The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Phone 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WinPhone8, WP8)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 917 945
Rank change year-on-year +33 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Phone 8 6 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.027% 0.060% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 33
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% -30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £56,800 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.62% +33.33%  

Windows Phone 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22431 25066 28996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.16% 25.46% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18472 21445 24289
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Phone 8
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows Phone 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone 8 in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Phone 8 in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Phone 8 in the UK

Windows Phone 8
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 6 £46,250 +15.62% 7
Solihull - 3 £52,500 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 4
South West -4 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Runcorn -9 1 £35,000 +2.94%
Cheshire -29 1 £35,000 +2.94%
North West -40 1 £35,000 +2.94%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Halifax - 1 £40,000 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Phone 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows Phone 8.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (63.64%) Android
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
5 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) RESTful
6 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (45.45%) Android Development
7 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) MVVM
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
8 3 (27.27%) JUnit

Windows Phone 8
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Android Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
5 3 (27.27%) iOS SDK
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) LINQ
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) iPad
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (63.64%) Android
2 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Telerik
1 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
Yorkshire
SSP
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
SSP
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago