Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1136 1151
Rank change year-on-year +74 +15 +3
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 66 58 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 83
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,125 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £97,500 £58,850
UK median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +14.29%

DirectX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 64,446 67,888 73,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.68% 40.77% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,847 56,880 64,234
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DirectX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 26 £44,000 +35.38% 2
East of England +38 17 £52,500 +61.54% 5
North of England +32 11 £41,750 +4.38% 4
London +17 7 £60,000 -14.29% 4
North East -15 6 £42,000 +20.00%
Midlands +26 5 £31,500 +6.78% 3
North West +5 5 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands +30 3 £30,000 +1.69% 3
East Midlands - 2 £33,750 -
DirectX
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing DirectX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 57 (86.36%) OpenGL
2 56 (84.85%) C++
3 35 (53.03%) Mathematics
4 33 (50.00%) Degree
5 31 (46.97%) C#
6 26 (39.39%) Computer Science
7 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
8 22 (33.33%) C
9 20 (30.30%) Algorithms
10 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (27.27%) Games
12 17 (25.76%) GLSL
12 17 (25.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (25.76%) Vulkan
13 16 (24.24%) CUDA
14 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
14 15 (22.73%) OpenGL ES
15 14 (21.21%) .NET
16 13 (19.70%) HLSL
16 13 (19.70%) Android
17 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
17 12 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 12 (18.18%) Windows
17 12 (18.18%) Python
17 12 (18.18%) Electronics
17 12 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
18 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 11 (16.67%) Android Development
18 11 (16.67%) SDLC
18 11 (16.67%) Image Processing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) VTune
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (27.27%) Games
2 12 (18.18%) Electronics
3 7 (10.61%) Finance
4 6 (9.09%) Automotive
4 6 (9.09%) Military
5 5 (7.58%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.55%) Advertising
6 3 (4.55%) Marketing
6 3 (4.55%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) C++ Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 3D Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Games Developer
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C++ Games Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Graphics Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Graduate
7 2 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Graphics Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Junior
7 2 (3.03%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (86.36%) OpenGL
2 17 (25.76%) Vulkan
3 15 (22.73%) OpenGL ES
4 14 (21.21%) .NET
5 12 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 9 (13.64%) CSS
7 9 (13.64%) OpenCL
7 9 (13.64%) TensorFlow
8 4 (6.06%) MFC
8 4 (6.06%) XML
9 2 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.03%) STL
9 2 (3.03%) Web Services
10 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.52%) CryEngine
10 1 (1.52%) Direct3D
10 1 (1.52%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (1.52%) WCF
10 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.30%) Algorithms
3 16 (24.24%) CUDA
4 12 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (15.15%) User Experience
6 9 (13.64%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (12.12%) Client/Server
8 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (7.58%) Animation
10 3 (4.55%) Digital Media
11 2 (3.03%) Mobile Games
12 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
12 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Android
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Mathematics
2 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
3 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 11 (16.67%) Android Development
5 11 (16.67%) Image Processing
5 11 (16.67%) SDLC
6 10 (15.15%) Computer Vision
6 10 (15.15%) Machine Learning
7 9 (13.64%) Deep Learning
7 9 (13.64%) Prototyping
7 9 (13.64%) UML
8 7 (10.61%) 3D Programming
9 6 (9.09%) API Development
9 6 (9.09%) Benchmarking
9 6 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.58%) CAD
11 4 (6.06%) OO
11 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (84.85%) C++
2 31 (46.97%) C#
3 22 (33.33%) C
4 17 (25.76%) GLSL
5 13 (19.70%) HLSL
6 12 (18.18%) Python
7 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.64%) VC++
9 7 (10.61%) SQL
10 2 (3.03%) Java
10 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Degree
2 17 (25.76%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft