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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 796 814 897
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +83
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 108 57 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.052% 0.003%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 0.19% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 57 45 4
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.24%

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
31343 29579 32646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25998 25172 27933
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 22 August 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 22 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
England +25 97 £35,000 -33.33% 11
South East -1 30 £60,000 +14.28% 1
North West - 28 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire - 26 £60,000 - 1
Manchester - 21 - - 1
East of England +16 18 £29,000 -61.33% 2
Reading - 17 £60,000 - 1
Bedford - 16 £29,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 16 £29,000 - 2
London -21 14 £52,500 -0.94% 7
Cheshire - 7 £35,000 -
Warrington - 7 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
York - 4 £31,250 -
Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
Scotland - 4 - - 3
Bristol -1 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Surrey -5 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £40,000 -46.66%
City of London -7 2 £49,000 -30.00% 3
South West -16 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Guildford - 2 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge -5 1 £40,000 -46.66%
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Chester - 1 £35,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Windows
1 173 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 112 (64.74%) Android
3 81 (46.82%) Blackberry
4 70 (40.46%) Microsoft
5 68 (39.31%) C#
5 68 (39.31%) Apple iOS
6 53 (30.64%) .NET
7 45 (26.01%) JavaScript
8 41 (23.70%) HTML
8 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (23.70%) VPN
8 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (23.12%) LAN
9 40 (23.12%) Citrix
10 39 (22.54%) VMware
10 39 (22.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 39 (22.54%) McAfee
10 39 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (22.54%) SAN
10 39 (22.54%) Lotus
10 39 (22.54%) DNS
10 39 (22.54%) WAN
10 39 (22.54%) DHCP
10 39 (22.54%) Lotus Domino
10 39 (22.54%) CSS
10 39 (22.54%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (22.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 38 (21.97%) OpenUP

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (22.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 39 (22.54%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (2.31%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (21.97%) Office 365
3 11 (6.36%) GitHub
4 7 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.70%) VPN
2 40 (23.12%) LAN
3 39 (22.54%) SAN
3 39 (22.54%) DNS
3 39 (22.54%) WAN
3 39 (22.54%) DHCP
4 37 (21.39%) Wi-Fi
5 35 (20.23%) Firewall
6 4 (2.31%) VoIP
7 3 (1.73%) HTTP
7 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.16%) 3G
8 2 (1.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.78%) SQLite
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) Big Data
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.67%) NUnit
2 15 (8.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.73%) Xcode
5 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.58%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
1 10 (5.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.05%) Retail
3 6 (3.47%) Marketing
3 6 (3.47%) Billing
4 3 (1.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (52.02%) Developer
2 40 (23.12%) Technical Manager
3 38 (21.97%) Account Manager
3 38 (21.97%) Technical Account Manager
4 35 (20.23%) Network Support
5 33 (19.08%) Network Engineer
5 33 (19.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (16.76%) PC Support
6 29 (16.76%) PC Engineer
7 28 (16.18%) Mobile Developer
8 23 (13.29%) .NET Developer
9 21 (12.14%) C# Developer
10 17 (9.83%) Support Analyst
10 17 (9.83%) Analyst
11 16 (9.25%) Network Support Analyst
11 16 (9.25%) Support Engineer
11 16 (9.25%) Network Support Engineer
11 16 (9.25%) Network Analyst
11 16 (9.25%) PC Support Engineer
12 14 (8.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (30.64%) .NET
2 41 (23.70%) HTML
3 39 (22.54%) CSS
4 28 (16.18%) Web Services
5 27 (15.61%) jQuery
6 26 (15.03%) WPF
7 24 (13.87%) .NET Framework
8 23 (13.29%) ASP.NET
9 20 (11.56%) LINQ
10 18 (10.40%) Silverlight
11 16 (9.25%) Cocoa
11 16 (9.25%) Cocoa Touch
11 16 (9.25%) UIKit
12 15 (8.67%) WCF
13 13 (7.51%) HTML5
13 13 (7.51%) WinForms
14 12 (6.94%) RESTful
15 10 (5.78%) Xamarin.iOS
16 9 (5.20%) JSON
17 7 (4.05%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 81 (46.82%) Blackberry
2 39 (22.54%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (20.23%) SecurID
4 31 (17.92%) Mobile App
5 22 (12.72%) iPhone
6 16 (9.25%) iPad
7 12 (6.94%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.47%) Social Media
9 4 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.73%) PKI
10 3 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.73%) GIS
10 3 (1.73%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.58%) Pocket PC
11 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
1 173 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 112 (64.74%) Android
3 68 (39.31%) Apple iOS
4 39 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.23%) VMS
6 18 (10.40%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.47%) Windows Phone 7
9 5 (2.89%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.16%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.58%) UNIX
12 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.97%) OpenUP
1 38 (21.97%) Android Development
1 38 (21.97%) Service Delivery
2 36 (20.81%) OO
3 32 (18.50%) MVVM
4 31 (17.92%) iOS Development
4 31 (17.92%) TDD
5 22 (12.72%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.14%) OOP
6 21 (12.14%) MVC
7 19 (10.98%) Unit Testing
7 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.67%) Multithreading
8 15 (8.67%) Scrum
8 15 (8.67%) OOD
9 12 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (5.20%) SOA
11 8 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.05%) Project Management
13 6 (3.47%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 68 (39.31%) C#
2 45 (26.01%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.81%) SQL
4 34 (19.65%) C++
5 31 (17.92%) Objective-C
6 24 (13.87%) XAML
7 18 (10.40%) Java
8 15 (8.67%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.05%) C
10 5 (2.89%) VC++
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.58%) Python
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (21.97%) MCSE
3 35 (20.23%) Degree
4 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.73%) CCA
4 3 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) TickIT
2 3 (1.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (22.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 35 (20.23%) vSphere
3 18 (10.40%) XenApp
4 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (20.23%) Backup Exec
1 35 (20.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 70 (40.46%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.12%) Citrix
3 39 (22.54%) VMware
3 39 (22.54%) McAfee
3 39 (22.54%) Lotus
4 35 (20.23%) Symantec
4 35 (20.23%) Clearswift
5 12 (6.94%) Xamarin
6 11 (6.36%) Apple
7 9 (5.20%) Telerik
8 6 (3.47%) Facebook
9 3 (1.73%) Trapeze
10 2 (1.16%) Symbian
10 2 (1.16%) BT
10 2 (1.16%) Google
10 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
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