
11 34 (27.87%) Computer Science
12 30 (24.59%) OO
12 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
13 28 (22.95%) Linux
13 28 (22.95%) .NET
13 28 (22.95%) MFC
13 28 (22.95%) Multithreading
13 28 (22.95%) 3D Programming
14 25 (20.49%) Assembly Language
15 24 (19.67%) Validation
16 23 (18.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
18 20 (16.39%) VxWorks
18 20 (16.39%) Aerospace
18 20 (16.39%) SDLC
19 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
19 19 (15.57%) Java
20 18 (14.75%) 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 9 (7.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Magento
1 9 (7.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon S3
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.20%) VLAN
3 6 (4.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) GIS
2 8 (6.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (34.43%) Visual Studio
2 37 (30.33%) Subversion
3 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.66%) Eclipse
5 11 (9.02%) JIRA
6 10 (8.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (29.51%) Games
2 20 (16.39%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.02%) Finance
4 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.10%) Avionics
5 5 (4.10%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Automotive
7 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (49.18%) Developer
2 42 (34.43%) Software Engineer
3 37 (30.33%) C++ Developer
4 13 (10.66%) 3D Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Programmer
6 10 (8.20%) Unity 3D Developer
7 9 (7.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Graphics Programmer
8 8 (6.56%) Junior
9 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.92%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Senior C++ Developer
11 5 (4.10%) C++ Programmer
11 5 (4.10%) Python Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Software Programmer
12 4 (3.28%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (75.41%) OpenGL
2 28 (22.95%) .NET
2 28 (22.95%) MFC
3 23 (18.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 18 (14.75%) HTML
5 15 (12.30%) Unreal Engine
6 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (10.66%) CSS
7 13 (10.66%) jQuery
8 9 (7.38%) Qt
9 8 (6.56%) OpenGL ES
10 7 (5.74%) XML
11 6 (4.92%) STL
12 5 (4.10%) Direct3D
12 5 (4.10%) HTML5
12 5 (4.10%) Web Services
13 4 (3.28%) WPF
14 2 (1.64%) COM
14 2 (1.64%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.25%) Mathematics
2 41 (33.61%) 3D Graphics
3 34 (27.87%) Computer Science
4 15 (12.30%) Augmented Reality
5 14 (11.48%) Algorithms
6 10 (8.20%) Physics
7 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.74%) 3D Printing
9 6 (4.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (4.92%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.28%) Animation
11 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.46%) Kinect
11 3 (2.46%) Oculus Rift
12 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.64%) CUDA
12 2 (1.64%) DTV
12 2 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.82%) Statistics
13 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.44%) Windows
2 28 (22.95%) Linux
3 20 (16.39%) VxWorks
4 14 (11.48%) Android
5 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Unix
8 1 (0.82%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Software Engineering
2 30 (24.59%) OO
3 28 (22.95%) 3D Programming
3 28 (22.95%) Multithreading
4 24 (19.67%) Validation
5 20 (16.39%) SDLC
6 16 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.11%) OOP
7 15 (12.30%) CAD
8 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.66%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.66%) MVC
9 12 (9.84%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (8.20%) TDD
10 10 (8.20%) UML
11 9 (7.38%) Web Development
12 7 (5.74%) BDD
12 7 (5.74%) Game Development
12 7 (5.74%) Machine Learning
13 6 (4.92%) 3D Rendering
Programming Languages
1 101 (82.79%) C++
2 42 (34.43%) C#
3 39 (31.97%) C
4 25 (20.49%) Assembly Language
5 19 (15.57%) Java
6 18 (14.75%) SQL
7 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
8 12 (9.84%) Python
9 8 (6.56%) HLSL
10 6 (4.92%) VC++
11 4 (3.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) Delphi
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (42.62%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) PhD
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) Progress
3 1 (0.82%) T-Plan
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