The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DirectX
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 884 895
Rank change year-on-year +42 +11  
Permanent jobs citing DirectX 32 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.050% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 80
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £58,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £39,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.86%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36626 37769 42224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 38.91% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30801 32829 36129
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

DirectX
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DirectX in the UK

DirectX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DirectX over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DirectX in the UK

DirectX
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 29 £37,500 -3.84% 7
South East +56 10 £31,000 -20.51% 2
London +27 9 £85,000 +34.92% 3
Manchester -44 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North West -46 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
City of London - 6 £85,000 -
Winchester - 4 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands +15 3 £29,500 -28.48% 1
Birmingham +10 3 £29,500 -41.00% 1
Berkshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
Newbury - 2 £27,500 - 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £27,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for DirectX.

1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (62.50%) OpenGL
3 34 (60.71%) Games
4 26 (46.43%) Software Engineering
5 25 (44.64%) C#
6 24 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 23 (41.07%) Degree
8 22 (39.29%) Mathematics
9 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
9 19 (33.93%) Windows
10 17 (30.36%) Game Development
11 15 (26.79%) Python
12 14 (25.00%) OO
13 13 (23.21%) .NET
14 12 (21.43%) Animation
14 12 (21.43%) Content Development
15 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (19.64%) PMI
15 11 (19.64%) PMI Certification
16 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
17 9 (16.07%) Subversion
17 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
17 9 (16.07%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 8 (14.29%) C
18 8 (14.29%) Physics
19 7 (12.50%) TDD
19 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
20 6 (10.71%) Finance
20 6 (10.71%) HTML
20 6 (10.71%) CSS

DirectX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) CMS
1 5 (8.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Premiere
1 5 (8.93%) InDesign
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.36%) Autodesk Inventor
2 3 (5.36%) Siemens NX
2 3 (5.36%) Solid Edge
3 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) Broadband
3 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) SNMP
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.07%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (60.71%) Games
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Multimedia
4 4 (7.14%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) Software Engineer
3 22 (39.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (32.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (32.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (19.64%) Python Software Engineer
6 10 (17.86%) C++ Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Junior
7 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Technologist
10 3 (5.36%) C++ Games Developer
10 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Games Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Graduate
10 3 (5.36%) Programmer
10 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) OpenGL
2 13 (23.21%) .NET
3 9 (16.07%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) WPF
5 5 (8.93%) Flash
5 5 (8.93%) HTML5
6 4 (7.14%) MFC
7 3 (5.36%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (3.57%) Qt
8 2 (3.57%) Spring
8 2 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.79%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.79%) OpenCV
9 1 (1.79%) STL
9 1 (1.79%) WCF
9 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.43%) Animation
3 11 (19.64%) PMI
4 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (8.93%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (8.93%) e-Learning
4 5 (8.93%) Learning Management System
4 5 (8.93%) Motion Graphics
4 5 (8.93%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Arduino
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) CUDA
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) HoloLens
6 1 (1.79%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.79%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.93%) Android
3 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (39.29%) Mathematics
3 17 (30.36%) Game Development
4 14 (25.00%) OO
5 12 (21.43%) Content Development
6 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.29%) Physics
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (8.93%) Behavioural Change
10 5 (8.93%) Change Management
10 5 (8.93%) Content Management
10 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
10 5 (8.93%) Wireframes
11 4 (7.14%) CAD
11 4 (7.14%) SDLC
12 3 (5.36%) Computer Vision
12 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 15 (26.79%) Python
4 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) C
6 6 (10.71%) Scala
7 5 (8.93%) XAML
8 4 (7.14%) Java
9 3 (5.36%) GLSL
9 3 (5.36%) HLSL
9 3 (5.36%) Lua
10 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe
3 3 (5.36%) ILOG
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