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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 826 837 779
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -58
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 73 68 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.062% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 77
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £27,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -24.47%

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
41720 42738 44304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.21% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33727 33587 37130
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the UK

Xbox
Top 24 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 December 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 -3 63 £50,000 +66.66% 9
London -12 20 £75,000 +66.66% 2
Yorkshire -18 16 £43,750 +62.03% 3
North Yorkshire - 13 £55,000 - 2
Bristol +2 12 £38,750 +55.00%
South West -3 12 £38,750 +55.00%
York - 12 £47,500 - 2
North West -4 10 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Scotland - 10 £46,250 - 1
Edinburgh - 10 £46,250 - 1
Manchester -23 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South East -4 5 £43,000 +152.94% 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £43,000 -
South Yorkshire -21 2 £22,500 -16.66%
Sheffield -25 2 £22,500 -16.66%
City of London +7 1 £52,500 -22.22%
Cheshire -1 1 £18,500 -12.94%
West Yorkshire -13 1 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Hampshire - 1 £56,250 -
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 - 1
Sale - 1 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £18,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £56,250 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 68 (46.26%) HTML
2 63 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
4 59 (40.14%) CSS
5 57 (38.78%) Games
6 48 (32.65%) HTML5
7 41 (27.89%) Google
8 37 (25.17%) Java
9 35 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 34 (23.13%) MVC
11 33 (22.45%) Android
12 32 (21.77%) .NET
13 30 (20.41%) C#
13 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
13 30 (20.41%) Node.js
14 28 (19.05%) TDD
15 24 (16.33%) Linux
15 24 (16.33%) Facebook
16 23 (15.65%) Open Source
16 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (14.97%) C++
18 21 (14.29%) Marketing
18 21 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
19 20 (13.61%) Web Development
19 20 (13.61%) AngularJS
19 20 (13.61%) SQL
19 20 (13.61%) OO
19 20 (13.61%) Python
20 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
20 19 (12.93%) UNIX

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (20.41%) Node.js
2 13 (8.84%) Apache
2 13 (8.84%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.08%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (2.72%) concrete5
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) SaaS
2 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.76%) HTTP
3 3 (2.04%) WAN
4 2 (1.36%) LAN
4 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
5 1 (0.68%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.68%) VPLS
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) IPv4
5 1 (0.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.12%) MySQL
4 7 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.72%) Redis
6 2 (1.36%) Big Data
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (8.84%) NUnit
2 12 (8.16%) Maven
3 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.12%) Subversion
4 6 (4.08%) Yeoman
4 6 (4.08%) Mocha
4 6 (4.08%) SpecFlow
4 6 (4.08%) QUnit
4 6 (4.08%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.08%) ReSharper
4 6 (4.08%) Selenium
4 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.72%) Xcode
5 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.36%) Grunt
6 2 (1.36%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.36%) PHPUnit
General
1 57 (38.78%) Games
2 21 (14.29%) Marketing
3 12 (8.16%) Publishing
4 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (2.04%) Electronics
6 3 (2.04%) Finance
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (54.42%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.56%) C# Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Support Analyst
3 17 (11.56%) Analyst
4 16 (10.88%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.48%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Agile C# Developer
8 10 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
9 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Junior
10 8 (5.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (46.26%) HTML
2 59 (40.14%) CSS
3 48 (32.65%) HTML5
4 32 (21.77%) .NET
5 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
6 20 (13.61%) AngularJS
7 19 (12.93%) jQuery
8 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (12.24%) Hibernate
8 18 (12.24%) Spring
9 17 (11.56%) Web Services
9 17 (11.56%) CSS3
10 15 (10.20%) REST
11 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (8.16%) Backbone.js
12 12 (8.16%) Spring Integration
12 12 (8.16%) XML
12 12 (8.16%) J2EE
13 10 (6.80%) WCF
14 8 (5.44%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Open Source
2 21 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.52%) STB
4 11 (7.48%) Streaming Video
4 11 (7.48%) Data Structures
4 11 (7.48%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.80%) User Experience
5 10 (6.80%) Mobile App
6 9 (6.12%) iPad
7 8 (5.44%) Over-the-Top Content
7 8 (5.44%) Video on Demand
7 8 (5.44%) iDTV
7 8 (5.44%) IPTV
8 7 (4.76%) Blog
8 7 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.04%) DTV
11 3 (2.04%) iPhone
12 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.45%) Android
2 24 (16.33%) Linux
3 19 (12.93%) UNIX
4 17 (11.56%) Apple iOS
5 16 (10.88%) Windows
6 13 (8.84%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 34 (23.13%) MVC
4 28 (19.05%) TDD
5 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.61%) Web Development
6 20 (13.61%) OO
7 19 (12.93%) Scrum
8 16 (10.88%) DevOps
9 15 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.52%) BDD
11 13 (8.84%) OOD
12 10 (6.80%) Pair Programming
13 8 (5.44%) Game Development
14 7 (4.76%) Analytics
14 7 (4.76%) Test-First Development
14 7 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (4.76%) Kanban
14 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
15 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
2 37 (25.17%) Java
3 30 (20.41%) C#
4 22 (14.97%) C++
5 20 (13.61%) SQL
5 20 (13.61%) Python
6 13 (8.84%) Scala
7 12 (8.16%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.48%) Golang
9 10 (6.80%) PHP
10 6 (4.08%) PHP5
11 4 (2.72%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.04%) PHP4
13 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.68%) C
14 1 (0.68%) Haskell
14 1 (0.68%) Erlang
14 1 (0.68%) OCaml
14 1 (0.68%) F#
14 1 (0.68%) Lua
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Puppet
2 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (27.89%) Google
2 24 (16.33%) Facebook
3 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.12%) Apple
5 8 (5.44%) Zend
5 8 (5.44%) Roku
6 5 (3.40%) Twitter
6 5 (3.40%) Sony
7 3 (2.04%) SAP
7 3 (2.04%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) Juniper
8 1 (0.68%) Cadence
8 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
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