Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 1098 1146
Rank change year-on-year +31 +48 +49
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 54 73 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 51 59 46
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,050 £25,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,500 £74,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% +1.27%

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 58,718 67,727 68,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.56% 40.25% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48,644 56,883 59,720
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +14 19 £46,000 +8.24% 3
East of England +13 14 £52,500 - 10
North of England +48 9 £32,500 - 5
London +59 7 £60,000 -14.29% 3
North West +22 6 £32,500 - 5
Midlands +39 3 £27,500 -26.67% 2
West Midlands +21 3 £27,500 -26.67% 2
North East - 3 £56,250 -
South West +15 2 £48,750 - 2
DirectX
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 45 (83.33%) OpenGL
2 39 (72.22%) C++
3 30 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
5 23 (42.59%) C#
6 22 (40.74%) Games
6 22 (40.74%) Computer Science
7 20 (37.04%) Degree
8 18 (33.33%) Algorithms
9 16 (29.63%) Python
9 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (27.78%) Computer Vision
11 14 (25.93%) Visual Studio
12 12 (22.22%) SQL
12 12 (22.22%) .NET
12 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
13 10 (18.52%) VC++
13 10 (18.52%) HLSL
13 10 (18.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (16.67%) CUDA
14 9 (16.67%) GLSL
14 9 (16.67%) C
14 9 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 8 (14.81%) Client/Server
15 8 (14.81%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (14.81%) Vulkan
15 8 (14.81%) OpenGL ES
16 7 (12.96%) 3D Programming

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) VTune
General
1 22 (40.74%) Games
2 7 (12.96%) Aerospace
3 6 (11.11%) Electronics
4 3 (5.56%) Automotive
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) C++ Developer
4 10 (18.52%) 3D Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Games Developer
6 6 (11.11%) C++ Games Developer
6 6 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 3D Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Graphics Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Android Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Junior
10 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Mobile Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (83.33%) OpenGL
2 12 (22.22%) .NET
3 10 (18.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 8 (14.81%) OpenGL ES
4 8 (14.81%) Vulkan
5 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 7 (12.96%) HTML
6 5 (9.26%) OpenCL
7 4 (7.41%) Caffe
7 4 (7.41%) MFC
7 4 (7.41%) OpenCV
7 4 (7.41%) Qt
7 4 (7.41%) TensorFlow
7 4 (7.41%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 9 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (16.67%) CUDA
3 8 (14.81%) Augmented Reality
3 8 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (5.56%) Animation
5 3 (5.56%) Robotics
6 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Android
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
3 22 (40.74%) Computer Science
4 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.78%) Computer Vision
6 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 7 (12.96%) 3D Programming
7 7 (12.96%) Image Processing
7 7 (12.96%) UML
7 7 (12.96%) Validation
8 5 (9.26%) Android Development
8 5 (9.26%) Machine Learning
8 5 (9.26%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.26%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) CAD
9 4 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (7.41%) Deep Learning
9 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C++
2 23 (42.59%) C#
3 16 (29.63%) Python
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) HLSL
5 10 (18.52%) VC++
6 9 (16.67%) C
6 9 (16.67%) GLSL
7 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Google
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Apple