The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 42 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.94% 1.86% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.13% 6.25% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Silverlight
West 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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 80 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 36.18% 29.74% 56.36%
Number of salaries quoted 109 68 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Solihull

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 10 (71.43%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) LINQ
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) REST
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) XAML
8 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 3 (21.43%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 3 (21.43%) Kanban

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
7 3 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (7.14%) Architect
9 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
9 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
9 1 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) LINQ
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft