The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 209 165 186
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 4 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.68% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 2.68% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 35 7
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Windows Phone
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
1304 1382 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.91% 25.33% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1212 995
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 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Phone Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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 -2 3 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Coventry -3 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Phone 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.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) WPF
4 9 (56.25%) XAML
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Lync
8 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (25.00%) Android
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (25.00%) MCITP
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) Nortel
9 3 (18.75%) Avaya
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Phone 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Lync
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Portal
4 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Xcode
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SAP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) WPF
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (6.25%) EJB
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
4 1 (6.25%) Pocket PC
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows CE
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) XAML
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Nortel
2 3 (18.75%) Avaya
2 3 (18.75%) Mitel
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Dialogic
3 2 (12.50%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) SAP