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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 217 190 209
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 33 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.57% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 66
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £37,500
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 24 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cheshire -27 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Merseyside +15 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (95.71%) .NET
2 66 (94.29%) C#
3 59 (84.29%) HTML
4 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET
5 47 (67.14%) SQL Server
6 39 (55.71%) WPF
7 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
8 34 (48.57%) Software Engineering
9 31 (44.29%) CSS
10 28 (40.00%) HTML5
11 27 (38.57%) SQL
12 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (31.43%) WCF
13 21 (30.00%) .NET Framework
13 21 (30.00%) Visual Studio
13 21 (30.00%) Scrum
14 19 (27.14%) Windows
14 19 (27.14%) Web Services
15 17 (24.29%) MVC
16 15 (21.43%) XML
16 15 (21.43%) WinForms
16 15 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (20.00%) jQuery
17 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (14.29%) Oracle
19 10 (14.29%) SOAP
19 10 (14.29%) Line Management
19 10 (14.29%) IIS
19 10 (14.29%) REST

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (14.29%) IIS
2 9 (12.86%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (67.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (10.00%) NUnit
4 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.14%) MSTest
5 5 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (7.14%) Moq
6 3 (4.29%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (82.86%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) C# Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Lead Programmer
8 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (95.71%) .NET
2 59 (84.29%) HTML
3 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET
4 39 (55.71%) WPF
5 31 (44.29%) CSS
6 28 (40.00%) HTML5
7 22 (31.43%) WCF
8 21 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 19 (27.14%) Web Services
10 15 (21.43%) XML
10 15 (21.43%) WinForms
10 15 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (20.00%) jQuery
11 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (14.29%) REST
12 10 (14.29%) Ajax
12 10 (14.29%) SOAP
13 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (10.00%) DHTML
14 7 (10.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.29%) EMV
2 3 (4.29%) W3C
2 3 (4.29%) APACS
2 3 (4.29%) Life Science
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.71%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Software Engineering
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) Scrum
4 17 (24.29%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) Line Management
6 8 (11.43%) Kanban
7 7 (10.00%) MVVM
8 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.57%) TDD
9 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.14%) OO
9 5 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.14%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
11 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.29%) Project Management
11 3 (4.29%) Android Development
11 3 (4.29%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 66 (94.29%) C#
2 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
3 27 (38.57%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) VB
4 7 (10.00%) C++
4 7 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 7 (10.00%) C
5 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.29%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.29%) Java
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) MCP
1 3 (4.29%) MCSE
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Capita
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