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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 823 818 868
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +50
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 73 63 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.058% 0.017%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.21% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 17
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £36,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%

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
30744 29750 31736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.35% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25419 25385 27132
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 £24,500 £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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 24 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 24 October 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
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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 -6 67 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London +17 28 £49,000 -9.25% 3
South East -4 13 £55,000 +19.56%
North West - 13 £35,000 -
Berkshire +3 11 £60,000 +34.83%
Manchester - 11 - -
East of England -13 9 £29,000 -61.33%
Reading - 9 - -
Bedford - 8 £29,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £29,000 -
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
City of London +22 4 £49,000 -20.00%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Bristol +1 3 £35,000 +11.11%
South West -22 3 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey -3 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £40,000 -46.66%
Cambridge -8 1 £40,000 -46.66%
West Midlands -33 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Windows
1 156 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 95 (60.90%) Android
3 65 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 62 (39.74%) Apple iOS
5 61 (39.10%) C#
6 57 (36.54%) Blackberry
7 56 (35.90%) HTML
8 55 (35.26%) CSS
9 54 (34.62%) .NET
10 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
11 44 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (28.21%) User Experience
12 41 (26.28%) Service Delivery
12 41 (26.28%) Enterprise Software
12 41 (26.28%) Office 365
12 41 (26.28%) OpenUP
13 38 (24.36%) jQuery
14 37 (23.72%) OO
15 36 (23.08%) Android Development
16 34 (21.79%) ASP.NET
17 33 (21.15%) SQL Server
18 32 (20.51%) Web Services
19 31 (19.87%) Degree
20 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (19.23%) VPN
21 29 (18.59%) MVC
21 29 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (17.95%) VMware
22 28 (17.95%) McAfee

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (17.95%) Lotus Domino
1 28 (17.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (26.28%) Office 365
3 11 (7.05%) GitHub
4 4 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.23%) VPN
2 28 (17.95%) DNS
2 28 (17.95%) SAN
2 28 (17.95%) WAN
2 28 (17.95%) DHCP
2 28 (17.95%) LAN
3 26 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (15.38%) Firewall
5 16 (10.26%) HTTP
5 16 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (1.28%) 4G
7 2 (1.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) SQLite
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.41%) NUnit
3 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.92%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.64%) QUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 9 (5.77%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Marketing
4 4 (2.56%) Billing
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (47.44%) Developer
2 43 (27.56%) Technical Manager
3 41 (26.28%) Technical Account Manager
3 41 (26.28%) Account Manager
4 24 (15.38%) Network Support
5 23 (14.74%) Mobile Developer
5 23 (14.74%) .NET Developer
6 18 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (11.54%) Network Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) PC Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) PC Support
8 13 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.33%) Analyst
9 12 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
9 12 (7.69%) Network Analyst
10 8 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.13%) PC Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (35.90%) HTML
2 55 (35.26%) CSS
3 54 (34.62%) .NET
4 38 (24.36%) jQuery
5 34 (21.79%) ASP.NET
6 32 (20.51%) Web Services
7 25 (16.03%) HTML5
8 22 (14.10%) WPF
9 21 (13.46%) WCF
9 21 (13.46%) LINQ
10 19 (12.18%) RESTful
10 19 (12.18%) SOAP
11 18 (11.54%) .NET Framework
12 17 (10.90%) CSS3
12 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (10.26%) Cocoa Touch
13 16 (10.26%) UIKit
13 16 (10.26%) Cocoa
14 11 (7.05%) Silverlight
15 10 (6.41%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.54%) Blackberry
2 44 (28.21%) User Experience
3 41 (26.28%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (17.31%) Mobile App
5 24 (15.38%) SecurID
6 21 (13.46%) iPhone
7 17 (10.90%) iPad
8 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.85%) Social Media
10 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.92%) GIS
12 1 (0.64%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Windows
1 156 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 95 (60.90%) Android
3 62 (39.74%) Apple iOS
4 28 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (15.38%) VMS
6 13 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.21%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (3.21%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (1.28%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.64%) Linux
11 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) Service Delivery
1 41 (26.28%) OpenUP
2 37 (23.72%) OO
3 36 (23.08%) Android Development
4 29 (18.59%) MVC
4 29 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.31%) Multithreading
6 24 (15.38%) OOP
7 23 (14.74%) iOS Development
8 20 (12.82%) MVVM
8 20 (12.82%) TDD
9 18 (11.54%) Scrum
9 18 (11.54%) OOD
10 17 (10.90%) SOA
11 13 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (4.49%) Project Management
14 6 (3.85%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.85%) Unit Testing
15 5 (3.21%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (39.10%) C#
2 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 28 (17.95%) C++
4 27 (17.31%) SQL
5 23 (14.74%) Objective-C
6 19 (12.18%) XAML
7 18 (11.54%) Java
8 12 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.13%) C
10 7 (4.49%) Python
11 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) Degree
2 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (17.31%) MCSE
4 3 (1.92%) CCA
4 3 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 28 (17.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 24 (15.38%) vSphere
3 13 (8.33%) XenApp
4 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 24 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.95%) Citrix
2 28 (17.95%) Lotus
2 28 (17.95%) McAfee
2 28 (17.95%) VMware
3 24 (15.38%) Clearswift
3 24 (15.38%) Symantec
4 12 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 11 (7.05%) Apple
6 10 (6.41%) Telerik
7 6 (3.85%) Facebook
8 2 (1.28%) Google
8 2 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.28%) Symbian
8 2 (1.28%) BT
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