Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 837 890
Rank change year-on-year +11 +53 +17
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 14 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.043% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 18
London median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +38.10% +10.53%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,000 £38,875
90th Percentile £97,500 £76,250 £64,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29292 30564 33375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 38.99% 40.20% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23887 26919 28611
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DirectX in London

DirectX
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +21 7 £85,000 +70.00%
DirectX
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Games
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
5 7 (50.00%) PMI
5 7 (50.00%) PMI Certification
5 7 (50.00%) OpenGL
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) Scala
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
7 4 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (21.43%) CAD
8 3 (21.43%) C
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) Electronics
8 3 (21.43%) Lua
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
8 3 (21.43%) GLSL
8 3 (21.43%) HLSL
8 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (21.43%) Solid Edge

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
1 3 (21.43%) Solid Edge
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (71.43%) Games
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Senior Software Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graphics Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Graphics Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3D Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) CAD Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Graphics Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Graphics Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (14.29%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) PMI
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) HoloLens
4 1 (7.14%) HTC Vive
4 1 (7.14%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) CAD
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Game Development
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) PLM
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) GLSL
4 3 (21.43%) HLSL
4 3 (21.43%) Lua
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree