The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 182 183 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 42 41 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 1.66% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 68
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2511 2470 2389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.26% 46.01% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2251 2158
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in the South West

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in the South West

Silverlight
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 18 £38,500 -1.28% 3
Somerset - 14 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -8 5 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Wiltshire -14 4 £32,500 +13.04% 4
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 54 (87.10%) C#
2 53 (85.48%) SQL Server
3 52 (83.87%) .NET
4 38 (61.29%) ASP.NET
5 37 (59.68%) WPF
6 36 (58.06%) SQL
7 28 (45.16%) HTML
8 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
9 24 (38.71%) Windows
10 19 (30.65%) CSS
10 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
11 18 (29.03%) Web Services
11 18 (29.03%) Perl
12 17 (27.42%) Degree
13 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
14 15 (24.19%) Web Development
14 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
14 15 (24.19%) Scrum
15 13 (20.97%) MVC
15 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (20.97%) HTML5
16 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
17 11 (17.74%) XML
18 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
18 10 (16.13%) Oracle
18 10 (16.13%) PHP
18 10 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (16.13%) WinForms
18 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.45%) ArcGIS
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (6.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) FTP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (85.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.06%) Big Data
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.45%) MySQL
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.23%) DTS
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.61%) MSTest
2 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) NUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
1 10 (16.13%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Developer
2 34 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 29 (46.77%) C# Developer
3 29 (46.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (29.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (19.35%) Software Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Developer
8 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
8 7 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (9.68%) QA Tester
9 6 (9.68%) Senior Tester
9 6 (9.68%) Tester
9 6 (9.68%) Automation Tester
9 6 (9.68%) Senior Automation Tester
9 6 (9.68%) Senior QA Tester
10 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (83.87%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) ASP.NET
3 37 (59.68%) WPF
4 28 (45.16%) HTML
5 19 (30.65%) CSS
6 18 (29.03%) Web Services
7 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (20.97%) HTML5
9 11 (17.74%) XML
10 10 (16.13%) WinForms
11 9 (14.52%) jQuery
11 9 (14.52%) Sass
11 9 (14.52%) LESS
11 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (12.90%) Ajax
12 8 (12.90%) SOAP
13 6 (9.68%) WCF
13 6 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) RIA
2 4 (6.45%) Open Source
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) GIS
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Phone
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (8.06%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Scrum
1 15 (24.19%) Web Development
2 13 (20.97%) MVC
3 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) TDD
3 10 (16.13%) Data Transformation
4 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (12.90%) CRM
5 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) Time Management
5 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.68%) MVVM
5 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
6 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
6 5 (8.06%) DNA
6 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.06%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) OOP
7 4 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (87.10%) C#
2 36 (58.06%) SQL
3 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (29.03%) Perl
5 15 (24.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (16.13%) PHP
7 9 (14.52%) XAML
8 8 (12.90%) C++
8 8 (12.90%) Java
9 7 (11.29%) VB.NET
10 6 (9.68%) Ruby
10 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
10 6 (9.68%) Python
11 2 (3.23%) VB6
11 2 (3.23%) VBA
11 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) JBoss
3 4 (6.45%) ESRI
3 4 (6.45%) Google
3 4 (6.45%) Trapeze
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