The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 214 211 165
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -46
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 38 27 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.39% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 0.82% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 83
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Silverlight
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3283 3273 3493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.13% 47.78% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2777 2934 3169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Silverlight
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in the North West

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in the North West

Silverlight
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Manchester -12 14 £35,000 - 5
Lancashire +1 9 £34,500 -8.00%
Cheshire -10 8 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside - 7 £42,500 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 77 (97.47%) C#
2 70 (88.61%) .NET
3 59 (74.68%) SQL Server
4 53 (67.09%) WPF
5 49 (62.03%) ASP.NET
6 38 (48.10%) HTML
6 38 (48.10%) WCF
7 32 (40.51%) CSS
8 30 (37.97%) Scrum
8 30 (37.97%) MVC
9 29 (36.71%) WinForms
10 28 (35.44%) Web Services
11 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
12 26 (32.91%) SQL
13 25 (31.65%) .NET Framework
13 25 (31.65%) MVVM
14 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (27.85%) XML
15 21 (26.58%) Visual Studio
15 21 (26.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (24.05%) HTML5
17 18 (22.78%) SOAP
17 18 (22.78%) Oracle
17 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
19 16 (20.25%) Windows
20 14 (17.72%) REST
21 13 (16.46%) TDD
21 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
22 12 (15.19%) Degree

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.66%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) GPRS
1 2 (2.53%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (74.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.66%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) NUnit
5 5 (6.33%) MSTest
5 5 (6.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (6.33%) Moq
6 4 (5.06%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (86.08%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) .NET Developer
3 22 (27.85%) Software Developer
4 19 (24.05%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.59%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Software Team Leader
9 5 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (88.61%) .NET
2 53 (67.09%) WPF
3 49 (62.03%) ASP.NET
4 38 (48.10%) HTML
4 38 (48.10%) WCF
5 32 (40.51%) CSS
6 29 (36.71%) WinForms
7 28 (35.44%) Web Services
8 25 (31.65%) .NET Framework
9 22 (27.85%) XML
10 21 (26.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (24.05%) HTML5
12 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (22.78%) SOAP
13 14 (17.72%) REST
14 12 (15.19%) jQuery
15 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (11.39%) Ajax
17 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 5 (6.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.33%) EMV
2 5 (6.33%) W3C
2 5 (6.33%) APACS
2 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) RIA
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Android
3 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (2.53%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) MVC
1 30 (37.97%) Scrum
2 25 (31.65%) MVVM
3 13 (16.46%) TDD
3 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.66%) OO
4 10 (12.66%) CRM
5 8 (10.13%) Android Development
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Kanban
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (6.33%) iOS Development
8 5 (6.33%) Web Development
8 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.06%) Workflow
9 4 (5.06%) Migration
9 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (97.47%) C#
2 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
5 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) MCP
2 5 (6.33%) MCSE
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Apple
4 1 (1.27%) Capita
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