The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 281 219 215
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -4
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 28 87 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 2.11% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 71 83
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £38,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Silverlight
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3368 4119 4408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.87% 39.19% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3011 3543 4049
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Silverlight
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the City of London region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in the City of London

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in the City of London

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 78 (90.70%) .NET
2 66 (76.74%) C#
3 58 (67.44%) ASP.NET
4 50 (58.14%) JavaScript
5 49 (56.98%) SQL Server
6 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
7 43 (50.00%) HTML
7 43 (50.00%) SQL
8 38 (44.19%) WCF
9 32 (37.21%) Unit Testing
10 31 (36.05%) Advertising
10 31 (36.05%) Web Services
11 28 (32.56%) Subversion
11 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (30.23%) Release Management
13 25 (29.07%) Android
13 25 (29.07%) Retail
13 25 (29.07%) WPF
13 25 (29.07%) CSS
14 21 (24.42%) MVC
15 20 (23.26%) Finance
15 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (22.09%) XML
16 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
16 19 (22.09%) HTML5
17 18 (20.93%) TDD
18 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
18 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (18.60%) jQuery
18 16 (18.60%) AngularJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.95%) CMS
3 11 (12.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.65%) Apache
4 4 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.49%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.16%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.65%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Subversion
2 11 (12.79%) TeamCity
3 8 (9.30%) MSBuild
4 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Ant
6 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (36.05%) Advertising
2 25 (29.07%) Retail
3 20 (23.26%) Finance
4 11 (12.79%) Banking
5 9 (10.47%) Investment Banking
6 8 (9.30%) Back Office
7 6 (6.98%) Front Office
8 4 (4.65%) Publishing
9 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Senior Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Programmer
3 13 (15.12%) Architect
4 12 (13.95%) .NET Programmer
4 12 (13.95%) Senior Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Silverlight Developer
8 5 (5.81%) CRM Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (90.70%) .NET
2 58 (67.44%) ASP.NET
3 43 (50.00%) HTML
4 38 (44.19%) WCF
5 31 (36.05%) Web Services
6 25 (29.07%) CSS
6 25 (29.07%) WPF
7 19 (22.09%) HTML5
7 19 (22.09%) XML
8 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (18.60%) jQuery
8 16 (18.60%) AngularJS
9 12 (13.95%) Backbone.js
9 12 (13.95%) Ember.js
10 11 (12.79%) XHTML
11 10 (11.63%) Ajax
12 8 (9.30%) DHTML
12 8 (9.30%) Unity DI Container
12 8 (9.30%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (6.98%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) N-Tier
2 11 (12.79%) iPhone
3 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.65%) User Experience
6 4 (4.65%) Kindle
7 3 (3.49%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.33%) Derivative
8 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.16%) Economics
9 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Android
2 8 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Solaris
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Unit Testing
2 26 (30.23%) Release Management
3 21 (24.42%) MVC
4 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.93%) TDD
6 14 (16.28%) Scrum
7 13 (15.12%) SOA
7 13 (15.12%) Android Development
7 13 (15.12%) iOS Development
8 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (13.95%) CRM
9 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (11.63%) OOP
11 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.30%) BDD
12 8 (9.30%) Web Application Development
13 6 (6.98%) MVVM
14 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
14 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (76.74%) C#
2 50 (58.14%) JavaScript
3 43 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.79%) Java
6 7 (8.14%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) VB
8 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.16%) XQuery
9 1 (1.16%) XAML
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.81%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Sencha
3 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + pension, laptop,phone,33 days holiday
Posted: 21 days ago