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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 741 803 834
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +31
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 156 102 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.088% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 139 89 52
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +5.26%

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
44237 45661 43678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 39.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35196 35860 35169
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Xbox Salary Histogram in the UK

Xbox
Top 30 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 4 August 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
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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 +71 155 £42,500 - 14
London +70 74 £70,000 +55.55% 5
South West +17 47 £42,500 - 1
Bristol +15 47 £42,500 - 1
South East +14 22 £40,000 +14.28% 4
City of London - 20 £60,000 - 2
East of England - 13 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
North West +3 11 £45,500 +30.00% 2
Manchester +11 10 £45,500 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £40,000 +56.86%
Milton Keynes -13 9 £40,000 +56.86%
Harrow - 9 £40,000 -
Luton - 9 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 9 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Surrey +6 4 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -3 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire -14 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Bedford - 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire +10 3 £57,500 +2.22%
East Midlands -1 3 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £30,000 - 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +20 2 £57,500 +2.22%
Berkshire +3 2 £100,000 +150.00%
Nottingham -7 2 £21,500 -
Nottinghamshire -10 2 £21,500 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 149 (57.75%) Games
2 140 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (49.61%) Software Engineering
4 90 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 86 (33.33%) HTML
6 75 (29.07%) Java
6 75 (29.07%) Android
7 68 (26.36%) Apple iOS
8 60 (23.26%) C#
9 59 (22.87%) Degree
10 53 (20.54%) .NET
10 53 (20.54%) TDD
11 50 (19.38%) HTML5
12 49 (18.99%) Windows
12 49 (18.99%) Linux
13 47 (18.22%) CSS
13 47 (18.22%) PlayStation
14 45 (17.44%) AngularJS
15 41 (15.89%) Ajax
16 38 (14.73%) jQuery
17 37 (14.34%) RESTful
18 36 (13.95%) Backbone.js
19 35 (13.57%) SQL
20 34 (13.18%) C++
20 34 (13.18%) Telecoms
21 33 (12.79%) Apple
22 32 (12.40%) Software Delivery
23 31 (12.02%) Google
24 30 (11.63%) OO
25 29 (11.24%) Unit Testing

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 22 (8.53%) Node.js
2 8 (3.10%) Apache
3 6 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.55%) WordPress
4 4 (1.55%) Site Server
5 3 (1.16%) CMS
5 3 (1.16%) Kentico
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.55%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.55%) InDesign
3 4 (1.55%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (1.55%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.59%) HTTP
2 8 (3.10%) Internet
3 7 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.33%) Network Security
5 3 (1.16%) DNS
5 3 (1.16%) VoIP
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
7 1 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) Broadband
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.30%) MySQL
2 12 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 12 (4.65%) Redis
2 12 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (6.20%) Subversion
1 16 (6.20%) Selenium
2 12 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.88%) Jasmine
4 9 (3.49%) Maven
5 8 (3.10%) NUnit
5 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.10%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.71%) ReSharper
7 6 (2.33%) Grunt
8 5 (1.94%) JUnit
8 5 (1.94%) TestNG
9 4 (1.55%) Ant
10 2 (0.78%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.78%) Bower
11 1 (0.39%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 149 (57.75%) Games
2 34 (13.18%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.36%) Marketing
4 15 (5.81%) Finance
5 9 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.33%) Electronics
6 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.33%) Advertising
7 4 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (53.49%) Developer
2 43 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 32 (12.40%) Programmer
4 26 (10.08%) Software Engineer
5 23 (8.91%) Architect
5 23 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (8.14%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.75%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.75%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (6.98%) Applications Developer
10 16 (6.20%) Lead Developer
10 16 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (5.04%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.26%) .NET Developer
13 11 (4.26%) QA Engineer
14 10 (3.88%) Test Engineer
14 10 (3.88%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.33%) HTML
2 53 (20.54%) .NET
3 50 (19.38%) HTML5
4 47 (18.22%) CSS
5 45 (17.44%) AngularJS
6 41 (15.89%) Ajax
7 38 (14.73%) jQuery
8 37 (14.34%) RESTful
9 36 (13.95%) Backbone.js
10 24 (9.30%) ASP.NET
11 22 (8.53%) CSS3
12 21 (8.14%) GWT
12 21 (8.14%) Apache Flex
13 18 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (6.59%) Ember.js
15 15 (5.81%) React
15 15 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (5.04%) JSON
17 12 (4.65%) Ext JS
17 12 (4.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.22%) PlayStation
2 26 (10.08%) Apple TV
3 24 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 24 (9.30%) Streaming Video
4 23 (8.91%) STB
4 23 (8.91%) IPTV
4 23 (8.91%) Over-the-Top Content
4 23 (8.91%) Chromecast
5 22 (8.53%) Video on Demand
5 22 (8.53%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.43%) iPhone
7 12 (4.65%) User Experience
8 9 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.10%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.71%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (2.71%) Blog
11 6 (2.33%) DTV
12 5 (1.94%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.55%) Online Games
14 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 75 (29.07%) Android
2 68 (26.36%) Apple iOS
3 49 (18.99%) Windows
3 49 (18.99%) Linux
4 28 (10.85%) Windows 8
4 28 (10.85%) Windows Phone
5 12 (4.65%) UNIX
5 12 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Fedora
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (49.61%) Software Engineering
3 53 (20.54%) TDD
4 32 (12.40%) Software Delivery
5 30 (11.63%) OO
6 29 (11.24%) iOS Development
6 29 (11.24%) Unit Testing
7 27 (10.47%) MVVM
7 27 (10.47%) MVC
8 26 (10.08%) Scrum
9 25 (9.69%) Test Automation
10 24 (9.30%) Open Source
11 23 (8.91%) Android Development
12 21 (8.14%) E-Commerce
13 20 (7.75%) Mobile Development
13 20 (7.75%) BDD
14 19 (7.36%) Game Development
14 19 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (7.36%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 75 (29.07%) Java
3 60 (23.26%) C#
4 35 (13.57%) SQL
5 34 (13.18%) C++
6 28 (10.85%) PHP
7 20 (7.75%) XAML
8 13 (5.04%) Objective-C
8 13 (5.04%) Python
9 10 (3.88%) C
10 8 (3.10%) Ruby
10 8 (3.10%) Clojure
11 7 (2.71%) Haskell
11 7 (2.71%) Scala
12 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) Lua
13 2 (0.78%) VB6
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
13 2 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (22.87%) Degree
2 8 (3.10%) PhD
3 4 (1.55%) CCNA
3 4 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.94%) Varnish
3 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) QEMU
5 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.10%) Puppet
3 5 (1.94%) Graphite
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 33 (12.79%) Apple
2 31 (12.02%) Google
3 26 (10.08%) Facebook
4 24 (9.30%) Roku
5 18 (6.98%) Xamarin
6 10 (3.88%) ForgeRock
7 9 (3.49%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.10%) VMware
9 6 (2.33%) SAP
10 4 (1.55%) Adobe
11 3 (1.16%) Cisco
11 3 (1.16%) Zend
12 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.39%) Sony
13 1 (0.39%) Perforce
13 1 (0.39%) Intel
13 1 (0.39%) Juniper
13 1 (0.39%) NetApp
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