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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 430 307 244
Rank change year-on-year
-123 -63
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 615 908 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.85% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 2.14% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 562 833 1201
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -113 590 £45,000 - 92
London -143 229 £55,000 +4.76% 31
East of England -37 81 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire +4 79 £40,000 +3.22% 20
City of London -10 63 £55,000 -8.33% 11
South East -59 58 £37,500 -21.05% 4
West Midlands +1 50 £60,000 +71.42% 8
West Yorkshire +6 45 £42,500 - 14
Bedfordshire -12 42 £45,000 - 1
Leeds +4 38 £42,500 - 12
North West -14 37 £35,000 - 12
Bedford -10 35 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +14 33 £60,000 +92.00% 2
South West -61 31 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Hertfordshire +5 29 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands -9 29 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South Yorkshire +8 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Scotland -5 15 £38,750 -22.50% 3
East Sussex -37 15 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Brighton -38 15 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Manchester -1 14 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Sheffield -10 14 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bristol -17 14 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Hoddesdon - 14 £46,250 -
Surrey 0 12 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Northamptonshire -21 12 £32,500 -23.52% 3
North Yorkshire -28 12 £32,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Wigan +3 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Milton Keynes +1 10 £32,500 -20.24% 1

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1227 (91.91%) .NET
2 1217 (91.16%) C#
3 931 (69.74%) SQL Server
4 852 (63.82%) ASP.NET
5 792 (59.33%) WPF
6 720 (53.93%) WCF
7 716 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
8 622 (46.59%) HTML
9 618 (46.29%) JavaScript
10 563 (42.17%) Microsoft
11 544 (40.75%) MVC
12 520 (38.95%) CSS
13 484 (36.25%) SQL
14 426 (31.91%) Windows
15 393 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 384 (28.76%) TDD
17 377 (28.24%) Scrum
18 374 (28.01%) .NET Framework
19 346 (25.92%) HTML5
20 314 (23.52%) XML
21 293 (21.95%) Web Services
22 291 (21.80%) LINQ
23 282 (21.12%) Ajax
24 259 (19.40%) NUnit
25 249 (18.65%) SQL Server 2008
26 246 (18.43%) T-SQL
27 242 (18.13%) jQuery
28 241 (18.05%) SharePoint
29 235 (17.60%) NHibernate
30 232 (17.38%) Subversion

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 241 (18.05%) SharePoint
2 99 (7.42%) IIS
3 82 (6.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 67 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
5 47 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (2.10%) Adobe CQ
7 24 (1.80%) Node.js
8 23 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (0.97%) Apache
10 11 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.82%) ColdFusion
11 8 (0.60%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.60%) CMS
12 6 (0.45%) Lync
12 6 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.30%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.30%) Drupal
14 4 (0.30%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 188 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.17%) MS Office
3 20 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.67%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.52%) Mingle
7 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 88 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.37%) Pivotal CRM
4 3 (0.22%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.15%) Line 500
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.075%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.075%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.97%) SaaS
3 5 (0.37%) Office 365
3 5 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.90%) Internet
2 38 (2.85%) Intranet
3 11 (0.82%) Firewall
4 8 (0.60%) VoIP
4 8 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (0.45%) FTP
6 5 (0.37%) HTTP
6 5 (0.37%) Extranet
7 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.15%) SSL
8 2 (0.15%) DNS
8 2 (0.15%) DHCP
8 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.075%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.075%) WAN
9 1 (0.075%) SMTP
9 1 (0.075%) SNMP
9 1 (0.075%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 931 (69.74%) SQL Server
2 249 (18.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 150 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 124 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
8 38 (2.85%) NoSQL
9 35 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (1.57%) RavenDB
14 17 (1.27%) MongoDB
15 16 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (1.05%) CouchDB
17 10 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 259 (19.40%) NUnit
2 232 (17.38%) Subversion
2 232 (17.38%) Visual Studio
3 205 (15.36%) Rhino Mocks
4 135 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 108 (8.09%) Moq
6 60 (4.49%) TeamCity
7 49 (3.67%) Git (software)
8 31 (2.32%) MSTest
9 28 (2.10%) JIRA
10 23 (1.72%) Ant
10 23 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 18 (1.35%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.27%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.20%) Selenium
14 15 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.82%) PowerBuilder
16 10 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 205 (15.36%) Finance
2 105 (7.87%) Retail
3 83 (6.22%) Banking
4 69 (5.17%) Games
5 49 (3.67%) Advertising
6 39 (2.92%) Front Office
7 27 (2.02%) Legal
8 25 (1.87%) Music Industry
9 22 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.05%) Marketing
13 13 (0.97%) Law
14 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.30%) Back Office
15 4 (0.30%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.15%) German Language
18 1 (0.075%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1106 (82.85%) Developer
2 544 (40.75%) C# Developer
3 473 (35.43%) .NET Developer
4 377 (28.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 249 (18.65%) Senior Developer
6 155 (11.61%) Software Developer
7 150 (11.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 115 (8.61%) Senior C# Developer
9 110 (8.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 107 (8.01%) ASP.NET Developer
11 78 (5.84%) Software Engineer
12 58 (4.34%) Applications Developer
13 57 (4.27%) Web Developer
14 56 (4.19%) Architect
15 53 (3.97%) Agile .NET Developer
16 47 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
17 46 (3.45%) Programmer
18 45 (3.37%) Agile C# Developer
19 43 (3.22%) CRM Developer
20 39 (2.92%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1227 (91.91%) .NET
2 852 (63.82%) ASP.NET
3 792 (59.33%) WPF
4 720 (53.93%) WCF
5 622 (46.59%) HTML
6 520 (38.95%) CSS
7 393 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 374 (28.01%) .NET Framework
9 346 (25.92%) HTML5
10 314 (23.52%) XML
11 293 (21.95%) Web Services
12 291 (21.80%) LINQ
13 282 (21.12%) Ajax
14 242 (18.13%) jQuery
15 235 (17.60%) NHibernate
16 225 (16.85%) WinForms
17 146 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 134 (10.04%) Razor View Engine
19 130 (9.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 125 (9.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 77 (5.77%) N-Tier
3 59 (4.42%) User Experience
4 48 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.45%) Open Source
6 40 (3.00%) Client/Server
7 34 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 34 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 27 (2.02%) GIS
10 25 (1.87%) DTV
10 25 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.35%) iPhone
13 12 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.67%) RIA
15 8 (0.60%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.60%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 426 (31.91%) Windows
2 135 (10.11%) Android
3 63 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 37 (2.77%) Linux
5 34 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.55%) Windows 8
6 22 (1.65%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
8 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.82%) UNIX
9 10 (0.75%) Solaris
10 7 (0.52%) CentOS
11 5 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
12 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (40.75%) MVC
3 384 (28.76%) TDD
4 377 (28.24%) Scrum
5 220 (16.48%) Web Application Development
6 192 (14.38%) Software Engineering
7 186 (13.93%) OO
8 120 (8.99%) MVVM
9 119 (8.91%) Kanban
10 108 (8.09%) BDD
10 108 (8.09%) CRM
11 101 (7.57%) Unit Testing
12 99 (7.42%) E-Commerce
13 95 (7.12%) Mentoring
14 90 (6.74%) Android Development
15 83 (6.22%) OOP
16 81 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
17 80 (5.99%) Multithreading
18 79 (5.92%) Web Development
19 71 (5.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1217 (91.16%) C#
2 618 (46.29%) JavaScript
3 484 (36.25%) SQL
4 246 (18.43%) T-SQL
5 190 (14.23%) VB.NET
6 132 (9.89%) Java
7 99 (7.42%) VB
8 79 (5.92%) XAML
9 54 (4.04%) C++
10 40 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 36 (2.70%) Objective-C
12 28 (2.10%) VB6
12 28 (2.10%) XPath
13 24 (1.80%) ActionScript
14 23 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
15 20 (1.50%) PHP
16 19 (1.42%) C
17 16 (1.20%) Ruby
18 14 (1.05%) F#
19 12 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 185 (13.86%) Degree
2 165 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (6.37%) MCSD
4 81 (6.07%) MCP
4 81 (6.07%) MCTS
5 74 (5.54%) MCAD
6 41 (3.07%) Security Cleared
7 30 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.75%) MCSE
9 8 (0.60%) PhD
10 7 (0.52%) MCITP
11 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.22%) HNC
12 3 (0.22%) HND
13 2 (0.15%) ISEB
13 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.075%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.45%) QA
2 17 (1.27%) SLA
3 8 (0.60%) WAI
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.075%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.05%) MOM
3 12 (0.90%) Puppet
4 7 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.15%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 563 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.04%) Oracle
3 24 (1.80%) Adobe
3 24 (1.80%) VMware
4 23 (1.72%) Sencha
4 23 (1.72%) Appcelerator
5 13 (0.97%) DevExpress
6 10 (0.75%) ESRI
7 7 (0.52%) Telerik
7 7 (0.52%) Google
8 6 (0.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.37%) Apple
10 4 (0.30%) Sage
10 4 (0.30%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.30%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.22%) Infragistics
11 3 (0.22%) Zend
11 3 (0.22%) Twitter
12 2 (0.15%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.15%) Sitecore
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55001 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits and Sponsored training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SBC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago