The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 152
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.034% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.093% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 988 1075 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.24% 36.28% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 600 705 761
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

DirectX
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for DirectX in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) WebGL
3 1 (33.33%) GLSL
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) D3.js
3 1 (33.33%) HLSL
3 1 (33.33%) HATEOAS
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) CryEngine
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Real Time Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (33.33%) CryEngine
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) D3.js
2 1 (33.33%) HATEOAS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) MFC
2 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) WebGL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) GLSL
2 1 (33.33%) HLSL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft