The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 93 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% 0.98% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 2.39% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £31,250 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Silverlight
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
416 376 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.19% 41.09% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 386 346 360
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Silverlight
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in South Wales

Silverlight
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -4 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Cardiff - 3 £30,000 -
Silverlight
Wales

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) MSTest
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) LexisNexis