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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 569 437 303
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -134
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 355 642 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.55% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 1.44% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 334 572 869
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
40154 44529 42951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.35% 38.28% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34283 37434 37135
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -129 342 £50,000 +11.11% 42
London -26 164 £51,500 -6.36% 22
East of England -18 46 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire -20 41 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire +16 38 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Leeds +23 36 £50,000 +17.64% 3
North West -12 30 £52,500 +50.00% 4
City of London -5 26 £52,500 +1.44% 4
South East -41 23 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +13 21 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Hertfordshire -18 18 £60,000 +26.31%
St Albans - 18 £60,000 -
West Midlands -45 17 £40,000 -15.78% 3
South West -19 14 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Bedford -11 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Bedfordshire -12 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Solihull +3 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Suffolk +5 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Brighton +11 9 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex +10 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Cheshire +8 9 £40,000 +14.28%
East Midlands -18 8 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Glasgow +11 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Scotland +7 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Ipswich -5 7 £80,000 +100.00%
Leicestershire +16 6 £39,000 +1.29% 2
Leicester +10 6 £39,000 +6.12% 1
Wiltshire +3 6 £37,500 - 1
Runcorn - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire +3 5 £57,500 -4.16%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 717 (93.12%) .NET
2 711 (92.34%) C#
3 559 (72.60%) ASP.NET
4 517 (67.14%) SQL Server
5 462 (60.00%) WCF
6 458 (59.48%) WPF
7 456 (59.22%) MVC
8 450 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
9 435 (56.49%) HTML
10 429 (55.71%) JavaScript
11 357 (46.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 346 (44.94%) SQL
13 341 (44.29%) CSS
14 316 (41.04%) Microsoft
15 307 (39.87%) TDD
16 278 (36.10%) Scrum
17 256 (33.25%) NUnit
18 243 (31.56%) HTML5
18 243 (31.56%) Ajax
19 235 (30.52%) XML
20 234 (30.39%) LINQ
21 206 (26.75%) NHibernate
22 198 (25.71%) .NET Framework
23 188 (24.42%) Web Application Development
24 185 (24.03%) Windows
25 174 (22.60%) SharePoint
26 173 (22.47%) Web Services
26 173 (22.47%) jQuery
27 169 (21.95%) Rhino Mocks
28 163 (21.17%) Subversion

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 174 (22.60%) SharePoint
2 54 (7.01%) IIS
3 34 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 33 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.95%) Apache
5 15 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.30%) Drupal
6 10 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.17%) Orchard CMS
8 8 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.04%) JBoss
9 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.78%) CMS
9 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (17.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 25 (3.25%) MS Office
4 13 (1.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.39%) Mingle
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.26%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.30%) Office 365
3 6 (0.78%) SaaS
4 5 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.97%) Internet
2 25 (3.25%) DNS
3 13 (1.69%) HTTP
4 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.65%) Firewall
6 4 (0.52%) OSPF
6 4 (0.52%) BGP
6 4 (0.52%) Multicast
6 4 (0.52%) Broadband
7 3 (0.39%) Intranet
8 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.26%) LAN
8 2 (0.26%) WAN
8 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.26%) SSL
9 1 (0.13%) SMTP
9 1 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (67.14%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (3.90%) MySQL
6 22 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.65%) Big Data
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.39%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.39%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.26%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 256 (33.25%) NUnit
2 169 (21.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 163 (21.17%) Subversion
4 153 (19.87%) Visual Studio
5 111 (14.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 82 (10.65%) Moq
7 60 (7.79%) MSTest
8 51 (6.62%) TeamCity
9 43 (5.58%) Selenium
10 34 (4.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 24 (3.12%) Git (software)
12 11 (1.43%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 9 (1.17%) CruiseControl
15 4 (0.52%) Maven
15 4 (0.52%) Ant
15 4 (0.52%) JUnit
15 4 (0.52%) MSI
15 4 (0.52%) FitNesse
15 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 132 (17.14%) Finance
2 60 (7.79%) Games
3 49 (6.36%) Banking
4 34 (4.42%) Retail
5 26 (3.38%) Music Industry
6 23 (2.99%) Publishing
7 21 (2.73%) Back Office
8 17 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.04%) Advertising
12 7 (0.91%) Legal
12 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.78%) Front Office
14 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.39%) Law
16 2 (0.26%) Marketing
17 1 (0.13%) Electronics
17 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 626 (81.30%) Developer
2 352 (45.71%) C# Developer
3 342 (44.42%) .NET Developer
4 222 (28.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (16.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 119 (15.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 116 (15.06%) Senior Developer
8 82 (10.65%) Software Engineer
9 77 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 74 (9.61%) Senior C# Developer
11 69 (8.96%) Software Developer
12 61 (7.92%) C# Software Engineer
13 55 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
14 51 (6.62%) Web Developer
15 42 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
16 40 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
17 36 (4.68%) Applications Developer
18 33 (4.29%) Agile .NET Developer
19 30 (3.90%) Agile C# Developer
19 30 (3.90%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 717 (93.12%) .NET
2 559 (72.60%) ASP.NET
3 462 (60.00%) WCF
4 458 (59.48%) WPF
5 435 (56.49%) HTML
6 357 (46.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 341 (44.29%) CSS
8 243 (31.56%) HTML5
8 243 (31.56%) Ajax
9 235 (30.52%) XML
10 234 (30.39%) LINQ
11 206 (26.75%) NHibernate
12 198 (25.71%) .NET Framework
13 173 (22.47%) jQuery
13 173 (22.47%) Web Services
14 137 (17.79%) WinForms
15 110 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 105 (13.64%) Castle Windsor
17 104 (13.51%) MonoRail
18 94 (12.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.58%) Mathematics
3 36 (4.68%) N-Tier
4 30 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 27 (3.51%) DTV
6 26 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.73%) Fixed Income
7 21 (2.73%) Equities
8 18 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.21%) Kindle
9 17 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.08%) Credit Risk
10 16 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
10 16 (2.08%) Derivative
10 16 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.69%) GIS
11 13 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.30%) Physics
13 7 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.03%) Windows
2 32 (4.16%) Android
3 22 (2.86%) Linux
3 22 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.34%) Windows Phone
5 16 (2.08%) Windows Phone 7
6 11 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.17%) UNIX
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.39%) CentOS
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (59.22%) MVC
2 450 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (39.87%) TDD
4 278 (36.10%) Scrum
5 188 (24.42%) Web Application Development
6 161 (20.91%) Software Engineering
7 126 (16.36%) MVVM
8 115 (14.94%) OO
9 89 (11.56%) Unit Testing
10 86 (11.17%) SDLC
11 80 (10.39%) Web Development
12 76 (9.87%) BDD
13 70 (9.09%) Multithreading
13 70 (9.09%) SOA
14 68 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (8.44%) Kanban
16 63 (8.18%) Mobile Development
17 55 (7.14%) Low Latency
17 55 (7.14%) UML
18 52 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 711 (92.34%) C#
2 429 (55.71%) JavaScript
3 346 (44.94%) SQL
4 154 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 146 (18.96%) VB.NET
6 72 (9.35%) PL/SQL
7 71 (9.22%) VB
8 60 (7.79%) Java
9 42 (5.45%) C++
10 39 (5.06%) Objective-C
11 31 (4.03%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.47%) XAML
13 18 (2.34%) C
14 17 (2.21%) Python
15 15 (1.95%) PHP
16 10 (1.30%) XQuery
17 7 (0.91%) Perl
18 6 (0.78%) VBScript
18 6 (0.78%) VB6
19 5 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 121 (15.71%) Degree
2 23 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.43%) HND
5 9 (1.17%) MCSD
5 9 (1.17%) MCITP
6 6 (0.78%) MCSE
6 6 (0.78%) PhD
7 5 (0.65%) MCDBA
7 5 (0.65%) MCP
7 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.39%) CCSA
9 3 (0.39%) MCTS
9 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB
11 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.45%) QA
2 19 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 17 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 16 (2.08%) EMIR
5 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.43%) MOM
2 6 (0.78%) MIIS
3 4 (0.52%) Puppet
3 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 316 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.70%) Oracle
3 16 (2.08%) Apple
4 11 (1.43%) Telerik
5 8 (1.04%) Xamarin
6 5 (0.65%) VMware
7 4 (0.52%) Akamai
7 4 (0.52%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.52%) IBM
7 4 (0.52%) Citrix
7 4 (0.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (0.39%) Adobe
8 3 (0.39%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.26%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.26%) SAP
9 2 (0.26%) Sage
10 1 (0.13%) ESRI
10 1 (0.13%) Google
10 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.13%) DevExpress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago