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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 234 222 210
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.057% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
2093 2072 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.36% 39.34% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 1884 1620
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham -9 4 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 - 1
DirectX
England

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Games
4 6 (60.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (30.00%) Game Development
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) VC++
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) MFC
7 1 (10.00%) 3D Programming

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Junior
5 2 (20.00%) Junior C++ Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) VC++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Game Development
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Programming
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago