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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 87 54 81
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 47 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 3.81% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 8.47% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 47 11
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
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
338 555 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.73% 45.05% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 295 528 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 October 2014. 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
Bridgend -10 2 £32,500 -15.58%
Silverlight
Wales

Silverlight
Top 8 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) WCF

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA