The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 197 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.52%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1096 1387 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.59% 25.06% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1168 1046
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 across the West Midlands region.

Windows Phone 8 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone 8
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (100.00%) TickIT
1 6 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (100.00%) XAML
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Publishing
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 6 (100.00%) Android Development
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development

Windows Phone 8
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 6 (100.00%) Android Development
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) XAML
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (100.00%) TickIT