The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 11 July 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 403 278 228
Rank change year-on-year
-125 -50
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 684 1015 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.93% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 2.34% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 617 922 1284
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45536 43438 48308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.04% 39.82% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38815 37807 42883
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Salary Trend

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in the UK

Silverlight
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in the UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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
England -125 641 £45,000 - 83
London -150 240 £55,000 - 31
South East -47 98 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England -38 96 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire -17 62 £40,000 +23.07% 13
West Midlands -16 50 £40,000 +6.66% 8
City of London -47 40 £50,000 -15.25% 11
Bedfordshire -9 39 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East Midlands -43 39 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Bedford -4 36 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +1 33 £35,000 -5.40% 7
West Yorkshire -15 29 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Kent -5 28 £45,000 -14.28%
Leeds -22 27 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Stansted - 25 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -15 22 £47,500 -20.83% 4
South West -40 22 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Birmingham +8 21 £40,000 -10.11% 2
Scotland -3 20 £42,500 +6.25%
Solihull - 20 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +6 18 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Sheffield +9 16 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Essex -26 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -25 15 £57,500 +27.77%
East Sussex -30 15 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Brighton -32 15 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Derbyshire +3 14 £50,000 +47.05%
Manchester -6 14 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Derby - 14 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 14 £40,000 - 2

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1384 (92.14%) C#
2 1376 (91.61%) .NET
3 1041 (69.31%) SQL Server
4 968 (64.45%) ASP.NET
5 942 (62.72%) WPF
6 812 (54.06%) WCF
7 695 (46.27%) HTML
8 677 (45.07%) Microsoft
9 666 (44.34%) JavaScript
10 585 (38.95%) SQL
11 551 (36.68%) CSS
12 544 (36.22%) MVC
13 465 (30.96%) Windows
14 447 (29.76%) .NET Framework
15 421 (28.03%) TDD
16 406 (27.03%) HTML5
17 404 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 356 (23.70%) Scrum
19 353 (23.50%) Web Services
20 333 (22.17%) LINQ
21 329 (21.90%) XML
22 306 (20.37%) Ajax
23 295 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
24 285 (18.97%) T-SQL
25 277 (18.44%) NUnit
26 275 (18.31%) Visual Studio
27 272 (18.11%) WinForms
28 266 (17.71%) jQuery
29 265 (17.64%) SQL Server 2008
30 264 (17.58%) MS Excel

