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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 100 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 2.19% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
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
502 593 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.67% 34.10% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 438 530 439
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (85.19%) WCF
3 22 (81.48%) .NET
4 19 (70.37%) HTML
5 18 (66.67%) WPF
6 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
7 16 (59.26%) MVVM
8 15 (55.56%) HTML5
8 15 (55.56%) SQL
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (40.74%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (40.74%) JSON
9 11 (40.74%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
10 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (14.81%) LINQ
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) Back Office
12 3 (11.11%) Web Development
13 2 (7.41%) Telerik
13 2 (7.41%) jQuery
13 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
13 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (7.41%) MSTest
13 2 (7.41%) MSBuild

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
1 11 (40.74%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) MSTest
1 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
1 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 17 (62.96%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Architect
5 5 (18.52%) C# Architect
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) WCF
2 22 (81.48%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 18 (66.67%) WPF
5 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
6 15 (55.56%) HTML5
7 11 (40.74%) JSON
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (14.81%) LINQ
10 2 (7.41%) jQuery
10 2 (7.41%) Web Services
11 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) MVVM
2 11 (40.74%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Telerik