The 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank - 233 248
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 0 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.85% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 9
Average salary - £38,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.59%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
Xbox
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2251 2363 2399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.07% 34.15% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1818 1967
Average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) Spring Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SLA

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft