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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 153 169 168
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 23 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 0.78% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 16
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1444 1791 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.25% 44.65% 50.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1512 1820
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £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 4 August 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 4 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 +7 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Wigan -3 1 £37,500 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 50 (100.00%) C#
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (86.00%) HTML
3 42 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (66.00%) CSS
4 33 (66.00%) SQL
4 33 (66.00%) WCF
5 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (64.00%) Web Services
5 32 (64.00%) XML
6 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
6 31 (62.00%) Software Engineering
7 26 (52.00%) WPF
8 23 (46.00%) Ajax
9 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (42.00%) LINQ
10 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (32.00%) MVVM
11 16 (32.00%) C++
11 16 (32.00%) UML
12 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
12 14 (28.00%) Scrum
12 14 (28.00%) WF
12 14 (28.00%) jQuery
12 14 (28.00%) HTML5
13 13 (26.00%) RESTful
13 13 (26.00%) MVC
14 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
15 11 (22.00%) TDD
16 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.00%) MSTest
2 9 (18.00%) NUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Lead Developer
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (18.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (86.00%) HTML
3 42 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (66.00%) CSS
4 33 (66.00%) WCF
5 32 (64.00%) Web Services
5 32 (64.00%) XML
6 26 (52.00%) WPF
7 23 (46.00%) Ajax
8 21 (42.00%) LINQ
9 14 (28.00%) jQuery
9 14 (28.00%) HTML5
9 14 (28.00%) WF
10 13 (26.00%) RESTful
11 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (18.00%) XSLT
12 9 (18.00%) SOAP
13 7 (14.00%) COM
13 7 (14.00%) .NET Compact Framework
14 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) UML
3 16 (32.00%) MVVM
4 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) MVC
6 11 (22.00%) TDD
7 10 (20.00%) OO
8 9 (18.00%) RUP
8 9 (18.00%) DSDM
8 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (18.00%) Use Case
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) Coaching
11 2 (4.00%) SDLC
12 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (66.00%) SQL
3 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) C++
5 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (18.00%) Java
8 7 (14.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Telerik
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
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