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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 856 832 842
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 36 82 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.070% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 46
Average salary £52,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -33.33%

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
28891 31343 29769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 26.74% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24254 26198 25210
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 9 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 29 July 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
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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 -23 33 £56,000 +60.00% 3
London +42 23 £62,500 +8.69% 3
South West -5 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 -
Swindon - 9 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 5 £50,000 -
South East -1 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Berkshire -8 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
1 74 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 57 (77.03%) Apple iOS
2 57 (77.03%) Android
3 54 (72.97%) C#
4 46 (62.16%) .NET
4 46 (62.16%) Mobile Development
5 40 (54.05%) iOS Development
6 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (50.00%) MVC
8 33 (44.59%) WPF
8 33 (44.59%) Android Development
9 32 (43.24%) Blackberry
10 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET
10 31 (41.89%) TDD
11 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
11 30 (40.54%) SQL
11 30 (40.54%) Scrum
12 26 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (35.14%) MVVM
13 25 (33.78%) WCF
14 24 (32.43%) SOAP
15 23 (31.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (29.73%) CSS
16 22 (29.73%) HTML
17 21 (28.38%) HTML5
18 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
18 20 (27.03%) Multithreading
18 20 (27.03%) jQuery
19 19 (25.68%) Responsive Web Design

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (4.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.16%) MSBuild
3 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.11%) NUnit
5 5 (6.76%) Xcode
6 4 (5.41%) JIRA
7 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.05%) Calabash
7 3 (4.05%) JUnit
8 1 (1.35%) VisualSVN
8 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (70.27%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) C# Developer
3 12 (16.22%) AWS Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (10.81%) .NET Consultant
6 8 (10.81%) iOS Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior SQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (5.41%) WPF Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (62.16%) .NET
2 33 (44.59%) WPF
3 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET
4 26 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (33.78%) WCF
6 24 (32.43%) SOAP
7 22 (29.73%) HTML
7 22 (29.73%) CSS
8 21 (28.38%) HTML5
9 20 (27.03%) jQuery
10 18 (24.32%) Ajax
11 16 (21.62%) RESTful
12 15 (20.27%) NHibernate
12 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
12 15 (20.27%) Entity Framework
13 13 (17.57%) Web Services
14 10 (13.51%) Ext JS
14 10 (13.51%) Sencha Touch
15 9 (12.16%) Task Parallel Library
15 9 (12.16%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) Blackberry
2 16 (21.62%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.16%) User Experience
4 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.81%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Social Media
6 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) DTV
7 2 (2.70%) Xbox
7 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
1 74 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 57 (77.03%) Android
2 57 (77.03%) Apple iOS
3 12 (16.22%) Windows 8
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.35%) UNIX
6 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Mobile Development
2 40 (54.05%) iOS Development
3 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (50.00%) MVC
5 33 (44.59%) Android Development
6 31 (41.89%) TDD
7 30 (40.54%) Scrum
8 26 (35.14%) MVVM
9 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
9 20 (27.03%) Multithreading
10 19 (25.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (21.62%) SOA
12 15 (20.27%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (18.92%) User Stories
14 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
15 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
15 10 (13.51%) Web Design
15 10 (13.51%) Workflow
15 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (13.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) C#
2 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 30 (40.54%) SQL
3 14 (18.92%) C++
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) XAML
5 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.81%) Objective-C
7 6 (8.11%) VC++
8 4 (5.41%) C
9 3 (4.05%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) Python
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) MCSD
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Sencha
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
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