Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Silverlight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Silverlight over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Silverlight
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 242 232
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +20
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 42 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.43% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 37
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +50.00%

Silverlight is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3752 3287 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.30% 43.87% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3167 2905 2610
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in Manchester

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Silverlight in Manchester

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Silverlight in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (95.24%) NUnit
3 40 (95.24%) Web Services
4 39 (92.86%) XML
4 39 (92.86%) C++
4 39 (92.86%) SQL
4 39 (92.86%) UML
4 39 (92.86%) OO
4 39 (92.86%) RUP
4 39 (92.86%) WCF
4 39 (92.86%) WPF
4 39 (92.86%) Software Engineering
4 39 (92.86%) Scrum
4 39 (92.86%) LINQ
4 39 (92.86%) MSTest
4 39 (92.86%) MVVM
5 37 (88.10%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (88.10%) CSS
5 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
5 37 (88.10%) HTML
6 36 (85.71%) PL/SQL
6 36 (85.71%) T-SQL
6 36 (85.71%) ASP.NET
6 36 (85.71%) SOAP
6 36 (85.71%) XSLT
6 36 (85.71%) DSDM
6 36 (85.71%) WF
6 36 (85.71%) RESTful

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.14%) RS-232
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (95.24%) NUnit
2 39 (92.86%) MSTest
3 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (7.14%) MSI
4 3 (7.14%) NuGet
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.14%) WiX
5 1 (2.38%) Gradle
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) .NET Software Engineer
1 23 (54.76%) C# Software Engineer
1 23 (54.76%) Software Engineer
2 18 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Developer
3 16 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 16 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (30.95%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Agile Developer
4 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (30.95%) C# WPF Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior Agile Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior SQL Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior WPF Developer
4 13 (30.95%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 40 (95.24%) Web Services
3 39 (92.86%) LINQ
3 39 (92.86%) WCF
3 39 (92.86%) WPF
3 39 (92.86%) XML
4 37 (88.10%) CSS
4 37 (88.10%) HTML
5 36 (85.71%) ASP.NET
5 36 (85.71%) jQuery
5 36 (85.71%) RESTful
5 36 (85.71%) SOAP
5 36 (85.71%) WF
5 36 (85.71%) XSLT
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (30.95%) WinForms
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) COM
7 3 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (92.86%) MVVM
2 39 (92.86%) OO
2 39 (92.86%) RUP
2 39 (92.86%) Scrum
2 39 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 39 (92.86%) UML
3 37 (88.10%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (85.71%) DSDM
4 36 (85.71%) Use Case
5 23 (54.76%) Service Delivery
6 16 (38.10%) MVC
7 13 (30.95%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (7.14%) Kanban
9 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.14%) Product Management
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (92.86%) C++
2 39 (92.86%) SQL
3 37 (88.10%) JavaScript
4 36 (85.71%) PL/SQL
4 36 (85.71%) T-SQL
5 24 (57.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) C
6 3 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft