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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 217 216 217
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 34 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 1.08% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 40
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
2599 3060 3582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.74% 43.89% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 2568 3196
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +12 21 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +3 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 76 (100.00%) C#
2 74 (97.37%) .NET
3 55 (72.37%) SQL Server
4 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 50 (65.79%) HTML
5 50 (65.79%) XML
6 49 (64.47%) Web Services
6 49 (64.47%) WCF
7 47 (61.84%) WPF
8 44 (57.89%) Software Engineering
9 36 (47.37%) CSS
9 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
10 35 (46.05%) SQL
11 33 (43.42%) MVVM
12 31 (40.79%) MVC
13 29 (38.16%) .NET Framework
14 28 (36.84%) Windows
14 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
15 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (34.21%) LINQ
17 25 (32.89%) Ajax
17 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
18 24 (31.58%) SOAP
19 21 (27.63%) HTML5
19 21 (27.63%) Entity Framework
20 20 (26.32%) Visual Studio
21 18 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (22.37%) UML
22 17 (22.37%) C++
23 16 (21.05%) T-SQL

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 25 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.47%) MS Visio
2 11 (14.47%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) GPRS
1 2 (2.63%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (72.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 15 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.53%) MSTest
3 8 (10.53%) NUnit
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 22 (28.95%) C# Developer
4 20 (26.32%) .NET Developer
5 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C# Programmer
9 5 (6.58%) Lead Programmer
9 5 (6.58%) Programmer
10 4 (5.26%) Mid-Level C# Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (97.37%) .NET
2 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 50 (65.79%) HTML
3 50 (65.79%) XML
4 49 (64.47%) Web Services
4 49 (64.47%) WCF
5 47 (61.84%) WPF
6 36 (47.37%) CSS
7 29 (38.16%) .NET Framework
8 26 (34.21%) LINQ
9 25 (32.89%) Ajax
10 24 (31.58%) SOAP
11 21 (27.63%) HTML5
11 21 (27.63%) Entity Framework
12 16 (21.05%) REST
12 16 (21.05%) ServiceStack
12 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (21.05%) WinForms
13 15 (19.74%) WF
13 15 (19.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 9 (11.84%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Android
2 16 (21.05%) Windows Phone 7
2 16 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 16 (21.05%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 33 (43.42%) MVVM
3 31 (40.79%) MVC
4 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.37%) UML
6 15 (19.74%) Scrum
7 14 (18.42%) TDD
7 14 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
9 10 (13.16%) OO
10 8 (10.53%) RUP
10 8 (10.53%) DSDM
10 8 (10.53%) Use Case
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.58%) Coaching
13 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (3.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 35 (46.05%) SQL
4 17 (22.37%) C++
5 16 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.84%) C
6 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.63%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Apple
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Telerik
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