The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 191 - 186
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% - 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.094% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-23.68% -
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1066 933 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.44% 25.11% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 910 825 1038
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) OpenUP
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (53.85%) User Experience
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Android
3 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
4 5 (38.46%) Cocoa
4 5 (38.46%) Objective-C
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) NUnit
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) SQLite
4 5 (38.46%) iPhone
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Xamarin.iOS
4 5 (38.46%) MVVM

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) NUnit
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Technical Account Manager
1 7 (53.85%) Technical Manager
1 7 (53.85%) Account Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Xamarin.iOS
2 5 (38.46%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (38.46%) UIKit
2 5 (38.46%) Cocoa
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 5 (38.46%) iPhone
2 5 (38.46%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 6 (46.15%) Android
2 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
1 7 (53.85%) OpenUP
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 5 (38.46%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Xamarin