The table below looks at the statistics for the Silverlight Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Silverlight Developer
Rank 884 823 789
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Silverlight Developer 15 50 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.047% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.050% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 83
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Silverlight Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Silverlight Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the UK.

Silverlight Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Silverlight Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -70 15 £45,000 -9.09% 4
London -16 8 £45,000 -8.16%
City of London -1 7 £45,000 -50.00%
Yorkshire -52 6 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
South East -32 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Silverlight Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (50.00%) WPF
6 14 (46.67%) WCF
6 14 (46.67%) Web Services
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (33.33%) Release Management
8 10 (33.33%) Retail
8 10 (33.33%) Subversion
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (33.33%) Advertising
8 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (30.00%) Android
9 9 (30.00%) Android Development
10 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.33%) MVC
11 4 (13.33%) HTML
11 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 3 (10.00%) CSS
12 3 (10.00%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) Front Office
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Silverlight Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Silverlight Developer in their job title 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 with Silverlight Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Advertising
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (50.00%) WPF
5 14 (46.67%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) WCF
6 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) CSS
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.33%) REST
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Release Management
1 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 9 (30.00%) Android Development
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) RAD
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Telerik