The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 458 362 240
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -122
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 508 752 1291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.72% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.76% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 454 613 1162
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39076 42615 46653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.06% 41.00% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33714 35622 41545
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 2015 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 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
England -105 478 £45,000 +5.88% 75
London -89 174 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Yorkshire +35 93 £35,000 - 10
East of England -31 70 £60,000 +26.31% 9
West Yorkshire +36 69 £35,000 +20.68% 6
Leeds +51 58 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South East -72 36 £37,500 - 10
Bedfordshire -7 34 £62,500 +31.57% 3
North West -34 31 £46,250 +23.33% 7
Bedford +12 29 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South West +4 29 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Manchester -5 29 £47,500 +9.19% 6
City of London -62 28 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East Midlands -51 23 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -24 22 £37,500 -8.53% 1
South Yorkshire +9 18 £30,000 -20.00% 3
East Sussex -5 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Brighton -9 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Norfolk +6 17 £44,000 +17.33% 4
Scotland +13 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Sheffield +1 16 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -18 16 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Norwich +8 15 £44,000 +17.33% 4
St Albans - 15 £60,000 - 2
Wigan -2 13 - - 2
Bristol +7 12 £38,000 +43.39% 5
Nottinghamshire 0 12 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Nottingham -4 12 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Edinburgh +11 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Solihull +4 9 £35,000 +7.69%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1020 (91.97%) .NET
2 1012 (91.25%) C#
3 748 (67.45%) ASP.NET
4 739 (66.64%) SQL Server
5 693 (62.49%) WPF
6 592 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
7 588 (53.02%) WCF
8 583 (52.57%) JavaScript
9 578 (52.12%) HTML
10 559 (50.41%) MVC
11 446 (40.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 438 (39.50%) CSS
13 431 (38.86%) Microsoft
14 418 (37.69%) Scrum
15 400 (36.07%) SQL
16 363 (32.73%) TDD
17 342 (30.84%) Windows
18 317 (28.58%) HTML5
19 307 (27.68%) Ajax
20 266 (23.99%) .NET Framework
21 251 (22.63%) LINQ
22 243 (21.91%) XML
23 234 (21.10%) jQuery
24 232 (20.92%) WinForms
25 230 (20.74%) Web Services
26 227 (20.47%) T-SQL
27 219 (19.75%) NUnit
28 209 (18.85%) Visual Studio
29 204 (18.39%) SharePoint
30 200 (18.03%) VB.NET

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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
1 204 (18.39%) SharePoint
2 58 (5.23%) IIS
3 46 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 40 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 33 (2.98%) SharePoint Server
7 17 (1.53%) CMS
8 12 (1.08%) SharePoint Foundation
9 9 (0.81%) Node.js
9 9 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.63%) Apache
11 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.45%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.36%) Confluence
14 3 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.18%) Lync
15 2 (0.18%) DNN
15 2 (0.18%) Drupal
16 1 (0.090%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 132 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.33%) MS Office
3 20 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 51 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) Line 500
3 4 (0.36%) Magento
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.18%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.99%) SaaS
3 7 (0.63%) Office 365
4 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.61%) Internet
2 15 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.72%) VoIP
4 6 (0.54%) DNS
4 6 (0.54%) Intranet
5 5 (0.45%) Firewall
5 5 (0.45%) HTTP
6 4 (0.36%) SMTP
6 4 (0.36%) DHCP
6 4 (0.36%) RTP
6 4 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.27%) DMZ
8 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.18%) Extranet
8 2 (0.18%) OSPF
8 2 (0.18%) BGP
9 1 (0.090%) LDAP
9 1 (0.090%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.090%) FTP
9 1 (0.090%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 739 (66.64%) SQL Server
2 182 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (4.15%) Oracle Database
8 43 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 43 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 25 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
10 21 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.71%) MySQL
12 17 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (1.26%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (0.63%) MongoDB
17 7 (0.63%) Big Data
18 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 219 (19.75%) NUnit
2 209 (18.85%) Visual Studio
3 189 (17.04%) Subversion
4 173 (15.60%) Rhino Mocks
5 141 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 87 (7.84%) Moq
7 52 (4.69%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.89%) Git (software)
9 30 (2.71%) JIRA
10 28 (2.52%) Selenium
10 28 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 25 (2.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 25 (2.25%) MSBuild
11 25 (2.25%) Ant
12 24 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (1.35%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.90%) MSTest
