The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 112 142
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.064% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.24% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
Windows Phone 8
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
478 416 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.53% 26.60% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 422 344 456
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows Phone 8
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik