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 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 94 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 0.39% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
510 513 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.25% 37.61% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 402 342 291
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,043 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 January 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 24 (96.00%) C#
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
1 24 (96.00%) WPF
2 14 (56.00%) WCF
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (28.00%) CRM
6 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) NUnit
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) SOAP
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) LINQ
7 6 (24.00%) Moq
8 5 (20.00%) MVVM
8 5 (20.00%) WF
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Workflow
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
2 6 (24.00%) Moq
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) CRM Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
1 24 (96.00%) WPF
2 14 (56.00%) WCF
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) LINQ
5 5 (20.00%) WF
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) WinForms
6 4 (16.00%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (16.00%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (32.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) MVVM
5 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Parallel Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) F#
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) XAML
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Infragistics
2 4 (16.00%) Google
2 4 (16.00%) Red Gate
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase