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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 114 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 7 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.74% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 18
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
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
573 475 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.31% 29.54% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 539 421 505
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) Scrum
3 31 (75.61%) Mentoring
4 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
5 29 (70.73%) HTML
5 29 (70.73%) CSS
6 28 (68.29%) Windows
6 28 (68.29%) jQuery
7 27 (65.85%) Ajax
7 27 (65.85%) HTML5
7 27 (65.85%) MVC
8 26 (63.41%) OOP
8 26 (63.41%) XML
8 26 (63.41%) SOA
8 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
9 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
9 25 (60.98%) Android
9 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
9 25 (60.98%) ActionScript 3.0
9 25 (60.98%) JSON
9 25 (60.98%) JIRA
9 25 (60.98%) Sencha
9 25 (60.98%) Apple iOS
9 25 (60.98%) PhoneGap
9 25 (60.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 25 (60.98%) Appcelerator
9 25 (60.98%) Windows 8
9 25 (60.98%) AngularJS
9 25 (60.98%) Mobile App
9 25 (60.98%) Android Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
1 25 (60.98%) JIRA
1 25 (60.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 25 (60.98%) Ant
2 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 24 (58.54%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 25 (60.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 25 (60.98%) Mobile Developer
2 25 (60.98%) Applications Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Senior Applications Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Senior Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Team Leader
5 6 (14.63%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) WPF Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Silverlight Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) HTML
1 29 (70.73%) CSS
2 28 (68.29%) jQuery
3 27 (65.85%) Ajax
3 27 (65.85%) HTML5
4 26 (63.41%) XML
5 25 (60.98%) JSON
5 25 (60.98%) PhoneGap
5 25 (60.98%) AngularJS
6 16 (39.02%) .NET
7 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
7 9 (21.95%) WCF
8 8 (19.51%) WPF
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.88%) WF
9 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.44%) Web Services
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) Mobile App
1 25 (60.98%) User Experience
1 25 (60.98%) N-Tier
1 25 (60.98%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Android
2 25 (60.98%) Apple iOS
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) Scrum
3 31 (75.61%) Mentoring
4 27 (65.85%) MVC
5 26 (63.41%) OOP
5 26 (63.41%) SOA
6 25 (60.98%) Android Development
6 25 (60.98%) iOS Development
7 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
8 9 (21.95%) OO
9 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
10 6 (14.63%) CRM
10 6 (14.63%) Kanban
10 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
10 6 (14.63%) Coaching
11 4 (9.76%) TDD
12 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
13 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) JavaScript
2 25 (60.98%) ActionScript 3.0
2 25 (60.98%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) ActionScript
2 25 (60.98%) Objective-C
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.32%) XAML
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Sencha
1 25 (60.98%) Appcelerator
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Sage