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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 611 593 635
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +42
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 18 31 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.070% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.25% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 1
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
Windows Phone 8
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12778 12372 13826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.38% 27.76% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10998 10584 12085
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in London

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in London

Windows Phone 8
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Phone 8
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +8 2 £49,000 -30.00%
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
1 41 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 33 (80.49%) Apple iOS
3 32 (78.05%) Android
4 28 (68.29%) C++
5 25 (60.98%) C#
5 25 (60.98%) iOS Development
6 22 (53.66%) WPF
7 20 (48.78%) Multithreading
7 20 (48.78%) Android Development
8 19 (46.34%) Blackberry
8 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (41.46%) .NET
9 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
10 16 (39.02%) MVC
10 16 (39.02%) Scrum
11 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
11 15 (36.59%) MVVM
11 15 (36.59%) WCF
12 14 (34.15%) TDD
12 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
13 13 (31.71%) Web Services
13 13 (31.71%) OO
14 12 (29.27%) WinForms
14 12 (29.27%) RESTful
14 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
14 12 (29.27%) Mobile App
15 11 (26.83%) HTML5
15 11 (26.83%) SOA
15 11 (26.83%) HTML

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) HTTP
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) NUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Xcode
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Account Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Account Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Manager
6 4 (9.76%) iOS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8 Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) WPF
2 17 (41.46%) .NET
3 15 (36.59%) WCF
4 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 12 (29.27%) WinForms
5 12 (29.27%) RESTful
6 11 (26.83%) HTML5
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) CSS
7 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
7 10 (24.39%) jQuery
8 8 (19.51%) SOAP
8 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.07%) NHibernate
9 7 (17.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (17.07%) CSS3
9 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.20%) JSON
11 3 (7.32%) XML
11 3 (7.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Blackberry
2 12 (29.27%) Mobile App
3 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.32%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
1 41 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 33 (80.49%) Apple iOS
3 32 (78.05%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) iOS Development
2 20 (48.78%) Android Development
2 20 (48.78%) Multithreading
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) MVC
4 16 (39.02%) Scrum
5 15 (36.59%) MVVM
6 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
7 13 (31.71%) OO
8 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
9 11 (26.83%) SOA
10 8 (19.51%) OOD
11 7 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (12.20%) OOP
12 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.20%) OpenUP
13 2 (4.88%) Release Management
14 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
14 1 (2.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C++
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) C
5 6 (14.63%) Objective-C
6 5 (12.20%) VC++
7 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.32%) Python
8 3 (7.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) Telerik