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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 118 95 124
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 6 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% 1.60% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 3.08% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 19
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
747 877 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.73% 51.89% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 657 756 1144
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
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 29 December 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
Warrington 0 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) WPF
6 6 (40.00%) Line Management
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (40.00%) C++
6 6 (40.00%) DHTML
6 6 (40.00%) VB
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) C
6 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) WinForms
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) NUnit
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) Unity DI Container

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) MSTest
2 5 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) WPF
3 6 (40.00%) DHTML
4 5 (33.33%) WinForms
4 5 (33.33%) Spring.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (33.33%) Ninject
4 5 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) OAuth
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Kanban
2 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (33.33%) MVVM
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) C
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) VB
4 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft