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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 104 118 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 32 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 1.38% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 6
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -12.50%
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
683 652 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.40% 30.77% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 604 607 445
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 £22,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 October 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (76.92%) HTML
3 37 (71.15%) Windows
4 36 (69.23%) XML
5 35 (67.31%) JavaScript
5 35 (67.31%) CSS
5 35 (67.31%) HTML5
6 32 (61.54%) jQuery
7 31 (59.62%) OOP
8 30 (57.69%) C#
9 29 (55.77%) .NET
10 28 (53.85%) Mentoring
11 26 (50.00%) Scrum
12 25 (48.08%) MVC
13 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
13 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
13 23 (44.23%) Ajax
14 22 (42.31%) JSON
14 22 (42.31%) JIRA
14 22 (42.31%) Android
14 22 (42.31%) Android Development
14 22 (42.31%) iOS Development
14 22 (42.31%) User Experience
14 22 (42.31%) Appcelerator
14 22 (42.31%) Windows 8
14 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
14 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
14 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
14 22 (42.31%) ActionScript 3.0
14 22 (42.31%) Sencha

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) JIRA
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
1 22 (42.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 22 (42.31%) Ant
2 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (38.46%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Law
2 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
7 7 (13.46%) Team Leader
7 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Software Team Leader
9 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.77%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) XML
3 35 (67.31%) CSS
3 35 (67.31%) HTML5
4 32 (61.54%) jQuery
5 29 (55.77%) .NET
6 23 (44.23%) Ajax
7 22 (42.31%) JSON
7 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
7 22 (42.31%) PhoneGap
8 13 (25.00%) Web Services
8 13 (25.00%) WCF
9 8 (15.38%) WPF
10 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.62%) SOAP
12 4 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (7.69%) LINQ
13 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) User Experience
1 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
1 22 (42.31%) Blackberry
1 22 (42.31%) N-Tier
2 9 (17.31%) Data Structures
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Android
2 22 (42.31%) Windows 8
2 22 (42.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) OOP
3 28 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 26 (50.00%) Scrum
5 25 (48.08%) MVC
6 22 (42.31%) Android Development
6 22 (42.31%) iOS Development
6 22 (42.31%) SOA
7 20 (38.46%) E-Commerce
8 18 (34.62%) OO
9 13 (25.00%) CRM
9 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
11 9 (17.31%) Web Development
12 6 (11.54%) Workflow
12 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
12 6 (11.54%) Kanban
12 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) JavaScript
2 30 (57.69%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) ActionScript 3.0
3 22 (42.31%) Objective-C
3 22 (42.31%) ActionScript
3 22 (42.31%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) C++
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%) Appcelerator
1 22 (42.31%) Sencha
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Sage
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