Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Xbox
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 1026 1022
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +49
Permanent jobs citing Xbox 159 167 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 126 150 246
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,125 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +28.21% - -8.24%

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 76,508 77,202 88,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 43.49% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59,093 60,405 72,199
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Xbox in the UK

Xbox
Top 16 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 16 July 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 +3 147 £55,000 +11.11% 20
UK excluding London +53 119 £50,000 +28.21% 16
East of England +26 49 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North of England +59 46 £50,000 +53.85% 9
London -40 39 £60,000 -12.73% 6
Yorkshire +43 24 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North West +14 18 £57,500 +82.54% 6
Scotland -23 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
South East -33 6 £45,000 +23.29% 3
Midlands +11 4 £35,000 -16.67%
North East - 4 £50,000 -
South West -7 3 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +21 2 £27,500 -34.52%
East Midlands - 2 £36,250 -
Wales -3 1 £38,000 +28.81%
Northern Ireland - 1 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 96 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.03%) Software Engineering
3 62 (38.99%) HTML
4 59 (37.11%) Java
4 59 (37.11%) C#
5 57 (35.85%) JavaScript
6 55 (34.59%) CSS
7 52 (32.70%) Games
8 50 (31.45%) .NET
9 49 (30.82%) TDD
10 46 (28.93%) Microservices
11 45 (28.30%) Node.js
12 43 (27.04%) .NET Core
13 40 (25.16%) Docker
14 39 (24.53%) Scrum
14 39 (24.53%) Mentoring
15 38 (23.90%) React
16 32 (20.13%) AngularJS
16 32 (20.13%) Greenfield Project
16 32 (20.13%) Java 8
17 30 (18.87%) HTML5
17 30 (18.87%) BDD
17 30 (18.87%) Degree
18 27 (16.98%) C++
19 26 (16.35%) MVC
20 25 (15.72%) PHP
20 25 (15.72%) MongoDB
21 23 (14.47%) CSS3
21 23 (14.47%) Selenium
21 23 (14.47%) SQL Server

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 9 (5.66%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) Apache
3 2 (1.26%) nginx
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.63%) Jetty
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.63%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.66%) FinancialForce
3 5 (3.14%) iTunes
3 5 (3.14%) Office 365
4 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.89%) npm
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.89%) Intranet
3 2 (1.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.72%) MongoDB
2 23 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.66%) Big Data
3 9 (5.66%) MySQL
4 4 (2.52%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.89%) Redis
5 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (14.47%) Selenium
2 20 (12.58%) NUnit
3 18 (11.32%) SpecFlow
4 16 (10.06%) JUnit
5 11 (6.92%) ReSharper
6 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.89%) Bower
7 3 (1.89%) Grunt
7 3 (1.89%) gulp
7 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.26%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.26%) Protractor
8 2 (1.26%) Subversion
8 2 (1.26%) TestNG
8 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.63%) JIRA
9 1 (0.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.63%) Mockito
9 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (32.70%) Games
2 10 (6.29%) Finance
3 5 (3.14%) Law
4 4 (2.52%) Online Betting
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.89%) Advertising
5 3 (1.89%) Publishing
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (40.25%) Developer
2 40 (25.16%) Software Engineer
3 28 (17.61%) Java Engineer
3 28 (17.61%) Java Software Engineer
4 25 (15.72%) Architect
4 25 (15.72%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (11.95%) Software Developer
6 18 (11.32%) Technical Leader
7 17 (10.69%) .NET Architect
7 17 (10.69%) .NET Developer
7 17 (10.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.55%) Designer
8 12 (7.55%) UX Designer
9 11 (6.92%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (6.92%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.03%) C# Architect
11 8 (5.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) PHP Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (38.99%) HTML
2 55 (34.59%) CSS
3 50 (31.45%) .NET
4 45 (28.30%) Node.js
5 43 (27.04%) .NET Core
6 38 (23.90%) React
7 32 (20.13%) AngularJS
8 30 (18.87%) HTML5
9 23 (14.47%) CSS3
10 21 (13.21%) WCF
11 20 (12.58%) Ajax
11 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
12 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (11.95%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (11.32%) GWT
14 17 (10.69%) REST
15 14 (8.81%) Hibernate
15 14 (8.81%) Spring
16 13 (8.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (10.06%) PlayStation
3 12 (7.55%) User Experience
4 9 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.66%) iPhone
5 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.14%) iPad
6 4 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.89%) Animation
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.89%) Online Games
8 2 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.26%) State Machine
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.63%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.55%) Android
2 10 (6.29%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.52%) Unix
3 4 (2.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.03%) Software Engineering
3 49 (30.82%) TDD
4 46 (28.93%) Microservices
5 39 (24.53%) Mentoring
5 39 (24.53%) Scrum
6 30 (18.87%) BDD
7 26 (16.35%) MVC
8 20 (12.58%) OO
8 20 (12.58%) Open Source
9 18 (11.32%) Coaching
10 17 (10.69%) Prototyping
11 16 (10.06%) Security Architecture
12 15 (9.43%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.81%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (8.18%) Data Science
14 13 (8.18%) Kanban
14 13 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (8.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.11%) C#
1 59 (37.11%) Java
2 57 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.13%) Java 8
4 27 (16.98%) C++
5 25 (15.72%) PHP
6 16 (10.06%) SQL
7 9 (5.66%) Python
8 8 (5.03%) C
9 5 (3.14%) ActionScript
9 5 (3.14%) ActionScript 3.0
9 5 (3.14%) ES6
9 5 (3.14%) GLSL
10 4 (2.52%) Perl
10 4 (2.52%) R
10 4 (2.52%) Tcl
11 3 (1.89%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.26%) Ruby
12 2 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Degree
2 22 (13.84%) PhD
3 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.63%) CCA
4 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCSE
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (25.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) XenApp
2 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) Puppet
2 12 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Grafana
4 1 (0.63%) Graphite
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.89%) Google
3 3 (1.89%) Sony
4 2 (1.26%) Nintex
4 2 (1.26%) Tableau
4 2 (1.26%) Zend
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) BT
5 1 (0.63%) Citrix
5 1 (0.63%) Facebook
5 1 (0.63%) Motorola
5 1 (0.63%) NVIDIA
5 1 (0.63%) Perforce
5 1 (0.63%) VMware