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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 149 171 171
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 25 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 0.82% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 22
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
1430 1710 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.37% 44.72% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1449 1939
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 £27,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 June 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 2 June 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 +8 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Altrincham -5 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (84.21%) ASP.NET
3 46 (80.70%) HTML
4 40 (70.18%) Software Engineering
5 39 (68.42%) SQL Server
6 32 (56.14%) WPF
7 28 (49.12%) SQL
7 28 (49.12%) WCF
8 27 (47.37%) CSS
8 27 (47.37%) Web Services
8 27 (47.37%) XML
9 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
10 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (42.11%) HTML5
12 22 (38.60%) Ajax
13 20 (35.09%) LINQ
14 16 (28.07%) .NET Framework
14 16 (28.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (26.32%) TDD
16 13 (22.81%) C++
16 13 (22.81%) UML
16 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (22.81%) MVVM
17 12 (21.05%) Windows
17 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
17 12 (21.05%) Scrum
17 12 (21.05%) MVC
18 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
19 10 (17.54%) MS Excel

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) MSTest
2 4 (7.02%) NUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Programmer
6 7 (12.28%) C# Programmer
6 7 (12.28%) Lead Programmer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Architect
10 1 (1.75%) .NET Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (84.21%) ASP.NET
3 46 (80.70%) HTML
4 32 (56.14%) WPF
5 28 (49.12%) WCF
6 27 (47.37%) CSS
6 27 (47.37%) Web Services
6 27 (47.37%) XML
7 24 (42.11%) HTML5
8 22 (38.60%) Ajax
9 20 (35.09%) LINQ
10 16 (28.07%) .NET Framework
11 10 (17.54%) WF
11 10 (17.54%) jQuery
12 9 (15.79%) COM
12 9 (15.79%) RESTful
12 9 (15.79%) .NET Compact Framework
13 6 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
13 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Software Engineering
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 13 (22.81%) UML
4 13 (22.81%) MVVM
5 12 (21.05%) Scrum
5 12 (21.05%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.53%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Coaching
8 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.02%) Use Case
8 4 (7.02%) RUP
8 4 (7.02%) DSDM
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.51%) SDLC
10 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) C++
5 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.79%) C
7 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.02%) Java
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Telerik
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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