The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 235 239 252
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.16% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1900 1904 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.50% 26.52% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1582 1737
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Xbox
England

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Xbox
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Xbox Salary Trend in the North West

Xbox
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xbox across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the North West

Xbox
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Cheshire - 1 £16,000 -
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) Sony
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) Games
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) Marketing
3 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 7 (36.84%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Qt
5 6 (31.58%) GLSL
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
5 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
5 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
5 6 (31.58%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) Android
5 6 (31.58%) iPhone
5 6 (31.58%) Symfony
5 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) CMS

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
3 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VPLS
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) OSPF
1 1 (5.26%) BGP
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Games
2 8 (42.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Games Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Games Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PPC Manager
4 2 (10.53%) PPC Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Development Team Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Telesales Executive
4 2 (10.53%) PPC Executive
4 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PPC Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) Qt
2 6 (31.58%) Symfony
2 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (31.58%) iPhone
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Streaming Music
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) OO
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Content Management
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) SEO
5 2 (10.53%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
1 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) GLSL
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PHP5
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Sony
2 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper