The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 64 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 9 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.24% 0.68% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 2.14% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Average salary £28,250 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.52% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
294 140 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.38% 31.53% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 256 129 240
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Sheffield

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
7 9 (42.86%) VB
7 9 (42.86%) HTML
8 8 (38.10%) XML
8 8 (38.10%) CSS
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (38.10%) MVC
8 8 (38.10%) Degree
8 8 (38.10%) WCF
9 7 (33.33%) VB6
9 7 (33.33%) Ajax
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (28.57%) TDD
10 6 (28.57%) WinForms
10 6 (28.57%) XHTML
10 6 (28.57%) XSLT
10 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (23.81%) Java
11 5 (23.81%) Windows
11 5 (23.81%) SOAP

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) CRM Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Leader
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) WCF
5 7 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) WinForms
6 6 (28.57%) XHTML
6 6 (28.57%) XSLT
7 5 (23.81%) SOAP
8 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 4 (19.05%) COM+
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
10 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
10 2 (9.52%) COM
11 1 (4.76%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) ERP
9 1 (4.76%) SOA
9 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) VB
4 7 (33.33%) VB6
5 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) C++
8 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) WAI
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
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