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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 173 179 182
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.15% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1338 1302 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.84% 32.08% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 990 1098
Average salary £37,875 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.32% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 10 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 10 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (90.00%) MVVM

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 10 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (90.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL