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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 365 259 207
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -52
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 802 1145 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 1.04% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 2.58% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1064 1438
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
47661 44424 51547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.06% 40.21% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40214 38703 45991
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -118 768 £42,500 - 32
London -109 302 £55,000 - 12
South East -47 134 £41,000 -8.88% 10
East of England -66 117 £42,500 - 3
City of London -34 68 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Bedfordshire -11 58 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Bedford -17 53 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -54 53 £40,000 +14.28% 6
North West -7 48 £35,000 -
East Midlands -17 48 £37,500 -
South West -2 43 £40,000 +26.98% 1
West Midlands -27 37 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheshire +27 32 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxfordshire +14 29 £55,000 +57.14%
Berkshire -23 29 £41,000 -8.88% 2
Kent 0 26 £45,000 +16.12% 2
West Yorkshire -27 23 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Suffolk +14 21 £40,000 +77.77%
Leeds -35 20 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +7 19 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Surrey +7 17 £39,250 -12.77% 2
Stansted - 17 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +3 15 £40,000 - 2
Northamptonshire -1 15 £32,500 -18.75%
Somerset - 15 £42,500 -
Birmingham +5 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Bury St Edmunds +4 14 £40,000 +77.77%
Derby +1 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Derbyshire -6 14 £50,000 +47.05%
Warrington -9 14 £37,500 +7.14%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1422 (91.51%) C#
2 1408 (90.60%) .NET
3 1014 (65.25%) SQL Server
4 994 (63.96%) ASP.NET
5 922 (59.33%) WPF
6 799 (51.42%) WCF
7 733 (47.17%) HTML
8 672 (43.24%) Microsoft
9 656 (42.21%) JavaScript
10 601 (38.67%) SQL
11 564 (36.29%) CSS
12 550 (35.39%) MVC
13 499 (32.11%) .NET Framework
14 458 (29.47%) HTML5
15 448 (28.83%) Windows
16 431 (27.73%) TDD
17 401 (25.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 396 (25.48%) Web Services
19 337 (21.69%) Visual Studio
20 331 (21.30%) XML
21 329 (21.17%) Scrum
22 320 (20.59%) OO
23 317 (20.40%) LINQ
24 313 (20.14%) NUnit
25 307 (19.76%) Ajax
26 301 (19.37%) WinForms
27 300 (19.31%) jQuery
28 291 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
29 282 (18.15%) T-SQL
30 271 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 225 (14.48%) SharePoint
2 103 (6.63%) IIS
3 73 (4.70%) BizTalk Server
4 66 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 61 (3.93%) SharePoint Server
6 40 (2.57%) CMS
7 30 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 28 (1.80%) Node.js
9 24 (1.54%) Apache
10 18 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (0.84%) Drupal
13 10 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
13 10 (0.64%) ArcGIS
14 9 (0.58%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
16 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.32%) DNN
18 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
18 4 (0.26%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 265 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.90%) MS Office
3 25 (1.61%) Mingle
4 12 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.45%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.19%) MS Project
9 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 66 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.32%) Pivotal CRM
5 3 (0.19%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.064%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.064%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (2.51%) SaaS
3 11 (0.71%) Office 365
4 10 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.45%) PaaS
5 7 (0.45%) GitHub
5 7 (0.45%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.54%) Internet
2 18 (1.16%) Intranet
3 13 (0.84%) LDAP
3 13 (0.84%) DHCP
3 13 (0.84%) DNS
4 6 (0.39%) HTTP
5 5 (0.32%) FTP
5 5 (0.32%) GPRS
5 5 (0.32%) UMTS
6 3 (0.19%) Firewall
6 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.19%) WAN
6 3 (0.19%) LAN
7 2 (0.13%) Extranet
8 1 (0.064%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.064%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1014 (65.25%) SQL Server
2 265 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 194 (12.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 147 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 67 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 61 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
9 45 (2.90%) MySQL
10 41 (2.64%) Oracle Database
11 39 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (2.32%) RavenDB
13 34 (2.19%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
15 25 (1.61%) Neo4j
15 25 (1.61%) MongoDB
16 22 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (1.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 337 (21.69%) Visual Studio
2 313 (20.14%) NUnit
3 234 (15.06%) Subversion
4 204 (13.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 165 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 128 (8.24%) Moq
7 90 (5.79%) MSTest
8 70 (4.50%) Git (software)
9 66 (4.25%) TeamCity
10 37 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 29 (1.87%) MSBuild
12 20 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (1.29%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 14 (0.90%) NuGet
15 10 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (0.64%) Maven
16 9 (0.58%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.58%) Axure RP
16 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 221 (14.22%) Finance
2 94 (6.05%) Banking
3 67 (4.31%) Games
4 54 (3.47%) Retail
5 53 (3.41%) Front Office
6 26 (1.67%) Back Office
7 25 (1.61%) Advertising
7 25 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.54%) Music Industry
8 24 (1.54%) Marketing
9 23 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.29%) Legal
11 17 (1.09%) Law
12 8 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.32%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1248 (80.31%) Developer
2 661 (42.54%) .NET Developer
3 614 (39.51%) C# Developer
4 455 (29.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 319 (20.53%) Senior Developer
6 174 (11.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 162 (10.42%) Software Developer
8 153 (9.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 140 (9.01%) ASP.NET Developer
10 121 (7.79%) Senior C# Developer
11 107 (6.89%) Architect
12 101 (6.50%) Software Engineer
13 82 (5.28%) Web Developer
14 70 (4.50%) Agile .NET Developer
15 65 (4.18%) C# Software Developer
16 58 (3.73%) C# Web Developer
17 56 (3.60%) .NET Web Developer
18 52 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
19 46 (2.96%) Team Leader
20 44 (2.83%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1408 (90.60%) .NET
2 994 (63.96%) ASP.NET
3 922 (59.33%) WPF
4 799 (51.42%) WCF
5 733 (47.17%) HTML
6 564 (36.29%) CSS
7 499 (32.11%) .NET Framework
8 458 (29.47%) HTML5
9 401 (25.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 396 (25.48%) Web Services
11 331 (21.30%) XML
12 317 (20.40%) LINQ
13 307 (19.76%) Ajax
14 301 (19.37%) WinForms
15 300 (19.31%) jQuery
16 271 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 235 (15.12%) NHibernate
17 235 (15.12%) Razor View Engine
18 159 (10.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 118 (7.59%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 86 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (4.38%) Open Source
4 60 (3.86%) N-Tier
5 47 (3.02%) Client/Server
6 42 (2.70%) GIS
7 28 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 27 (1.74%) RIA
9 26 (1.67%) DTV
10 25 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 19 (1.22%) Xbox
13 17 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.03%) Physics
15 15 (0.97%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.90%) NHS
17 13 (0.84%) Equities
18 12 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 11 (0.71%) SystemC
20 9 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 448 (28.83%) Windows
2 89 (5.73%) Android
3 59 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 42 (2.70%) Linux
5 40 (2.57%) Windows Phone
6 25 (1.61%) CentOS
7 22 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 15 (0.97%) BlackBerry OS
10 11 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
12 9 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.064%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (35.39%) MVC
2 431 (27.73%) TDD
3 329 (21.17%) Scrum
4 320 (20.59%) OO
5 291 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
6 251 (16.15%) Software Engineering
7 224 (14.41%) Web Application Development
8 174 (11.20%) MVVM
9 168 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 128 (8.24%) BDD
11 111 (7.14%) Web Development
12 108 (6.95%) OOP
13 105 (6.76%) Kanban
14 88 (5.66%) CRM
15 83 (5.34%) Multithreading
16 79 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
17 70 (4.50%) UML
17 70 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (4.25%) Project Management
19 63 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1422 (91.51%) C#
2 656 (42.21%) JavaScript
3 601 (38.67%) SQL
4 282 (18.15%) T-SQL
5 205 (13.19%) VB.NET
6 155 (9.97%) Java
7 143 (9.20%) XAML
8 111 (7.14%) C++
9 80 (5.15%) VB
10 63 (4.05%) C
11 54 (3.47%) PowerShell
12 53 (3.41%) Objective-C
13 47 (3.02%) PHP
14 33 (2.12%) XPath
15 27 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.74%) Ruby
16 21 (1.35%) Perl
17 17 (1.09%) VB6
18 12 (0.77%) XQuery
18 12 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 235 (15.12%) Degree
2 227 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 169 (10.88%) MCSD
4 164 (10.55%) MCTS
5 160 (10.30%) MCP
6 153 (9.85%) MCAD
7 52 (3.35%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.16%) BC Cleared
8 18 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
8 18 (1.16%) PhD
9 16 (1.03%) MCSE
10 11 (0.71%) MCITP
11 5 (0.32%) ISEB
11 5 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.19%) HNC
13 3 (0.19%) HND
14 1 (0.064%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.86%) QA
2 23 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.26%) WAI
5 2 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.064%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.90%) Puppet
3 10 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 7 (0.45%) MOM
5 1 (0.064%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 672 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 148 (9.52%) Oracle
3 39 (2.51%) VMware
4 37 (2.38%) Apple
5 34 (2.19%) Google
6 32 (2.06%) ESRI
7 26 (1.67%) Adobe
8 17 (1.09%) DevExpress
9 12 (0.77%) Telerik
10 10 (0.64%) Citrix
11 9 (0.58%) Facebook
11 9 (0.58%) Sun
12 8 (0.51%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.45%) McKesson
13 7 (0.45%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.39%) Twitter
15 4 (0.26%) JBoss
15 4 (0.26%) Trapeze
16 3 (0.19%) Bloomberg
16 3 (0.19%) Sage
West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
Octad
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum 25,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago