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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 839 856 830
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 34 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 35
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £50,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
28509 28416 28148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.19% 26.90% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23829 23384 23637
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 6 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 5 March 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 +5 34 £45,000 +9.09% 5
London +58 33 £45,000 +5.88% 3
City of London +5 6 £41,250 -2.94%
Berkshire -2 1 £47,500 -2.56%
Reading -7 1 £47,500 -20.83%
South East -21 1 £47,500 -2.56%

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
1 64 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 51 (79.69%) Android
3 48 (75.00%) Apple iOS
4 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (56.25%) CSS
5 36 (56.25%) HTML
6 34 (53.13%) C#
7 32 (50.00%) HTML5
8 31 (48.44%) RESTful
8 31 (48.44%) WPF
9 30 (46.88%) .NET
9 30 (46.88%) iOS Development
10 29 (45.31%) MVC
10 29 (45.31%) jQuery
11 28 (43.75%) Multithreading
11 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET
11 28 (43.75%) Mobile App
12 27 (42.19%) SOAP
12 27 (42.19%) WCF
13 25 (39.06%) Scrum
14 24 (37.50%) Android Development
15 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
16 21 (32.81%) Java
16 21 (32.81%) Web Services
16 21 (32.81%) CSS3
17 20 (31.25%) TDD
18 19 (29.69%) C++
18 19 (29.69%) SQL
19 18 (28.13%) JavaScript

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (15.63%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) HTTP
1 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) JUnit
2 11 (17.19%) Cucumber
2 11 (17.19%) Calabash
3 10 (15.63%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 4 (6.25%) Robotium
5 4 (6.25%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.69%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.56%) Moq
7 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (65.63%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Tester
4 10 (15.63%) Automation Tester
5 9 (14.06%) Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) .NET Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) iOS Developer
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.13%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) CSS
1 36 (56.25%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) HTML5
3 31 (48.44%) RESTful
3 31 (48.44%) WPF
4 30 (46.88%) .NET
5 29 (45.31%) jQuery
6 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 27 (42.19%) SOAP
7 27 (42.19%) WCF
8 21 (32.81%) Web Services
8 21 (32.81%) CSS3
9 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 10 (15.63%) JSON
10 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (14.06%) XML
11 9 (14.06%) ADO.NET
11 9 (14.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 13 (20.31%) User Experience
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Social Network
6 1 (1.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
1 64 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 51 (79.69%) Android
3 48 (75.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) iOS Development
3 29 (45.31%) MVC
4 28 (43.75%) Multithreading
5 25 (39.06%) Scrum
6 24 (37.50%) Android Development
7 20 (31.25%) TDD
8 18 (28.13%) SOA
9 13 (20.31%) Automated Testing
9 13 (20.31%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (17.19%) OO
10 11 (17.19%) MVVM
11 10 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (15.63%) Test Management
12 9 (14.06%) Release Management
12 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
13 8 (12.50%) BDD
14 6 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (9.38%) OOD
15 4 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C#
2 21 (32.81%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) C++
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.88%) XAML
6 11 (17.19%) Ruby
7 10 (15.63%) Objective-C
8 9 (14.06%) Python
9 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Apple
3 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.13%) Telerik
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
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