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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 253 233 263
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 59 92 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.00% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55 74 66
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,850 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
4313 4589 5059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.84% 38.20% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 4135 4751
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in the City of London

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 97 (90.65%) .NET
2 83 (77.57%) C#
3 68 (63.55%) ASP.NET
4 65 (60.75%) Microsoft
5 62 (57.94%) SQL Server
6 50 (46.73%) SQL
7 48 (44.86%) WCF
8 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
9 39 (36.45%) WPF
10 37 (34.58%) HTML
11 33 (30.84%) Web Services
11 33 (30.84%) Subversion
12 30 (28.04%) Unit Testing
13 25 (23.36%) Banking
13 25 (23.36%) Finance
14 24 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (21.50%) .NET Framework
15 23 (21.50%) Advertising
15 23 (21.50%) SharePoint
16 22 (20.56%) HTML5
17 21 (19.63%) XML
17 21 (19.63%) CSS
18 20 (18.69%) Java
18 20 (18.69%) Release Management
19 19 (17.76%) Retail
20 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
20 17 (15.89%) CRM
20 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (14.95%) MVC
22 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 23 (21.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.41%) Apache
3 8 (7.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (6.54%) IIS
5 6 (5.61%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.74%) CMS
6 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.80%) Drupal
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Node.js
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.80%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (57.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.21%) NoSQL
6 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
7 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.61%) RavenDB
10 5 (4.67%) CouchDB
11 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 7
12 3 (2.80%) OLAP
13 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (30.84%) Subversion
2 12 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.61%) NUnit
5 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.74%) MSTest
6 4 (3.74%) Moq
7 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.93%) NuGet
8 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.93%) JMeter
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
1 25 (23.36%) Banking
2 23 (21.50%) Advertising
3 19 (17.76%) Retail
4 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
5 11 (10.28%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 20 (18.69%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.89%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Silverlight Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Programmer
5 12 (11.21%) .NET Programmer
6 10 (9.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.35%) CRM Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Architect
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (5.61%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 5 (4.67%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.67%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Junior
10 5 (4.67%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.67%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (90.65%) .NET
2 68 (63.55%) ASP.NET
3 48 (44.86%) WCF
4 39 (36.45%) WPF
5 37 (34.58%) HTML
6 33 (30.84%) Web Services
7 23 (21.50%) .NET Framework
8 22 (20.56%) HTML5
9 21 (19.63%) XML
9 21 (19.63%) CSS
10 14 (13.08%) jQuery
10 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
11 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.41%) XSLT
13 8 (7.48%) XHTML
14 6 (5.61%) Backbone.js
14 6 (5.61%) Ember.js
15 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (4.67%) CSS3
15 5 (4.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (9.35%) N-Tier
3 7 (6.54%) iPhone
4 5 (4.67%) Derivative
5 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.87%) NHS
7 2 (1.87%) Open Source
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Android
2 13 (12.15%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Solaris
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) UNIX
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Unit Testing
2 20 (18.69%) Release Management
3 17 (15.89%) CRM
4 16 (14.95%) MVC
5 14 (13.08%) TDD
6 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.21%) Scrum
6 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.41%) Content Management
7 9 (8.41%) SOA
8 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (7.48%) Android Development
8 8 (7.48%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.61%) OOP
10 6 (5.61%) MVVM
10 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.67%) OO
12 4 (3.74%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (77.57%) C#
2 50 (46.73%) SQL
3 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.69%) Java
5 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.54%) XAML
7 6 (5.61%) C++
8 5 (4.67%) VB
9 3 (2.80%) PHP
9 3 (2.80%) XQuery
10 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.87%) VB6
10 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.35%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 65 (60.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) Adobe
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.93%) Sencha
4 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator
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