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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 822 817 862
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +45
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 73 69 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.064% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.23% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 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 £29,000 £35,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.50% +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
30649 29466 32389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.24% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25341 25132 27673
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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 22 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 20 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 -16 67 £45,000 -10.00% 6
London 0 26 £49,000 -10.90% 2
North West - 15 £35,000 -
Berkshire +17 12 £60,000 +34.83%
South East +3 12 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Manchester - 12 - -
East of England -19 9 £29,000 -61.33%
Reading - 9 - -
Bedford - 8 £29,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £29,000 -
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
City of London +11 4 £49,000 -20.00%
Bristol +2 4 £33,250 +5.55% 1
South West -19 4 £33,250 +5.55% 2
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Warrington - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge -2 1 £40,000 -46.66%
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £40,000 -46.66%
West Midlands -35 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Windows
1 154 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 95 (61.69%) Android
3 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
4 62 (40.26%) Apple iOS
5 58 (37.66%) Blackberry
5 58 (37.66%) C#
6 52 (33.77%) HTML
7 51 (33.12%) .NET
7 51 (33.12%) CSS
8 44 (28.57%) User Experience
9 43 (27.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (27.92%) JavaScript
10 41 (26.62%) Service Delivery
10 41 (26.62%) OpenUP
10 41 (26.62%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (26.62%) Office 365
11 37 (24.03%) OO
12 36 (23.38%) jQuery
13 35 (22.73%) Android Development
14 32 (20.78%) Degree
14 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET
15 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
16 30 (19.48%) Web Services
16 30 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (19.48%) VPN
17 28 (18.18%) DNS
17 28 (18.18%) Citrix
17 28 (18.18%) LAN
17 28 (18.18%) WAN

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
1 28 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (2.60%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.44%) MS Office
3 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (26.62%) Office 365
3 11 (7.14%) GitHub
4 4 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.48%) VPN
2 28 (18.18%) DNS
2 28 (18.18%) SAN
2 28 (18.18%) WAN
2 28 (18.18%) DHCP
2 28 (18.18%) LAN
3 26 (16.88%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (15.58%) Firewall
5 14 (9.09%) HTTP
5 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.60%) VoIP
7 2 (1.30%) 4G
7 2 (1.30%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) SQLite
3 1 (0.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.49%) NUnit
3 9 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.95%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.95%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.65%) QUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Xcode
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 9 (5.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
3 6 (3.90%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (47.40%) Developer
2 43 (27.92%) Technical Manager
3 41 (26.62%) Technical Account Manager
3 41 (26.62%) Account Manager
4 24 (15.58%) Network Support
5 22 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
5 22 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 18 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (11.69%) Network Engineer
7 14 (9.09%) PC Support
7 14 (9.09%) PC Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.44%) Analyst
9 12 (7.79%) Network Support Analyst
9 12 (7.79%) Network Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) PC Support Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.77%) HTML
2 51 (33.12%) .NET
2 51 (33.12%) CSS
3 36 (23.38%) jQuery
4 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET
5 30 (19.48%) Web Services
6 23 (14.94%) HTML5
7 21 (13.64%) LINQ
8 20 (12.99%) WPF
9 19 (12.34%) WCF
10 18 (11.69%) .NET Framework
11 17 (11.04%) SOAP
11 17 (11.04%) RESTful
12 16 (10.39%) Cocoa
12 16 (10.39%) Cocoa Touch
12 16 (10.39%) UIKit
13 15 (9.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (9.74%) CSS3
14 11 (7.14%) Silverlight
15 10 (6.49%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (37.66%) Blackberry
2 44 (28.57%) User Experience
3 41 (26.62%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (16.88%) Mobile App
5 24 (15.58%) SecurID
6 21 (13.64%) iPhone
7 17 (11.04%) iPad
8 12 (7.79%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.90%) Social Media
10 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.95%) GIS
12 1 (0.65%) Pocket PC
12 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) Windows
1 154 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 95 (61.69%) Android
3 62 (40.26%) Apple iOS
4 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (15.58%) VMS
6 13 (8.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.25%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.60%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.30%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.65%) Linux
11 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) Service Delivery
1 41 (26.62%) OpenUP
2 37 (24.03%) OO
3 35 (22.73%) Android Development
4 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (16.88%) MVC
6 25 (16.23%) Multithreading
7 24 (15.58%) OOP
8 23 (14.94%) iOS Development
9 21 (13.64%) MVVM
9 21 (13.64%) TDD
10 18 (11.69%) OOD
11 17 (11.04%) Scrum
12 15 (9.74%) SOA
13 14 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 10 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (4.55%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.55%) Project Management
16 6 (3.90%) E-Commerce
17 4 (2.60%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.66%) C#
2 43 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 28 (18.18%) SQL
4 27 (17.53%) C++
5 24 (15.58%) Objective-C
6 18 (11.69%) Java
7 17 (11.04%) XAML
8 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.19%) C
10 6 (3.90%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Degree
2 30 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (17.53%) MCSE
4 3 (1.95%) CCA
4 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 24 (15.58%) vSphere
3 13 (8.44%) XenApp
4 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (15.58%) Backup Exec
1 24 (15.58%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.18%) Citrix
2 28 (18.18%) Lotus
2 28 (18.18%) McAfee
2 28 (18.18%) VMware
3 24 (15.58%) Clearswift
3 24 (15.58%) Symantec
4 12 (7.79%) Xamarin
5 11 (7.14%) Apple
6 8 (5.19%) Telerik
7 6 (3.90%) Facebook
8 2 (1.30%) Google
8 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.30%) Symbian
8 2 (1.30%) BT
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