The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 223 245 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 19 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.068% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.52%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1729 1865 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.55% 25.49% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1611 1760
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Phone 8
England

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
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Manchester +12 14 - - 4
Cheshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside -3 1 £35,000 -56.25%
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (52.63%) Apple iOS
2 10 (52.63%) Android
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 9 (47.37%) OpenUP
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (47.37%) Office 365
3 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (26.32%) Facebook
4 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (26.32%) UIKit
4 5 (26.32%) Social Media
4 5 (26.32%) iPad
4 5 (26.32%) iPhone
4 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) LINQ
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) Cocoa
4 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
4 5 (26.32%) Apple
4 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
4 5 (26.32%) Telerik
4 5 (26.32%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Account Manager
2 9 (47.37%) Technical Account Manager
2 9 (47.37%) Technical Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) Cocoa
2 5 (26.32%) LINQ
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (26.32%) UIKit
3 3 (15.79%) COM
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (26.32%) iPhone
2 5 (26.32%) Social Media
2 5 (26.32%) iPad
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (52.63%) Android
2 10 (52.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
1 9 (47.37%) OpenUP
2 5 (26.32%) OOP
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Apple
2 5 (26.32%) Telerik
2 5 (26.32%) Facebook
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