The first table below looks at the demand for DirectX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 186 196 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
DirectX
England

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DirectX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DirectX across the West Midlands region.

DirectX Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DirectX
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DirectX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DirectX Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DirectX
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 6 £50,000 -
Birmingham +6 5 £32,500 -27.77%
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 25 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (76.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) CAD
2 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 19 (76.00%) Mathematics
2 19 (76.00%) Physics
2 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (76.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (68.00%) Multithreading
3 17 (68.00%) 3D Graphics
4 13 (52.00%) OpenGL
5 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (24.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Game Development
7 1 (4.00%) Games

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Mathematics
1 19 (76.00%) Physics
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (68.00%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) CAD
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
1 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
1 19 (76.00%) Waterfall
2 17 (68.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (76.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree