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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 864 886 955
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +69
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 73 88 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.080% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.21% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 34
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%

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
39341 41843 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.37% 37.90% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34012 35590 40629
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 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the UK

DirectX
Top 30 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 5 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 +18 73 £40,000 +14.28% 9
South East +39 25 £40,000 -8.57% 1
London +4 19 £57,000 +62.85% 2
West Sussex +9 18 £40,000 -8.57% 1
North West +13 14 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Manchester +5 14 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Crawley +7 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham -10 8 £33,000 -5.71% 2
West Midlands -13 8 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Horsham - 7 £40,000 - 1
East of England +11 6 £47,500 -2.56%
Hertfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
City of London +44 4 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Middlesex +11 2 £53,750 -
South West -5 2 £40,000 +19.40%
Oxfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Reading - 2 £30,000 -
Wiltshire -1 1 £45,000 +15.38%
New Malden - 1 £57,000 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £35,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Bicester - 1 £45,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £45,000 -
Oxford - 1 £45,000 -
Dorking - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 105 (86.78%) C++
2 85 (70.25%) OpenGL
3 55 (45.45%) Degree
4 53 (43.80%) Windows
5 52 (42.98%) Software Engineering
6 51 (42.15%) C#
7 43 (35.54%) Visual Studio
8 39 (32.23%) 3D Graphics
8 39 (32.23%) Subversion
8 39 (32.23%) Mathematics
9 37 (30.58%) .NET
10 36 (29.75%) OO
10 36 (29.75%) Computer Science
11 34 (28.10%) Games
12 33 (27.27%) C
12 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 30 (24.79%) Multithreading
14 26 (21.49%) MFC
15 25 (20.66%) Java
15 25 (20.66%) Linux
16 23 (19.01%) 3D Programming
17 21 (17.36%) SQL
17 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
18 20 (16.53%) Assembly Language
18 20 (16.53%) Validation
19 19 (15.70%) Aerospace
19 19 (15.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 18 (14.88%) SDLC
20 18 (14.88%) VxWorks
21 17 (14.05%) 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 (7.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Magento
1 9 (7.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon S3
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.40%) VLAN
3 6 (4.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) GIS
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (35.54%) Visual Studio
2 39 (32.23%) Subversion
3 17 (14.05%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.22%) JIRA
5 15 (12.40%) Mercurial
6 12 (9.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.65%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (28.10%) Games
2 19 (15.70%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.09%) Finance
4 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.96%) Retail
5 5 (4.13%) Avionics
6 4 (3.31%) Automotive
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Military
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (51.24%) Developer
2 38 (31.40%) Software Engineer
3 36 (29.75%) C++ Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Programmer
6 10 (8.26%) 3D Developer
7 9 (7.44%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Graphics Programmer
8 8 (6.61%) Junior
9 7 (5.79%) Unity 3D Developer
10 6 (4.96%) C++/Java Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior C++ Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Python Developer
12 4 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (70.25%) OpenGL
2 37 (30.58%) .NET
3 26 (21.49%) MFC
4 19 (15.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 17 (14.05%) HTML
6 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
7 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (10.74%) CSS
7 13 (10.74%) jQuery
8 12 (9.92%) Unreal Engine
9 10 (8.26%) Qt
10 7 (5.79%) XML
11 6 (4.96%) OpenGL ES
11 6 (4.96%) STL
11 6 (4.96%) Web Services
12 5 (4.13%) Direct3D
12 5 (4.13%) WPF
13 4 (3.31%) HTML5
13 4 (3.31%) WebGL
14 2 (1.65%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.23%) 3D Graphics
1 39 (32.23%) Mathematics
2 36 (29.75%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.92%) Algorithms
3 12 (9.92%) Augmented Reality
4 9 (7.44%) Visualisation
5 8 (6.61%) Physics
6 7 (5.79%) 3D Printing
7 6 (4.96%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.31%) Animation
8 4 (3.31%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.31%) Kinect
8 4 (3.31%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.65%) CUDA
10 2 (1.65%) DTV
11 1 (0.83%) Photography
11 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.80%) Windows
2 25 (20.66%) Linux
3 18 (14.88%) VxWorks
4 13 (10.74%) Android
5 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.65%) Unix
8 1 (0.83%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) Software Engineering
2 36 (29.75%) OO
3 30 (24.79%) Multithreading
4 23 (19.01%) 3D Programming
5 20 (16.53%) Validation
6 18 (14.88%) SDLC
7 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.05%) OOA/OOD
7 17 (14.05%) OOP
8 16 (13.22%) CAD
8 16 (13.22%) UML
9 13 (10.74%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.74%) MVC
10 12 (9.92%) TDD
11 9 (7.44%) Web Development
12 7 (5.79%) BDD
12 7 (5.79%) Game Development
12 7 (5.79%) Machine Learning
12 7 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.78%) C++
2 51 (42.15%) C#
3 33 (27.27%) C
4 25 (20.66%) Java
5 21 (17.36%) SQL
6 20 (16.53%) Assembly Language
7 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.09%) Python
9 7 (5.79%) HLSL
10 6 (4.96%) VC++
11 2 (1.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.83%) Delphi
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (45.45%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Progress
3 1 (0.83%) T-Plan
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