The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 54 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.42% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.44% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +26.95%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 348 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.31% 61.16% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 184 322 272
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Merseyside region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Merseyside

Silverlight
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Liverpool +12 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Backbone.js
3 5 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
5 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Progress Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Backbone.js
3 5 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (14.29%) DHTML
7 1 (14.29%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) C