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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 85 124
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 0 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.93% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.97% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 13
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
672 781 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.90% 48.72% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 579 677 1099
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) DHTML
4 6 (50.00%) VB
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) Line Management
5 5 (41.67%) WPF
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) NUnit
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) Life Science
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) Kanban

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) NUnit
2 3 (25.00%) MSTest
2 3 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (25.00%) Moq
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) DHTML
4 5 (41.67%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) Spring.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (25.00%) Ninject
5 3 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Life Science
1 3 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) VB
4 6 (50.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) VBScript
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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