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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 206 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 25 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.35% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 36
Median salary £55,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +39.28%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +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
2153 2526 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.43% 40.90% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2116 2697
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 22 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Lancashire - 3 £31,000 - 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 42 (97.67%) C#
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
1 42 (97.67%) JavaScript
1 42 (97.67%) CSS
2 34 (79.07%) Web Services
2 34 (79.07%) WCF
3 33 (76.74%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (76.74%) Java
4 32 (74.42%) SOAP
4 32 (74.42%) .NET
4 32 (74.42%) NUnit
4 32 (74.42%) WPF
4 32 (74.42%) jQuery
5 30 (69.77%) OO
6 29 (67.44%) RESTful
7 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (65.12%) ASP.NET
8 27 (62.79%) Scrum
8 27 (62.79%) XML
8 27 (62.79%) SQL
8 27 (62.79%) T-SQL
8 27 (62.79%) LINQ
9 25 (58.14%) WF
9 25 (58.14%) MSTest
9 25 (58.14%) MVVM
9 25 (58.14%) Use Case
9 25 (58.14%) C++
9 25 (58.14%) PL/SQL
9 25 (58.14%) XSLT
9 25 (58.14%) RUP

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) mvBase
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.33%) UniData
Development Applications
1 32 (74.42%) NUnit
2 25 (58.14%) MSTest
3 8 (18.60%) JMeter
3 8 (18.60%) Selenium
4 7 (16.28%) Gradle
4 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 7 (16.28%) TestNG
4 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) Jtest
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) .NET Software Engineer
1 25 (58.14%) C# Software Engineer
1 25 (58.14%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Automation Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Tester
4 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) CSS
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 34 (79.07%) WCF
2 34 (79.07%) Web Services
3 32 (74.42%) .NET
3 32 (74.42%) jQuery
3 32 (74.42%) SOAP
3 32 (74.42%) WPF
4 29 (67.44%) RESTful
5 28 (65.12%) ASP.NET
6 27 (62.79%) LINQ
6 27 (62.79%) XML
7 25 (58.14%) WF
7 25 (58.14%) XSLT
8 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (16.28%) DOM
9 5 (11.63%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (11.63%) WinForms
10 4 (9.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (69.77%) OO
3 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (62.79%) Scrum
5 25 (58.14%) DSDM
5 25 (58.14%) MVVM
5 25 (58.14%) RUP
5 25 (58.14%) Service Delivery
5 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
5 25 (58.14%) UML
5 25 (58.14%) Use Case
6 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) Load Testing
6 7 (16.28%) MVC
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.63%) OOP
7 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
7 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) C#
1 42 (97.67%) JavaScript
2 33 (76.74%) Java
3 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 27 (62.79%) T-SQL
4 25 (58.14%) C++
4 25 (58.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) jBASE
3 1 (2.33%) SOASTA, Inc
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