The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 119 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 9 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 1.24% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 4.18% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 21
Average salary £34,000 £41,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.07% -5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Silverlight
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
651 574 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.07% 29.57% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 569 507 607
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) Degree
3 20 (86.96%) WPF
3 20 (86.96%) .NET
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET
4 19 (82.61%) LINQ
5 18 (78.26%) Computer Science
5 18 (78.26%) WCF
5 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
5 18 (78.26%) CSS
5 18 (78.26%) Visual Studio
5 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
6 17 (73.91%) SharePoint
7 16 (69.57%) MySQL
8 4 (17.39%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (8.70%) XML
10 2 (8.70%) SOAP
10 2 (8.70%) MVC
10 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.70%) jQuery
10 2 (8.70%) REST
10 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (91.30%) C# Developer
3 19 (82.61%) .NET Developer
4 18 (78.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (78.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) WPF
2 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET
3 19 (82.61%) LINQ
4 18 (78.26%) WCF
4 18 (78.26%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) MVC
1 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
1 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.35%) MVVM
2 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Scrum
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle