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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 800 821 889
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +68
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 96 60 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.056% 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.21% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 11
Average salary £38,750 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%

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
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 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 17 September 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
England -7 87 £40,000 -23.80% 7
South East +11 23 £60,000 +14.28% 1
London -18 22 £52,500 -4.54% 4
North West - 21 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 19 £60,000 - 1
East of England -5 16 £29,000 -61.33%
Bedfordshire - 14 £29,000 -
Manchester - 14 - -
Reading - 14 £60,000 -
Bedford - 14 £29,000 -
Warrington - 7 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £35,000 -
Scotland - 5 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 - -
City of London +12 3 £49,000 -30.00% 1
Bristol -4 3 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South West -24 3 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £40,000 -46.66%
Surrey -12 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Guildford - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge -4 1 £40,000 -46.66%
West Midlands -9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £45,000 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Windows
1 172 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 111 (64.53%) Android
3 74 (43.02%) Blackberry
4 69 (40.12%) Microsoft
5 67 (38.95%) Apple iOS
6 62 (36.05%) C#
7 54 (31.40%) .NET
8 48 (27.91%) HTML
9 47 (27.33%) CSS
10 46 (26.74%) JavaScript
10 46 (26.74%) User Experience
11 44 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 41 (23.84%) Service Delivery
12 41 (23.84%) OpenUP
12 41 (23.84%) Office 365
12 41 (23.84%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (23.26%) VPN
13 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (22.67%) OO
15 38 (22.09%) Lotus Domino
15 38 (22.09%) LAN
15 38 (22.09%) WAN
15 38 (22.09%) DHCP
15 38 (22.09%) DNS
15 38 (22.09%) Citrix
15 38 (22.09%) SAN
15 38 (22.09%) Lotus
15 38 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 38 (22.09%) McAfee

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 38 (22.09%) Lotus Domino
1 38 (22.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (23.84%) Office 365
3 11 (6.40%) GitHub
4 6 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.26%) VPN
2 38 (22.09%) DNS
2 38 (22.09%) SAN
2 38 (22.09%) WAN
2 38 (22.09%) DHCP
2 38 (22.09%) LAN
3 36 (20.93%) Wi-Fi
4 34 (19.77%) Firewall
5 9 (5.23%) HTTP
5 9 (5.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.33%) VoIP
7 2 (1.16%) 4G
7 2 (1.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) SQLite
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 13 (7.56%) NUnit
4 6 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.74%) Xcode
6 2 (1.16%) JUnit
6 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.16%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.58%) QUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 9 (5.23%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Retail
3 6 (3.49%) Billing
3 6 (3.49%) Marketing
3 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (48.84%) Developer
2 43 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 41 (23.84%) Technical Account Manager
3 41 (23.84%) Account Manager
4 34 (19.77%) Network Support
5 28 (16.28%) Network Engineer
5 28 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 24 (13.95%) PC Support
6 24 (13.95%) PC Engineer
6 24 (13.95%) Mobile Developer
7 18 (10.47%) Support Analyst
7 18 (10.47%) Analyst
8 17 (9.88%) Network Support Analyst
8 17 (9.88%) Network Analyst
9 13 (7.56%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.56%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) PC Support Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.40%) .NET
2 48 (27.91%) HTML
3 47 (27.33%) CSS
4 34 (19.77%) jQuery
5 29 (16.86%) ASP.NET
5 29 (16.86%) Web Services
6 23 (13.37%) .NET Framework
7 21 (12.21%) WPF
8 20 (11.63%) LINQ
9 19 (11.05%) HTML5
10 18 (10.47%) WCF
11 17 (9.88%) RESTful
12 16 (9.30%) Cocoa
12 16 (9.30%) Cocoa Touch
12 16 (9.30%) UIKit
13 15 (8.72%) Silverlight
14 13 (7.56%) SOAP
15 10 (5.81%) Xamarin.iOS
15 10 (5.81%) CSS3
15 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 74 (43.02%) Blackberry
2 46 (26.74%) User Experience
3 41 (23.84%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (19.77%) SecurID
5 30 (17.44%) Mobile App
6 22 (12.79%) iPhone
7 16 (9.30%) iPad
8 15 (8.72%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.49%) Social Media
10 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.74%) GIS
12 1 (0.58%) Pocket PC
12 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Windows
1 172 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 111 (64.53%) Android
3 67 (38.95%) Apple iOS
4 38 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (19.77%) VMS
6 18 (10.47%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.07%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.16%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.58%) Linux
11 1 (0.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.84%) Service Delivery
1 41 (23.84%) OpenUP
2 39 (22.67%) OO
3 35 (20.35%) Android Development
4 29 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.70%) iOS Development
6 26 (15.12%) MVVM
7 25 (14.53%) TDD
7 25 (14.53%) MVC
8 24 (13.95%) OOP
9 22 (12.79%) Multithreading
10 19 (11.05%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.47%) OOD
12 14 (8.14%) Scrum
12 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.56%) SOA
14 11 (6.40%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (4.65%) E-Commerce
16 7 (4.07%) Project Management
17 6 (3.49%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.05%) C#
2 46 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.02%) SQL
3 31 (18.02%) C++
4 29 (16.86%) Objective-C
5 19 (11.05%) XAML
5 19 (11.05%) Java
6 14 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.23%) C
8 4 (2.33%) Python
9 3 (1.74%) VC++
10 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (21.51%) MCSE
3 35 (20.35%) Degree
4 3 (1.74%) CCA
4 3 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 38 (22.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 34 (19.77%) vSphere
3 18 (10.47%) XenApp
4 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (19.77%) Backup Exec
1 34 (19.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 38 (22.09%) Citrix
2 38 (22.09%) Lotus
2 38 (22.09%) McAfee
2 38 (22.09%) VMware
3 34 (19.77%) Clearswift
3 34 (19.77%) Symantec
4 12 (6.98%) Xamarin
5 11 (6.40%) Apple
6 9 (5.23%) Telerik
7 6 (3.49%) Facebook
8 2 (1.16%) Google
8 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.16%) Trapeze
8 2 (1.16%) Symbian
8 2 (1.16%) BT
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