The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 115 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.054% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.85% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £75,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +54.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.24%
Windows Phone 8
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
626 590 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.00% 37.06% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 507 516 538
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows Phone 8
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Symbian
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Swing
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
5 1 (20.00%) GIS
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Android NDK
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Swing
1 1 (20.00%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Android Development
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Symbian