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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 204 194 195
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 40 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.73% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 55
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,750 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £40,000
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
2644 3343 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.92% 47.94% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2892 3217
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
Manchester +28 35 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Cheshire -32 5 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 71 (97.26%) C#
1 71 (97.26%) .NET
2 60 (82.19%) HTML
2 60 (82.19%) ASP.NET
3 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
3 52 (71.23%) Software Engineering
4 38 (52.05%) WPF
5 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
6 34 (46.58%) HTML5
7 29 (39.73%) SQL
8 28 (38.36%) CSS
9 24 (32.88%) XML
9 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (31.51%) WCF
11 22 (30.14%) Web Services
12 21 (28.77%) Windows
13 20 (27.40%) Ajax
14 19 (26.03%) .NET Framework
15 16 (21.92%) LINQ
15 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (19.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
16 14 (19.18%) C
16 14 (19.18%) C++
17 13 (17.81%) Visual Studio
17 13 (17.81%) MVC
18 12 (16.44%) MVVM
18 12 (16.44%) TDD
19 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
20 9 (12.33%) UML

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 9 (12.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) GPRS
2 2 (2.74%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (17.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 33 (45.21%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.40%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Programmer
6 7 (9.59%) C# Programmer
6 7 (9.59%) Lead Programmer
7 6 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Engineering Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Mid-Level C# Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering Manager
10 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (97.26%) .NET
2 60 (82.19%) HTML
2 60 (82.19%) ASP.NET
3 38 (52.05%) WPF
4 34 (46.58%) HTML5
5 28 (38.36%) CSS
6 24 (32.88%) XML
7 23 (31.51%) WCF
8 22 (30.14%) Web Services
9 20 (27.40%) Ajax
10 19 (26.03%) .NET Framework
11 16 (21.92%) LINQ
12 8 (10.96%) .NET Compact Framework
12 8 (10.96%) COM
13 6 (8.22%) DHTML
13 6 (8.22%) jQuery
13 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (6.85%) WF
14 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
14 5 (6.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Life Science
4 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (2.74%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (71.23%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) MVC
4 12 (16.44%) TDD
4 12 (16.44%) MVVM
5 9 (12.33%) UML
6 8 (10.96%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) OO
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Line Management
8 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.48%) Coaching
10 3 (4.11%) Project Management
11 2 (2.74%) Kanban
11 2 (2.74%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.74%) SOA
12 1 (1.37%) OOP
12 1 (1.37%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (1.37%) Web Development
12 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) C#
2 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
3 29 (39.73%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) C
4 14 (19.18%) C++
5 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
6 6 (8.22%) VB
7 4 (5.48%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.74%) XAML
8 2 (2.74%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.74%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.74%) Java
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Apple
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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