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 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
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 421 293 240
Rank change year-on-year
-128 -53
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 641 957 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.90% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 2.28% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 572 863 1199
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 29 August 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 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
(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 -132 610 £45,000 -5.26% 67
London -134 233 £55,000 - 23
East of England -44 81 £45,000 - 5
South East -55 70 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire -18 69 £40,000 +66.66% 13
City of London -34 60 £52,500 -12.50% 5
West Midlands 0 57 £47,500 +72.72% 5
North West -3 38 £35,000 - 6
West Yorkshire -6 33 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Hertfordshire -10 32 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Midlands -31 32 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Birmingham +16 31 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Bedfordshire -13 31 £45,000 - 3
South West -48 31 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Leeds -3 26 £42,500 - 9
Bedford -14 26 £45,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +2 23 £41,250 -3.50% 2
Brighton -34 16 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East Sussex -39 16 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hoddesdon - 16 £45,000 -
Bristol -14 15 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Scotland -10 14 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Manchester -12 14 £35,000 - 5
Solihull +8 13 £45,000 +57.89%
Essex +1 13 £33,500 -25.55%
Sheffield -5 13 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Berkshire -7 13 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North Yorkshire -21 12 £32,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 12 £35,000 -
Belfast +4 11 £33,000 +1.53%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1276 (92.00%) .NET
2 1272 (91.71%) C#
3 984 (70.94%) SQL Server
4 887 (63.95%) ASP.NET
5 832 (59.99%) WPF
6 747 (53.86%) WCF
7 636 (45.85%) JavaScript
8 635 (45.78%) HTML
9 598 (43.11%) Microsoft
10 541 (39.01%) MVC
11 531 (38.28%) CSS
12 509 (36.70%) SQL
13 448 (32.30%) Windows
14 395 (28.48%) TDD
15 394 (28.41%) .NET Framework
16 389 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 365 (26.32%) Scrum
18 351 (25.31%) HTML5
19 334 (24.08%) XML
20 317 (22.86%) Web Services
21 296 (21.34%) LINQ
22 283 (20.40%) Ajax
23 263 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
24 262 (18.89%) SQL Server 2008
25 260 (18.75%) NUnit
26 259 (18.67%) Visual Studio
27 257 (18.53%) SharePoint
28 255 (18.39%) T-SQL
29 251 (18.10%) jQuery
30 236 (17.02%) Subversion

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 257 (18.53%) SharePoint
2 101 (7.28%) IIS
3 82 (5.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 68 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 42 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (2.09%) Adobe CQ
7 24 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
8 21 (1.51%) Node.js
9 18 (1.30%) Apache
10 11 (0.79%) ArcGIS
11 10 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.72%) ColdFusion
12 9 (0.65%) Drupal
13 8 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
14 7 (0.50%) CMS
15 6 (0.43%) Lync
15 6 (0.43%) SharePoint Foundation
16 4 (0.29%) LiveCycle
16 4 (0.29%) Joomla!
17 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 210 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.16%) MS Office
3 19 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.65%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.50%) Mingle
7 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 98 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.43%) Pivotal CRM
4 3 (0.22%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.14%) Line 500
6 1 (0.072%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.072%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.072%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.08%) SaaS
3 7 (0.50%) GitHub
4 5 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.89%) Internet
2 39 (2.81%) Intranet
3 11 (0.79%) Firewall
4 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.58%) VoIP
5 8 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (0.43%) FTP
6 6 (0.43%) HTTP
7 5 (0.36%) Extranet
8 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.14%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) UMTS
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) DHCP
9 2 (0.14%) GPRS
9 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.14%) Network Security
10 1 (0.072%) Wireless
10 1 (0.072%) LAN
10 1 (0.072%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 984 (70.94%) SQL Server
2 262 (18.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (12.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 132 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 66 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 45 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
8 44 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 41 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.87%) RavenDB
12 23 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 21 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.44%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (1.30%) CouchDB
18 17 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
19 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 260 (18.75%) NUnit
2 259 (18.67%) Visual Studio
3 236 (17.02%) Subversion
4 200 (14.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 148 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 109 (7.86%) Moq
7 57 (4.11%) TeamCity
8 48 (3.46%) Git (software)
9 35 (2.52%) MSTest
