Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Xbox
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 990 995 1023
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 +163
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 193 231 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 149 217 303
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 77560 77850 90566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 40.93% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58510 63988 72559
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,880
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -44 167 £49,500 +4.21% 25
UK excluding London +46 141 £42,500 +6.25% 20
London -44 51 £65,000 +8.33% 6
East of England +34 45 £49,500 +30.26% 6
South East +35 34 £40,000 +2.56% 1
North of England -31 28 £34,250 -30.10% 8
North West -35 27 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Scotland +6 19 £36,250 - 1
South West +13 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Wales +17 5 £29,500 -30.59%
Midlands +24 2 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Midlands +3 2 £37,500 -3.85% 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £19,000 -52.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 90 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (43.52%) Games
3 78 (40.41%) JavaScript
4 76 (39.38%) HTML
5 72 (37.31%) CSS
6 63 (32.64%) C#
7 54 (27.98%) TDD
8 50 (25.91%) HTML5
8 50 (25.91%) CSS3
9 49 (25.39%) PlayStation
9 49 (25.39%) Java
10 48 (24.87%) .NET
11 40 (20.73%) Software Engineering
12 36 (18.65%) AngularJS
13 32 (16.58%) React
13 32 (16.58%) Greenfield Project
13 32 (16.58%) C++
14 30 (15.54%) ASP.NET
14 30 (15.54%) MVC
15 26 (13.47%) Selenium
15 26 (13.47%) WCF
16 25 (12.95%) Unreal Engine
16 25 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (12.44%) SQL Server
17 24 (12.44%) OO
18 23 (11.92%) Python
19 22 (11.40%) PHP
19 22 (11.40%) Visual Studio
19 22 (11.40%) NUnit
19 22 (11.40%) KnockoutJS

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 (1.04%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.04%) CMS
1 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.52%) Jetty
2 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.04%) GIMP
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.74%) npm
3 6 (3.11%) IaaS
3 6 (3.11%) PaaS
3 6 (3.11%) SaaS
3 6 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.07%) iTunes
6 3 (1.55%) Office 365
7 2 (1.04%) Dialogflow
7 2 (1.04%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) Google Play
8 1 (0.52%) Boomi
8 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.59%) LAN
2 3 (1.55%) DHCP
2 3 (1.55%) DNS
2 3 (1.55%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) SSL
2 3 (1.55%) VPN
3 2 (1.04%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) Skype
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.07%) MySQL
2 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.55%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.04%) Big Data
4 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.04%) Power BI
4 2 (1.04%) Redis
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (13.47%) Selenium
2 22 (11.40%) NUnit
2 22 (11.40%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.88%) SpecFlow
4 17 (8.81%) ReSharper
5 12 (6.22%) Grunt
5 12 (6.22%) gulp
6 11 (5.70%) Bower
7 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.11%) Maven
8 5 (2.59%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.55%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.55%) JUnit
10 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.04%) Gradle
10 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.52%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 84 (43.52%) Games
2 17 (8.81%) Advertising
3 11 (5.70%) Marketing
4 10 (5.18%) Banking
4 10 (5.18%) Finance
4 10 (5.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (49.22%) Developer
2 42 (21.76%) Senior Developer
3 30 (15.54%) C# Developer
4 27 (13.99%) .NET Developer
5 26 (13.47%) Programmer
6 21 (10.88%) Senior Programmer
7 17 (8.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (8.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (7.77%) Graduate
8 15 (7.77%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (6.74%) Graduate Developer
10 12 (6.22%) Graduate C# Developer
11 11 (5.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 10 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.66%) Analyst
14 8 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (4.15%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.15%) Software Engineer
15 7 (3.63%) Java Developer
15 7 (3.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (39.38%) HTML
2 72 (37.31%) CSS
3 50 (25.91%) CSS3
3 50 (25.91%) HTML5
4 48 (24.87%) .NET
5 36 (18.65%) AngularJS
6 32 (16.58%) React
7 30 (15.54%) ASP.NET
8 26 (13.47%) WCF
9 25 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (12.95%) Unreal Engine
10 22 (11.40%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (10.88%) .NET Core
11 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (10.88%) RESTful
12 18 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 18 (9.33%) SOAP
13 16 (8.29%) Sass
14 14 (7.25%) jQuery
15 12 (6.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.39%) PlayStation
2 32 (16.58%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.63%) User Experience
5 6 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.11%) iPad
5 6 (3.11%) iPhone
5 6 (3.11%) Social Media
5 6 (3.11%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.07%) Kinect
8 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.55%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.55%) Online Games
9 2 (1.04%) Fintech
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.88%) Apple iOS
2 18 (9.33%) Android
3 17 (8.81%) Linux
4 12 (6.22%) Windows
5 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.04%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.98%) TDD
3 40 (20.73%) Software Engineering
4 30 (15.54%) MVC
5 24 (12.44%) OO
6 21 (10.88%) Visual Effects
7 20 (10.36%) BDD
8 19 (9.84%) Web Development
9 17 (8.81%) Front End Development
10 15 (7.77%) OOP
11 13 (6.74%) Microservices
12 12 (6.22%) DevOps
12 12 (6.22%) People Management
13 11 (5.70%) Multithreading
14 10 (5.18%) Test Automation
15 9 (4.66%) Ethical Hacking
15 9 (4.66%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.15%) E-Commerce
16 8 (4.15%) Game Development
17 7 (3.63%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.41%) JavaScript
2 63 (32.64%) C#
3 49 (25.39%) Java
4 32 (16.58%) C++
5 23 (11.92%) Python
6 22 (11.40%) PHP
7 13 (6.74%) SQL
8 10 (5.18%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.66%) Ruby
10 4 (2.07%) Perl
11 3 (1.55%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.55%) C
11 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.04%) R
12 2 (1.04%) Scala
13 1 (0.52%) Clojure
13 1 (0.52%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) ISEB
2 7 (3.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.63%) PhD
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.04%) CCNA
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.52%) CEH
5 1 (0.52%) CISM
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.52%) MCP
5 1 (0.52%) MCSA
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.15%) Docker
2 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.59%) Puppet
1 5 (2.59%) Terraform
2 4 (2.07%) Ansible
3 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.04%) Mesos
4 2 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) Cacti
5 1 (0.52%) Consul
5 1 (0.52%) Grafana
5 1 (0.52%) Graphite
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.15%) Google
3 5 (2.59%) Facebook
3 5 (2.59%) Twitter
4 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.04%) Nintex
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle
6 1 (0.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik