Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Xbox over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Xbox
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1008 995 1018
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 +140
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 173 229 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 130 214 317
UK median annual salary £49,500 £48,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.59% +13.53% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £68,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Xbox is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Xbox
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Xbox as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Xbox in the UK

Xbox
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Xbox in the UK

Xbox
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Xbox over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Xbox in the UK

Xbox
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 151 £49,500 +1.02% 9
UK excluding London +33 115 £40,000 - 7
London -35 57 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East of England +21 38 £49,500 +23.75% 4
South East +51 35 £37,500 -3.85%
Scotland +6 15 £32,500 - 1
North of England -34 13 £32,500 -28.57%
North West -17 11 £32,500 -38.10%
South West +24 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Wales +18 5 £29,500 -30.59%
Yorkshire +9 2 £28,250 -29.38%
Midlands +11 1 £34,500 -1.43% 2
West Midlands -1 1 £34,500 -1.43% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for Xbox.

1 80 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (41.04%) Games
3 69 (39.88%) HTML
4 67 (38.73%) C#
5 66 (38.15%) CSS
6 64 (36.99%) JavaScript
7 52 (30.06%) .NET
8 50 (28.90%) PlayStation
9 45 (26.01%) CSS3
9 45 (26.01%) TDD
10 44 (25.43%) HTML5
11 39 (22.54%) Java
12 37 (21.39%) C++
13 36 (20.81%) ASP.NET
14 34 (19.65%) MVC
14 34 (19.65%) AngularJS
15 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
16 32 (18.50%) WCF
17 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
17 30 (17.34%) Greenfield Project
18 29 (16.76%) React
19 28 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (15.03%) SQL Server
21 25 (14.45%) Python
21 25 (14.45%) Selenium
21 25 (14.45%) Unreal Engine
21 25 (14.45%) KnockoutJS
22 24 (13.87%) NUnit
22 24 (13.87%) SOAP
23 23 (13.29%) SpecFlow

Xbox
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.16%) GIMP
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.78%) IaaS
2 10 (5.78%) PaaS
2 10 (5.78%) SaaS
2 10 (5.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (3.47%) npm
4 4 (2.31%) iTunes
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.73%) Office 365
6 2 (1.16%) GitHub
6 2 (1.16%) Google Play
7 1 (0.58%) Boomi
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) G Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) LAN
2 3 (1.73%) DHCP
2 3 (1.73%) DNS
2 3 (1.73%) Firewall
2 3 (1.73%) SSL
2 3 (1.73%) VPN
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.58%) Skype
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) Big Data
2 2 (1.16%) Power BI
3 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (14.45%) Selenium
2 24 (13.87%) NUnit
3 23 (13.29%) SpecFlow
4 22 (12.72%) ReSharper
4 22 (12.72%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.05%) Grunt
5 7 (4.05%) gulp
6 6 (3.47%) Bower
7 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.73%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.73%) Maven
9 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.16%) Gradle
9 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.58%) MSTest
10 1 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 71 (41.04%) Games
2 19 (10.98%) Banking
3 13 (7.51%) Marketing
4 11 (6.36%) Finance
5 10 (5.78%) Legal
6 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (51.45%) Developer
2 41 (23.70%) Senior Developer
3 39 (22.54%) .NET Developer
3 39 (22.54%) C# Developer
4 26 (15.03%) Programmer
5 22 (12.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (12.72%) Senior C# Developer
6 21 (12.14%) Senior Programmer
7 20 (11.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (8.09%) Graduate
9 13 (7.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Architect
12 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Graduate C# Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Senior Architect
12 10 (5.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (5.20%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (39.88%) HTML
2 66 (38.15%) CSS
3 52 (30.06%) .NET
4 45 (26.01%) CSS3
5 44 (25.43%) HTML5
6 36 (20.81%) ASP.NET
7 34 (19.65%) AngularJS
8 32 (18.50%) WCF
9 29 (16.76%) React
10 28 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (14.45%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (14.45%) Unreal Engine
12 24 (13.87%) SOAP
13 23 (13.29%) .NET Core
13 23 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 23 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (12.14%) RESTful
15 17 (9.83%) WPF
16 12 (6.94%) jQuery
16 12 (6.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (28.90%) PlayStation
2 30 (17.34%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.09%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.78%) Streaming Video
5 8 (4.62%) User Experience
6 7 (4.05%) Social Media
7 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.31%) iPhone
8 4 (2.31%) Kinect
9 3 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.73%) iPad
10 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.58%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.98%) Android
2 18 (10.40%) Apple iOS
3 15 (8.67%) Windows
4 12 (6.94%) Linux
5 10 (5.78%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.89%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.16%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.01%) TDD
3 34 (19.65%) MVC
4 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
5 21 (12.14%) Multithreading
5 21 (12.14%) Visual Effects
6 18 (10.40%) OO
7 17 (9.83%) Web Development
8 13 (7.51%) Front End Development
8 13 (7.51%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.94%) OOP
9 12 (6.94%) Open Source
10 11 (6.36%) BDD
11 10 (5.78%) SOA
11 10 (5.78%) UML
12 9 (5.20%) Market Research
12 9 (5.20%) Multithreaded Programming
13 8 (4.62%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.05%) People Management
14 7 (4.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.73%) C#
2 64 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 39 (22.54%) Java
4 37 (21.39%) C++
5 25 (14.45%) Python
6 14 (8.09%) Objective-C
7 12 (6.94%) SQL
8 8 (4.62%) Ruby
9 7 (4.05%) C
9 7 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.47%) PHP
11 3 (1.73%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.73%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.16%) Perl
13 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.58%) Clojure
13 1 (0.58%) F#
13 1 (0.58%) Haskell
13 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) PhD
3 4 (2.31%) ISEB
3 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CCNA
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.58%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.58%) MCP
5 1 (0.58%) MCSA
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Mesos
1 2 (1.16%) Terraform
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.94%) Google
3 7 (4.05%) Facebook
3 7 (4.05%) Twitter
4 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.16%) Nintex
7 1 (0.58%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) Citrix
7 1 (0.58%) Progress
7 1 (0.58%) Telerik