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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 844 870 849
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 34 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.022% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.082% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 36
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £29,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £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
29033 28189 30240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.48% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24362 23214 25899
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 £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 10 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 30 January 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 +8 34 £45,000 +12.50% 3
London +23 28 £45,000 -51.35% 3
City of London - 7 £45,750 -
Suffolk -5 3 £45,000 +57.89%
East of England -14 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Ipswich -3 2 £45,000 -
Bristol -4 2 £31,500 +5.00%
South West -11 2 £31,500 +5.00%
North West -10 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
1 102 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 67 (65.69%) Android
3 57 (55.88%) Apple iOS
4 48 (47.06%) CSS
4 48 (47.06%) HTML
5 45 (44.12%) C#
6 40 (39.22%) .NET
7 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (34.31%) HTML5
8 35 (34.31%) RESTful
9 34 (33.33%) jQuery
9 34 (33.33%) Android Development
10 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET
11 32 (31.37%) MVC
11 32 (31.37%) User Experience
11 32 (31.37%) Multithreading
11 32 (31.37%) WPF
12 31 (30.39%) iOS Development
12 31 (30.39%) Web Services
12 31 (30.39%) SQL Server
13 30 (29.41%) Mobile App
13 30 (29.41%) WCF
14 29 (28.43%) SOAP
15 27 (26.47%) C++
16 26 (25.49%) JavaScript
16 26 (25.49%) CSS3
17 25 (24.51%) Scrum
18 24 (23.53%) OO

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (7.84%) CMS
2 7 (6.86%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (6.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.94%) Node.js
5 2 (1.96%) Drupal
5 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (21.57%) Office 365
3 5 (4.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.57%) HTTP
1 22 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.86%) DHCP
2 7 (6.86%) VPN
2 7 (6.86%) DNS
2 7 (6.86%) LAN
2 7 (6.86%) WAN
2 7 (6.86%) SAN
3 6 (5.88%) Firewall
3 6 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) MySQL
3 6 (5.88%) SQLite
4 1 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) JUnit
2 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.84%) Calabash
3 8 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.84%) JIRA
4 6 (5.88%) NUnit
5 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.90%) Android Studio
6 4 (3.92%) Robotium
6 4 (3.92%) Selenium
7 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.98%) Subversion
8 1 (0.98%) Moq
8 1 (0.98%) QUnit
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (52.94%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 22 (21.57%) Account Manager
3 22 (21.57%) Technical Account Manager
3 22 (21.57%) Technical Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Team Leader
4 9 (8.82%) .NET Team Leader
4 9 (8.82%) Tester
4 9 (8.82%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Network Support
6 6 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) .NET Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.06%) CSS
1 48 (47.06%) HTML
2 40 (39.22%) .NET
3 35 (34.31%) HTML5
3 35 (34.31%) RESTful
4 34 (33.33%) jQuery
5 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET
5 32 (31.37%) WPF
6 31 (30.39%) Web Services
7 30 (29.41%) WCF
8 29 (28.43%) SOAP
9 26 (25.49%) CSS3
10 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
12 11 (10.78%) REST
13 10 (9.80%) LINQ
14 8 (7.84%) Unity DI Container
14 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (7.84%) JSON
15 7 (6.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.37%) User Experience
2 30 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 22 (21.57%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (19.61%) Blackberry
5 7 (6.86%) iPad
5 7 (6.86%) iPhone
6 6 (5.88%) SecurID
6 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Pocket PC
8 1 (0.98%) Social Network
8 1 (0.98%) DTV
8 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
1 102 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 67 (65.69%) Android
3 57 (55.88%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Phone 7
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.88%) VMS
7 5 (4.90%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.98%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.33%) Android Development
3 32 (31.37%) MVC
3 32 (31.37%) Multithreading
4 31 (30.39%) iOS Development
5 25 (24.51%) Scrum
6 24 (23.53%) OO
7 22 (21.57%) OpenUP
7 22 (21.57%) SOA
7 22 (21.57%) Service Delivery
8 20 (19.61%) TDD
9 14 (13.73%) MVVM
10 13 (12.75%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (10.78%) OOD
12 10 (9.80%) OOP
13 9 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (6.86%) Automated Testing
14 7 (6.86%) Release Management
14 7 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (6.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) C#
2 27 (26.47%) C++
3 26 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.61%) Java
5 18 (17.65%) SQL
6 14 (13.73%) Objective-C
7 13 (12.75%) XAML
8 11 (10.78%) Python
9 8 (7.84%) Ruby
10 3 (2.94%) C
11 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.96%) PHP
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) VMware
2 7 (6.86%) Citrix
2 7 (6.86%) McAfee
2 7 (6.86%) Lotus
3 6 (5.88%) Symantec
3 6 (5.88%) Clearswift
4 5 (4.90%) Apple
4 5 (4.90%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.92%) Telerik
6 3 (2.94%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
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