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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 212 190 189
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 39 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.65% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 68
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £35,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
2792 3204 3816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.14% 49.16% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2431 2822 3406
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +21 35 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Cheshire -33 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (96.97%) C#
1 64 (96.97%) .NET
2 57 (86.36%) HTML
3 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 47 (71.21%) SQL Server
4 47 (71.21%) Software Engineering
5 35 (53.03%) WPF
6 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
6 32 (48.48%) HTML5
7 25 (37.88%) SQL
7 25 (37.88%) CSS
8 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (28.79%) Web Services
9 19 (28.79%) XML
10 18 (27.27%) Windows
10 18 (27.27%) WCF
11 16 (24.24%) Ajax
12 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
13 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (19.70%) MVC
15 12 (18.18%) C
15 12 (18.18%) C++
15 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.15%) IIS
16 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.15%) LINQ
17 9 (13.64%) MVVM
18 8 (12.12%) Line Management
18 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (12.12%) Scrum

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (15.15%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) GPRS
2 2 (3.03%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (71.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.52%) NUnit
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (81.82%) Developer
2 31 (46.97%) .NET Developer
3 16 (24.24%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Programmer
6 5 (7.58%) C# Programmer
6 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Architect
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (96.97%) .NET
2 57 (86.36%) HTML
3 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 35 (53.03%) WPF
5 32 (48.48%) HTML5
6 25 (37.88%) CSS
7 19 (28.79%) Web Services
7 19 (28.79%) XML
8 18 (27.27%) WCF
9 16 (24.24%) Ajax
10 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
11 10 (15.15%) LINQ
12 7 (10.61%) DHTML
13 5 (7.58%) COM
13 5 (7.58%) jQuery
13 5 (7.58%) .NET Compact Framework
14 4 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (4.55%) REST
15 3 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.55%) Life Science
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) EMV
4 1 (1.52%) W3C
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) APACS
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Android
3 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (3.03%) Windows CE
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) MVC
4 9 (13.64%) MVVM
5 8 (12.12%) Line Management
5 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 6 (9.09%) UML
8 5 (7.58%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Project Management
10 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.03%) Coaching
11 2 (3.03%) Kanban
11 2 (3.03%) SOA
11 2 (3.03%) Web Development
12 1 (1.52%) Workflow Management
12 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.52%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (96.97%) C#
2 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.88%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) C++
4 12 (18.18%) C
5 7 (10.61%) Assembly Language
5 7 (10.61%) VB
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.03%) Java
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) VBScript
9 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) VCP4
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Apple
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Capita
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