16 7 (0.63%) LLBLGen Pro
16 7 (0.63%) NetAdvantage
General
1 146 (13.17%) Finance
2 106 (9.56%) Retail
3 64 (5.77%) Games
4 58 (5.23%) Banking
5 54 (4.87%) Advertising
6 35 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.16%) Music Industry
8 19 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.71%) Front Office
9 16 (1.44%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.08%) Publishing
11 12 (1.08%) Back Office
12 9 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.72%) Law
14 6 (0.54%) Legal
15 3 (0.27%) Electronics
16 2 (0.18%) Marketing
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 871 (78.54%) Developer
2 431 (38.86%) C# Developer
3 412 (37.15%) .NET Developer
4 297 (26.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 187 (16.86%) Senior Developer
6 146 (13.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 144 (12.98%) Software Developer
8 107 (9.65%) Senior C# Developer
9 99 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 80 (7.21%) Software Engineer
11 75 (6.76%) Applications Developer
12 73 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 64 (5.77%) Web Developer
13 64 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
14 61 (5.50%) Agile C# Developer
15 54 (4.87%) Architect
16 50 (4.51%) Programmer
17 48 (4.33%) Agile .NET Developer
18 45 (4.06%) C# Web Developer
19 42 (3.79%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1020 (91.97%) .NET
2 748 (67.45%) ASP.NET
3 693 (62.49%) WPF
4 588 (53.02%) WCF
5 578 (52.12%) HTML
6 446 (40.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 438 (39.50%) CSS
8 317 (28.58%) HTML5
9 307 (27.68%) Ajax
10 266 (23.99%) .NET Framework
11 251 (22.63%) LINQ
12 243 (21.91%) XML
13 234 (21.10%) jQuery
14 232 (20.92%) WinForms
15 230 (20.74%) Web Services
16 184 (16.59%) NHibernate
17 111 (10.01%) Castle Windsor
18 98 (8.84%) MonoRail
19 96 (8.66%) AngularJS
20 87 (7.84%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.48%) N-Tier
2 54 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.34%) Mobile App
5 36 (3.25%) User Experience
5 36 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 33 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.61%) Blackberry
8 25 (2.25%) DTV
9 18 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (1.26%) iPhone
11 14 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (1.17%) MPEG
13 11 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.99%) Kindle
14 10 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.72%) Derivative
15 8 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 342 (30.84%) Windows
2 123 (11.09%) Android
3 47 (4.24%) Linux
4 34 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.43%) Windows 8
6 13 (1.17%) Windows Phone
7 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.99%) UNIX
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.36%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.27%) CentOS
11 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (50.41%) MVC
3 418 (37.69%) Scrum
4 363 (32.73%) TDD
5 185 (16.68%) Web Application Development
6 175 (15.78%) Software Engineering
7 159 (14.34%) OO
8 93 (8.39%) Android Development
8 93 (8.39%) Unit Testing
9 91 (8.21%) Multithreading
10 89 (8.03%) E-Commerce
11 82 (7.39%) Web Development
11 82 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 78 (7.03%) SOA
13 76 (6.85%) OOP
13 76 (6.85%) OOD
13 76 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (6.76%) MVVM
15 72 (6.49%) BDD
16 71 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1012 (91.25%) C#
2 583 (52.57%) JavaScript
3 400 (36.07%) SQL
4 227 (20.47%) T-SQL
5 200 (18.03%) VB.NET
6 109 (9.83%) VB
7 91 (8.21%) Java
8 74 (6.67%) XAML
9 62 (5.59%) C++
10 44 (3.97%) Objective-C
11 39 (3.52%) XPath
12 35 (3.16%) C
13 34 (3.07%) VB6
14 29 (2.61%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.25%) PHP
15 25 (2.25%) ActionScript
15 25 (2.25%) ActionScript 3.0
16 16 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.26%) Python
18 12 (1.08%) F#
Qualifications
1 140 (12.62%) Degree
2 76 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.90%) MCSD
7 7 (0.63%) MCP
7 7 (0.63%) PhD
8 5 (0.45%) MCITP
8 5 (0.45%) MCSE
8 5 (0.45%) MCDBA
9 4 (0.36%) MCTS
10 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.27%) ISEB
10 3 (0.27%) HNC
10 3 (0.27%) HND
11 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.090%) MCPD
12 1 (0.090%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.88%) QA
2 19 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 4 (0.36%) COBIT
5 3 (0.27%) WAI
6 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.090%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.62%) MOM
2 3 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.090%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.090%) Puppet
3 1 (0.090%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.090%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 431 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.29%) Oracle
3 29 (2.61%) Sencha
4 25 (2.25%) Appcelerator
5 17 (1.53%) VMware
6 15 (1.35%) DevExpress
7 14 (1.26%) Sage
8 11 (0.99%) Infragistics
8 11 (0.99%) AccuRev
9 8 (0.72%) Hitachi
10 6 (0.54%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.54%) Google
11 5 (0.45%) LexisNexis
11 5 (0.45%) Sybase
12 4 (0.36%) QNX
12 4 (0.36%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.36%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.36%) Red Gate
13 3 (0.27%) Telerik
13 3 (0.27%) Remedy
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Energon People
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: £58,578 pa plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c65-75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance, PHI)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance, PHI)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago