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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 166 - 180
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 21 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
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
962 1015 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.65% 26.31% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 791 880 833
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (60.00%) OpenUP
3 15 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (60.00%) Office 365
4 10 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 10 (40.00%) UIKit
4 10 (40.00%) iPad
4 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) Android
4 10 (40.00%) iPhone
4 10 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 10 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 10 (40.00%) OOP
4 10 (40.00%) OO
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) Apple
5 5 (20.00%) SQLite
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) NUnit
5 5 (20.00%) Marketing

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (60.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) NUnit
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Account Manager
1 15 (60.00%) Technical Account Manager
1 15 (60.00%) Technical Manager
2 10 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 10 (40.00%) UIKit
1 10 (40.00%) Cocoa
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
3 3 (12.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (40.00%) iPad
2 10 (40.00%) iPhone
2 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 15 (60.00%) OpenUP
2 10 (40.00%) OOP
2 10 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) MVVM
3 5 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Apple
2 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 5 (20.00%) Facebook