Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Xbox
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1020 996 1032
Rank change year-on-year -24 +36 +62
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 151 251 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 136 235 281
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +6.67%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75342 82512 89447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.80% 41.68% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 57465 67458 71218
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Xbox in the UK

Xbox
Top 13 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 17 August 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 -6 142 £49,500 +10.00% 18
UK excluding London +12 81 £37,500 -3.85% 13
London -7 69 £70,000 +16.67% 8
East of England +1 35 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South East +44 26 £37,000 -5.13% 1
North of England -25 10 £31,500 -21.25% 6
North West -31 9 £31,500 -40.00% 3
Scotland +22 5 £32,500 - 3
Wales +18 3 £29,500 -30.59%
West Midlands +22 1 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Midlands +22 1 £41,500 +22.96% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South West +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 83 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (47.68%) C#
3 69 (45.70%) HTML
4 68 (45.03%) JavaScript
5 66 (43.71%) CSS
6 61 (40.40%) .NET
7 49 (32.45%) TDD
8 47 (31.13%) HTML5
9 45 (29.80%) MVC
10 42 (27.81%) ASP.NET
10 42 (27.81%) CSS3
11 40 (26.49%) Games
12 39 (25.83%) Java
13 37 (24.50%) AngularJS
13 37 (24.50%) PlayStation
14 36 (23.84%) WCF
15 34 (22.52%) React
16 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
17 30 (19.87%) Greenfield Project
18 29 (19.21%) KnockoutJS
19 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET Web API
19 28 (18.54%) Python
19 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (18.54%) Android
20 27 (17.88%) Selenium
20 27 (17.88%) NUnit
20 27 (17.88%) Apple iOS
21 26 (17.22%) SpecFlow
21 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 26 (17.22%) .NET Core

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 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.32%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.25%) IaaS
2 20 (13.25%) PaaS
3 19 (12.58%) SaaS
3 19 (12.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.32%) GitHub
4 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.32%) Google Play
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) G Suite
5 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.66%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) LAN
2 4 (2.65%) DNS
3 3 (1.99%) AMQP
3 3 (1.99%) DHCP
3 3 (1.99%) Firewall
3 3 (1.99%) SSL
3 3 (1.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) MySQL
3 3 (1.99%) Redis
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Power BI
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Vectorwise
Development Applications
1 27 (17.88%) NUnit
1 27 (17.88%) Selenium
2 26 (17.22%) ReSharper
2 26 (17.22%) SpecFlow
3 12 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.65%) Bower
4 4 (2.65%) Grunt
4 4 (2.65%) gulp
4 4 (2.65%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.99%) Maven
6 2 (1.32%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.32%) Gradle
6 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.66%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (26.49%) Games
2 22 (14.57%) Banking
3 12 (7.95%) Marketing
4 10 (6.62%) Finance
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (61.59%) Developer
2 47 (31.13%) .NET Developer
3 42 (27.81%) C# Developer
4 40 (26.49%) Senior Developer
5 28 (18.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (13.91%) Senior C# Developer
7 19 (12.58%) Architect
7 19 (12.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 19 (12.58%) Senior Architect
7 19 (12.58%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 19 (12.58%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (8.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (7.95%) Graduate
11 11 (7.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (5.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.96%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.96%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (45.70%) HTML
2 66 (43.71%) CSS
3 61 (40.40%) .NET
4 47 (31.13%) HTML5
5 42 (27.81%) ASP.NET
5 42 (27.81%) CSS3
6 37 (24.50%) AngularJS
7 36 (23.84%) WCF
8 34 (22.52%) React
9 29 (19.21%) KnockoutJS
10 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (17.22%) .NET Core
11 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 22 (14.57%) RESTful
13 21 (13.91%) SOAP
14 19 (12.58%) WPF
15 15 (9.93%) jQuery
16 12 (7.95%) LINQ
17 11 (7.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.50%) PlayStation
2 30 (19.87%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
4 19 (12.58%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (12.58%) Streaming Video
5 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.30%) User Experience
6 5 (3.31%) Kinect
6 5 (3.31%) Social Media
7 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.32%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.32%) STB
9 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.66%) Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Equities
9 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.54%) Android
2 27 (17.88%) Apple iOS
3 22 (14.57%) Windows
4 19 (12.58%) Windows Phone
5 17 (11.26%) Linux
6 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.45%) TDD
3 45 (29.80%) MVC
4 21 (13.91%) Multithreading
4 21 (13.91%) OO
5 19 (12.58%) SOA
5 19 (12.58%) UML
5 19 (12.58%) Waterfall
5 19 (12.58%) Web Development
6 14 (9.27%) Open Source
7 13 (8.61%) OOP
7 13 (8.61%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.95%) Front End Development
9 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.62%) Market Research
10 10 (6.62%) Microservices
11 8 (5.30%) OOD
12 7 (4.64%) Multithreaded Programming
12 7 (4.64%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.68%) C#
2 68 (45.03%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.83%) Java
4 28 (18.54%) Python
5 19 (12.58%) Objective-C
6 14 (9.27%) SQL
7 10 (6.62%) C++
8 7 (4.64%) PHP
9 6 (3.97%) C
9 6 (3.97%) ES6
9 6 (3.97%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.31%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.65%) Ruby
11 4 (2.65%) Scala
12 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.66%) Clojure
13 1 (0.66%) F#
13 1 (0.66%) Haskell
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (9.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.99%) ISEB
3 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.66%) CCNA
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.66%) MCSA
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
1 3 (1.99%) Terraform
2 2 (1.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Google
3 6 (3.97%) Facebook
3 6 (3.97%) Twitter
4 4 (2.65%) Apple
4 4 (2.65%) Zend
5 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Actian
6 2 (1.32%) Roku
6 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Progress
7 1 (0.66%) Splunk
7 1 (0.66%) Telerik