The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 116 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.26% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,850 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,650 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 772 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.95% 45.01% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 694 669 970
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram 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 28 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
Chester - 2 £35,000 - 1
Crewe - 2 £32,500 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (80.49%) WPF
3 32 (78.05%) .NET
4 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (58.54%) WinForms
6 15 (36.59%) MVVM
7 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
8 13 (31.71%) WCF
8 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (31.71%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) N-Tier
9 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
10 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
10 10 (24.39%) Retail
10 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.51%) OO
12 7 (17.07%) XML
12 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.07%) Multithreading
12 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (14.63%) HTML
13 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
13 6 (14.63%) CSS
13 6 (14.63%) SOAP
13 6 (14.63%) REST
13 6 (14.63%) Android
13 6 (14.63%) HTML5

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) GPRS
1 3 (7.32%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) NUnit
2 2 (4.88%) MSTest
2 2 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.88%) Moq
General
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) .NET Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Software Developer
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
4 14 (34.15%) C# Developer
4 14 (34.15%) C# Software Engineer
5 13 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (29.27%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (26.83%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (17.07%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
8 7 (17.07%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (17.07%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) WPF
2 32 (78.05%) .NET
3 24 (58.54%) WinForms
4 13 (31.71%) WCF
4 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.07%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) HTML
7 6 (14.63%) CSS
7 6 (14.63%) SOAP
7 6 (14.63%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.20%) Ajax
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.32%) jQuery
11 2 (4.88%) Spring.NET
11 2 (4.88%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (4.88%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Android
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Phone
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Windows CE
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVVM
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 7 (17.07%) Multithreading
5 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Kanban
9 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Apple
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