The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 204 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 40 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 0
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2102 2365 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.88% 38.13% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1885 1727
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,523
% change year-on-year
- +1.20%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Xbox
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Xbox Salary Trend in the South West

Xbox
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xbox across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the South West

Xbox
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
Bristol +10 40 £42,500 -2.85%
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 40 (54.05%) Google
2 40 (54.05%) Facebook
3 32 (43.24%) Java
4 31 (41.89%) Games
5 26 (35.14%) Degree
6 24 (32.43%) Open Source
7 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
9 15 (20.27%) Product Management
9 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (20.27%) ForgeRock
9 15 (20.27%) UNIX
9 15 (20.27%) TDD
9 15 (20.27%) Identity Management
9 15 (20.27%) QA
10 14 (18.92%) Linux
10 14 (18.92%) RESTful
11 11 (14.86%) Android
11 11 (14.86%) HTML5
11 11 (14.86%) Windows 8
11 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
11 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
11 11 (14.86%) Node.js
11 11 (14.86%) CSS3
11 11 (14.86%) Backbone.js
11 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (14.86%) React
11 11 (14.86%) Windows Phone
11 11 (14.86%) Windows

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 11 (14.86%) Node.js
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) HTTP
2 8 (10.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) MySQL
1 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) JUnit
1 3 (4.05%) Maven
1 3 (4.05%) TestNG
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (41.89%) Games
2 4 (5.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Support Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Test Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) QA Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Junior Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Junior Support Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Junior
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Management Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) RESTful
2 11 (14.86%) HTML5
2 11 (14.86%) CSS3
2 11 (14.86%) Backbone.js
2 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
2 11 (14.86%) React
2 11 (14.86%) HTML
2 11 (14.86%) CSS
2 11 (14.86%) Ajax
3 8 (10.81%) Middleware
3 8 (10.81%) .NET
4 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.05%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) UNIX
2 14 (18.92%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Android
3 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 11 (14.86%) Windows 8
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Phone
3 11 (14.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.43%) Open Source
3 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
5 15 (20.27%) Product Management
5 15 (20.27%) TDD
5 15 (20.27%) Identity Management
6 8 (10.81%) System Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.81%) MVVM
6 8 (10.81%) Android Development
6 8 (10.81%) iOS Development
6 8 (10.81%) DevOps
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.41%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.41%) SDLC
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.86%) PHP
3 8 (10.81%) XAML
3 8 (10.81%) C#
4 7 (9.46%) Ruby
4 7 (9.46%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.05%) Clojure
7 2 (2.70%) Scala
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) Haskell
7 2 (2.70%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
1 5 (6.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Google
1 40 (54.05%) Facebook
2 15 (20.27%) ForgeRock
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) Xamarin