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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 123 105 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.77% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.63% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £21,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
827 738 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.28% 47.28% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 712 660 823
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 18 September 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 +3 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Crewe -1 2 £35,000 +66.66%
Runcorn - 1 £65,000 - 1
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (90.48%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) WPF
5 11 (52.38%) WinForms
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) MVVM
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) Retail
10 6 (28.57%) Scrum
10 6 (28.57%) WCF
11 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (23.81%) Kanban
11 5 (23.81%) TDD
11 5 (23.81%) NUnit
11 5 (23.81%) Web Services
11 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (23.81%) Moq
11 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (23.81%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (23.81%) MSTest
11 5 (23.81%) Spring.NET
11 5 (23.81%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (23.81%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (23.81%) Ninject

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) NUnit
1 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (23.81%) Moq
1 5 (23.81%) MSTest
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 2 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) WPF
3 11 (52.38%) WinForms
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) Spring.NET
5 5 (23.81%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (23.81%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (23.81%) Ninject
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.76%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVVM
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Kanban
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Android Development
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
8 1 (4.76%) Workflow
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
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Runcorn
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