The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 816 828 898
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +70
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 85 59 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.054% 0.003%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.20% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 3
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.24%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.24%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31320 29729 32245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26164 25155 27648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -

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 July 2014 within the UK.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 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 July 2014. 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 -6 79 £35,000 -33.33% 15
East of England +14 23 £29,000 -61.33%
South East +2 23 £60,000 +14.28% 6
North West +22 22 £35,000 -56.25% 2
Bedford - 19 £29,000 -
Bedfordshire - 19 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 19 £60,000 - 3
Manchester +15 16 - - 2
Reading - 11 £60,000 - 2
London -67 6 £57,500 -13.20% 5
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 -
Warrington - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £40,000 -46.66%
Yorkshire -24 4 £31,250 +13.63%
York - 4 £31,250 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
Cambridge +5 3 £40,000 -46.66%
Surrey -9 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Guildford - 2 £55,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 -
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Liverpool 0 1 £35,000 -56.25%
Merseyside -3 1 £35,000 -56.25%
Bristol -9 1 £30,000 -4.76% 1
South West -21 1 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Windows
1 148 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 108 (72.97%) Android
3 81 (54.73%) Blackberry
4 63 (42.57%) C#
4 63 (42.57%) Apple iOS
5 47 (31.76%) Microsoft
6 45 (30.41%) .NET
7 43 (29.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (28.38%) VPN
9 41 (27.70%) LAN
9 41 (27.70%) Citrix
10 40 (27.03%) SAN
10 40 (27.03%) Lotus
10 40 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (27.03%) DNS
10 40 (27.03%) WAN
10 40 (27.03%) DHCP
10 40 (27.03%) Lotus Domino
10 40 (27.03%) MCSE
10 40 (27.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 40 (27.03%) McAfee
10 40 (27.03%) VMware
10 40 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (27.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 39 (26.35%) Wi-Fi
12 37 (25.00%) Backup Exec
12 37 (25.00%) Symantec
12 37 (25.00%) Clearswift
12 37 (25.00%) Firewall

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 40 (27.03%) Lotus Domino
1 40 (27.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.03%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.84%) Office 365
3 7 (4.73%) SaaS
4 6 (4.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.38%) VPN
2 41 (27.70%) LAN
3 40 (27.03%) SAN
3 40 (27.03%) DNS
3 40 (27.03%) WAN
3 40 (27.03%) DHCP
4 39 (26.35%) Wi-Fi
5 37 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (2.03%) VoIP
7 2 (1.35%) 4G
7 2 (1.35%) 3G
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.38%) SQLite
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.43%) NUnit
3 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.03%) Xcode
4 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
3 6 (4.05%) Billing
3 6 (4.05%) Publishing
4 4 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (56.76%) Developer
2 37 (25.00%) Network Support
2 37 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 37 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 33 (22.30%) PC Engineer
3 33 (22.30%) PC Support
4 27 (18.24%) Mobile Developer
5 22 (14.86%) C# Developer
6 21 (14.19%) Technical Manager
7 20 (13.51%) .NET Developer
7 20 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
7 20 (13.51%) Support Engineer
7 20 (13.51%) PC Support Engineer
8 19 (12.84%) Account Manager
8 19 (12.84%) Technical Account Manager
9 14 (9.46%) Network Analyst
9 14 (9.46%) Analyst
9 14 (9.46%) Support Analyst
9 14 (9.46%) Network Support Analyst
9 14 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.41%) .NET
2 30 (20.27%) HTML
3 28 (18.92%) WPF
4 27 (18.24%) CSS
4 27 (18.24%) Web Services
5 21 (14.19%) jQuery
6 19 (12.84%) Silverlight
7 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
7 18 (12.16%) .NET Framework
8 16 (10.81%) LINQ
9 15 (10.14%) WinForms
10 12 (8.11%) WCF
11 11 (7.43%) RESTful
11 11 (7.43%) Cocoa Touch
11 11 (7.43%) UIKit
11 11 (7.43%) Cocoa
12 10 (6.76%) HTML5
13 7 (4.73%) JSON
14 6 (4.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (4.05%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 81 (54.73%) Blackberry
2 37 (25.00%) SecurID
3 32 (21.62%) Mobile App
4 21 (14.19%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (11.49%) iPhone
6 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.43%) iPad
7 6 (4.05%) Social Media
7 6 (4.05%) PKI
7 6 (4.05%) Smartcard
8 5 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.03%) GIS
9 3 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Windows
1 148 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 108 (72.97%) Android
3 63 (42.57%) Apple iOS
4 40 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (25.00%) VMS
6 21 (14.19%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.38%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.68%) Linux
11 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.97%) Android Development
2 33 (22.30%) iOS Development
3 30 (20.27%) OO
4 28 (18.92%) MVVM
5 27 (18.24%) TDD
6 20 (13.51%) MVC
6 20 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 20 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 19 (12.84%) OpenUP
7 19 (12.84%) Service Delivery
8 18 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.14%) OOP
10 14 (9.46%) Scrum
11 13 (8.78%) OOD
12 11 (7.43%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.43%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (6.08%) SOA
14 8 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.05%) Cyber Security
15 6 (4.05%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.57%) C#
2 37 (25.00%) C++
3 36 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.62%) SQL
5 30 (20.27%) Objective-C
6 26 (17.57%) XAML
7 20 (13.51%) Java
8 14 (9.46%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.05%) VC++
9 6 (4.05%) C
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (27.03%) MCSE
3 32 (21.62%) Degree
4 3 (2.03%) CCA
4 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) TickIT
1 6 (4.05%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 40 (27.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 37 (25.00%) vSphere
3 19 (12.84%) XenApp
4 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 37 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 41 (27.70%) Citrix
3 40 (27.03%) Lotus
3 40 (27.03%) McAfee
3 40 (27.03%) VMware
4 37 (25.00%) Symantec
4 37 (25.00%) Clearswift
5 10 (6.76%) Apple
6 7 (4.73%) Telerik
6 7 (4.73%) Xamarin
7 6 (4.05%) Facebook
8 3 (2.03%) Trapeze
9 2 (1.35%) Google
9 2 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.35%) Symbian
9 2 (1.35%) BT
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