The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 159 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 1 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.56% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Silverlight
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1200 1437 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.66% 41.38% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 787 935 676
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Scotland

Silverlight
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 1 - -
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (96.77%) C#
2 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) WPF
3 19 (61.29%) WCF
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
6 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
7 11 (35.48%) LINQ
7 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) N-Tier
8 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
9 9 (29.03%) WinForms
9 9 (29.03%) TDD
9 9 (29.03%) NUnit
9 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
10 8 (25.81%) F#
10 8 (25.81%) Moq
10 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.81%) MVC
10 8 (25.81%) HTML
10 8 (25.81%) OO
11 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
11 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
11 7 (22.58%) Parallel Programming
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) NUnit
2 8 (25.81%) Moq
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Software Developer
4 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) CRM Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
1 28 (90.32%) WPF
2 19 (61.29%) WCF
3 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) LINQ
5 9 (29.03%) WinForms
6 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) HTML5
9 4 (12.90%) WF
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
9 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.90%) CSS3
9 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
9 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (12.90%) SOAP
10 3 (9.68%) XML
10 3 (9.68%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) N-Tier
2 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) iPad
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Parallel Programming
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) MVVM
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) CRM
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Coaching
9 3 (9.68%) UML
10 2 (6.45%) SOA
10 2 (6.45%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) F#
5 3 (9.68%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) XAML
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Sybase
3 3 (9.68%) Infragistics
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Red Gate
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) LexisNexis