The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 208 228 236
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 37 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.23% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.12% 0.92% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -7.35%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1744 1839 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 25.34% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1586 1749
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
England

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Phone
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows Phone Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Phone
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Phone Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows Phone
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 30 £61,250 +63.33% 6
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside -5 1 £35,000 -56.25%
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 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.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Android
3 35 (76.09%) Apple iOS
4 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 22 (47.83%) Mobile App
6 20 (43.48%) Windows Phone 8
7 17 (36.96%) HTML
8 15 (32.61%) .NET
8 15 (32.61%) Web Services
9 14 (30.43%) CSS
9 14 (30.43%) C#
9 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
12 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
12 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
12 11 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (21.74%) Office 365
13 10 (21.74%) Blackberry
13 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (19.57%) Apple
14 9 (19.57%) OpenUP
15 8 (17.39%) Project Management
16 7 (15.22%) Objective-C
16 7 (15.22%) SQL
16 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
16 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
16 7 (15.22%) LINQ
16 7 (15.22%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Windows Phone 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) Lync
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.74%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) GPRS
1 2 (4.35%) UMTS
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Security Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Mobile Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Penetration Tester
4 9 (19.57%) Technical Account Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Technical Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Account Manager
5 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Junior
10 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) Web Services
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.22%) LINQ
5 7 (15.22%) jQuery
6 5 (10.87%) Cocoa
6 5 (10.87%) WinForms
6 5 (10.87%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (10.87%) UIKit
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (8.70%) REST
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 4 (8.70%) WPF
7 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
7 4 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Mobile App
2 10 (21.74%) Blackberry
3 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (15.22%) iPhone
5 6 (13.04%) iPad
6 5 (10.87%) Social Media
7 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Android
3 35 (76.09%) Apple iOS
4 20 (43.48%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (4.35%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 9 (19.57%) OpenUP
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Android Development
5 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
6 6 (13.04%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) OOP
8 4 (8.70%) MVC
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (8.70%) MVVM
9 3 (6.52%) Use Case
9 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) UML
10 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.17%) TDD
11 1 (2.17%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
1 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
2 7 (15.22%) Objective-C
3 5 (10.87%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Apple
3 6 (13.04%) Telerik
4 5 (10.87%) Facebook
5 3 (6.52%) Symbian
6 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
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