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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 45 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.58% - 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% - 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
119 265 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.29% 50.19% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 87 245 207
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) SOAP
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
1 10 (90.91%) WinForms
1 10 (90.91%) WCF
1 10 (90.91%) WPF
1 10 (90.91%) REST
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
3 8 (72.73%) Web Application Development
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
7 2 (18.18%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) mvBase
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (90.91%) REST
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
1 10 (90.91%) WCF
1 10 (90.91%) WinForms
1 10 (90.91%) WPF
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
2 8 (72.73%) Web Application Development
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) jBASE