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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 38 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 13 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.50% 0.32% 6.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.67% 0.92% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 11
Average salary £45,000 £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -16.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
150 109 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 51.90% 35.16% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 137 94 84
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Solihull

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (95.65%) C#
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) WPF
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) LINQ
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
7 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
7 7 (30.43%) SOAP
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (26.09%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
9 5 (21.74%) OO
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) WCF
10 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (17.39%) CRM
10 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) SaaS
10 4 (17.39%) Waterfall

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) WPF
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) XML
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) LINQ
6 7 (30.43%) SOAP
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (26.09%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) WCF
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 2 (8.70%) jQuery
10 2 (8.70%) CSS3
11 1 (4.35%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 5 (21.74%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) ETRM
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft