The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 221 239
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.35% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.44% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £35,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -33.33%
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1523 1741 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.39% 24.28% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1440 1588
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Phone 8
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) VisualSVN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) VisualSVN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#