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 263 (17.51%) SharePoint
2 111 (7.39%) IIS
3 80 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 75 (4.99%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 31 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
8 24 (1.60%) Apache
9 16 (1.07%) CMS
10 15 (1.00%) Drupal
10 15 (1.00%) Node.js
11 14 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.87%) ArcGIS
13 10 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
14 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.27%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.27%) Lync
15 4 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
15 4 (0.27%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 264 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.60%) MS Office
3 16 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.60%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.27%) Mingle
8 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 101 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.53%) Pivotal CRM
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.20%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.067%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.067%) Line 500
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.067%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.26%) SaaS
3 9 (0.60%) GitHub
4 4 (0.27%) Office 365
5 3 (0.20%) IaaS
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.33%) Internet
2 37 (2.46%) Intranet
3 8 (0.53%) Firewall
4 7 (0.47%) DNS
4 7 (0.47%) DHCP
5 6 (0.40%) LDAP
5 6 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.33%) HTTP
7 4 (0.27%) VoIP
7 4 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.20%) GPRS
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) UMTS
8 3 (0.20%) Extranet
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.13%) Network Security
10 1 (0.067%) Wireless
10 1 (0.067%) VPN
10 1 (0.067%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1041 (69.31%) SQL Server
2 265 (17.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 199 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 152 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 65 (4.33%) Relational Database
7 61 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
9 45 (3.00%) NoSQL
10 38 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
12 29 (1.93%) MongoDB
13 28 (1.86%) RavenDB
14 27 (1.80%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.60%) MySQL
16 23 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (1.53%) CouchDB
17 22 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
19 16 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 277 (18.44%) NUnit
2 275 (18.31%) Visual Studio
3 237 (15.78%) Subversion
4 214 (14.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 161 (10.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 115 (7.66%) Moq
7 51 (3.40%) TeamCity
8 48 (3.20%) MSTest
9 43 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 32 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 22 (1.46%) MSBuild
12 21 (1.40%) Jenkins
13 15 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 13 (0.87%) NuGet
15 12 (0.80%) Selenium
16 11 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
17 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (0.67%) Mercurial
17 10 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
18 8 (0.53%) ReSharper
General
1 249 (16.58%) Finance
2 108 (7.19%) Banking
3 71 (4.73%) Games
4 62 (4.13%) Retail
5 51 (3.40%) Front Office
6 33 (2.20%) Advertising
7 31 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.73%) Music Industry
8 26 (1.73%) Legal
9 24 (1.60%) Marketing
10 20 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.20%) Back Office
12 14 (0.93%) Law
13 8 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.47%) Publishing
15 3 (0.20%) Electronics
16 1 (0.067%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.067%) Automotive
16 1 (0.067%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1237 (82.36%) Developer
2 605 (40.28%) C# Developer
3 595 (39.61%) .NET Developer
4 434 (28.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 295 (19.64%) Senior Developer
6 159 (10.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 158 (10.52%) Software Developer
8 140 (9.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 129 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 113 (7.52%) Senior C# Developer
11 93 (6.19%) Software Engineer
12 66 (4.39%) Architect
13 65 (4.33%) Web Developer
13 65 (4.33%) Agile .NET Developer
14 56 (3.73%) C# Software Developer
15 48 (3.20%) Programmer
16 47 (3.13%) Analyst
17 46 (3.06%) Agile C# Developer
18 45 (3.00%) C# Web Developer
19 44 (2.93%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1376 (91.61%) .NET
2 968 (64.45%) ASP.NET
3 942 (62.72%) WPF
4 812 (54.06%) WCF
5 695 (46.27%) HTML
6 551 (36.68%) CSS
7 447 (29.76%) .NET Framework
8 406 (27.03%) HTML5
9 404 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 353 (23.50%) Web Services
11 333 (22.17%) LINQ
12 329 (21.90%) XML
13 306 (20.37%) Ajax
14 272 (18.11%) WinForms
15 266 (17.71%) jQuery
16 250 (16.64%) NHibernate
17 235 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 216 (14.38%) Razor View Engine
19 154 (10.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 125 (8.32%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 70 (4.66%) Open Source
3 63 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (4.06%) N-Tier
5 47 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 36 (2.40%) GIS
7 28 (1.86%) DTV
8 26 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
10 19 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.20%) Xbox
11 18 (1.20%) RIA
12 17 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.80%) Physics
14 12 (0.80%) Equities
15 11 (0.73%) iPhone
16 7 (0.47%) Social Media
16 7 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 465 (30.96%) Windows
2 117 (7.79%) Android
3 61 (4.06%) Apple iOS
4 40 (2.66%) Windows Phone
5 31 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.80%) Linux
7 17 (1.13%) Windows Phone 8
8 14 (0.93%) BlackBerry OS
9 13 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
12 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.27%) CentOS
13 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.27%) Solaris
13 4 (0.27%) UNIX
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.20%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (36.22%) MVC
2 421 (28.03%) TDD
3 356 (23.70%) Scrum
4 295 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (16.25%) Software Engineering
6 230 (15.31%) Web Application Development
7 219 (14.58%) OO
8 159 (10.59%) MVVM
9 126 (8.39%) BDD
10 124 (8.26%) CRM
11 119 (7.92%) Kanban
12 111 (7.39%) Unit Testing
13 101 (6.72%) Web Development
14 87 (5.79%) Multithreading
15 84 (5.59%) OOP
16 71 (4.73%) E-Commerce
17 70 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
18 67 (4.46%) Configuration Management
18 67 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
19 61 (4.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1384 (92.14%) C#
2 666 (44.34%) JavaScript
3 585 (38.95%) SQL
4 285 (18.97%) T-SQL
5 196 (13.05%) VB.NET
6 154 (10.25%) Java
7 122 (8.12%) XAML
8 91 (6.06%) C++
9 87 (5.79%) VB
10 46 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 42 (2.80%) C
12 37 (2.46%) Objective-C
13 36 (2.40%) PHP
14 29 (1.93%) XPath
15 27 (1.80%) Ruby
16 20 (1.33%) VB6
17 14 (0.93%) F#
17 14 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.93%) Perl
18 12 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 224 (14.91%) Degree
2 210 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 137 (9.12%) MCP
3 137 (9.12%) MCSD
4 133 (8.85%) MCTS
5 129 (8.59%) MCAD
6 36 (2.40%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.00%) PhD
9 13 (0.87%) MCITP
10 8 (0.53%) MCSE
11 6 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.33%) ISEB
13 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.20%) HNC
13 3 (0.20%) HND
14 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.067%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.46%) QA
2 16 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.73%) SLA
4 6 (0.40%) WAI
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.067%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.20%) Puppet
3 13 (0.87%) MOM
4 4 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.067%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 677 (45.07%) Microsoft
2 105 (6.99%) Oracle
3 36 (2.40%) Adobe
4 31 (2.06%) VMware
5 25 (1.66%) Apple
5 25 (1.66%) Google
6 19 (1.26%) ESRI
7 6 (0.40%) Twitter
7 6 (0.40%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.33%) Facebook
8 5 (0.33%) Telerik
9 4 (0.27%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.27%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.27%) Trapeze
9 4 (0.27%) JBoss
9 4 (0.27%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.20%) Intel
10 3 (0.20%) Citrix
10 3 (0.20%) Zend
11 2 (0.13%) Sitecore
Belfast, County Antrim
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Incentive scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £34000 per annum + pension, healthcare, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday