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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 165 161 179
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 17 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.80% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.84% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 11
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1344 1574 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.80% 43.48% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1369 1574
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Manchester

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (90.63%) SOAP
2 29 (90.63%) Web Services
2 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) Java
2 29 (90.63%) ASP.NET
2 29 (90.63%) NUnit
2 29 (90.63%) WCF
2 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (87.50%) RESTful
4 27 (84.38%) jQuery
4 27 (84.38%) WPF
4 27 (84.38%) OO
5 26 (81.25%) RUP
5 26 (81.25%) DSDM
5 26 (81.25%) XSLT
5 26 (81.25%) UML
5 26 (81.25%) C++
5 26 (81.25%) PL/SQL
5 26 (81.25%) SQL
5 26 (81.25%) T-SQL
5 26 (81.25%) XML
5 26 (81.25%) WF
5 26 (81.25%) LINQ
5 26 (81.25%) Use Case
5 26 (81.25%) Software Engineering
5 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) NUnit
2 26 (81.25%) MSTest
3 3 (9.38%) Gradle
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) JMeter
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) TestNG
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) .NET Software Engineer
1 26 (81.25%) C# Software Engineer
1 26 (81.25%) Software Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
2 3 (9.38%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Tester
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) ASP.NET
2 29 (90.63%) SOAP
2 29 (90.63%) WCF
2 29 (90.63%) Web Services
3 28 (87.50%) RESTful
4 27 (84.38%) jQuery
4 27 (84.38%) WPF
5 26 (81.25%) LINQ
5 26 (81.25%) WF
5 26 (81.25%) XML
5 26 (81.25%) XSLT
6 3 (9.38%) DOM
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (84.38%) OO
3 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (81.25%) DSDM
3 26 (81.25%) MVVM
3 26 (81.25%) RUP
3 26 (81.25%) Scrum
3 26 (81.25%) Service Delivery
3 26 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 26 (81.25%) UML
3 26 (81.25%) Use Case
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Android Development
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (90.63%) Java
3 26 (81.25%) C++
3 26 (81.25%) PL/SQL
3 26 (81.25%) SQL
3 26 (81.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
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