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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 533 429 291
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -138
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 409 697 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.59% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.51% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 362 629 948
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -116 390 £50,000 +11.11% 44
London -36 177 £51,500 -6.36% 18
East of England -30 56 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East -48 48 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West -4 34 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire -26 33 £50,000 +25.00% 4
City of London +29 31 £52,500 +3.96% 6
West Yorkshire +7 30 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Leeds +9 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -28 29 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Manchester +8 21 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Hertfordshire +5 21 £60,000 +20.00% 2
St Albans - 21 £60,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -11 19 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bedford -11 16 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Brighton +24 15 £36,250 +3.57%
East Sussex +21 15 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Berkshire -6 15 £57,500 +15.00%
South West -14 14 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cheshire +2 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Suffolk -4 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Birmingham -14 13 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Bracknell +22 10 £57,500 +76.92%
Ipswich -13 8 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Milton Keynes -6 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £40,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands -27 7 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Runcorn - 7 £40,000 - 1
Chiswick - 7 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £37,500 - 2

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 829 (91.40%) .NET
2 810 (89.31%) C#
3 636 (70.12%) ASP.NET
4 619 (68.25%) SQL Server
5 508 (56.01%) HTML
5 508 (56.01%) WPF
6 500 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
7 492 (54.24%) WCF
8 482 (53.14%) MVC
9 467 (51.49%) JavaScript
10 405 (44.65%) SQL
11 384 (42.34%) Microsoft
12 378 (41.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 373 (41.12%) CSS
14 340 (37.49%) TDD
15 309 (34.07%) Scrum
16 296 (32.64%) HTML5
17 282 (31.09%) Ajax
18 265 (29.22%) XML
19 244 (26.90%) Windows
20 240 (26.46%) NUnit
21 233 (25.69%) LINQ
22 226 (24.92%) .NET Framework
23 213 (23.48%) SharePoint
24 201 (22.16%) jQuery
25 199 (21.94%) NHibernate
26 196 (21.61%) Web Services
27 180 (19.85%) Web Application Development
28 179 (19.74%) T-SQL
28 179 (19.74%) VB.NET

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 213 (23.48%) SharePoint
2 55 (6.06%) IIS
3 40 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 38 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.98%) Drupal
8 13 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.88%) CMS
10 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
11 7 (0.77%) SharePoint Foundation
11 7 (0.77%) JBoss
11 7 (0.77%) Apache
12 6 (0.66%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 168 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.74%) MS Office
3 38 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.10%) MS Project
5 8 (0.88%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.88%) Mingle
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.66%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.54%) Office 365
3 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.77%) SaaS
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%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.39%) Internet
2 31 (3.42%) DNS
3 23 (2.54%) HTTP
4 10 (1.10%) OSPF
4 10 (1.10%) BGP
5 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.88%) Broadband
7 5 (0.55%) Firewall
8 4 (0.44%) Multicast
8 4 (0.44%) VoIP
8 4 (0.44%) SMTP
8 4 (0.44%) DHCP
9 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.22%) SWIFTNet
10 2 (0.22%) RTP
10 2 (0.22%) GPRS
10 2 (0.22%) UMTS
10 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (68.25%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (2.98%) MySQL
7 24 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.88%) RavenDB
13 8 (0.88%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.88%) Big Data
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 240 (26.46%) NUnit
2 174 (19.18%) Visual Studio
3 171 (18.85%) Subversion
4 157 (17.31%) Rhino Mocks
5 136 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 75 (8.27%) Moq
7 56 (6.17%) TeamCity
8 50 (5.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 45 (4.96%) Selenium
10 44 (4.85%) MSTest
11 18 (1.98%) Git (software)
12 15 (1.65%) CruiseControl
13 11 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.99%) MSI
15 8 (0.88%) MSBuild
15 8 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (0.66%) WiX
17 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
17 4 (0.44%) Bitbucket
17 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 136 (14.99%) Finance
2 58 (6.39%) Games
3 49 (5.40%) Banking
4 39 (4.30%) Retail
5 36 (3.97%) Publishing
6 26 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.76%) Music Industry
