The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 161 133 88
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -45
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 20 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.90% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.41% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 53
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1359 1036 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.82% 37.21% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 871 1081
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
West Yorkshire

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Leeds

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Leeds

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (97.14%) C#
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 29 (82.86%) WPF
3 27 (77.14%) OO
4 25 (71.43%) WCF
5 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
6 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (31.43%) WinForms
7 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
7 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
8 10 (28.57%) Degree
8 10 (28.57%) OOP
8 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.71%) MVC
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) NUnit
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (20.00%) OOD
12 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (17.14%) Project Management
12 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 4 (11.43%) XAML
14 4 (11.43%) SQL
14 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) NUnit
3 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 30 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 28 (80.00%) C# Developer
4 27 (77.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Testing Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 29 (82.86%) WPF
3 25 (71.43%) WCF
4 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) WinForms
5 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 8 (22.86%) Web Services
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.71%) HTML
10 2 (5.71%) jQuery
11 1 (2.86%) CSLA
11 1 (2.86%) RESTful
11 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
11 1 (2.86%) WF
11 1 (2.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) OO
2 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
3 10 (28.57%) OOP
4 9 (25.71%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) OOD
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) MVVM
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Use Case
9 1 (2.86%) Database Tuning
9 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.86%) Android Development
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
9 1 (2.86%) RUP
9 1 (2.86%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) XAML
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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