The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 308 316 295
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 2 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.017% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.037% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 23
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
Xbox
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4370 5450 5168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.28% 47.39% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3629 4514 4569
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Xbox across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Xbox
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xbox across the City of London region.

Xbox Salary Trend in the City of London

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Xbox also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xbox.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) Haskell
3 1 (33.33%) Erlang
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) OCaml
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Xbox also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hazelcast
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Haskell
3 1 (33.33%) Erlang
3 1 (33.33%) OCaml
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google