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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 771 792 771
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 110 100 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.095% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 79 95
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 February 2015 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 27 February 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
(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 -22 83 £50,000 +38.88% 11
London +19 31 £75,000 +9.09% 6
Bristol +10 29 £40,000 +60.00%
South West +2 29 £40,000 +60.00%
Scotland - 24 £55,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +21 18 £55,000 - 2
York +21 18 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +3 18 £55,000 +103.70% 3
Edinburgh - 16 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £55,000 -
City of London 0 2 £62,500 +11.11% 1
Birmingham -16 2 £22,500 -37.50%
West Midlands -18 2 £22,500 -37.50% 1
South Wales - 2 £45,000 -
Wales - 2 £45,000 -
Newport - 2 £45,000 -
East of England -6 1 £21,000 -47.50%
South East -26 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Watford - 1 £21,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £21,000 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.93%) HTML
3 78 (45.35%) Games
4 63 (36.63%) JavaScript
5 62 (36.05%) HTML5
6 60 (34.88%) Java
7 59 (34.30%) CSS
8 54 (31.40%) Android
9 52 (30.23%) Linux
10 51 (29.65%) Google
11 39 (22.67%) Software Engineering
11 39 (22.67%) Facebook
12 36 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (19.77%) TDD
14 32 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (18.02%) UNIX
16 30 (17.44%) OO
17 28 (16.28%) Windows
18 26 (15.12%) Web Services
19 25 (14.53%) SQL
19 25 (14.53%) Unit Testing
19 25 (14.53%) Node.js
19 25 (14.53%) Backbone.js
19 25 (14.53%) Open Source
20 24 (13.95%) Web Development
20 24 (13.95%) OOD
20 24 (13.95%) STB
21 23 (13.37%) Windows Mobile
22 22 (12.79%) Python
23 21 (12.21%) .NET

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (14.53%) Node.js
2 13 (7.56%) Apache
2 13 (7.56%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) concrete5
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) Site Server
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Route 53
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) HTTP
2 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.33%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) DHCP
4 2 (1.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.23%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.07%) MySQL
5 4 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.33%) Redis
5 4 (2.33%) Big Data
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.58%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 15 (8.72%) NUnit
2 9 (5.23%) Maven
2 9 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.49%) QUnit
3 6 (3.49%) Jasmine
3 6 (3.49%) Mocha
3 6 (3.49%) Yeoman
4 4 (2.33%) Subversion
4 4 (2.33%) Xcode
5 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.16%) Grunt
6 2 (1.16%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.16%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.16%) Selenium
7 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (45.35%) Games
2 21 (12.21%) Marketing
3 16 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.74%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.74%) Advertising
5 3 (1.74%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 77 (44.77%) Developer
2 26 (15.12%) Analyst
3 24 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.37%) Support Analyst
5 19 (11.05%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (8.72%) QA Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) Architect
8 14 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (7.56%) Technical Leader
10 11 (6.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Junior
10 11 (6.40%) Web Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Junior Analyst
11 9 (5.23%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (5.23%) Junior Support Analyst
12 8 (4.65%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.49%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (45.93%) HTML
2 62 (36.05%) HTML5
3 59 (34.30%) CSS
4 26 (15.12%) Web Services
5 25 (14.53%) Backbone.js
6 21 (12.21%) CSS3
6 21 (12.21%) .NET
6 21 (12.21%) AngularJS
7 20 (11.63%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.14%) Hibernate
8 14 (8.14%) Spring
8 14 (8.14%) Apache Flex
8 14 (8.14%) WCF
9 13 (7.56%) .NET Framework
9 13 (7.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (7.56%) REST
10 12 (6.98%) jQuery
11 11 (6.40%) Ember.js
12 9 (5.23%) Spring Integration
12 9 (5.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (14.53%) Open Source
3 24 (13.95%) STB
4 15 (8.72%) Streaming Video
5 14 (8.14%) IPTV
5 14 (8.14%) Video on Demand
5 14 (8.14%) Over-the-Top Content
6 11 (6.40%) iPhone
7 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
8 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.33%) User Experience
9 4 (2.33%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.33%) Statistics
9 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.16%) Blog
10 2 (1.16%) iDTV
10 2 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.40%) Android
2 52 (30.23%) Linux
3 31 (18.02%) UNIX
4 28 (16.28%) Windows
5 23 (13.37%) Windows Mobile
6 20 (11.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.67%) Software Engineering
3 36 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (19.77%) TDD
5 30 (17.44%) OO
6 25 (14.53%) Unit Testing
7 24 (13.95%) OOD
7 24 (13.95%) Web Development
8 20 (11.63%) MVC
9 18 (10.47%) DevOps
10 14 (8.14%) Scrum
11 13 (7.56%) Pair Programming
12 12 (6.98%) Analytics
13 11 (6.40%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.40%) Product Management
13 11 (6.40%) Identity Management
13 11 (6.40%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (5.23%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.23%) BDD
15 7 (4.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.63%) JavaScript
2 60 (34.88%) Java
3 25 (14.53%) SQL
4 22 (12.79%) Python
5 11 (6.40%) C#
6 8 (4.65%) PHP
6 8 (4.65%) Scala
7 6 (3.49%) Golang
7 6 (3.49%) C++
8 4 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.74%) R
10 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Clojure
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) Lua
11 1 (0.58%) PHP5
11 1 (0.58%) PHP4
11 1 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) PhD
3 1 (0.58%) CCNA
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.58%) VCP4
3 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Puppet
1 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (29.65%) Google
2 39 (22.67%) Facebook
3 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.47%) Apple
5 14 (8.14%) Roku
6 11 (6.40%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.33%) Vertica
7 4 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.33%) Netezza
7 4 (2.33%) Tableau
8 2 (1.16%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
9 1 (0.58%) Zend
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