Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Silverlight
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 318 307
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 41 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.91% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 53
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +50.00%
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5898 5137 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.51% 41.78% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4906 4476 4412
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 40 £55,000 - 3
Cheshire - 1 - -
Silverlight
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (95.12%) .NET
4 38 (92.68%) SQL
4 38 (92.68%) Web Services
4 38 (92.68%) XML
4 38 (92.68%) NUnit
4 38 (92.68%) Scrum
5 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
5 37 (90.24%) UML
5 37 (90.24%) OO
5 37 (90.24%) RUP
5 37 (90.24%) C++
5 37 (90.24%) WCF
5 37 (90.24%) WPF
5 37 (90.24%) LINQ
5 37 (90.24%) MSTest
5 37 (90.24%) MVVM
6 36 (87.80%) HTML
6 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
6 36 (87.80%) CSS
7 35 (85.37%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (82.93%) jQuery
8 34 (82.93%) Use Case
8 34 (82.93%) WF
8 34 (82.93%) RESTful
8 34 (82.93%) SOAP
8 34 (82.93%) ASP.NET
8 34 (82.93%) PL/SQL
8 34 (82.93%) T-SQL

Silverlight
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.32%) RS-232
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (92.68%) NUnit
2 37 (90.24%) MSTest
3 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (7.32%) MSI
4 3 (7.32%) NuGet
4 3 (7.32%) WiX
5 2 (4.88%) Gradle
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) JMeter
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) TestNG
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) .NET Software Engineer
1 22 (53.66%) C# Software Engineer
1 22 (53.66%) Software Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) C# Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Developer
3 15 (36.59%) .NET Developer
3 15 (36.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Developer
4 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (29.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) C# Software Developer
4 12 (29.27%) C# WPF Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior Agile Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior SQL Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior WPF Developer
4 12 (29.27%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) .NET
2 38 (92.68%) Web Services
2 38 (92.68%) XML
3 37 (90.24%) LINQ
3 37 (90.24%) WCF
3 37 (90.24%) WPF
4 36 (87.80%) CSS
4 36 (87.80%) HTML
5 34 (82.93%) ASP.NET
5 34 (82.93%) jQuery
5 34 (82.93%) RESTful
5 34 (82.93%) SOAP
5 34 (82.93%) WF
5 34 (82.93%) XSLT
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (29.27%) WinForms
7 3 (7.32%) COM
7 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.32%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (92.68%) Scrum
3 37 (90.24%) MVVM
3 37 (90.24%) OO
3 37 (90.24%) RUP
3 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
3 37 (90.24%) UML
4 35 (85.37%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (82.93%) DSDM
5 34 (82.93%) Use Case
6 22 (53.66%) Service Delivery
7 15 (36.59%) MVC
8 12 (29.27%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.32%) OOD
10 3 (7.32%) Physics
10 3 (7.32%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (92.68%) SQL
3 37 (90.24%) C++
4 36 (87.80%) JavaScript
5 34 (82.93%) PL/SQL
5 34 (82.93%) T-SQL
6 23 (56.10%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) C
7 3 (7.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft