The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 207 221 170
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -51
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 35 26 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.36% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.74% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 81
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £43,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3061 3502 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.99% 47.85% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2569 3127 3255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +4 14 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Cheshire +12 8 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Lancashire +3 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Merseyside - 5 £40,000 - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 88 (100.00%) C#
2 73 (82.95%) .NET
3 63 (71.59%) WPF
4 62 (70.45%) SQL Server
5 50 (56.82%) ASP.NET
6 46 (52.27%) WCF
7 33 (37.50%) MVC
7 33 (37.50%) HTML
8 32 (36.36%) WinForms
9 31 (35.23%) Web Services
10 30 (34.09%) CSS
10 30 (34.09%) MVVM
11 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
12 25 (28.41%) SQL
12 25 (28.41%) Scrum
13 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
14 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
15 22 (25.00%) XML
16 19 (21.59%) HTML5
16 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
17 18 (20.45%) Visual Studio
18 17 (19.32%) OO
18 17 (19.32%) SOAP
18 17 (19.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 16 (18.18%) Oracle
20 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
20 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (17.05%) jQuery

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.82%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) GPRS
1 3 (3.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (4.55%) Moq
3 4 (4.55%) NUnit
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.27%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.14%) MSTest
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (80.68%) Developer
2 41 (46.59%) .NET Developer
3 30 (34.09%) C# Developer
4 27 (30.68%) Software Developer
5 22 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (17.05%) Software Engineer
6 15 (17.05%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
8 12 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (10.23%) Team Leader
10 9 (10.23%) Web Developer
10 9 (10.23%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
12 7 (7.95%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (7.95%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (7.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (82.95%) .NET
2 63 (71.59%) WPF
3 50 (56.82%) ASP.NET
4 46 (52.27%) WCF
5 33 (37.50%) HTML
6 32 (36.36%) WinForms
7 31 (35.23%) Web Services
8 30 (34.09%) CSS
9 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
10 22 (25.00%) XML
11 19 (21.59%) HTML5
12 17 (19.32%) SOAP
12 17 (19.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (17.05%) jQuery
13 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (14.77%) REST
15 12 (13.64%) Ajax
16 7 (7.95%) LINQ
17 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) RIA
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) APACS
4 4 (4.55%) EMV
4 4 (4.55%) W3C
5 3 (3.41%) GIS
6 2 (2.27%) DTV
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) PDA
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
1 12 (13.64%) Android
2 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.41%) Windows CE
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) MVC
2 30 (34.09%) MVVM
3 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
5 17 (19.32%) OO
6 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (12.50%) TDD
8 10 (11.36%) CRM
9 8 (9.09%) Android Development
10 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.82%) OOD
12 5 (5.68%) User Stories
12 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.68%) Web Development
12 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.55%) Migration
13 4 (4.55%) Workflow
14 3 (3.41%) iOS Development
14 3 (3.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.41%) SQL
4 13 (14.77%) T-SQL
4 13 (14.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.41%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.55%) MCP
2 4 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.14%) VMware
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