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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 171 179 163
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 21 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.77% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 16
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £32,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1489 1812 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.71% 44.62% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1536 1707
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
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 28 August 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
Altrincham - 1 £47,500 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (100.00%) C#
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (88.89%) HTML
3 38 (84.44%) ASP.NET
4 34 (75.56%) CSS
5 33 (73.33%) SQL
5 33 (73.33%) Web Services
5 33 (73.33%) XML
5 33 (73.33%) WCF
6 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
7 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
8 24 (53.33%) WPF
9 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
10 22 (48.89%) LINQ
11 20 (44.44%) Ajax
12 19 (42.22%) Scrum
13 18 (40.00%) WF
13 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
13 18 (40.00%) jQuery
13 18 (40.00%) MVVM
14 17 (37.78%) RESTful
14 17 (37.78%) C++
14 17 (37.78%) UML
15 15 (33.33%) OO
16 14 (31.11%) PL/SQL
16 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (28.89%) MSTest
17 13 (28.89%) Java

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) NUnit
1 13 (28.89%) MSTest
2 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) .NET Software Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Lead Developer
5 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) C# Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.22%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (88.89%) HTML
3 38 (84.44%) ASP.NET
4 34 (75.56%) CSS
5 33 (73.33%) Web Services
5 33 (73.33%) XML
5 33 (73.33%) WCF
6 24 (53.33%) WPF
7 22 (48.89%) LINQ
8 20 (44.44%) Ajax
9 18 (40.00%) WF
9 18 (40.00%) jQuery
10 17 (37.78%) RESTful
11 13 (28.89%) XSLT
11 13 (28.89%) SOAP
12 10 (22.22%) HTML5
13 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
15 4 (8.89%) CSS3
15 4 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Scrum
4 18 (40.00%) MVVM
5 17 (37.78%) UML
6 15 (33.33%) OO
7 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (28.89%) Use Case
8 13 (28.89%) RUP
8 13 (28.89%) DSDM
8 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
8 13 (28.89%) MVC
9 10 (22.22%) TDD
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.67%) Coaching
12 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (4.44%) SDLC
13 2 (4.44%) Web Development
14 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (73.33%) SQL
3 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (37.78%) C++
6 14 (31.11%) PL/SQL
7 13 (28.89%) Java
8 4 (8.89%) C
9 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Telerik
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago