The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 21 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.95% 0.36% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 0.94% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 106 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 44.08% 38.55% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 49
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
County Antrim

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Belfast

Silverlight
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) Web Services
1 22 (100.00%) XML
1 22 (100.00%) OO
1 22 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) GIS
1 22 (100.00%) ESRI
1 22 (100.00%) Open Source
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 18 (81.82%) BC Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) CTC Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 22 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (81.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) Web Services
1 22 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) GIS
1 22 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) OO
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 18 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (45.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) BC Cleared
1 18 (81.82%) CTC Cleared
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) ESRI
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle