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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 216 202 176
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 37 35 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.51% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.06% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
3154 3311 3537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.32% 48.03% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2681 2977 3186
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 14 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Cheshire -14 9 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Lancashire +1 8 £31,500 -16.00%
Merseyside - 6 £42,500 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 73 (97.33%) C#
2 68 (90.67%) .NET
3 56 (74.67%) SQL Server
4 49 (65.33%) WPF
5 48 (64.00%) ASP.NET
6 41 (54.67%) HTML
7 38 (50.67%) WCF
8 32 (42.67%) CSS
9 30 (40.00%) Scrum
10 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
12 27 (36.00%) Web Services
12 27 (36.00%) MVC
13 26 (34.67%) SQL
14 25 (33.33%) .NET Framework
15 24 (32.00%) WinForms
16 21 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
17 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (26.67%) HTML5
17 20 (26.67%) MVVM
18 19 (25.33%) Oracle
19 18 (24.00%) XML
20 16 (21.33%) SOAP
20 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 15 (20.00%) Windows
22 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
22 13 (17.33%) TDD
22 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
22 13 (17.33%) jQuery

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (74.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.67%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.00%) NUnit
5 5 (6.67%) Subversion
5 5 (6.67%) MSTest
5 5 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (88.00%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 17 (22.67%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (90.67%) .NET
2 49 (65.33%) WPF
3 48 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 41 (54.67%) HTML
5 38 (50.67%) WCF
6 32 (42.67%) CSS
7 27 (36.00%) Web Services
8 25 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 24 (32.00%) WinForms
10 21 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (26.67%) HTML5
12 18 (24.00%) XML
13 16 (21.33%) SOAP
13 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (17.33%) jQuery
15 12 (16.00%) REST
16 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (10.67%) Ajax
17 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 5 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.33%) APACS
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) EMV
2 4 (5.33%) W3C
3 3 (4.00%) GIS
3 3 (4.00%) RIA
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Android
3 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Scrum
2 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.00%) MVC
4 20 (26.67%) MVVM
5 13 (17.33%) TDD
5 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) CRM
7 9 (12.00%) OO
8 8 (10.67%) Android Development
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.00%) Kanban
10 6 (8.00%) Web Development
11 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.67%) Workflow
11 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.33%) Line Management
12 4 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (97.33%) C#
2 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (34.67%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) MCP
2 4 (5.33%) MCSE
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Capita
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