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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 820 806 845
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 74 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 58 58 41
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £23,325 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%

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
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the UK

Xbox
Top 27 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 22 September 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 +28 74 £45,000 +0.55% 5
London -5 25 £50,000 - 1
South East +1 17 £40,000 +6.66%
Bristol -11 11 £40,000 -
South West -27 11 £40,000 -
Berkshire +6 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Manchester -1 7 £52,500 +50.00% 2
North West -13 7 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Ascot - 5 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £56,250 -
Nottingham - 4 £21,500 -
Sheffield - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £56,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £21,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £21,500 -
East of England - 3 £35,000 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £37,500 -
Guildford +4 2 - -
Bracknell -4 2 £34,250 -8.66%
Surrey -11 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 70 (36.27%) HTML
2 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (33.68%) CSS
4 58 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 49 (25.39%) C#
5 49 (25.39%) MVC
6 45 (23.32%) .NET
7 44 (22.80%) C++
7 44 (22.80%) Google
8 43 (22.28%) XML
8 43 (22.28%) Games
9 42 (21.76%) jQuery
10 40 (20.73%) Java
11 39 (20.21%) SQL
11 39 (20.21%) ASP.NET
12 35 (18.13%) Scrum
12 35 (18.13%) Android
13 32 (16.58%) Facebook
14 31 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (15.03%) Linux
15 29 (15.03%) Web Development
16 28 (14.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (13.99%) HTML5
18 26 (13.47%) Python
19 25 (12.95%) Software Engineering
20 23 (11.92%) Marketing
20 23 (11.92%) iPad
21 22 (11.40%) Apple iOS
21 22 (11.40%) MySQL
21 22 (11.40%) Open Source

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (6.22%) Apache
1 12 (6.22%) Tomcat
1 12 (6.22%) Node.js
2 7 (3.63%) concrete5
3 4 (2.07%) IIS
3 4 (2.07%) LiveCycle
3 4 (2.07%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.04%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.04%) Drupal
4 2 (1.04%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.07%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) SaaS
2 11 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.11%) Google Apps
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.04%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.04%) Force.com
5 2 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.15%) WAN
3 7 (3.63%) HTTP
3 7 (3.63%) IPv4
3 7 (3.63%) Internet
4 6 (3.11%) IPv6
4 6 (3.11%) VoIP
5 4 (2.07%) FTP
6 2 (1.04%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) Multicast
7 1 (0.52%) SSH
7 1 (0.52%) RTSP
7 1 (0.52%) VPLS
7 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.52%) 3G
7 1 (0.52%) MPLS
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) MySQL
2 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.59%) Redis
4 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Subversion
2 7 (3.63%) Maven
3 6 (3.11%) NUnit
3 6 (3.11%) Selenium
4 5 (2.59%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.59%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.04%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) TestNG
7 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 43 (22.28%) Games
2 23 (11.92%) Marketing
3 12 (6.22%) Publishing
4 9 (4.66%) Finance
4 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.66%) Electronics
4 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Advertising
5 2 (1.04%) International Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (58.55%) Developer
2 31 (16.06%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.95%) Analyst
4 23 (11.92%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.92%) .NET Developer
5 20 (10.36%) Agile .NET Developer
6 18 (9.33%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.81%) C# Developer
8 16 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.25%) Software Engineer
10 13 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (6.74%) PHP Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Graduate
11 12 (6.22%) iOS Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Senior iOS Developer
12 9 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Programmer
13 8 (4.15%) C++ Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Senior C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.27%) HTML
2 65 (33.68%) CSS
3 45 (23.32%) .NET
4 43 (22.28%) XML
5 42 (21.76%) jQuery
6 39 (20.21%) ASP.NET
7 31 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (14.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (13.99%) HTML5
10 20 (10.36%) Spring
10 20 (10.36%) Hibernate
10 20 (10.36%) AngularJS
11 17 (8.81%) REST
11 17 (8.81%) CSS3
12 15 (7.77%) XHTML
13 13 (6.74%) Zend Framework
14 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 8 (4.15%) Web Services
16 8 (4.15%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.92%) iPad
2 22 (11.40%) Open Source
3 19 (9.84%) iDTV
3 19 (9.84%) iPhone
4 17 (8.81%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (8.29%) Streaming Video
6 14 (7.25%) User Experience
7 12 (6.22%) Blog
8 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
9 10 (5.18%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
10 9 (4.66%) DTV
11 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (3.11%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (2.59%) Online Games
14 4 (2.07%) Statistics
14 4 (2.07%) Economics
14 4 (2.07%) Mathematics
14 4 (2.07%) Digital Media
15 2 (1.04%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.13%) Android
2 29 (15.03%) Linux
3 22 (11.40%) Apple iOS
4 19 (9.84%) Windows
5 14 (7.25%) UNIX
5 14 (7.25%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.39%) MVC
3 35 (18.13%) Scrum
4 29 (15.03%) Web Development
5 25 (12.95%) Software Engineering
6 18 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (8.29%) TDD
8 14 (7.25%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.25%) BDD
8 14 (7.25%) Game Development
9 13 (6.74%) iOS Development
9 13 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.22%) Test-First Development
10 12 (6.22%) Pair Programming
10 12 (6.22%) Kanban
11 11 (5.70%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.66%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.15%) Web Design
14 7 (3.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 49 (25.39%) C#
3 44 (22.80%) C++
4 40 (20.73%) Java
5 39 (20.21%) SQL
6 26 (13.47%) Python
7 18 (9.33%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.33%) PHP
8 17 (8.81%) Objective-C
9 13 (6.74%) Scala
10 11 (5.70%) Golang
10 11 (5.70%) PHP5
11 6 (3.11%) GLSL
12 4 (2.07%) Ruby
13 3 (1.55%) PHP4
14 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.04%) Lua
15 1 (0.52%) Clojure
15 1 (0.52%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 17 (8.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) Puppet
2 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (22.80%) Google
2 32 (16.58%) Facebook
3 13 (6.74%) Zend
3 13 (6.74%) Sony
3 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.18%) Twitter
5 9 (4.66%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) Adobe
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle
8 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.04%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.52%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Cadence
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