The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 220 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.039% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
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 South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1697 1472 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.88% 28.64% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1290 1582
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in the South West

Windows Phone 8
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Bristol -1 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Windows Phone 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) XAML
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Trapeze
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Silverlight Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) STL
4 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
5 2 (33.33%) Android SDK
6 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) XAML
3 3 (50.00%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Trapeze
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft