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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 220 223 187
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 17 34 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.48% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.18% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 53
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2099 2876 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 40.70% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2538 2894
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +9 15 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 44 (97.78%) C#
2 42 (93.33%) .NET
3 41 (91.11%) HTML
3 41 (91.11%) CSS
4 39 (86.67%) SOAP
4 39 (86.67%) WCF
5 37 (82.22%) WPF
5 37 (82.22%) OO
5 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
6 34 (75.56%) jQuery
7 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET
9 29 (64.44%) RESTful
10 28 (62.22%) Web Services
11 27 (60.00%) XML
11 27 (60.00%) PL/SQL
11 27 (60.00%) Scrum
11 27 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (60.00%) MVVM
12 26 (57.78%) MSTest
12 26 (57.78%) WF
12 26 (57.78%) LINQ
12 26 (57.78%) Use Case
12 26 (57.78%) Finance
12 26 (57.78%) Service Delivery
12 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
12 26 (57.78%) NUnit
12 26 (57.78%) SQL
12 26 (57.78%) T-SQL
12 26 (57.78%) Java

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (4.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) mvBase
4 1 (2.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MSTest
1 26 (57.78%) NUnit
2 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) .NET Software Engineer
1 26 (57.78%) C# Software Engineer
1 26 (57.78%) Software Engineer
2 19 (42.22%) Developer
3 16 (35.56%) C# Developer
4 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
5 12 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) .NET
2 41 (91.11%) CSS
2 41 (91.11%) HTML
3 39 (86.67%) SOAP
3 39 (86.67%) WCF
4 37 (82.22%) WPF
5 34 (75.56%) jQuery
6 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET
7 29 (64.44%) RESTful
8 28 (62.22%) Web Services
9 27 (60.00%) XML
10 26 (57.78%) LINQ
10 26 (57.78%) WF
10 26 (57.78%) XSLT
11 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (22.22%) REST
11 10 (22.22%) WinForms
12 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 7 (15.56%) Ajax
13 7 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) OO
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (60.00%) MVVM
3 27 (60.00%) Scrum
4 26 (57.78%) DSDM
4 26 (57.78%) RUP
4 26 (57.78%) Service Delivery
4 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
4 26 (57.78%) UML
4 26 (57.78%) Use Case
5 10 (22.22%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) Refactoring
6 8 (17.78%) Web Application Development
7 7 (15.56%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
10 1 (2.22%) Android Development
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C#
2 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
3 27 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 26 (57.78%) C++
4 26 (57.78%) Java
4 26 (57.78%) SQL
4 26 (57.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) jBASE
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