10 22 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.51%) JIRA
12 19 (1.37%) MSBuild
13 18 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 18 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 18 (1.30%) Ant
14 12 (0.87%) Selenium
14 12 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
16 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 229 (16.51%) Finance
2 96 (6.92%) Banking
3 89 (6.42%) Retail
4 70 (5.05%) Games
5 45 (3.24%) Front Office
6 41 (2.96%) Advertising
7 29 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.02%) Legal
9 24 (1.73%) Music Industry
10 19 (1.37%) Marketing
11 18 (1.30%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.94%) Law
14 5 (0.36%) Back Office
15 4 (0.29%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.14%) German Language
17 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.072%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1144 (82.48%) Developer
2 558 (40.23%) C# Developer
3 495 (35.69%) .NET Developer
4 389 (28.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 262 (18.89%) Senior Developer
6 153 (11.03%) Software Developer
7 152 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 115 (8.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 115 (8.29%) Senior C# Developer
9 112 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 77 (5.55%) Software Engineer
11 58 (4.18%) Web Developer
11 58 (4.18%) Architect
12 55 (3.97%) Agile .NET Developer
13 49 (3.53%) Applications Developer
14 47 (3.39%) Agile C# Developer
15 46 (3.32%) Programmer
16 44 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
17 43 (3.10%) CRM Developer
18 41 (2.96%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1276 (92.00%) .NET
2 887 (63.95%) ASP.NET
3 832 (59.99%) WPF
4 747 (53.86%) WCF
5 635 (45.78%) HTML
6 531 (38.28%) CSS
7 394 (28.41%) .NET Framework
8 389 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 351 (25.31%) HTML5
10 334 (24.08%) XML
11 317 (22.86%) Web Services
12 296 (21.34%) LINQ
13 283 (20.40%) Ajax
14 251 (18.10%) jQuery
15 235 (16.94%) NHibernate
16 233 (16.80%) WinForms
17 171 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 152 (10.96%) Razor View Engine
19 135 (9.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 119 (8.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.63%) Computer Science
2 79 (5.70%) N-Tier
3 60 (4.33%) Open Source
4 42 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 42 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (2.45%) GIS
6 33 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 32 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (1.73%) DTV
10 21 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.23%) iPhone
13 10 (0.72%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.65%) RIA
14 9 (0.65%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.58%) Physics
16 7 (0.50%) Derivative
16 7 (0.50%) Social Media
16 7 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 448 (32.30%) Windows
2 130 (9.37%) Android
3 63 (4.54%) Apple iOS
4 36 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.45%) Linux
6 32 (2.31%) Windows Phone
7 30 (2.16%) Windows 8
8 18 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (0.79%) UNIX
10 10 (0.72%) Solaris
10 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
12 7 (0.50%) BlackBerry OS
12 7 (0.50%) CentOS
12 7 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (39.01%) MVC
2 395 (28.48%) TDD
3 365 (26.32%) Scrum
4 263 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (15.79%) Web Application Development
6 212 (15.28%) Software Engineering
7 198 (14.28%) OO
8 136 (9.81%) MVVM
9 121 (8.72%) Kanban
9 121 (8.72%) CRM
10 111 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 110 (7.93%) BDD
12 94 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 89 (6.42%) OOP
14 88 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (6.27%) Multithreading
16 83 (5.98%) Web Development
17 81 (5.84%) Android Development
18 68 (4.90%) SOA
19 62 (4.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1272 (91.71%) C#
2 636 (45.85%) JavaScript
3 509 (36.70%) SQL
4 255 (18.39%) T-SQL
5 189 (13.63%) VB.NET
6 141 (10.17%) Java
7 98 (7.07%) VB
8 94 (6.78%) XAML
9 64 (4.61%) C++
10 44 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 34 (2.45%) Objective-C
12 32 (2.31%) VB6
13 27 (1.95%) XPath
13 27 (1.95%) PHP
14 21 (1.51%) C
15 20 (1.44%) Ruby
16 19 (1.37%) ActionScript
17 18 (1.30%) ActionScript 3.0
18 15 (1.08%) F#
19 14 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 208 (15.00%) Degree
2 180 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (6.99%) MCSD
4 95 (6.85%) MCP
5 93 (6.71%) MCTS
6 86 (6.20%) MCAD
7 48 (3.46%) Security Cleared
8 27 (1.95%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.94%) MCITP
10 12 (0.87%) MCSE
11 10 (0.72%) PhD
12 5 (0.36%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.29%) ISEB
14 3 (0.22%) HNC
14 3 (0.22%) HND
15 1 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.072%) MBCS
15 1 (0.072%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.53%) QA
2 17 (1.23%) SLA
3 8 (0.58%) WAI
3 8 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) COBIT
4 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.072%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.15%) Puppet
3 12 (0.87%) MOM
4 7 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.14%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 598 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 94 (6.78%) Oracle
3 30 (2.16%) Adobe
4 23 (1.66%) VMware
5 18 (1.30%) Sencha
5 18 (1.30%) Appcelerator
6 16 (1.15%) ESRI
7 10 (0.72%) Apple
8 9 (0.65%) Google
9 8 (0.58%) Telerik
10 7 (0.50%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.43%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.29%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.29%) Trapeze
13 3 (0.22%) Zend
13 3 (0.22%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.22%) Twitter
13 3 (0.22%) Sage
13 3 (0.22%) Infragistics
14 2 (0.14%) TIBCO
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago