The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 28 36 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.16% 0.48% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 1.06% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Silverlight
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 94 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 31.21% 45.19% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 85 187
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Chester region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Chester

Silverlight
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Chester, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago