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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 59 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
263 284 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.83% 44.79% 52.89%
Number of salaries quoted 228 255 323
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 15 September 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
Wirral - 2 £42,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Silverlight
North West

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Android
5 6 (50.00%) MVVM
5 6 (50.00%) Android Development
6 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
6 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) WCF
7 4 (33.33%) PhoneGap
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (25.00%) Degree

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Progress Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
3 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) PhoneGap
5 3 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) MVVM
2 6 (50.00%) Android Development
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft