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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 208 204 216
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 37 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.26% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 24
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £43,550
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
2622 3174 3460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.20% 44.11% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2680 3084
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +15 23 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +14 14 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 70 (100.00%) C#
2 68 (97.14%) .NET
3 50 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 50 (71.43%) XML
4 49 (70.00%) Web Services
4 49 (70.00%) WCF
5 47 (67.14%) ASP.NET
6 45 (64.29%) HTML
7 43 (61.43%) WPF
8 38 (54.29%) Software Engineering
9 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 35 (50.00%) CSS
10 34 (48.57%) SQL
11 33 (47.14%) MVVM
12 32 (45.71%) MVC
13 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
13 26 (37.14%) SOAP
13 26 (37.14%) Windows
13 26 (37.14%) .NET Framework
14 24 (34.29%) LINQ
14 24 (34.29%) MS Excel
15 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (32.86%) Ajax
16 21 (30.00%) Entity Framework
17 20 (28.57%) Visual Studio
18 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (24.29%) Android
19 17 (24.29%) Windows Phone 7
19 17 (24.29%) Apple iOS
19 17 (24.29%) REST

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 24 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 12 (17.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) GPRS
1 2 (2.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.86%) MSTest
3 9 (12.86%) NUnit
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) Software Developer
3 20 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.86%) .NET Developer
5 14 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Lead Developer
7 9 (12.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (12.86%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Lead Programmer
11 3 (4.29%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) C# Programmer
11 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Programmer
12 2 (2.86%) IT Manager
12 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (97.14%) .NET
2 50 (71.43%) XML
3 49 (70.00%) Web Services
3 49 (70.00%) WCF
4 47 (67.14%) ASP.NET
5 45 (64.29%) HTML
6 43 (61.43%) WPF
7 35 (50.00%) CSS
8 26 (37.14%) SOAP
8 26 (37.14%) .NET Framework
9 24 (34.29%) LINQ
10 23 (32.86%) Ajax
11 21 (30.00%) Entity Framework
12 17 (24.29%) REST
12 17 (24.29%) ServiceStack
12 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (24.29%) WinForms
13 16 (22.86%) HTML5
14 14 (20.00%) WF
14 14 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Android
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Phone 7
2 17 (24.29%) Apple iOS
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 33 (47.14%) MVVM
3 32 (45.71%) MVC
4 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.86%) UML
6 15 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (20.00%) Scrum
8 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
9 11 (15.71%) TDD
10 10 (14.29%) OO
11 9 (12.86%) RUP
11 9 (12.86%) DSDM
11 9 (12.86%) Use Case
11 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.29%) Coaching
14 2 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (48.57%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) C++
5 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 9 (12.86%) Java
8 7 (10.00%) C
9 2 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Apple
3 2 (2.86%) Telerik
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
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