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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 35 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 13 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.59% 3.19% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 8.41% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £26,000
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
108 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.16% 37.94% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 87 98
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 April 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) VB.NET
3 18 (78.26%) C#
4 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
4 17 (73.91%) WPF
5 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
7 14 (60.87%) LINQ
8 13 (56.52%) MVC
8 13 (56.52%) SOAP
8 13 (56.52%) XML
9 11 (47.83%) REST
10 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
11 9 (39.13%) Scrum
11 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (34.78%) Degree
12 8 (34.78%) HTML
12 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
12 8 (34.78%) SQL
12 8 (34.78%) CSS
13 7 (30.43%) VB
13 7 (30.43%) TDD
13 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
14 6 (26.09%) CRM
15 5 (21.74%) Web Services
16 4 (17.39%) XAML
16 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
17 3 (13.04%) CSLA
17 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) VB.NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Silverlight Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
6 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (26.09%) WPF Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (8.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
2 17 (73.91%) WPF
3 14 (60.87%) LINQ
4 13 (56.52%) XML
4 13 (56.52%) SOAP
5 11 (47.83%) REST
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
10 3 (13.04%) CSLA
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) VB.NET
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) VB
6 4 (17.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft