The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 148 173 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -39
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 33 13 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.34% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 0.70% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 52
Average salary £46,250 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.80% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1636 1861 2092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.23% 48.87% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1632 1888
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Manchester

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Manchester

Silverlight
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Wigan +3 13 - - 1
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 51 (100.00%) C#
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 44 (86.27%) HTML
4 43 (84.31%) SQL Server
5 40 (78.43%) Software Engineering
6 32 (62.75%) WPF
7 27 (52.94%) HTML5
8 19 (37.25%) CSS
8 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
9 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (33.33%) SQL
11 16 (31.37%) Web Services
11 16 (31.37%) XML
11 16 (31.37%) Ajax
11 16 (31.37%) WCF
12 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
14 9 (17.65%) Windows
15 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
15 8 (15.69%) MVC
15 8 (15.69%) LINQ
15 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (13.73%) MVVM
16 7 (13.73%) TDD
17 6 (11.76%) UML
18 5 (9.80%) COM
18 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
18 5 (9.80%) C
18 5 (9.80%) C++

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (84.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) Lead Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) C# Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 44 (86.27%) HTML
4 32 (62.75%) WPF
5 27 (52.94%) HTML5
6 19 (37.25%) CSS
7 16 (31.37%) Web Services
7 16 (31.37%) XML
7 16 (31.37%) Ajax
7 16 (31.37%) WCF
8 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.69%) LINQ
10 5 (9.80%) COM
10 5 (9.80%) .NET Compact Framework
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (5.88%) jQuery
12 3 (5.88%) WF
13 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.92%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) EMV
3 1 (1.96%) W3C
3 1 (1.96%) APACS
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Software Engineering
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) MVC
4 7 (13.73%) MVVM
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) UML
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Coaching
8 2 (3.92%) SOA
9 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.96%) OOP
9 1 (1.96%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (1.96%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.96%) Line Management
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) C
4 5 (9.80%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) VCP4
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCP
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Capita
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