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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 83 105 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -37
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 37 19 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.01% 0.98% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 2.09% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
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
875 908 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.43% 47.07% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 714 778 857
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 17 £37,500 +7.14%
Runcorn - 5 £40,000 -
Crewe +9 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Northwich - 3 £35,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £36,000 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 64 (100.00%) C#
2 58 (90.63%) WPF
3 50 (78.13%) .NET
4 36 (56.25%) WinForms
5 31 (48.44%) Software Engineering
6 29 (45.31%) SQL Server
6 29 (45.31%) WCF
7 23 (35.94%) OO
8 21 (32.81%) Multithreading
9 18 (28.13%) N-Tier
10 16 (25.00%) MVVM
11 13 (20.31%) Web Services
12 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (17.19%) jQuery
13 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
14 10 (15.63%) HTML
14 10 (15.63%) Windows
14 10 (15.63%) MVC
14 10 (15.63%) HTML5
15 9 (14.06%) Retail
15 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
16 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
16 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 8 (12.50%) SQL
16 8 (12.50%) CSS
16 8 (12.50%) SOAP
16 8 (12.50%) XML
16 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) GPRS
1 4 (6.25%) UMTS
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (45.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQLite
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.56%) Log4Net
General
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Developer
2 30 (46.88%) Software Engineer
3 27 (42.19%) C# Software Engineer
4 23 (35.94%) Software Developer
5 22 (34.38%) C# Developer
6 19 (29.69%) C# Software Developer
6 19 (29.69%) Senior Developer
7 18 (28.13%) .NET Software Engineer
8 14 (21.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 14 (21.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
10 11 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (14.06%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (14.06%) Software Team Leader
11 9 (14.06%) Team Leader
12 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
13 4 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
15 2 (3.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (90.63%) WPF
2 50 (78.13%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) WinForms
4 29 (45.31%) WCF
5 13 (20.31%) Web Services
6 11 (17.19%) jQuery
6 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
7 10 (15.63%) HTML
7 10 (15.63%) HTML5
8 8 (12.50%) CSS
8 8 (12.50%) SOAP
8 8 (12.50%) XML
8 8 (12.50%) REST
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (7.81%) Ajax
11 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (4.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.69%) SystemC
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) NHS
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (6.25%) Windows CE
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Software Engineering
2 23 (35.94%) OO
3 21 (32.81%) Multithreading
4 16 (25.00%) MVVM
5 12 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (15.63%) MVC
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.69%) TDD
11 1 (1.56%) Android Development
11 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.56%) Web Development
11 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.56%) SOA
11 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) C
6 1 (1.56%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Apple
2 4 (6.25%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.69%) McKesson
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Infragistics