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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 116 109 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.55% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.81% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 16
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
570 552 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.47% 30.31% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 538 493 520
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 December 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) HTML
2 33 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 32 (72.73%) Scrum
3 32 (72.73%) Mentoring
4 31 (70.45%) jQuery
4 31 (70.45%) Windows
5 30 (68.18%) HTML5
6 29 (65.91%) OOP
6 29 (65.91%) XML
6 29 (65.91%) Ajax
7 28 (63.64%) MVC
8 27 (61.36%) SOA
8 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
9 26 (59.09%) SC Cleared
9 26 (59.09%) Android
9 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
9 26 (59.09%) JSON
9 26 (59.09%) JIRA
9 26 (59.09%) ActionScript 3.0
9 26 (59.09%) Sencha
9 26 (59.09%) Apple iOS
9 26 (59.09%) PhoneGap
9 26 (59.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 26 (59.09%) Appcelerator
9 26 (59.09%) Android Development
9 26 (59.09%) iOS Development
9 26 (59.09%) Windows 8
9 26 (59.09%) AngularJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Ant
1 26 (59.09%) JIRA
1 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
1 26 (59.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 25 (56.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Applications Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Senior Applications Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Senior Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
5 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) CRM Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Silverlight Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Graduate C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) HTML
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 31 (70.45%) jQuery
4 30 (68.18%) HTML5
5 29 (65.91%) XML
5 29 (65.91%) Ajax
6 26 (59.09%) PhoneGap
6 26 (59.09%) AngularJS
6 26 (59.09%) JSON
7 18 (40.91%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.45%) WCF
9 7 (15.91%) WPF
10 3 (6.82%) Web Services
11 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET
11 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.55%) WF
12 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) N-Tier
1 26 (59.09%) Blackberry
1 26 (59.09%) Mobile App
1 26 (59.09%) User Experience
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Android
2 26 (59.09%) Apple iOS
2 26 (59.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Scrum
2 32 (72.73%) Mentoring
3 29 (65.91%) OOP
4 28 (63.64%) MVC
5 27 (61.36%) SOA
6 26 (59.09%) Android Development
6 26 (59.09%) iOS Development
7 24 (54.55%) E-Commerce
8 11 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.91%) CRM
11 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.64%) Kanban
11 6 (13.64%) Coaching
12 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Web Development
13 3 (6.82%) TDD
13 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (59.09%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) ActionScript
2 26 (59.09%) Objective-C
2 26 (59.09%) ActionScript 3.0
3 18 (40.91%) C#
4 11 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) XAML
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
2 26 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Sencha
1 26 (59.09%) Appcelerator
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Sage