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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 224 219 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 30 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.17% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 26
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2648 3247 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.38% 44.24% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2743 2935
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 £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 21 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Cheshire +6 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (96.83%) .NET
3 49 (77.78%) Web Services
3 49 (77.78%) XML
3 49 (77.78%) WCF
4 42 (66.67%) HTML
5 40 (63.49%) ASP.NET
5 40 (63.49%) WPF
6 39 (61.90%) SQL Server
7 36 (57.14%) CSS
8 35 (55.56%) Software Engineering
9 34 (53.97%) MVVM
10 33 (52.38%) SQL
11 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
12 29 (46.03%) SOAP
12 29 (46.03%) MVC
13 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
15 22 (34.92%) Ajax
15 22 (34.92%) Windows
15 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
15 22 (34.92%) LINQ
16 21 (33.33%) Entity Framework
17 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
18 19 (30.16%) N-Tier
18 19 (30.16%) Scrum
19 18 (28.57%) T-SQL
19 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
19 18 (28.57%) WF
19 18 (28.57%) jQuery

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.63%) MS Visio
2 13 (20.63%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 13 (20.63%) NUnit
2 13 (20.63%) MSTest
3 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 18 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 18 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.63%) C# Software Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) .NET Software Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Lead Developer
6 8 (12.70%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (96.83%) .NET
2 49 (77.78%) Web Services
2 49 (77.78%) XML
2 49 (77.78%) WCF
3 42 (66.67%) HTML
4 40 (63.49%) ASP.NET
4 40 (63.49%) WPF
5 36 (57.14%) CSS
6 29 (46.03%) SOAP
7 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
8 22 (34.92%) Ajax
8 22 (34.92%) LINQ
9 21 (33.33%) Entity Framework
10 18 (28.57%) WF
10 18 (28.57%) jQuery
11 17 (26.98%) RESTful
12 16 (25.40%) WinForms
12 16 (25.40%) ServiceStack
12 16 (25.40%) REST
12 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.35%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Android
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Phone 7
2 16 (25.40%) Apple iOS
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 34 (53.97%) MVVM
3 29 (46.03%) MVC
4 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (30.16%) Scrum
6 17 (26.98%) UML
6 17 (26.98%) OO
7 16 (25.40%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (20.63%) Use Case
9 13 (20.63%) Software Testing
9 13 (20.63%) RUP
9 13 (20.63%) DSDM
9 13 (20.63%) Service Delivery
10 12 (19.05%) TDD
11 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Web Development
12 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.76%) Coaching
13 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 17 (26.98%) C++
6 14 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 13 (20.63%) Java
8 4 (6.35%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) Apple
3 2 (3.17%) Telerik
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
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