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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 218 208 182
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 36 38 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.57% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.18% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 69
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,100 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -17 15 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Cheshire -16 9 £35,000 - 4
Lancashire -2 6 £31,500 -16.00%
Merseyside - 6 £42,500 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 69 (97.18%) C#
2 65 (91.55%) .NET
3 54 (76.06%) SQL Server
4 48 (67.61%) ASP.NET
5 46 (64.79%) WPF
6 43 (60.56%) HTML
7 37 (52.11%) WCF
8 32 (45.07%) CSS
9 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
9 28 (39.44%) Scrum
10 26 (36.62%) MVC
10 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (35.21%) Web Services
12 24 (33.80%) SQL
12 24 (33.80%) .NET Framework
13 22 (30.99%) HTML5
14 21 (29.58%) WinForms
15 20 (28.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
17 18 (25.35%) Oracle
17 18 (25.35%) MVVM
18 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (22.54%) SOAP
18 16 (22.54%) XML
18 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 15 (21.13%) Windows
20 14 (19.72%) jQuery
21 13 (18.31%) TDD
22 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
22 12 (16.90%) REST

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.49%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (76.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.49%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.45%) NUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (7.04%) Moq
4 5 (7.04%) MSTest
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (91.55%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.17%) Software Developer
4 16 (22.54%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (91.55%) .NET
2 48 (67.61%) ASP.NET
3 46 (64.79%) WPF
4 43 (60.56%) HTML
5 37 (52.11%) WCF
6 32 (45.07%) CSS
7 25 (35.21%) Web Services
8 24 (33.80%) .NET Framework
9 22 (30.99%) HTML5
10 21 (29.58%) WinForms
11 20 (28.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (22.54%) SOAP
12 16 (22.54%) XML
12 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (19.72%) jQuery
14 12 (16.90%) REST
15 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (9.86%) Ajax
16 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (7.04%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) GIS
3 3 (4.23%) EMV
3 3 (4.23%) W3C
3 3 (4.23%) APACS
4 2 (2.82%) RIA
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Scrum
2 26 (36.62%) MVC
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) MVVM
4 13 (18.31%) TDD
5 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.08%) CRM
7 7 (9.86%) Android Development
8 6 (8.45%) Kanban
8 6 (8.45%) Web Development
8 6 (8.45%) OO
8 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.04%) iOS Development
9 5 (7.04%) Workflow
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) C#
2 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
4 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) MCSE
2 3 (4.23%) MCP
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Capita
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus +Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SBC Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 25 days ago
Bury
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago