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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 125 124 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 3 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.28% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.87% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 16
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
586 578 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.87% 32.00% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 523 535 386
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft