The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 167 154 130
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.88% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 18
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £44,750 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1541 1254 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.05% 40.24% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 746 1008
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Silverlight Salary Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 6 £42,500 -
Aberdeen +5 2 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow -15 2 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Dundee +3 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) WCF
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (77.78%) C#
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
5 13 (72.22%) WPF
6 11 (61.11%) LINQ
7 10 (55.56%) HTML
7 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
8 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (44.44%) CSS
9 8 (44.44%) MVC
10 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
10 7 (38.89%) NUnit
11 6 (33.33%) Subversion
11 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 6 (33.33%) MSTest
11 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (33.33%) WinForms
11 6 (33.33%) SQL
11 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
12 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
12 5 (27.78%) F#
12 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (27.78%) Multithreading

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (38.89%) NUnit
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (33.33%) MSTest
3 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Moq
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Programmer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) WCF
3 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 13 (72.22%) WPF
5 11 (61.11%) LINQ
6 10 (55.56%) HTML
7 8 (44.44%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (33.33%) WinForms
8 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (22.22%) jQuery
10 4 (22.22%) HTML5
10 4 (22.22%) AppFabric
11 3 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (11.11%) XML
12 2 (11.11%) XSLT
12 2 (11.11%) WF
12 2 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (5.56%) Usability Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Business Development
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) F#
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
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