The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 118 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 1.13% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 793 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.75% 47.09% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 735 697 913
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Cheshire region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Cheshire

Silverlight
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Chester - 5 £35,000 - 1
Crewe +3 2 £35,000 +66.66%
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Silverlight 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 Silverlight.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) WPF
3 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
4 23 (62.16%) WinForms
5 17 (45.95%) MVVM
6 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 12 (32.43%) N-Tier
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
8 10 (27.03%) WCF
9 9 (24.32%) Retail
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
11 7 (18.92%) XML
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (16.22%) SOAP
12 6 (16.22%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) Android
13 5 (13.51%) Kanban
13 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (13.51%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (13.51%) MSTest
13 5 (13.51%) HTML5
13 5 (13.51%) Spring.NET

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Silverlight 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 Silverlight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) GPRS
1 3 (8.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) NUnit
2 5 (13.51%) MSTest
2 5 (13.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (13.51%) Moq
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Software Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 10 (27.03%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (21.62%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (18.92%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
7 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
1 30 (81.08%) WPF
2 23 (62.16%) WinForms
3 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) SOAP
6 6 (16.22%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (13.51%) Ninject
7 5 (13.51%) Spring.NET
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (10.81%) Ajax
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.51%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.11%) Windows CE
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) MVVM
2 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Kanban
5 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.41%) SOA
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Apple
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