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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 880 800 824
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 24 109 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.096% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.084% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 61 42
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 £26,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -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
28519 30708 28781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.14% 26.92% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24157 25465 24506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -66 24 £52,000 +48.57% 2
London -7 13 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South West -8 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 -
Swindon - 9 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +34 2 £55,000 +12.24%
Berkshire -4 2 £48,750 -18.75%
South East -16 2 £48,750 -18.75%
Newbury - 2 £48,750 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
1 63 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 48 (76.19%) Apple iOS
2 48 (76.19%) Android
3 47 (74.60%) C#
4 43 (68.25%) Mobile Development
5 41 (65.08%) .NET
6 34 (53.97%) iOS Development
7 33 (52.38%) MVC
8 30 (47.62%) Blackberry
9 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
9 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (44.44%) Android Development
10 26 (41.27%) WPF
10 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET
11 23 (36.51%) SQL
11 23 (36.51%) TDD
11 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (36.51%) MVVM
12 22 (34.92%) Scrum
13 20 (31.75%) WCF
14 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (30.16%) SOAP
14 19 (30.16%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (28.57%) CSS
15 18 (28.57%) HTML
15 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
16 17 (26.98%) HTML5
17 15 (23.81%) jQuery
17 15 (23.81%) Multithreading

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (1.59%) CMS
1 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.59%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SimpleDB
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.52%) NUnit
4 5 (7.94%) Xcode
4 5 (7.94%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.59%) VisualSVN
6 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 8 (12.70%) Banking
4 6 (9.52%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Electronics
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (3.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
2 12 (19.05%) AWS Developer
3 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.35%) WPF Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) .NET
2 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET
2 26 (41.27%) WPF
3 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (31.75%) WCF
5 19 (30.16%) SOAP
6 18 (28.57%) HTML
6 18 (28.57%) CSS
7 17 (26.98%) HTML5
8 15 (23.81%) jQuery
8 15 (23.81%) Ajax
9 12 (19.05%) NHibernate
9 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 12 (19.05%) Entity Framework
10 11 (17.46%) RESTful
10 11 (17.46%) Web Services
11 10 (15.87%) Ext JS
11 10 (15.87%) Sencha Touch
12 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (12.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (47.62%) Blackberry
2 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.70%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (7.94%) User Experience
4 5 (7.94%) Social Media
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.76%) DTV
6 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
1 63 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 48 (76.19%) Android
2 48 (76.19%) Apple iOS
3 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.17%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Mobile Development
2 34 (53.97%) iOS Development
3 33 (52.38%) MVC
4 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (44.44%) Android Development
5 23 (36.51%) MVVM
5 23 (36.51%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) Scrum
7 19 (30.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 15 (23.81%) Multithreading
10 14 (22.22%) SOA
11 12 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (19.05%) User Stories
12 10 (15.87%) UML
12 10 (15.87%) OO
12 10 (15.87%) Web Design
12 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
13 9 (14.29%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) C#
2 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
4 13 (20.63%) C++
5 8 (12.70%) XAML
6 7 (11.11%) Java
7 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
7 6 (9.52%) VC++
8 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.94%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCSD
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Sencha
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
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