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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 519 395 262
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -133
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 411 759 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.65% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.62% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 348 691 1025
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -119 397 £49,750 +10.55% 58
London -37 174 £51,500 -6.36% 23
East of England -36 58 £55,000 +25.71% 5
South East -63 58 £50,000 +16.27% 8
West Midlands +5 44 £40,000 - 2
North West -16 32 £42,500 +21.42% 6
City of London +20 28 £51,500 -1.90% 5
Yorkshire -24 28 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Manchester +27 24 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Hertfordshire +6 23 £60,000 +71.42% 2
St Albans - 23 £60,000 - 2
Birmingham -2 21 £37,500 -9.63%
Bedfordshire -19 19 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +5 18 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Leeds 0 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Brighton +16 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Sussex +10 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Berkshire 0 15 £57,500 +57.53% 3
Bedford -9 12 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +2 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Bracknell +21 10 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Solihull 0 10 £40,000 +6.66%
North Yorkshire +12 9 £47,500 +18.75%
Coventry -4 9 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Wigan +11 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire -22 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Midlands -29 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Chiswick - 8 £37,500 -
Suffolk -5 7 £47,500 +18.75%
York +7 6 £47,500 +18.75%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 828 (91.09%) .NET
2 822 (90.43%) C#
3 648 (71.29%) ASP.NET
4 622 (68.43%) SQL Server
5 527 (57.98%) WPF
6 493 (54.24%) HTML
7 488 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
8 477 (52.48%) WCF
8 477 (52.48%) MVC
9 449 (49.39%) JavaScript
10 389 (42.79%) SQL
11 380 (41.80%) Microsoft
12 378 (41.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 348 (38.28%) CSS
14 347 (38.17%) TDD
15 302 (33.22%) Scrum
16 289 (31.79%) HTML5
17 277 (30.47%) Ajax
18 265 (29.15%) Windows
19 227 (24.97%) .NET Framework
20 220 (24.20%) XML
21 217 (23.87%) NUnit
22 214 (23.54%) LINQ
23 205 (22.55%) SharePoint
24 190 (20.90%) jQuery
25 188 (20.68%) NHibernate
25 188 (20.68%) VB.NET
26 184 (20.24%) Web Services
27 181 (19.91%) T-SQL
28 173 (19.03%) WinForms

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 205 (22.55%) SharePoint
2 49 (5.39%) IIS
3 38 (4.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 38 (4.18%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (1.76%) Drupal
7 14 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.43%) CMS
9 12 (1.32%) SharePoint Foundation
10 7 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.44%) JBoss
14 3 (0.33%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.33%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 157 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.39%) MS Office
3 36 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.21%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.88%) Mingle
6 6 (0.66%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.66%) Sage CRM
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.65%) Office 365
3 8 (0.88%) SaaS
4 7 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.44%) GitHub
7 3 (0.33%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.22%) Scribe Online
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.27%) Internet
2 28 (3.08%) DNS
3 21 (2.31%) HTTP
4 10 (1.10%) OSPF
4 10 (1.10%) BGP
5 9 (0.99%) VoIP
6 8 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.88%) Broadband
7 6 (0.66%) RTP
8 4 (0.44%) Multicast
8 4 (0.44%) Firewall
8 4 (0.44%) SMTP
8 4 (0.44%) DHCP
9 2 (0.22%) SWIFTNet
9 2 (0.22%) UMTS
9 2 (0.22%) GPRS
10 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.11%) SSL
10 1 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (68.43%) SQL Server
2 101 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (2.64%) MySQL
8 18 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (1.65%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.88%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.88%) Big Data
15 8 (0.88%) RavenDB
15 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 217 (23.87%) NUnit
2 168 (18.48%) Subversion
3 166 (18.26%) Visual Studio
4 147 (16.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 140 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 69 (7.59%) Moq
7 49 (5.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 49 (5.39%) TeamCity
8 39 (4.29%) Selenium
9 30 (3.30%) MSTest
10 17 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (1.65%) Git (software)
11 15 (1.65%) CruiseControl
12 9 (0.99%) MSI
12 9 (0.99%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.66%) WiX
13 6 (0.66%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.66%) AccuRev
14 4 (0.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 122 (13.42%) Finance
2 55 (6.05%) Games
3 46 (5.06%) Banking
4 44 (4.84%) Retail
5 35 (3.85%) Publishing
6 32 (3.52%) Advertising
