The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
Windows Phone 8
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
655 584 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.91% 27.68% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 582 548 379
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows Phone 8
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft