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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 823 826 811
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 31 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 40
Average salary £60,000 £39,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.86% -25.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
Windows Phone 8
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26828 29417 27856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.92% 26.83% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22671 24921 23745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in England

Windows Phone 8
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in England

Windows Phone 8
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +52 29 £60,000 +33.33% 5
South East +3 1 £52,500 -8.69%
North West -3 1 - - 1
Windows Phone 8
UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
1 62 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 42 (67.74%) Apple iOS
2 42 (67.74%) Android
3 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (58.06%) C#
4 32 (51.61%) TDD
5 31 (50.00%) WPF
6 29 (46.77%) .NET
7 28 (45.16%) SQL
7 28 (45.16%) iOS Development
8 27 (43.55%) Scrum
9 21 (33.87%) Mobile App
10 20 (32.26%) MVC
10 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
10 20 (32.26%) Java
10 20 (32.26%) Multithreading
11 19 (30.65%) Android Development
11 19 (30.65%) Mobile Development
12 18 (29.03%) WCF
12 18 (29.03%) Automated Testing
13 17 (27.42%) RESTful
13 17 (27.42%) HTML
13 17 (27.42%) CSS
13 17 (27.42%) SOAP
13 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
14 16 (25.81%) HTML5
14 16 (25.81%) jQuery
15 15 (24.19%) MVVM
15 15 (24.19%) Blackberry

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.61%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
1 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) MySQL
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 10 (16.13%) JUnit
2 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 10 (16.13%) Calabash
3 9 (14.52%) MSBuild
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
5 4 (6.45%) Robotium
6 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) NUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) VisualSVN
7 1 (1.61%) Moq
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
7 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Marketing
4 4 (6.45%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Consultant
2 11 (17.74%) Tester
3 10 (16.13%) .NET Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Automation Tester
3 10 (16.13%) iOS Developer
4 9 (14.52%) AWS Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (6.45%) WPF Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) WPF
2 29 (46.77%) .NET
3 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 18 (29.03%) WCF
5 17 (27.42%) RESTful
5 17 (27.42%) HTML
5 17 (27.42%) CSS
5 17 (27.42%) SOAP
6 16 (25.81%) HTML5
6 16 (25.81%) jQuery
7 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.97%) Entity Framework
8 13 (20.97%) NHibernate
9 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (19.35%) JSON
9 12 (19.35%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (17.74%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (17.74%) Ninject
10 11 (17.74%) LINQ to SQL
10 11 (17.74%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Mobile App
2 15 (24.19%) Blackberry
3 12 (19.35%) User Experience
4 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.23%) DTV
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.23%) Xbox
7 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
1 62 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 42 (67.74%) Apple iOS
2 42 (67.74%) Android
3 14 (22.58%) Windows 8
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) TDD
3 28 (45.16%) iOS Development
4 27 (43.55%) Scrum
5 20 (32.26%) MVC
5 20 (32.26%) Multithreading
6 19 (30.65%) Android Development
6 19 (30.65%) Mobile Development
7 18 (29.03%) Automated Testing
8 15 (24.19%) MVVM
9 14 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
11 11 (17.74%) User Stories
11 11 (17.74%) Release Management
12 10 (16.13%) Test Management
12 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (14.52%) Workflow
13 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
14 7 (11.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) Java
4 14 (22.58%) XAML
5 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.74%) C++
7 10 (16.13%) Ruby
7 10 (16.13%) Objective-C
8 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.23%) VC++
9 2 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MCPD
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Apple
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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