Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 260 265
Rank change year-on-year -44 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 1 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.013% 0.32% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.74% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 6
Manchester median annual salary - £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -20.00%
North West median annual salary - £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -20.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3731 3237 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.37% 43.74% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3147 2859 2587
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DirectX in Manchester

DirectX
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for DirectX in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft