The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 173 180 185
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.026% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.086% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Xbox
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1270 1162 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.27% 30.66% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 979 970 1073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xbox
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Xbox Salary Trend in Manchester

Xbox
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xbox across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Xbox Salary Histogram in Manchester

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) OpenGL
2 6 (42.86%) Sony
2 6 (42.86%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (42.86%) Games
2 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) Qt
2 6 (42.86%) GLSL
2 6 (42.86%) Spring Integration
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) Android
2 6 (42.86%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Music
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Games Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C++ Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C++ Games Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) OpenGL
1 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
1 6 (42.86%) Spring Integration
1 6 (42.86%) Qt
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (42.86%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) OO
1 1 (7.14%) Change Management
1 1 (7.14%) MVC
1 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.14%) TDD
1 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.14%) BDD
1 1 (7.14%) Network Management
1 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) GLSL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Sony
2 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
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