The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 77 88 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 3 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.39% 0.76% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 1.50% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 21
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Silverlight
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
318 399 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.98% 50.83% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 289 375 258
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Sage
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Sage 200

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Sage 200
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) Telerik
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle