The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Xbox
England / South West
Rank 236 250 206
Rank change year-on-year +14 -44  
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 2 3 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% 0.051% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.13% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 37
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

Xbox is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1737 2270 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.15% 38.63% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1721 1512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Xbox
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Xbox as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Xbox in the South West

Xbox
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Xbox in the South West.

Salary trend for Xbox in the South West

Xbox
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Xbox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Xbox.

1 6 (85.71%) Games
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA