The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 228 208 169
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -39
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 2 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.040% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 17
Average salary £47,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
DirectX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1801 1766 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.02% 35.05% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1603 1283
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
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 8 February 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
(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
Birmingham +1 2 £47,500 - 2
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (94.12%) Subversion
3 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (82.35%) OpenGL
5 13 (76.47%) TDD
5 13 (76.47%) BDD
5 13 (76.47%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Games
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Game Development
9 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Retail
9 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Subversion
2 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior C++ Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C++ Team Leader
3 7 (41.18%) Lead Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) OpenGL
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) BDD
2 13 (76.47%) Mentoring
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Game Development
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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