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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 204 222
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.45% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
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
2012 1771 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.90% 34.82% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1563 1794
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CAD
2 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CAD Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) CAD
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft