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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 852 845 850
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 40 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 35
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.27% -1.87%

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
28920 29925 29459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24237 24794 24684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -2 38 £45,000 +12.50% 6
London +61 36 £45,000 +5.88% 5
City of London +13 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Berkshire +1 2 £50,000 -13.04%
Reading -1 2 £50,000 -14.89%
South East -7 2 £50,000 -13.04%

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
1 71 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 52 (73.24%) Android
3 49 (69.01%) Apple iOS
4 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (56.34%) C#
6 36 (50.70%) HTML
6 36 (50.70%) CSS
7 35 (49.30%) .NET
8 32 (45.07%) WPF
9 31 (43.66%) HTML5
10 30 (42.25%) iOS Development
10 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
11 29 (40.85%) MVC
12 28 (39.44%) Scrum
12 28 (39.44%) jQuery
13 27 (38.03%) RESTful
13 27 (38.03%) TDD
13 27 (38.03%) Mobile App
14 26 (36.62%) SQL
15 24 (33.80%) SOAP
15 24 (33.80%) WCF
15 24 (33.80%) Multithreading
15 24 (33.80%) Android Development
16 23 (32.39%) Java
17 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
18 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
19 17 (23.94%) Web Services
19 17 (23.94%) CSS3
20 16 (22.54%) C++

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 11 (15.49%) CMS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Node.js
3 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.82%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) HTTP
1 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) JUnit
2 11 (15.49%) Cucumber
2 11 (15.49%) Calabash
3 10 (14.08%) JIRA
4 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.86%) MSBuild
5 5 (7.04%) Selenium
6 4 (5.63%) Robotium
7 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.23%) Android Studio
7 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.41%) Moq
8 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 4 (5.63%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Tester
4 10 (14.08%) Consultant
4 10 (14.08%) .NET Consultant
4 10 (14.08%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.68%) iOS Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) CSS
1 36 (50.70%) HTML
2 35 (49.30%) .NET
3 32 (45.07%) WPF
4 31 (43.66%) HTML5
5 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
6 28 (39.44%) jQuery
7 27 (38.03%) RESTful
8 24 (33.80%) SOAP
8 24 (33.80%) WCF
9 17 (23.94%) Web Services
9 17 (23.94%) CSS3
10 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (16.90%) Ajax
13 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.49%) JSON
13 11 (15.49%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (14.08%) Task Parallel Library
14 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Mobile App
2 13 (18.31%) User Experience
3 11 (15.49%) Blackberry
4 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) iPhone
5 2 (2.82%) iPad
5 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.41%) DTV
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
1 71 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 52 (73.24%) Android
3 49 (69.01%) Apple iOS
4 12 (16.90%) Windows Phone 7
5 11 (15.49%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.25%) iOS Development
3 29 (40.85%) MVC
4 28 (39.44%) Scrum
5 27 (38.03%) TDD
6 24 (33.80%) Multithreading
6 24 (33.80%) Android Development
7 16 (22.54%) Automated Testing
8 14 (19.72%) SOA
8 14 (19.72%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (16.90%) MVVM
10 10 (14.08%) Test Management
10 10 (14.08%) Release Management
10 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
12 8 (11.27%) BDD
12 8 (11.27%) OO
13 7 (9.86%) Workflow
14 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 23 (32.39%) Java
4 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.54%) C++
6 15 (21.13%) XAML
7 11 (15.49%) Ruby
8 10 (14.08%) Objective-C
9 7 (9.86%) Python
9 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Apple
3 3 (4.23%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.82%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
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