The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 59 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.61% 0.89% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 1.70% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +10.29%
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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
302 294 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.76% 52.41% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 257 284 209
Average salary £38,230 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Lancashire

Silverlight
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Lancashire 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
Ormskirk - 5 £31,500 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £37,500 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) WinForms
3 10 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 9 (75.00%) ColdFusion
4 9 (75.00%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
10 2 (16.67%) HTML5
11 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (75.00%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
2 10 (83.33%) SOAP
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) WinForms
2 10 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle