The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 237 238 227
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 7 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.89% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
Windows Phone
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
1607 1692 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.32% 24.45% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1399 1640
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +5 3 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire +1 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Android
1 27 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 24 (88.89%) Mobile App
3 17 (62.96%) iOS Development
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (48.15%) Android Development
6 12 (44.44%) Web Services
7 11 (40.74%) Use Case
8 10 (37.04%) UML
8 10 (37.04%) Apple
8 10 (37.04%) RESTful
9 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 9 (33.33%) XML
9 9 (33.33%) .NET
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (29.63%) WPF
10 8 (29.63%) Objective-C
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
10 8 (29.63%) User Experience
10 8 (29.63%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (25.93%) REST
11 7 (25.93%) J2ME
11 7 (25.93%) Symbian
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (22.22%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) GPRS
1 2 (7.41%) UMTS
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) SS7
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) NGN
2 1 (3.70%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Xcode
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (44.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) iOS Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) RESTful
4 9 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) WPF
6 7 (25.93%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) J2ME
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) HTML5
7 6 (22.22%) XHTML
8 5 (18.52%) Android SDK
8 5 (18.52%) iOS SDK
8 5 (18.52%) Cocoa
9 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
10 2 (7.41%) jQuery
10 2 (7.41%) WinForms
10 2 (7.41%) SOAP
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Android
1 27 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) iOS Development
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Android Development
4 11 (40.74%) Use Case
5 10 (37.04%) UML
6 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (29.63%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (22.22%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
10 3 (11.11%) MVC
10 3 (11.11%) Web Development
10 3 (11.11%) Market Research
10 3 (11.11%) MVVM
11 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
12 1 (3.70%) Workflow
12 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Objective-C
3 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 6 (22.22%) XAML
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Apple
2 7 (25.93%) Symbian
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Google
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