Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 338 342
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 +33
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 1 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.008% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.018% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 8
North West median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £42,500 £37,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -3.61% +38.33%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,623 5,255 4,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.18% 42.60% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,662 4,607 4,040
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,850 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DirectX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DirectX in the North West

DirectX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for DirectX in the North West

DirectX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Manchester -10 1 £32,500 -18.75% 2
DirectX
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Programming
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VC++