The table below looks at the statistics for XNA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XNA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft XNA
Rank - 857 872
Permanent jobs citing XNA 0 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.055% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 3
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary - £29,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42115 43950 45617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.95% 40.41% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 38122 39999
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XNA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XNA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XNA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XNA within the UK.

XNA Salary Trend in the UK

XNA
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XNA 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 XNA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Clojure
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

XNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XNA 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 XNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree