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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 151 178 160
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 34 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.30% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 0.65% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 34
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1626 1843 2137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.91% 45.79% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1586 1952
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 12 - -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (100.00%) C#
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET
3 48 (81.36%) HTML
4 47 (79.66%) SQL Server
5 45 (76.27%) Software Engineering
6 36 (61.02%) WPF
7 28 (47.46%) HTML5
8 23 (38.98%) CSS
8 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
9 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (35.59%) WCF
10 21 (35.59%) SQL
11 20 (33.90%) Web Services
11 20 (33.90%) XML
11 20 (33.90%) Ajax
12 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
14 14 (23.73%) Windows
14 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (23.73%) LINQ
15 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
15 13 (22.03%) TDD
16 11 (18.64%) MVVM
17 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
17 10 (16.95%) UML
18 9 (15.25%) C++
18 9 (15.25%) COM
18 9 (15.25%) C
18 9 (15.25%) MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (79.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Developer
2 29 (49.15%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Programmer
5 7 (11.86%) C# Programmer
5 7 (11.86%) Lead Programmer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET
3 48 (81.36%) HTML
4 36 (61.02%) WPF
5 28 (47.46%) HTML5
6 23 (38.98%) CSS
7 21 (35.59%) WCF
8 20 (33.90%) Web Services
8 20 (33.90%) XML
8 20 (33.90%) Ajax
9 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
10 14 (23.73%) LINQ
11 9 (15.25%) COM
11 9 (15.25%) .NET Compact Framework
12 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (8.47%) jQuery
13 5 (8.47%) WF
14 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
14 4 (6.78%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Software Engineering
2 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) MVVM
5 10 (16.95%) UML
6 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.78%) Coaching
9 4 (6.78%) OO
9 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.39%) SOA
10 2 (3.39%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.69%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.69%) OOP
11 1 (1.69%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.69%) Time Management
11 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) C++
4 9 (15.25%) C
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.69%) XAML
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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