Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1085 1151 1176
Rank change year-on-year +66 +25 +53
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 66 61 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.034% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.087% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 102
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £23,775
90th Percentile £87,500 £53,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.79% +11.43% +7.69%

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 67977 70054 78766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 39.04% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56921 61279 67934
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
East of England +29 25 £52,000 +15.56% 2
South East +54 23 £42,500 +54.55% 3
London +19 14 £77,500 +6.90%
North of England -25 2 £40,000 - 1
North West -27 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 - -
DirectX
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 57 (86.36%) OpenGL
2 53 (80.30%) C++
3 40 (60.61%) Visual Studio
4 38 (57.58%) C#
5 35 (53.03%) Software Engineering
6 30 (45.45%) .NET
7 28 (42.42%) Degree
7 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
8 26 (39.39%) Computer Science
9 24 (36.36%) Python
10 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (31.82%) Windows
12 18 (27.27%) Games
12 18 (27.27%) GLSL
13 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.21%) Algorithms
15 13 (19.70%) 3D Graphics
15 13 (19.70%) OO
15 13 (19.70%) SQL
16 11 (16.67%) SDLC
16 11 (16.67%) HLSL
17 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (15.15%) Multithreading
17 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
18 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
18 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
18 9 (13.64%) Scrum
18 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
18 9 (13.64%) Image Processing
18 9 (13.64%) WPF

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 (4.55%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (4.55%) Siemens NX
1 3 (4.55%) Solid Edge
2 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 6 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.27%) Games
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Software Engineer
2 23 (34.85%) Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 10 (15.15%) 3D Software Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Programmer
6 9 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.61%) 3D Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Python Software Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Software Design Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.58%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Senior Programmer
11 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (86.36%) OpenGL
2 30 (45.45%) .NET
3 9 (13.64%) WPF
4 7 (10.61%) CSS
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (7.58%) Vulkan
6 3 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (4.55%) WCF
7 2 (3.03%) OpenCV
7 2 (3.03%) OpenGL ES
7 2 (3.03%) Spring
7 2 (3.03%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.52%) MFC
8 1 (1.52%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.21%) Algorithms
3 13 (19.70%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (10.61%) PMI
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Xbox
6 1 (1.52%) CUDA
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) HoloLens
6 1 (1.52%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.52%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Software Engineering
2 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
3 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) OO
5 11 (16.67%) SDLC
6 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.15%) Multithreading
7 9 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (13.64%) Computer Vision
7 9 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.64%) Image Processing
7 9 (13.64%) Physics
7 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Scrum
7 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.12%) 3D Programming
9 7 (10.61%) Adaptive Web Design
9 7 (10.61%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (10.61%) OOP
9 7 (10.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) C++
2 38 (57.58%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) Python
4 18 (27.27%) GLSL
5 13 (19.70%) SQL
6 11 (16.67%) HLSL
7 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.61%) Scala
9 5 (7.58%) Assembly Language
9 5 (7.58%) C
10 3 (4.55%) Lua
11 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft