The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 635 644
Rank change year-on-year +65 +9  
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 7 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 16
Median salary £70,000 £57,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.80% +62.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13536 16829 15871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 40.13% 39.91% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11660 14695 13462
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +0.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

DirectX
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for DirectX in London

DirectX
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DirectX in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DirectX in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (80.00%) Python
3 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (80.00%) PMI
3 12 (80.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Game Development
6 1 (6.67%) Animation
6 1 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Programming
6 1 (6.67%) GLSL
6 1 (6.67%) HLSL
6 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (6.67%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Python Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Games Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Games Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Game Development
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Structured Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) GLSL
4 1 (6.67%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) PMI Certification