The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 840 794 843
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +49
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 64 85 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.079% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 48
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £20,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42790 42660 45407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.61% 39.43% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33752 34664 37858
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xbox
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xbox within the UK.

Xbox Salary Trend in the UK

Xbox
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Xbox over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the UK

Xbox
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
England -17 60 £43,000 +14.66% 18
London -19 21 £50,000 - 4
South East +2 14 £43,000 +152.94% 2
North West -4 11 £52,500 +75.00% 6
Manchester -8 11 £52,500 +44.82% 5
Bristol -2 9 £40,000 +14.28%
South West -23 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +9 7 £38,750 +3.33%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £43,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £37,500 - 2
Ascot - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £43,000 -
Scotland - 4 £37,500 - 2
East of England -21 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Basingstoke - 3 £56,250 -
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £56,250 -
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell -7 2 £34,250 -8.66%
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire -22 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Sheffield -25 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Yorkshire -27 1 £22,500 -16.66% 1
East Midlands - 1 £21,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £21,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £21,500 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 65 (37.57%) HTML
2 59 (34.10%) JavaScript
2 59 (34.10%) CSS
3 58 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (28.90%) Games
5 48 (27.75%) MVC
6 44 (25.43%) C#
7 41 (23.70%) Google
8 40 (23.12%) C++
8 40 (23.12%) .NET
9 37 (21.39%) Java
10 36 (20.81%) SQL
11 35 (20.23%) ASP.NET
12 34 (19.65%) XML
13 33 (19.08%) jQuery
14 31 (17.92%) HTML5
15 30 (17.34%) Python
15 30 (17.34%) Facebook
16 28 (16.18%) Scrum
16 28 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (13.87%) Android
17 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (13.29%) AngularJS
18 23 (13.29%) Web Development
18 23 (13.29%) Software Engineering
18 23 (13.29%) Linux
19 22 (12.72%) Marketing
20 21 (12.14%) TDD
21 18 (10.40%) Hibernate
21 18 (10.40%) MySQL

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (10.40%) Node.js
2 15 (8.67%) Apache
2 15 (8.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.05%) concrete5
4 5 (2.89%) IIS
5 4 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.73%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.36%) SaaS
3 6 (3.47%) Google Apps
4 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.51%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.62%) WAN
3 7 (4.05%) Internet
4 6 (3.47%) IPv4
4 6 (3.47%) IPv6
4 6 (3.47%) VoIP
4 6 (3.47%) HTTP
5 4 (2.31%) FTP
6 2 (1.16%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) VPLS
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) OSPF
7 1 (0.58%) BGP
7 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) MySQL
2 10 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.47%) Redis
4 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Subversion
2 9 (5.20%) Maven
3 7 (4.05%) Selenium
4 6 (3.47%) NUnit
4 6 (3.47%) ReSharper
4 6 (3.47%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.31%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.16%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.58%) Grunt
9 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.58%) TestNG
9 1 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 50 (28.90%) Games
2 22 (12.72%) Marketing
3 12 (6.94%) Publishing
4 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.47%) Electronics
5 6 (3.47%) Finance
5 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) International Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (58.38%) Developer
2 28 (16.18%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.45%) Analyst
4 21 (12.14%) C# Developer
5 20 (11.56%) Senior Developer
5 20 (11.56%) Support Analyst
6 19 (10.98%) .NET Developer
7 16 (9.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 16 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (8.09%) Software Engineer
9 13 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (7.51%) Agile C# Developer
10 12 (6.94%) Graduate
11 11 (6.36%) PHP Developer
12 9 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.62%) Programmer
13 8 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
13 8 (4.62%) C++ Programmer
13 8 (4.62%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (37.57%) HTML
2 59 (34.10%) CSS
3 40 (23.12%) .NET
4 35 (20.23%) ASP.NET
5 34 (19.65%) XML
6 33 (19.08%) jQuery
7 31 (17.92%) HTML5
8 28 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (13.29%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.40%) Hibernate
11 18 (10.40%) Spring
11 18 (10.40%) CSS3
12 15 (8.67%) REST
13 12 (6.94%) Zend Framework
14 11 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (6.36%) Web Services
14 11 (6.36%) XHTML
15 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (5.20%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Open Source
1 18 (10.40%) iPad
2 15 (8.67%) iDTV
3 14 (8.09%) User Experience
4 13 (7.51%) iPhone
5 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (6.36%) Data Structures
6 11 (6.36%) Algorithms
6 11 (6.36%) Mobile App
6 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.36%) Streaming Video
7 10 (5.78%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (5.78%) Blog
8 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.47%) DTV
9 6 (3.47%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.31%) Online Games
11 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.73%) Statistics
11 3 (1.73%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.87%) Android
2 23 (13.29%) Linux
3 18 (10.40%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.51%) UNIX
5 10 (5.78%) Windows
6 7 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.75%) MVC
3 28 (16.18%) Scrum
4 23 (13.29%) Web Development
4 23 (13.29%) Software Engineering
5 21 (12.14%) TDD
6 15 (8.67%) BDD
7 14 (8.09%) Game Development
7 14 (8.09%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (5.78%) Test-First Development
8 10 (5.78%) Pair Programming
8 10 (5.78%) Kanban
8 10 (5.78%) DevOps
9 9 (5.20%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (4.62%) Web Design
10 8 (4.62%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.05%) B2B
11 7 (4.05%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.10%) JavaScript
2 44 (25.43%) C#
3 40 (23.12%) C++
4 37 (21.39%) Java
5 36 (20.81%) SQL
6 30 (17.34%) Python
7 17 (9.83%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.09%) PHP
9 12 (6.94%) Scala
10 11 (6.36%) Golang
11 10 (5.78%) PHP5
12 8 (4.62%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.47%) GLSL
14 3 (1.73%) PHP4
14 3 (1.73%) Ruby
15 2 (1.16%) Lua
16 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) Puppet
2 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (23.70%) Google
2 30 (17.34%) Facebook
3 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.51%) Sony
5 12 (6.94%) Zend
6 9 (5.20%) Twitter
7 6 (3.47%) SAP
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle
9 1 (0.58%) Roku
9 1 (0.58%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.58%) VMware
9 1 (0.58%) Cadence
9 1 (0.58%) Juniper
9 1 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
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