Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Xbox
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 941 968 1073
Rank change year-on-year +27 +105 +67
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 231 204 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 214
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £68,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -6.98%

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 72,949 71,426 89,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.66% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,556 58,343 71,806
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +10 210 £55,000 +10.00% 36
UK excluding London +28 166 £50,000 +17.65% 29
London -8 65 £65,000 +4.00% 11
East of England +30 64 £55,000 +37.50% 11
North of England +5 51 £39,000 -25.71% 8
North West +7 40 £35,000 -33.33% 4
South East -9 19 £42,500 - 3
Scotland -14 16 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +16 11 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -4 6 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Midlands +16 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +12 5 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Wales - 4 £41,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Xbox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Xbox.

1 125 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (39.39%) Games
3 88 (38.10%) TDD
4 84 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 78 (33.77%) HTML
6 75 (32.47%) .NET
7 71 (30.74%) CSS
8 67 (29.00%) C#
9 66 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 62 (26.84%) Java
11 59 (25.54%) BDD
12 50 (21.65%) HTML5
13 47 (20.35%) Node.js
13 47 (20.35%) Microservices
14 44 (19.05%) Docker
14 44 (19.05%) CSS3
14 44 (19.05%) .NET Core
15 43 (18.61%) C++
16 42 (18.18%) PlayStation
16 42 (18.18%) React
16 42 (18.18%) AngularJS
17 40 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (16.45%) PHP
18 38 (16.45%) MVC
18 38 (16.45%) Greenfield Project
19 31 (13.42%) Scrum
19 31 (13.42%) Domain-Driven Design
20 30 (12.99%) Linux
21 29 (12.55%) Machine Learning
22 28 (12.12%) Microsoft

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 24 (10.39%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.46%) Apache
3 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.30%) Jetty
4 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) Blender
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.36%) npm
3 7 (3.03%) Office 365
4 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.73%) iTunes
6 1 (0.43%) Boomi
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.43%) Google Play
6 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) DNS
1 3 (1.30%) Intranet
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.39%) MongoDB
1 24 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.96%) Big Data
3 13 (5.63%) MySQL
4 12 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.03%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.30%) Redis
7 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.12%) Selenium
2 21 (9.09%) NUnit
2 21 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 21 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.06%) Grunt
3 14 (6.06%) gulp
4 13 (5.63%) Bower
5 11 (4.76%) ReSharper
6 9 (3.90%) JUnit
7 7 (3.03%) Maven
8 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.30%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.30%) Mockito
10 3 (1.30%) Subversion
10 3 (1.30%) webpack
11 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 91 (39.39%) Games
2 18 (7.79%) Advertising
3 10 (4.33%) Legal
4 9 (3.90%) Finance
5 8 (3.46%) Online Betting
5 8 (3.46%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (45.02%) Developer
2 38 (16.45%) Senior Developer
3 26 (11.26%) Programmer
4 25 (10.82%) .NET Developer
5 23 (9.96%) Architect
5 23 (9.96%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 19 (8.23%) Senior Programmer
8 15 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.06%) .NET Architect
9 14 (6.06%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.06%) Technical Leader
10 13 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (5.63%) PHP Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Designer
11 12 (5.19%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 11 (4.76%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.33%) UX Designer
14 9 (3.90%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.77%) HTML
2 75 (32.47%) .NET
3 71 (30.74%) CSS
4 50 (21.65%) HTML5
5 47 (20.35%) Node.js
6 44 (19.05%) .NET Core
6 44 (19.05%) CSS3
7 42 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 42 (18.18%) React
8 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET
9 25 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (10.82%) WCF
10 24 (10.39%) Unreal Engine
11 23 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (9.96%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (8.66%) Redux
13 19 (8.23%) Sass
14 18 (7.79%) jQuery
15 15 (6.49%) RESTful
16 14 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.18%) PlayStation
2 38 (16.45%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.63%) User Experience
4 9 (3.90%) iPad
4 9 (3.90%) iPhone
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.73%) Online Games
7 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.87%) Fintech
8 2 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) Animation
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) HoloLens
9 1 (0.43%) Kinect
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.99%) Linux
2 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.63%) Android
4 8 (3.46%) Unix
5 5 (2.16%) Windows
6 3 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (38.10%) TDD
3 66 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 59 (25.54%) BDD
5 47 (20.35%) Microservices
6 38 (16.45%) MVC
7 31 (13.42%) Domain-Driven Design
7 31 (13.42%) Scrum
8 29 (12.55%) Machine Learning
9 26 (11.26%) Data Science
10 23 (9.96%) SOLID
11 22 (9.52%) Visual Effects
12 21 (9.09%) OO
13 20 (8.66%) Web Development
14 18 (7.79%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.93%) DevOps
15 16 (6.93%) Front End Development
15 16 (6.93%) High Availability
16 12 (5.19%) E-Commerce
16 12 (5.19%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 67 (29.00%) C#
3 62 (26.84%) Java
4 43 (18.61%) C++
5 38 (16.45%) PHP
6 26 (11.26%) Python
7 24 (10.39%) SQL
8 13 (5.63%) Perl
9 12 (5.19%) C
10 8 (3.46%) Tcl
11 7 (3.03%) R
12 5 (2.16%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.73%) ES6
13 4 (1.73%) Ruby
14 3 (1.30%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.30%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (1.30%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.30%) Scala
15 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (8.66%) Degree
2 15 (6.49%) PhD
3 3 (1.30%) ISEB
3 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.87%) MCSE
5 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCA
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) CEH
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CISM
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.43%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.43%) MCP
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (19.05%) Docker
2 4 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.30%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) Puppet
2 11 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.16%) Terraform
4 4 (1.73%) Ansible
4 4 (1.73%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.73%) Nagios
5 3 (1.30%) Grafana
5 3 (1.30%) Graphite
6 1 (0.43%) Cacti
6 1 (0.43%) Consul
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.73%) Google
3 2 (0.87%) Nintex
4 1 (0.43%) Apple
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco
4 1 (0.43%) Citrix
4 1 (0.43%) ConnectWise
4 1 (0.43%) Facebook
4 1 (0.43%) NVIDIA
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle
4 1 (0.43%) Perforce
4 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.43%) Splunk
4 1 (0.43%) Tableau
4 1 (0.43%) Twitter
4 1 (0.43%) VMware