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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 838 802 817
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 64 82 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.075% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 59 63 60
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £20,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £58,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -2.09%

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
42746 42966 44777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.25% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34484 34342 37475
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the UK

Xbox
Top 29 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 27 November 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
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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 -42 57 £50,000 +42.85% 13
London -12 16 £60,000 +33.33% 4
North West 0 13 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Manchester -2 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire -34 10 £43,750 +38.88% 3
Bristol -2 9 £40,000 +45.45%
South West -19 9 £40,000 +45.45%
South East -12 8 £43,000 +152.94% 3
Scotland - 7 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 - 3
York - 6 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £43,000 -
South Yorkshire -24 2 £22,500 -16.66%
Sheffield -24 2 £22,500 -16.66%
Berkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Ascot - 2 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £56,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £56,250 -
City of London +16 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Cheshire -12 1 £18,500 -7.50% 1
West Yorkshire -22 1 £47,500 +31.94%
East of England -25 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
Sale - 1 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £18,500 - 1

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 63 (41.45%) HTML
2 60 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (36.18%) CSS
5 54 (35.53%) Games
6 39 (25.66%) HTML5
7 38 (25.00%) Google
7 38 (25.00%) MVC
8 37 (24.34%) Java
9 35 (23.03%) C#
9 35 (23.03%) .NET
10 32 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET
12 28 (18.42%) C++
13 26 (17.11%) TDD
13 26 (17.11%) Android
14 25 (16.45%) Node.js
14 25 (16.45%) jQuery
15 24 (15.79%) SQL
15 24 (15.79%) Python
15 24 (15.79%) Facebook
16 22 (14.47%) Scrum
17 21 (13.82%) Marketing
17 21 (13.82%) Open Source
17 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (13.16%) Linux
18 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
19 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 19 (12.50%) Hibernate
19 19 (12.50%) Spring

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 25 (16.45%) Node.js
2 15 (9.87%) Apache
2 15 (9.87%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.95%) IIS
4 5 (3.29%) concrete5
5 4 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) SaaS
2 9 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.97%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.66%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.95%) HTTP
3 5 (3.29%) WAN
4 4 (2.63%) Internet
5 3 (1.97%) IPv4
5 3 (1.97%) IPv6
5 3 (1.97%) VoIP
6 2 (1.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.66%) DNS
7 1 (0.66%) DHCP
7 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) MPLS
7 1 (0.66%) OSPF
7 1 (0.66%) BGP
7 1 (0.66%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.55%) MySQL
3 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.61%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.29%) Redis
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Maven
2 10 (6.58%) NUnit
2 10 (6.58%) Subversion
3 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.95%) ReSharper
4 6 (3.95%) Selenium
4 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.95%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.63%) QUnit
5 4 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.63%) Mocha
5 4 (2.63%) Yeoman
5 4 (2.63%) Xcode
6 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.32%) Grunt
General
1 54 (35.53%) Games
2 21 (13.82%) Marketing
3 12 (7.89%) Publishing
4 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.63%) Finance
5 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.63%) Electronics
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (55.92%) Developer
2 26 (17.11%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 19 (12.50%) Analyst
4 17 (11.18%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.18%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.21%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Agile .NET Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Agile C# Developer
7 11 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Programmer
10 7 (4.61%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Programmer
10 7 (4.61%) Graduate
10 7 (4.61%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (41.45%) HTML
2 55 (36.18%) CSS
3 39 (25.66%) HTML5
4 35 (23.03%) .NET
5 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET
6 25 (16.45%) jQuery
7 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
9 19 (12.50%) Spring
9 19 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 16 (10.53%) XML
10 16 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (9.87%) CSS3
11 15 (9.87%) Web Services
12 14 (9.21%) REST
13 12 (7.89%) Spring Integration
13 12 (7.89%) J2EE
14 9 (5.92%) Zend Framework
15 8 (5.26%) COM
15 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Open Source
2 15 (9.87%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.24%) User Experience
3 11 (7.24%) Data Structures
3 11 (7.24%) Algorithms
3 11 (7.24%) iPad
4 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.92%) iDTV
5 9 (5.92%) Streaming Video
6 8 (5.26%) STB
6 8 (5.26%) Blog
6 8 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.29%) Video on Demand
8 5 (3.29%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (3.29%) IPTV
9 4 (2.63%) DTV
10 3 (1.97%) Online Games
10 3 (1.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.11%) Android
2 20 (13.16%) Linux
3 17 (11.18%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.21%) UNIX
5 11 (7.24%) Windows
6 8 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.00%) MVC
3 32 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 26 (17.11%) TDD
5 22 (14.47%) Scrum
6 18 (11.84%) Web Development
7 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.21%) OO
9 13 (8.55%) BDD
9 13 (8.55%) DevOps
10 12 (7.89%) Game Development
11 10 (6.58%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.92%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (5.92%) Pair Programming
13 8 (5.26%) Test-First Development
13 8 (5.26%) Kanban
14 7 (4.61%) Analytics
14 7 (4.61%) OOD
14 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
15 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 37 (24.34%) Java
3 35 (23.03%) C#
4 28 (18.42%) C++
5 24 (15.79%) SQL
5 24 (15.79%) Python
6 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.55%) Scala
8 12 (7.89%) PHP
9 11 (7.24%) Golang
10 7 (4.61%) PHP5
11 6 (3.95%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.97%) PHP4
13 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.32%) Lua
14 1 (0.66%) Clojure
14 1 (0.66%) GLSL
14 1 (0.66%) C
14 1 (0.66%) Haskell
14 1 (0.66%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) Puppet
2 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) Google
2 24 (15.79%) Facebook
3 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.92%) Zend
5 8 (5.26%) Sony
6 7 (4.61%) Twitter
7 6 (3.95%) Apple
8 5 (3.29%) Roku
9 4 (2.63%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco
11 1 (0.66%) Adobe
11 1 (0.66%) Juniper
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle
11 1 (0.66%) Cadence
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