The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 58 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.42% 4.29% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 8.42% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 14
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Silverlight
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 190 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 42.77% 50.94% 56.78%
Number of salaries quoted 185 171 206
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Leicester

Silverlight
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) XAML
4 3 (42.86%) Telerik
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MVVM
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Telerik