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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 161 169 169
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 21 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 0.75% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 21
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £35,000 £27,500
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
1473 1734 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.39% 44.44% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1461 1966
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Altrincham +2 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 58 (100.00%) C#
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (84.48%) HTML
3 48 (82.76%) ASP.NET
4 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
5 38 (65.52%) SQL Server
6 34 (58.62%) CSS
6 34 (58.62%) SQL
6 34 (58.62%) WCF
7 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
7 33 (56.90%) Web Services
7 33 (56.90%) XML
8 32 (55.17%) WPF
9 25 (43.10%) Ajax
9 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (39.66%) LINQ
11 20 (34.48%) HTML5
12 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (29.31%) UML
13 17 (29.31%) C++
13 17 (29.31%) MVVM
14 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
15 15 (25.86%) Scrum
15 15 (25.86%) WF
15 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
16 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (24.14%) jQuery
16 14 (24.14%) TDD
17 13 (22.41%) MVC
17 13 (22.41%) RESTful

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (17.24%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.79%) MSTest
2 8 (13.79%) NUnit
3 3 (5.17%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) C# Developer
5 12 (20.69%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Lead Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) C# Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Programmer
8 4 (6.90%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (84.48%) HTML
3 48 (82.76%) ASP.NET
4 34 (58.62%) CSS
4 34 (58.62%) WCF
5 33 (56.90%) Web Services
5 33 (56.90%) XML
6 32 (55.17%) WPF
7 25 (43.10%) Ajax
8 23 (39.66%) LINQ
9 20 (34.48%) HTML5
10 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
11 15 (25.86%) WF
12 14 (24.14%) jQuery
13 13 (22.41%) RESTful
14 9 (15.52%) COM
14 9 (15.52%) .NET Compact Framework
15 8 (13.79%) SOAP
15 8 (13.79%) XSLT
16 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
2 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) UML
3 17 (29.31%) MVVM
4 15 (25.86%) Scrum
5 14 (24.14%) TDD
6 13 (22.41%) MVC
7 10 (17.24%) OO
8 8 (13.79%) RUP
8 8 (13.79%) DSDM
8 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
8 8 (13.79%) Use Case
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Coaching
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.17%) SDLC
12 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (58.62%) SQL
3 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.31%) C++
5 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
6 9 (15.52%) C
7 8 (13.79%) Java
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Telerik
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