The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 10.57% 4.76% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.31% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £34,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
Manchester

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 Wigan region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 28 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 49.59% 66.67% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 62
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Wigan region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Wigan

Silverlight
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 22 (95.65%) WPF
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
3 21 (91.30%) HTML5
4 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) ColdFusion
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) NUnit
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (8.70%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 22 (95.65%) WPF
3 21 (91.30%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
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