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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 211 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 35 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.49% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 52
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2537 3090 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.14% 45.10% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2124 2631 3142
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 27 May 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 May 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 25 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Cheshire -19 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 72 (100.00%) C#
2 70 (97.22%) .NET
3 55 (76.39%) SQL Server
4 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 49 (68.06%) HTML
6 44 (61.11%) Software Engineering
7 43 (59.72%) WPF
8 38 (52.78%) XML
9 37 (51.39%) Web Services
9 37 (51.39%) WCF
10 29 (40.28%) CSS
10 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
11 28 (38.89%) SQL
12 26 (36.11%) HTML5
13 25 (34.72%) MVC
14 24 (33.33%) MVVM
14 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (31.94%) .NET Framework
15 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
15 23 (31.94%) Windows
16 22 (30.56%) Ajax
17 21 (29.17%) LINQ
18 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
19 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (20.83%) Entity Framework
20 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
21 14 (19.44%) SOAP
21 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
21 14 (19.44%) TDD
22 12 (16.67%) COM

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 8 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) GPRS
1 2 (2.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (76.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) MSTest
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.17%) NUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 19 (26.39%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Programmer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) C# Programmer
5 7 (9.72%) Lead Programmer
6 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.78%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (97.22%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 49 (68.06%) HTML
4 43 (59.72%) WPF
5 38 (52.78%) XML
6 37 (51.39%) Web Services
6 37 (51.39%) WCF
7 29 (40.28%) CSS
8 26 (36.11%) HTML5
9 23 (31.94%) .NET Framework
10 22 (30.56%) Ajax
11 21 (29.17%) LINQ
12 15 (20.83%) Entity Framework
13 14 (19.44%) SOAP
14 12 (16.67%) COM
15 11 (15.28%) WinForms
15 11 (15.28%) REST
15 11 (15.28%) ServiceStack
15 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (12.50%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) N-Tier
2 9 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Android
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Phone 7
2 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.78%) Windows CE
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.72%) MVC
3 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.33%) MVVM
4 14 (19.44%) TDD
5 12 (16.67%) UML
6 10 (13.89%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.94%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.56%) Coaching
12 3 (4.17%) RUP
12 3 (4.17%) DSDM
12 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.17%) Use Case
13 2 (2.78%) SDLC
13 2 (2.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) C++
5 10 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.50%) C
7 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.17%) Java
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Apple
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Telerik
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