The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Silverlight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
England / North West
Rank 230 224 212
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 27 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.76% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 24
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.70%  

Silverlight is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2675 2101 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.11% 37.19% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 1821 2208
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Silverlight as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Silverlight in the North West

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Silverlight 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 23 March 2017. 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 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 -12 27 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (97.50%) .NET
3 38 (95.00%) SQL
3 38 (95.00%) OO
3 38 (95.00%) Software Engineering
4 33 (82.50%) CSS
4 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
4 33 (82.50%) HTML
5 32 (80.00%) T-SQL
5 32 (80.00%) ASP.NET
6 31 (77.50%) Web Services
6 31 (77.50%) NUnit
6 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (75.00%) Scrum
7 30 (75.00%) WCF
7 30 (75.00%) WPF
7 30 (75.00%) LINQ
7 30 (75.00%) XML
7 30 (75.00%) C++
7 30 (75.00%) UML
7 30 (75.00%) RUP
7 30 (75.00%) MSTest
7 30 (75.00%) MVVM
8 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (62.50%) Java
8 25 (62.50%) Finance
9 24 (60.00%) Service Delivery
9 24 (60.00%) Use Case
9 24 (60.00%) jQuery
9 24 (60.00%) WF

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:

Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (15.00%) RS-232
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) NUnit
2 30 (75.00%) MSTest
3 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (15.00%) MSI
4 6 (15.00%) NuGet
4 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.00%) WiX
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 24 (60.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 24 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) CSS
2 33 (82.50%) HTML
3 32 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 31 (77.50%) Web Services
5 30 (75.00%) LINQ
5 30 (75.00%) WCF
5 30 (75.00%) WPF
5 30 (75.00%) XML
6 24 (60.00%) jQuery
6 24 (60.00%) RESTful
6 24 (60.00%) SOAP
6 24 (60.00%) WF
6 24 (60.00%) XSLT
7 8 (20.00%) Angular 2
7 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (20.00%) D3.js
7 8 (20.00%) HTML5
7 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (15.00%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Internet of Things
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 6 (15.00%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) OO
1 38 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (75.00%) MVVM
3 30 (75.00%) RUP
3 30 (75.00%) Scrum
3 30 (75.00%) UML
4 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (60.00%) DSDM
5 24 (60.00%) Service Delivery
5 24 (60.00%) Use Case
6 14 (35.00%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 8 (20.00%) Web Development
8 6 (15.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (15.00%) Kanban
8 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (95.00%) SQL
3 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
4 32 (80.00%) T-SQL
5 30 (75.00%) C++
6 25 (62.50%) Java
7 24 (60.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (15.00%) C
8 6 (15.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
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