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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 105 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 21 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 2.14% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 13
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
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
636 513 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.93% 28.16% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 557 448 556
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) Degree
3 21 (87.50%) WPF
3 21 (87.50%) .NET
3 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (79.17%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (70.83%) LINQ
7 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
7 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
7 16 (66.67%) WCF
7 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
7 16 (66.67%) CSS
7 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
8 15 (62.50%) SharePoint
9 14 (58.33%) MySQL
10 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) HTML5
11 4 (16.67%) CRM
11 4 (16.67%) Scrum
12 3 (12.50%) XAML
12 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (12.50%) TDD
13 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 2 (8.33%) jQuery
13 2 (8.33%) Relational Database

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) C# Developer
3 20 (83.33%) .NET Developer
4 19 (79.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
7 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior
9 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) WPF
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) LINQ
4 16 (66.67%) WCF
4 16 (66.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) MVVM
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) XAML
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle