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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 216 179 200
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 32 59 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.84% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 67
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
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
2863 3205 4145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.16% 49.41% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2536 2861 3735
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 £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 30 £47,500 +9.19% 3
Merseyside +11 2 £45,000 +23.28%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (95.52%) .NET
2 63 (94.03%) C#
3 57 (85.07%) HTML
4 53 (79.10%) ASP.NET
5 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
6 41 (61.19%) Software Engineering
7 37 (55.22%) WPF
8 32 (47.76%) HTML5
8 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
9 26 (38.81%) SQL
9 26 (38.81%) CSS
10 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (29.85%) WCF
12 19 (28.36%) Windows
13 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
14 16 (23.88%) Web Services
14 16 (23.88%) XML
14 16 (23.88%) Visual Studio
14 16 (23.88%) Scrum
15 12 (17.91%) MVC
15 12 (17.91%) Ajax
15 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (14.93%) IIS
17 9 (13.43%) C++
17 9 (13.43%) C
17 9 (13.43%) Finance
17 9 (13.43%) jQuery
17 9 (13.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (13.43%) Line Management
18 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.93%) IIS
2 4 (5.97%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.46%) NUnit
4 4 (5.97%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (4.48%) MSTest
5 3 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (4.48%) Moq
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (83.58%) Developer
2 31 (46.27%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Programmer
5 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.97%) C# Programmer
5 4 (5.97%) Lead Programmer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (95.52%) .NET
2 57 (85.07%) HTML
3 53 (79.10%) ASP.NET
4 37 (55.22%) WPF
5 32 (47.76%) HTML5
6 26 (38.81%) CSS
7 20 (29.85%) WCF
8 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
9 16 (23.88%) Web Services
9 16 (23.88%) XML
10 12 (17.91%) Ajax
11 9 (13.43%) jQuery
11 9 (13.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (10.45%) WinForms
12 7 (10.45%) DHTML
13 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (7.46%) Backbone.js
14 5 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.48%) Life Science
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) EMV
3 2 (2.99%) W3C
3 2 (2.99%) APACS
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) Scrum
4 12 (17.91%) MVC
5 9 (13.43%) Line Management
6 7 (10.45%) MVVM
6 7 (10.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.96%) OO
7 6 (8.96%) Kanban
8 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.48%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.48%) UML
10 3 (4.48%) Project Management
10 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.48%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
11 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.99%) OWASP
11 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) C#
2 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) SQL
4 9 (13.43%) C++
4 9 (13.43%) C
5 7 (10.45%) Assembly Language
5 7 (10.45%) VB
6 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.48%) Java
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.99%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Capita
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care,training
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 18 days ago