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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 40 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 13 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.99% 3.42% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 10.34% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
130 87 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 39.88% 33.08% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 109 65 97
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
4 14 (73.68%) C#
5 13 (68.42%) WPF
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
7 11 (57.89%) MVC
7 11 (57.89%) LINQ
7 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (52.63%) HTML
8 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
8 10 (52.63%) SQL
8 10 (52.63%) XML
8 10 (52.63%) CSS
8 10 (52.63%) SOAP
9 8 (42.11%) Scrum
9 8 (42.11%) REST
10 7 (36.84%) Degree
10 7 (36.84%) TDD
10 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
11 6 (31.58%) VB
12 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 4 (21.05%) XAML
12 4 (21.05%) CRM
12 4 (21.05%) Web Services
13 3 (15.79%) CSLA
13 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 12 (63.16%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
4 11 (57.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Silverlight Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 13 (68.42%) WPF
4 11 (57.89%) LINQ
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 10 (52.63%) XML
5 10 (52.63%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) SOAP
6 8 (42.11%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) CSLA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) VB.NET
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) VCP4
3 1 (5.26%) MCSD
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft