The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 196 189 138
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -51
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 48 63 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.87% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.75% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 94
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3303 3608 3513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.88% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 3218 3161
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +27 32 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester -16 11 £35,000 +4.47%
Merseyside - 3 £35,000 -
Lancashire -7 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 107 (99.07%) C#
2 94 (87.04%) .NET
3 75 (69.44%) WPF
4 63 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 54 (50.00%) WCF
6 46 (42.59%) ASP.NET
7 42 (38.89%) SQL
8 38 (35.19%) OO
9 37 (34.26%) WinForms
10 32 (29.63%) MVC
11 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
12 29 (26.85%) MVVM
12 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
14 27 (25.00%) Web Services
14 27 (25.00%) HTML
14 27 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 27 (25.00%) .NET Framework
15 25 (23.15%) XML
16 24 (22.22%) CSS
17 22 (20.37%) jQuery
18 21 (19.44%) Scrum
18 21 (19.44%) T-SQL
18 21 (19.44%) HTML5
19 20 (18.52%) N-Tier
19 20 (18.52%) Multithreading
20 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
20 16 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
21 15 (13.89%) Enterprise Software

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) GPRS
1 5 (4.63%) UMTS
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.78%) MySQL
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.85%) SQLite
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.63%) Subversion
2 5 (4.63%) NUnit
3 4 (3.70%) PhoneGap
4 3 (2.78%) Moq
5 2 (1.85%) Log4Net
5 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
6 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (9.26%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (73.15%) Developer
2 48 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 42 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 40 (37.04%) Senior Developer
5 32 (29.63%) Software Developer
6 31 (28.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (26.85%) Software Engineer
8 27 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 26 (24.07%) C# Software Engineer
10 22 (20.37%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (17.59%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (15.74%) Senior Software Developer
12 17 (15.74%) .NET Software Engineer
13 12 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (10.19%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (10.19%) Web Developer
15 9 (8.33%) Team Leader
15 9 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
16 6 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (87.04%) .NET
2 75 (69.44%) WPF
3 54 (50.00%) WCF
4 46 (42.59%) ASP.NET
5 37 (34.26%) WinForms
6 27 (25.00%) Web Services
6 27 (25.00%) HTML
6 27 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 25 (23.15%) XML
8 24 (22.22%) CSS
9 22 (20.37%) jQuery
10 21 (19.44%) HTML5
11 16 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (10.19%) REST
14 11 (10.19%) Ajax
14 11 (10.19%) SOAP
15 8 (7.41%) XSD
16 6 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 15 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.41%) RIA
4 5 (4.63%) W3C
5 4 (3.70%) EMV
5 4 (3.70%) APACS
5 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.78%) SystemC
6 3 (2.78%) iPad
6 3 (2.78%) NHS
6 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.85%) DTV
7 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.93%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Android
3 10 (9.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Phone
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Phone 7
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (4.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) OO
2 32 (29.63%) MVC
3 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
4 29 (26.85%) MVVM
5 21 (19.44%) Scrum
6 20 (18.52%) Multithreading
7 15 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.26%) OOD
10 9 (8.33%) TDD
10 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.41%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.41%) User Stories
12 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.56%) Android Development
14 5 (4.63%) iOS Development
14 5 (4.63%) Web Development
15 4 (3.70%) Time Management
16 3 (2.78%) Business Analysis
16 3 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 107 (99.07%) C#
2 42 (38.89%) SQL
3 27 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.63%) Java
8 3 (2.78%) C
9 2 (1.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.85%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) MCP
2 4 (3.70%) MCSE
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) DevExpress
3 5 (4.63%) Apple
4 3 (2.78%) McKesson
5 2 (1.85%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 28 days ago