Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 545 629
Rank change year-on-year +26 +84 +13
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 17 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.016% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.041% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 19
South East median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -21.43% -33.33%
10th Percentile £38,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £54,250 £44,500 £40,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +31.25% -7.51% +44.17%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 13,151 12,131 16,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.93% 38.26% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11,439 10,533 14,096
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +8.64%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DirectX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DirectX in the South East

DirectX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for DirectX in the South East

DirectX
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DirectX in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DirectX in the South East

DirectX
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Kent - 8 £45,000 -
West Sussex +2 6 £42,500 +54.55%
Thames Valley +21 2 £38,750 -18.42%
Oxfordshire -22 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey - 1 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
DirectX
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 10 (58.82%) HLSL
3 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Games
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) API Design
4 8 (47.06%) Assembly Language
5 7 (41.18%) Vulkan
5 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Legal
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Vision
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Image Processing
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) UML
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
9 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (11.76%) GLSL
9 2 (11.76%) OpenCV
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
10 1 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
10 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
2 6 (35.29%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Programmer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Programmer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Games Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 7 (41.18%) Vulkan
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) OpenCV
5 1 (5.88%) MFC
5 1 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (5.88%) Qt
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 8 (47.06%) API Design
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Vision
4 6 (35.29%) Image Processing
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) Neural Network
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) HLSL
3 8 (47.06%) Assembly Language
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) GLSL
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree