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 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
UK / England
Rank 816 865 885
Rank change year-on-year +49 +20  
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 21 64 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.066% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 43
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £50,000
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 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 31925 37372 37581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.59% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27475 32507 32185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 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 March 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
North West -15 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
London +59 7 £70,000 +22.80%
South East +65 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +22 2 £36,250 -7.05% 2
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
DirectX
UK

DirectX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (82.50%) Games
3 29 (72.50%) Software Engineering
4 27 (67.50%) OpenGL
5 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
5 14 (35.00%) Windows
5 14 (35.00%) Python
5 14 (35.00%) Mathematics
6 13 (32.50%) Physics
6 13 (32.50%) Game Development
7 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (30.00%) PMI
7 12 (30.00%) PMI Certification
7 12 (30.00%) Degree
8 11 (27.50%) Animation
9 9 (22.50%) Content Development
9 9 (22.50%) OO
9 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.00%) C#
11 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 5 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (10.00%) Subversion
12 4 (10.00%) HLSL
12 4 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
12 4 (10.00%) Visual Effects
12 4 (10.00%) C
13 3 (7.50%) OOP
13 3 (7.50%) Xcode
13 3 (7.50%) Gesture Recognition

DirectX
Top Related 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 1 (2.50%) Maya
1 1 (2.50%) MODO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SNMP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (7.50%) Xcode
5 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (82.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 22 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Junior
4 11 (27.50%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Junior Software Engineer
5 10 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Games Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Programmer
7 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Games Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) 3D Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Augmented Reality Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Games Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Unity 3D Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) OpenGL
2 4 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (7.50%) OpenCV
3 3 (7.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) D3.js
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.50%) Qt
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (30.00%) PMI
2 11 (27.50%) Animation
3 5 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.50%) Kinect
4 3 (7.50%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.00%) HTC Vive
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Arduino
6 1 (2.50%) CUDA
6 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (32.50%) Game Development
3 13 (32.50%) Physics
4 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (22.50%) Content Development
5 9 (22.50%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Visual Effects
7 3 (7.50%) Gesture Recognition
7 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Code Optimisation
8 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (2.50%) Line Management
9 1 (2.50%) Linear Algebra
9 1 (2.50%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (35.00%) Python
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) HLSL
5 2 (5.00%) GLSL
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
1 12 (30.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
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