The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 96 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 25 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 1.03% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 3.11% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 7
Average salary £41,500 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
579 676 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.32% 33.28% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 511 615 507
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
West Midlands

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Birmingham

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 33 (89.19%) C#
2 32 (86.49%) .NET
3 31 (83.78%) HTML
4 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (67.57%) SQL
5 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
5 23 (62.16%) HTML5
6 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
7 19 (51.35%) CSS
8 18 (48.65%) Windows
9 17 (45.95%) XML
9 17 (45.95%) WCF
10 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
11 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
11 15 (40.54%) WPF
11 15 (40.54%) Degree
12 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
13 12 (32.43%) jQuery
13 12 (32.43%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (32.43%) CRM
13 12 (32.43%) Web Services
13 12 (32.43%) OOP
13 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
14 11 (29.73%) JSON
14 11 (29.73%) MVVM
15 10 (27.03%) OO
16 9 (24.32%) Web Development
16 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
17 8 (21.62%) Waterfall

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.92%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Ant
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.81%) PhoneGap
1 4 (10.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
3 13 (35.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (32.43%) CRM Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Applications Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
6 6 (16.22%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 6 (16.22%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Junior
9 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) HTML
3 23 (62.16%) HTML5
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 17 (45.95%) XML
5 17 (45.95%) WCF
6 15 (40.54%) WPF
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
7 12 (32.43%) Web Services
7 12 (32.43%) jQuery
8 11 (29.73%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) LINQ
10 5 (13.51%) Ajax
10 5 (13.51%) SOAP
11 4 (10.81%) Reactive Extensions
11 4 (10.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.70%) REST
12 1 (2.70%) CSS3
12 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
1 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Android
2 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) OOP
1 12 (32.43%) CRM
1 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
2 11 (29.73%) MVVM
3 10 (27.03%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) Web Development
4 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.62%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) Workflow
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Android Development
8 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) ActionScript
3 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
3 4 (10.81%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.81%) Sencha
2 4 (10.81%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.70%) Sage
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago