The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 222 220
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.14% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.47% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.68% -13.63%
Windows Phone 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1778 1693 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.59% 28.70% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1300 1386
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the Berkshire region.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone 8
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Phone 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 12 (66.67%) OpenUP
2 12 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (66.67%) Office 365
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) XAML
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 6 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.11%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Phone 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (66.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Account Manager
1 12 (66.67%) Technical Account Manager
1 12 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 6 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 12 (66.67%) OpenUP
2 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
1 6 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft