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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 112 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 16 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 2.45% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
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
656 489 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.04% 27.23% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 584 426 548
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £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 1 May 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
2 20 (95.24%) WPF
3 18 (85.71%) Degree
4 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 15 (71.43%) HTML
5 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 15 (71.43%) WCF
6 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
6 14 (66.67%) LINQ
6 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
6 14 (66.67%) CSS
7 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
8 12 (57.14%) MySQL
8 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
9 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) CRM
10 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
11 3 (14.29%) SQL
11 3 (14.29%) MVC
11 3 (14.29%) XAML
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
12 2 (9.52%) Mentoring

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) .NET Developer
3 18 (85.71%) C# Developer
4 17 (80.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (61.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Junior
6 3 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
1 20 (95.24%) WPF
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) WCF
3 14 (66.67%) LINQ
3 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) WF
6 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) XAML
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sage