The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 857 863 857
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 40 69 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.057% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 56 41
Average salary £57,500 £38,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.35% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28876 32335 29588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.67% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24172 27218 25032
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 9 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +8 31 £60,000 +52.86% 5
London +49 29 £61,250 +36.11% 5
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
South East +13 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Berkshire +4 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Cheshire +3 1 - -
North West +3 1 - -
Reading -2 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Wilmslow - 1 - -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
1 73 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 53 (72.60%) Apple iOS
2 53 (72.60%) Android
3 46 (63.01%) C#
4 39 (53.42%) .NET
5 37 (50.68%) SQL
6 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (45.21%) TDD
8 32 (43.84%) WPF
9 30 (41.10%) MVC
9 30 (41.10%) iOS Development
10 29 (39.73%) Mobile Development
10 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
11 27 (36.99%) Scrum
12 26 (35.62%) CSS
12 26 (35.62%) HTML
13 25 (34.25%) Blackberry
13 25 (34.25%) jQuery
13 25 (34.25%) HTML5
14 22 (30.14%) Mobile App
15 21 (28.77%) Multithreading
15 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
16 20 (27.40%) Java
16 20 (27.40%) Ajax
16 20 (27.40%) Android Development
17 19 (26.03%) RESTful
17 19 (26.03%) WCF
17 19 (26.03%) SQL Server

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.37%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) MySQL
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.70%) Calabash
2 10 (13.70%) JUnit
2 10 (13.70%) JIRA
3 9 (12.33%) MSBuild
4 5 (6.85%) Selenium
5 4 (5.48%) Robotium
5 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.48%) NUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.74%) Xcode
8 1 (1.37%) Subversion
8 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.37%) Moq
8 1 (1.37%) VisualSVN
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Marketing
4 4 (5.48%) Advertising
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Consultant
3 11 (15.07%) Tester
3 11 (15.07%) iOS Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Automation Tester
4 10 (13.70%) .NET Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.33%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (5.48%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (5.48%) Senior WPF Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (53.42%) .NET
2 32 (43.84%) WPF
3 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
4 26 (35.62%) CSS
4 26 (35.62%) HTML
5 25 (34.25%) jQuery
5 25 (34.25%) HTML5
6 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (27.40%) Ajax
8 19 (26.03%) RESTful
8 19 (26.03%) WCF
9 18 (24.66%) SOAP
10 15 (20.55%) .NET Framework
11 14 (19.18%) NHibernate
11 14 (19.18%) Entity Framework
12 12 (16.44%) Unity DI Container
12 12 (16.44%) JSON
13 11 (15.07%) LINQ
13 11 (15.07%) ADO.NET
13 11 (15.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Blackberry
2 22 (30.14%) Mobile App
3 13 (17.81%) User Experience
4 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.74%) Social Media
7 2 (2.74%) Xbox
7 2 (2.74%) DTV
8 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
1 73 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 53 (72.60%) Apple iOS
2 53 (72.60%) Android
3 14 (19.18%) Windows 8
4 13 (17.81%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.21%) TDD
3 30 (41.10%) MVC
3 30 (41.10%) iOS Development
4 29 (39.73%) Mobile Development
5 27 (36.99%) Scrum
6 21 (28.77%) Multithreading
7 20 (27.40%) Android Development
8 18 (24.66%) Automated Testing
9 16 (21.92%) MVVM
10 15 (20.55%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (19.18%) Unit Testing
12 11 (15.07%) Release Management
12 11 (15.07%) User Stories
13 10 (13.70%) Test Management
13 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (12.33%) WFM
14 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
14 9 (12.33%) Workflow
14 9 (12.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.01%) C#
2 37 (50.68%) SQL
3 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.40%) Java
5 14 (19.18%) XAML
6 12 (16.44%) C++
7 11 (15.07%) Objective-C
8 10 (13.70%) Ruby
9 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.11%) VC++
11 2 (2.74%) Python
11 2 (2.74%) C
11 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) MCPD
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Apple
3 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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