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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 35 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.71% 3.83% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.45% 9.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
94 115 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 36.43% 40.07% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 109
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) VB.NET
3 15 (75.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) WPF
4 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (55.00%) LINQ
7 9 (45.00%) Degree
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 9 (45.00%) SOAP
7 9 (45.00%) XML
8 7 (35.00%) VB
8 7 (35.00%) REST
9 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) CRM
10 5 (25.00%) HTML
10 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 5 (25.00%) CSS
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) XAML
12 3 (15.00%) CSLA
12 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 8 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (30.00%) WPF Developer
6 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
7 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 4 (20.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 4 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (5.00%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) WPF
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) LINQ
4 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 9 (45.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.00%) CSLA
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) VB.NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) VB
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) XAML
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft