The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 175 167 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -40
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 14 18 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.44% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.88% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 55
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1777 2051 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.41% 49.89% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1841 1679
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Bury - 4 £35,000 -
Wigan - 4 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham +4 2 £50,000 +35.13%
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (72.00%) WPF
5 16 (64.00%) WCF
6 14 (56.00%) XML
7 13 (52.00%) Scrum
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (44.00%) MVC
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (44.00%) HTML
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 10 (40.00%) Web Services
9 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 10 (40.00%) HTML5
10 9 (36.00%) MVVM
10 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (32.00%) CSS
11 8 (32.00%) Degree
11 8 (32.00%) TDD
12 7 (28.00%) Oracle
13 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (24.00%) Windows
13 6 (24.00%) OO
13 6 (24.00%) OOD
13 6 (24.00%) Ajax

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
1 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (72.00%) WPF
3 16 (64.00%) WCF
4 14 (56.00%) XML
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
6 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 10 (40.00%) HTML5
6 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (32.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) LINQ
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (20.00%) XSD
11 4 (16.00%) SOAP
11 4 (16.00%) Reactive Extensions
11 4 (16.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (8.00%) CSS3
13 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) RIA
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) EMV
2 4 (16.00%) W3C
2 4 (16.00%) APACS
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Scrum
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) MVVM
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) OOD
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) CRM
7 4 (16.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
10 1 (4.00%) Time Management
10 1 (4.00%) OWASP
10 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) XAML
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MCP
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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