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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft XNA
Rank - 902 902
Permanent jobs citing XNA 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £65,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +132.14%
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.92%

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
41064 46438 44299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.47% 40.51% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34963 38863 38665
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) UX Design
1 2 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (100.00%) MonoGame
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

XNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) MonoGame
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) UX Design
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin