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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 117 84 126
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +42
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 4 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 2.05% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 4.38% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
649 730 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.71% 46.71% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 539 639 937
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 £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015. 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 +8 2 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) VB
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) DHTML
5 6 (54.55%) C
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) Line Management
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) CSS
8 3 (27.27%) XML
8 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (27.27%) Life Science
8 3 (27.27%) HTML5
9 2 (18.18%) MVVM
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
9 2 (18.18%) REST

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (54.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) GPRS
2 2 (18.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Manager
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) DHTML
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceStack
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone 7
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Line Management
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) VB
4 6 (54.55%) C++
4 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
4 6 (54.55%) C
5 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
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