The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 201 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 2.39% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 8
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 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -7.35%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1131 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.05% 24.91% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1165 1040
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 £22,800 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Phone
England

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 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
Birmingham +8 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Coventry +2 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 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) WPF
4 12 (66.67%) XAML
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) Android
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
6 7 (38.89%) Android Development
6 7 (38.89%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
7 6 (33.33%) Smartcard
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Publishing
7 6 (33.33%) TickIT
7 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) C++
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) ISO 9001
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) iOS Development
7 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (33.33%) PKI
7 6 (33.33%) Objective-C
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (22.22%) Lync
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Portal
4 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) C# Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) WPF
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE 5
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) EJB
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 6 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Android
3 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Android Development
2 6 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) XAML
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 6 (33.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Nortel
2 3 (16.67%) Avaya
2 3 (16.67%) Mitel
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Dialogic
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) ION Trading