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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 99 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 10 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.40% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.19% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
580 419 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.85% 33.12% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 461 278 330
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 19 September 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) WPF
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 13 (76.47%) WCF
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 9 (52.94%) N-Tier
6 9 (52.94%) F#
6 9 (52.94%) WinForms
7 8 (47.06%) LINQ
7 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 7 (41.18%) MVC
8 7 (41.18%) AppFabric
8 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
8 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
9 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
12 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
12 3 (17.65%) Web Services
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 2 (11.76%) SOAP
13 2 (11.76%) Workflow
13 2 (11.76%) XML
13 2 (11.76%) Windows

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) NUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Moq
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Programmer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) WPF
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 13 (76.47%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) WinForms
5 8 (47.06%) LINQ
6 7 (41.18%) AppFabric
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
10 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.88%) HTML5
10 1 (5.88%) WF
10 1 (5.88%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) N-Tier
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
2 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) F#
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Infragistics
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Red Gate
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle