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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 168 164 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 16 17 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.43% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.87% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 66
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £33,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1833 1943 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.50% 49.13% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1737 1719
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Wigan - 10 £35,000 - 2
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) C#
2 26 (86.67%) .NET
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 21 (70.00%) WPF
6 17 (56.67%) HTML
6 17 (56.67%) WCF
7 15 (50.00%) HTML5
8 14 (46.67%) MVC
9 13 (43.33%) XML
10 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (40.00%) Scrum
10 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (36.67%) CSS
11 11 (36.67%) Web Services
11 11 (36.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (33.33%) SQL
13 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (30.00%) Degree
14 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
14 8 (26.67%) Oracle
14 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
14 8 (26.67%) TDD
15 7 (23.33%) Windows
15 7 (23.33%) Ajax
15 7 (23.33%) MVVM
16 6 (20.00%) SOAP
16 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (70.00%) WPF
4 17 (56.67%) HTML
4 17 (56.67%) WCF
5 15 (50.00%) HTML5
6 13 (43.33%) XML
7 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (36.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (36.67%) Web Services
8 11 (36.67%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) SOAP
11 5 (16.67%) LINQ
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 3 (10.00%) XSD
13 3 (10.00%) WinForms
14 2 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) EMV
1 5 (16.67%) W3C
1 5 (16.67%) APACS
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) RIA
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) MVC
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) MVVM
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) OOD
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
8 2 (6.67%) OWASP
9 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) XAML
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) MCP
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Capita
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