8 23 (2.54%) Back Office
9 21 (2.32%) Financial Institution
10 20 (2.21%) Advertising
11 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.88%) Front Office
13 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.66%) Legal
15 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.44%) Marketing
17 3 (0.33%) Law
18 1 (0.11%) Electronics
18 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 694 (76.52%) Developer
2 380 (41.90%) .NET Developer
3 364 (40.13%) C# Developer
4 227 (25.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 130 (14.33%) Senior Developer
6 126 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 113 (12.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 98 (10.80%) Software Developer
9 86 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 79 (8.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 67 (7.39%) Software Engineer
12 60 (6.62%) Web Developer
13 48 (5.29%) C# Web Developer
13 48 (5.29%) Agile .NET Developer
14 46 (5.07%) .NET Web Developer
15 41 (4.52%) Analyst
16 40 (4.41%) Architect
16 40 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
17 39 (4.30%) Agile C# Developer
18 38 (4.19%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (91.40%) .NET
2 636 (70.12%) ASP.NET
3 508 (56.01%) HTML
3 508 (56.01%) WPF
4 492 (54.24%) WCF
5 378 (41.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 373 (41.12%) CSS
7 296 (32.64%) HTML5
8 282 (31.09%) Ajax
9 265 (29.22%) XML
10 233 (25.69%) LINQ
11 226 (24.92%) .NET Framework
12 201 (22.16%) jQuery
13 199 (21.94%) NHibernate
14 196 (21.61%) Web Services
15 161 (17.75%) WinForms
16 114 (12.57%) XSLT
17 110 (12.13%) Entity Framework
18 100 (11.03%) Castle Windsor
18 100 (11.03%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.07%) Computer Science
2 34 (3.75%) N-Tier
3 32 (3.53%) Mathematics
4 31 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 30 (3.31%) Kindle
6 25 (2.76%) DTV
7 24 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.98%) Over-the-Top Content
9 18 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.65%) Equities
11 14 (1.54%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.54%) GIS
12 13 (1.43%) User Experience
13 12 (1.32%) Derivative
14 10 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (1.10%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 244 (26.90%) Windows
2 51 (5.62%) Android
3 43 (4.74%) Linux
4 21 (2.32%) UNIX
5 20 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.09%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.65%) Windows Phone 7
8 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.88%) CentOS
10 6 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.33%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (53.14%) MVC
3 340 (37.49%) TDD
4 309 (34.07%) Scrum
5 180 (19.85%) Web Application Development
6 164 (18.08%) Software Engineering
7 116 (12.79%) OO
8 114 (12.57%) MVVM
9 102 (11.25%) Unit Testing
10 93 (10.25%) Web Development
11 86 (9.48%) SDLC
12 81 (8.93%) SOA
13 77 (8.49%) BDD
14 73 (8.05%) Mobile Development
15 71 (7.83%) UML
16 70 (7.72%) Multithreading
17 68 (7.50%) Kanban
18 67 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (6.06%) CRM
19 55 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 810 (89.31%) C#
2 467 (51.49%) JavaScript
3 405 (44.65%) SQL
4 179 (19.74%) T-SQL
4 179 (19.74%) VB.NET
5 83 (9.15%) VB
6 72 (7.94%) Java
7 65 (7.17%) PL/SQL
8 47 (5.18%) C++
9 41 (4.52%) Objective-C
10 32 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 28 (3.09%) C
12 27 (2.98%) PHP
12 27 (2.98%) XAML
12 27 (2.98%) Python
13 18 (1.98%) XQuery
14 12 (1.32%) VB6
14 12 (1.32%) Perl
15 7 (0.77%) XPath
16 5 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 143 (15.77%) Degree
2 38 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.87%) MCSD
4 15 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.43%) HND
6 12 (1.32%) MCITP
7 10 (1.10%) MCSE
8 9 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.88%) MCDBA
9 8 (0.88%) MCP
9 8 (0.88%) MCTS
10 5 (0.55%) PhD
11 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.22%) CCSA
13 2 (0.22%) CCNA
13 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.11%) HNC
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.28%) QA
2 32 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.99%) EMIR
5 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.11%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.99%) MOM
2 8 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (0.66%) 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
1 384 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.38%) Oracle
3 15 (1.65%) Apple
4 10 (1.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 10 (1.10%) Akamai
5 9 (0.99%) Xamarin
6 8 (0.88%) Telerik
7 6 (0.66%) Sage
8 5 (0.55%) Adobe
9 4 (0.44%) Citrix
9 4 (0.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.44%) VMware
10 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.33%) IBM
11 2 (0.22%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.22%) ESRI
11 2 (0.22%) Tableau
11 2 (0.22%) Caplin
12 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.11%) Sencha
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Penta Consulting
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
M.A.R.S Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Package and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tradelogic Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago