The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 865 879
Rank change year-on-year +30 +14  
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 28 50 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.055% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 77
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £58,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +11.42%  

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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34019 35725 39843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.08% 39.18% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28739 31428 34420
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

DirectX
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for DirectX in England

DirectX
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DirectX in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DirectX in England

DirectX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
South East +48 10 £31,000 -20.51% 2
London +25 8 £85,000 +34.92% 3
North West -47 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £29,500 -28.48% 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -
DirectX
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 49 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (73.47%) OpenGL
3 34 (69.39%) Games
4 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
4 24 (48.98%) Degree
5 23 (46.94%) Mathematics
5 23 (46.94%) Visual Studio
6 20 (40.82%) C#
6 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
7 18 (36.73%) Game Development
7 18 (36.73%) Windows
8 15 (30.61%) OO
9 14 (28.57%) Python
10 13 (26.53%) .NET
10 13 (26.53%) Content Development
11 10 (20.41%) PMI
11 10 (20.41%) PMI Certification
11 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.37%) Physics
12 9 (18.37%) Subversion
12 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (18.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 8 (16.33%) C
13 8 (16.33%) Animation
14 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.24%) Performance Optimisation
15 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
15 6 (12.24%) WPF
16 5 (10.20%) TDD

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (6.12%) Siemens NX
1 3 (6.12%) Solid Edge
2 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) SNMP
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (69.39%) Games
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 20 (40.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (36.73%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (36.73%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Python Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Junior
7 8 (16.33%) C++ Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
10 5 (10.20%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (6.12%) C++ Games Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Games Developer
11 3 (6.12%) Graduate
11 3 (6.12%) Programmer
11 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
12 2 (4.08%) Games Programmer
12 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (73.47%) OpenGL
2 13 (26.53%) .NET
3 9 (18.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (12.24%) WPF
5 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (4.08%) MFC
6 2 (4.08%) Qt
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
6 2 (4.08%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (4.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.04%) CSS
7 1 (2.04%) D3.js
7 1 (2.04%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) Node.js
7 1 (2.04%) OpenCL
7 1 (2.04%) OpenCV
7 1 (2.04%) STL
7 1 (2.04%) WCF
7 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) PMI
3 8 (16.33%) Animation
4 5 (10.20%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Arduino
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) CUDA
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.04%) HoloLens
6 1 (2.04%) HTC Vive
6 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.04%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Mathematics
3 18 (36.73%) Game Development
4 15 (30.61%) OO
5 13 (26.53%) Content Development
6 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) Physics
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.20%) Mobile Development
8 5 (10.20%) TDD
9 4 (8.16%) CAD
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) Computer Vision
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.12%) DevOps
11 2 (4.08%) Machine Learning
11 2 (4.08%) Microservices
11 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (40.82%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) Python
4 8 (16.33%) C
5 5 (10.20%) Scala
6 4 (8.16%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) GLSL
7 3 (6.12%) HLSL
7 3 (6.12%) Lua
8 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) ILOG
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