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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 245 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 12 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1783 2013 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.57% 26.81% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1704 1682
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire +4 5 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) Android
2 36 (85.71%) Apple iOS
3 33 (78.57%) Mobile App
4 31 (73.81%) C#
4 31 (73.81%) .NET
5 28 (66.67%) Web Services
6 26 (61.90%) CSS
6 26 (61.90%) HTML
6 26 (61.90%) iOS Development
7 25 (59.52%) Software Engineering
8 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 24 (57.14%) Android Development
9 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
10 22 (52.38%) .NET Framework
11 20 (47.62%) Objective-C
12 19 (45.24%) XAML
13 18 (42.86%) WCF
13 18 (42.86%) Windows 8
14 17 (40.48%) MVC
14 17 (40.48%) C++
14 17 (40.48%) OO
15 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
15 16 (38.10%) VB
15 16 (38.10%) Cocoa
15 16 (38.10%) Xcode
15 16 (38.10%) Cocoa Touch
16 15 (35.71%) Degree
16 15 (35.71%) QA
17 13 (30.95%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Lync
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) UMTS
1 3 (7.14%) GPRS
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) MPLS
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQLite
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Xcode
2 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) PhoneGap
3 4 (9.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.38%) Log4Net
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 11 (26.19%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (23.81%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Junior
9 2 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) Web Services
3 26 (61.90%) CSS
3 26 (61.90%) HTML
4 22 (52.38%) .NET Framework
5 18 (42.86%) WCF
6 16 (38.10%) Cocoa
6 16 (38.10%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 9 (21.43%) WPF
9 6 (14.29%) WinForms
10 5 (11.90%) REST
10 5 (11.90%) HTML5
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (11.90%) Silverlight
10 5 (11.90%) RESTful
10 5 (11.90%) SOAP
10 5 (11.90%) XML
10 5 (11.90%) J2ME
11 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 33 (78.57%) Mobile App
2 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
3 10 (23.81%) iPhone
3 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
4 6 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.14%) SystemC
5 3 (7.14%) NHS
6 2 (4.76%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) Android
2 36 (85.71%) Apple iOS
3 18 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (7.14%) Windows CE
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) iOS Development
2 25 (59.52%) Software Engineering
3 24 (57.14%) Android Development
4 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 17 (40.48%) OO
5 12 (28.57%) Matrix Management
5 12 (28.57%) Product Management
5 12 (28.57%) OOP
6 8 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Market Research
8 5 (11.90%) MVVM
8 5 (11.90%) Use Case
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) UML
9 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.52%) TDD
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) Objective-C
4 19 (45.24%) XAML
5 17 (40.48%) C++
6 16 (38.10%) VB
7 5 (11.90%) Java
8 4 (9.52%) C
9 3 (7.14%) SQL
10 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) WAI
3 1 (2.38%) HL7
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 5 (11.90%) Symbian
3 5 (11.90%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) McKesson
5 1 (2.38%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.38%) Telerik
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Infragistics
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