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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 775 789 791
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 115 116 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 104 94 80
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +1.42%

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
41229 45046 41568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 39.91% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32700 35319 33702
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -10 91 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Bristol +21 34 £42,500 +70.00%
South West +5 34 £42,500 +70.00%
London -2 32 £75,000 +13.20% 3
Scotland - 21 £50,000 -
South East -6 13 £41,250 +17.85% 6
Edinburgh - 13 £50,000 -
York +17 8 £55,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +9 8 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire -4 8 £55,000 +52.77% 2
Glasgow - 8 £55,000 -
Berkshire -3 7 £36,250 +11.53%
Reading - 5 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £32,500 - 4
East of England +12 2 £60,500 +51.25%
Basingstoke +6 2 £56,250 -
City of London +4 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Hampshire -9 2 £56,250 -
Birmingham -12 2 £22,500 -37.50% 1
West Midlands -30 2 £22,500 -37.50% 1
Oxford - 2 £30,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £45,000 -
South Wales - 2 £45,000 -
Newport - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,500 -
Slough - 2 £68,750 -
Watford - 2 £60,500 -
Surrey -3 1 £100,000 +488.23%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 91 (47.40%) Games
2 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (41.67%) HTML
4 64 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 62 (32.29%) Java
5 62 (32.29%) HTML5
6 59 (30.73%) Android
7 58 (30.21%) Google
8 57 (29.69%) Linux
9 55 (28.65%) CSS
10 48 (25.00%) Facebook
11 47 (24.48%) Software Engineering
12 37 (19.27%) TDD
12 37 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (17.71%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (17.19%) UNIX
15 32 (16.67%) OO
16 31 (16.15%) Windows
17 29 (15.10%) STB
18 27 (14.06%) Backbone.js
19 26 (13.54%) Open Source
20 25 (13.02%) Apple iOS
20 25 (13.02%) Unit Testing
20 25 (13.02%) Web Development
20 25 (13.02%) Microsoft
20 25 (13.02%) Telecoms
20 25 (13.02%) Web Services
20 25 (13.02%) Apple
21 24 (12.50%) OOD
21 24 (12.50%) SQL

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (12.50%) Node.js
2 13 (6.77%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (5.73%) Apache
4 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.08%) Site Server
5 4 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.56%) CMS
6 3 (1.56%) IIS
6 3 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.04%) Kentico
7 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.60%) SaaS
4 4 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.52%) Office 365
5 1 (0.52%) Route 53
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) HTTP
2 7 (3.65%) Network Security
3 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.56%) DNS
4 3 (1.56%) Internet
4 3 (1.56%) DHCP
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.69%) MySQL
3 9 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.13%) Redis
5 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.08%) Big Data
7 3 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.52%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 16 (8.33%) NUnit
2 10 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.13%) Mocha
3 6 (3.13%) QUnit
3 6 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 6 (3.13%) Yeoman
4 5 (2.60%) Subversion
4 5 (2.60%) Maven
5 4 (2.08%) Xcode
5 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.56%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.56%) Selenium
7 2 (1.04%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.04%) Grunt
8 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (47.40%) Games
2 25 (13.02%) Telecoms
3 24 (12.50%) Marketing
4 7 (3.65%) Finance
5 3 (1.56%) Advertising
5 3 (1.56%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (39.58%) Developer
2 28 (14.58%) Analyst
3 25 (13.02%) Support Analyst
4 22 (11.46%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.42%) Architect
6 19 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (9.90%) QA Engineer
7 18 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (8.85%) Junior
9 15 (7.81%) Java Developer
9 15 (7.81%) Test Engineer
10 13 (6.77%) Technical Leader
11 12 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
11 12 (6.25%) Junior Support Analyst
12 11 (5.73%) Web Developer
12 11 (5.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (4.17%) C# Developer
15 6 (3.13%) Consultant
15 6 (3.13%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (41.67%) HTML
2 62 (32.29%) HTML5
3 55 (28.65%) CSS
4 27 (14.06%) Backbone.js
5 25 (13.02%) Web Services
6 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 22 (11.46%) .NET
7 22 (11.46%) ASP.NET
8 19 (9.90%) CSS3
9 18 (9.38%) Apache Flex
10 13 (6.77%) WCF
10 13 (6.77%) jQuery
10 13 (6.77%) .NET Framework
10 13 (6.77%) Entity Framework
10 13 (6.77%) REST
11 11 (5.73%) Ember.js
12 10 (5.21%) Hibernate
12 10 (5.21%) Spring
13 8 (4.17%) RESTful
14 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (15.10%) STB
3 26 (13.54%) Open Source
4 19 (9.90%) IPTV
4 19 (9.90%) Streaming Video
4 19 (9.90%) Over-the-Top Content
5 18 (9.38%) Video on Demand
6 11 (5.73%) iPhone
7 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.60%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.08%) Statistics
11 3 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.56%) Blog
11 3 (1.56%) User Experience
12 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.04%) DTV
13 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.73%) Android
2 57 (29.69%) Linux
3 33 (17.19%) UNIX
4 31 (16.15%) Windows
5 25 (13.02%) Apple iOS
6 23 (11.98%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.48%) Software Engineering
3 37 (19.27%) TDD
3 37 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (16.67%) OO
5 25 (13.02%) Web Development
5 25 (13.02%) Unit Testing
6 24 (12.50%) OOD
7 18 (9.38%) MVC
7 18 (9.38%) DevOps
7 18 (9.38%) Software Delivery
8 15 (7.81%) Test Automation
8 15 (7.81%) Product Management
8 15 (7.81%) Identity Management
9 14 (7.29%) Pair Programming
9 14 (7.29%) Scrum
10 13 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (6.25%) Analytics
12 11 (5.73%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (4.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 62 (32.29%) Java
3 24 (12.50%) SQL
4 19 (9.90%) Python
5 11 (5.73%) PHP
5 11 (5.73%) C#
6 7 (3.65%) C++
7 5 (2.60%) Scala
7 5 (2.60%) Golang
8 4 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.56%) R
10 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.04%) C
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Lua
11 1 (0.52%) Haskell
11 1 (0.52%) Erlang
11 1 (0.52%) OCaml
11 1 (0.52%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (10.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.08%) MCSE
2 4 (2.08%) CCNA
2 4 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.98%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (30.21%) Google
2 48 (25.00%) Facebook
3 25 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.02%) Apple
4 19 (9.90%) Roku
5 15 (7.81%) ForgeRock
6 4 (2.08%) Vertica
6 4 (2.08%) Netezza
6 4 (2.08%) Tableau
6 4 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.04%) SAP
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco
7 2 (1.04%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) Sony
8 1 (0.52%) Perforce
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