7 28 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.53%) Music Industry
9 19 (2.09%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.98%) Back Office
11 12 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.32%) Front Office
12 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.66%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.66%) Legal
14 5 (0.55%) Law
14 5 (0.55%) Marketing
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 699 (76.90%) Developer
2 379 (41.69%) .NET Developer
3 353 (38.83%) C# Developer
4 223 (24.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (13.97%) Senior Developer
6 123 (13.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 104 (11.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 101 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 76 (8.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 76 (8.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 55 (6.05%) Agile .NET Developer
11 54 (5.94%) Software Engineer
11 54 (5.94%) Web Developer
12 51 (5.61%) Programmer
13 47 (5.17%) Agile C# Developer
13 47 (5.17%) Architect
14 46 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
15 43 (4.73%) Analyst
16 41 (4.51%) C# Web Developer
17 40 (4.40%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 828 (91.09%) .NET
2 648 (71.29%) ASP.NET
3 527 (57.98%) WPF
4 493 (54.24%) HTML
5 477 (52.48%) WCF
6 378 (41.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 348 (38.28%) CSS
8 289 (31.79%) HTML5
9 277 (30.47%) Ajax
10 227 (24.97%) .NET Framework
11 220 (24.20%) XML
12 214 (23.54%) LINQ
13 190 (20.90%) jQuery
14 188 (20.68%) NHibernate
15 184 (20.24%) Web Services
16 173 (19.03%) WinForms
17 98 (10.78%) Entity Framework
18 96 (10.56%) MonoRail
18 96 (10.56%) Castle Windsor
19 94 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (4.73%) Computer Science
2 34 (3.74%) Client/Server
3 31 (3.41%) Kindle
4 28 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 25 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.75%) Open Source
6 24 (2.64%) DTV
7 22 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.98%) Over-the-Top Content
10 16 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.65%) User Experience
12 11 (1.21%) Derivative
13 10 (1.10%) IPTV
13 10 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (1.10%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.10%) Equities
14 9 (0.99%) GIS
14 9 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 265 (29.15%) Windows
2 62 (6.82%) Android
3 42 (4.62%) Linux
4 21 (2.31%) UNIX
5 16 (1.76%) Windows Phone
6 14 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.99%) Windows Phone 7
8 8 (0.88%) CentOS
9 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.44%) BlackBerry OS
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.33%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
2 477 (52.48%) MVC
3 347 (38.17%) TDD
4 302 (33.22%) Scrum
5 169 (18.59%) Web Application Development
6 151 (16.61%) Software Engineering
7 101 (11.11%) OO
8 97 (10.67%) Web Development
9 88 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 88 (9.68%) MVVM
10 76 (8.36%) SOA
11 68 (7.48%) BDD
11 68 (7.48%) UML
12 65 (7.15%) Mobile Development
13 61 (6.71%) Multithreading
14 59 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (6.27%) Kanban
16 56 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (5.72%) CRM
18 51 (5.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 822 (90.43%) C#
2 449 (49.39%) JavaScript
3 389 (42.79%) SQL
4 188 (20.68%) VB.NET
5 181 (19.91%) T-SQL
6 78 (8.58%) VB
7 61 (6.71%) Java
8 49 (5.39%) PL/SQL
9 45 (4.95%) C++
10 43 (4.73%) XAML
11 35 (3.85%) Objective-C
12 33 (3.63%) C
13 31 (3.41%) PHP
14 29 (3.19%) Python
15 26 (2.86%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.76%) XQuery
17 13 (1.43%) VB6
18 11 (1.21%) XPath
19 10 (1.10%) Perl
20 8 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 148 (16.28%) Degree
2 50 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.09%) MCSD
4 12 (1.32%) MCITP
5 11 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.99%) HND
6 9 (0.99%) MCTS
7 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.88%) MCP
7 8 (0.88%) MCSE
7 8 (0.88%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.55%) PhD
9 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) HNC
11 1 (0.11%) MCAD
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.93%) QA
2 36 (3.96%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.44%) EMIR
4 4 (0.44%) COBIT
4 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.11%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (0.66%) MOM
3 5 (0.55%) MIIS
4 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.22%) Control-M
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 380 (41.80%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.25%) Oracle
3 11 (1.21%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.10%) Akamai
4 10 (1.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 9 (0.99%) Apple
6 8 (0.88%) Sage
7 6 (0.66%) Hitachi
8 5 (0.55%) Adobe
8 5 (0.55%) VMware
8 5 (0.55%) Telerik
9 4 (0.44%) Sencha
9 4 (0.44%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.44%) QNX
9 4 (0.44%) Citrix
9 4 (0.44%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.33%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.22%) Tableau
11 2 (0.22%) Caplin
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45K + benefits + flexible workin
Posted: 9 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago