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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 100 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 32 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.41% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 2.13% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 6
Average salary £60,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+118.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
687 657 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.18% 30.47% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 597 609 454
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 September 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) HTML
3 37 (71.15%) Windows
4 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 36 (69.23%) XML
4 36 (69.23%) HTML5
5 35 (67.31%) CSS
6 32 (61.54%) jQuery
7 31 (59.62%) OOP
8 30 (57.69%) C#
9 29 (55.77%) .NET
10 27 (51.92%) Mentoring
11 25 (48.08%) MVC
11 25 (48.08%) Scrum
12 23 (44.23%) Ajax
12 23 (44.23%) JSON
12 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
12 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
13 22 (42.31%) Java
13 22 (42.31%) ActionScript
13 22 (42.31%) Ant
13 22 (42.31%) N-Tier
13 22 (42.31%) SOA
13 22 (42.31%) Blackberry
13 22 (42.31%) Objective-C
13 22 (42.31%) JIRA
13 22 (42.31%) Android
13 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
13 22 (42.31%) ActionScript 3.0
13 22 (42.31%) Sencha

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Ant
1 22 (42.31%) JIRA
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
1 22 (42.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (38.46%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) Applications Developer
3 22 (42.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 22 (42.31%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (25.00%) CRM Developer
5 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Senior Applications Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
8 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Software Team Leader
9 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) XML
2 36 (69.23%) HTML5
3 35 (67.31%) CSS
4 32 (61.54%) jQuery
5 29 (55.77%) .NET
6 23 (44.23%) Ajax
6 23 (44.23%) JSON
7 22 (42.31%) PhoneGap
7 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
8 13 (25.00%) WCF
8 13 (25.00%) Web Services
9 9 (17.31%) WPF
10 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.62%) SOAP
12 4 (7.69%) LINQ
12 4 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) N-Tier
1 22 (42.31%) Blackberry
1 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
1 22 (42.31%) User Experience
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Android
2 22 (42.31%) Apple iOS
2 22 (42.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) OOP
3 27 (51.92%) Mentoring
4 25 (48.08%) MVC
4 25 (48.08%) Scrum
5 22 (42.31%) SOA
5 22 (42.31%) Android Development
5 22 (42.31%) iOS Development
6 20 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 17 (32.69%) OO
8 13 (25.00%) CRM
8 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
10 9 (17.31%) Web Development
11 6 (11.54%) Workflow
12 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
12 5 (9.62%) MVVM
12 5 (9.62%) Coaching
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 30 (57.69%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) ActionScript
3 22 (42.31%) Objective-C
3 22 (42.31%) ActionScript 3.0
4 17 (32.69%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Sencha
1 22 (42.31%) Appcelerator
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Sage
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