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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
Rank 217 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.077% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.24%
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
1296 1401 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.41% 25.20% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1219 990
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 £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Windows Phone 8
England

Windows Phone 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) TickIT
2 3 (75.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (75.00%) XAML
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) XAML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) TickIT
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft