The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 23 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.69% 3.33% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.49% 6.33% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 79 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.65% 52.67% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 63 39
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Belfast

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) XML
3 12 (70.59%) Degree
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) Client/Server
5 9 (52.94%) Intranet
5 9 (52.94%) Internet
5 9 (52.94%) Project Management
5 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (52.94%) Use Case
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
5 9 (52.94%) SaaS
5 9 (52.94%) User Stories
6 8 (47.06%) C#
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 5 (29.41%) SOA
8 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Intranet
1 9 (52.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Client/Server
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) GIS
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
1 9 (52.94%) Use Case
1 9 (52.94%) User Stories
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) BC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CTC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) HNC
3 3 (17.65%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) ESRI