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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 97 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 1.13% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
499 622 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.13% 37.95% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 312 443 268
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) CRM
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Sybase
7 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (23.08%) OOP
7 3 (23.08%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) WF
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) AngularJS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Moq
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) CRM Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) WPF Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) WF
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Parallel Programming
4 2 (15.38%) MVVM
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) F#
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle