The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 89 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 16 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.28% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 0.76% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Silverlight
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
521 529 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.13% 36.99% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 411 371 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (96.15%) C#
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
1 25 (96.15%) WPF
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
2 15 (57.69%) WCF
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) OO
4 8 (30.77%) N-Tier
4 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) CRM
5 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) NUnit
5 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (26.92%) LINQ
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Moq
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Workflow
7 5 (19.23%) WinForms
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) NUnit
2 6 (23.08%) Moq
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) CRM Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
1 25 (96.15%) WPF
2 15 (57.69%) WCF
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) LINQ
5 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) WF
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 5 (19.23%) WinForms
7 4 (15.38%) Protocol Buffers
7 4 (15.38%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (11.54%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) CSS3
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (30.77%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 7 (26.92%) CRM
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) Workflow
5 5 (19.23%) MVVM
6 4 (15.38%) OOP
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) F#
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) XAML
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Infragistics
2 4 (15.38%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Red Gate
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter