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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 174 154 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 12 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 1.66% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 38
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
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
1856 2114 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 45.86% 51.52% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1932 1664
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 3 £50,000 -
Oldham - 3 £32,500 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Bolton - 1 £41,000 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
5 18 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (47.06%) WCF
6 16 (47.06%) WPF
6 16 (47.06%) XML
7 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
8 13 (38.24%) Web Services
8 13 (38.24%) MVC
9 12 (35.29%) Scrum
9 12 (35.29%) OO
9 12 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (32.35%) HTML
11 10 (29.41%) CSS
11 10 (29.41%) OOD
11 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
12 9 (26.47%) Oracle
12 9 (26.47%) HTML5
12 9 (26.47%) MVVM
13 8 (23.53%) RIA
13 8 (23.53%) User Stories
13 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
13 8 (23.53%) XSD
14 7 (20.59%) Ajax

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) MSTest
3 1 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (88.24%) .NET Developer
3 20 (58.82%) Senior Developer
4 19 (55.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (44.12%) C# Developer
5 15 (44.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (38.24%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 5 (14.71%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 4 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 16 (47.06%) WCF
3 16 (47.06%) WPF
3 16 (47.06%) XML
4 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 13 (38.24%) Web Services
6 12 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 9 (26.47%) HTML5
10 8 (23.53%) XSD
11 7 (20.59%) Ajax
12 6 (17.65%) jQuery
13 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (8.82%) REST
14 3 (8.82%) CSS3
14 3 (8.82%) LINQ
14 3 (8.82%) SOAP
15 2 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) RIA
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) EMV
2 4 (11.76%) W3C
2 4 (11.76%) APACS
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) MVC
2 12 (35.29%) Scrum
2 12 (35.29%) OO
3 10 (29.41%) OOD
4 9 (26.47%) MVVM
5 8 (23.53%) User Stories
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) OOP
8 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.94%) OWASP
9 1 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
5 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.82%) XAML
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.76%) MCP
1 4 (11.76%) MCSE
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Google
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