The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for DirectX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DirectX
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 125 110
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15  
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 1.36% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  

DirectX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 594 663 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 32.44% 28.20% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 527 595 540
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing DirectX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for DirectX in Birmingham

DirectX
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DirectX in Birmingham.

Salary trend for DirectX in Birmingham

DirectX
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
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