The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank - 191 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 0 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.32% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.68% -13.63%
Windows Phone 8
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1378 1204 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.30% 24.27% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1027 1146
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,978 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft