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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 535 429 301
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -128
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 396 671 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.57% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.46% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 354 602 876
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
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
41253 45955 43520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.04% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35207 39107 37658
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 28 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 28 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 -95 378 £50,000 +11.11% 37
London -44 169 £51,500 -6.36% 16
East of England -20 59 £47,500 +5.55% 6
South East -21 39 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -1 38 £52,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire -31 35 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire +13 34 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Leeds +7 33 £50,000 +25.00% 6
City of London +4 30 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Manchester +13 24 £52,500 +50.00%
West Midlands -43 24 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Hertfordshire -4 22 £60,000 +26.31% 2
St Albans - 22 £60,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -13 19 £45,000 - 1
Bedford -12 16 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South West -20 16 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Cheshire +6 14 £40,000 +23.07%
Suffolk +4 14 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Brighton +16 13 £36,250 +3.57%
East Sussex +7 13 £36,250 +3.57%
Berkshire -7 11 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Ipswich -5 10 £80,000 +100.00%
Solihull +2 9 £40,000 +3.22%
Birmingham -19 9 £34,000 -18.07%
Runcorn - 8 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes -1 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £40,000 +25.00%
East Midlands -27 7 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bracknell - 7 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £37,500 - 1

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 780 (91.66%) .NET
2 762 (89.54%) C#
3 602 (70.74%) ASP.NET
4 575 (67.57%) SQL Server
5 484 (56.87%) HTML
6 476 (55.93%) WCF
7 475 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
8 473 (55.58%) WPF
9 466 (54.76%) MVC
10 458 (53.82%) JavaScript
11 382 (44.89%) SQL
12 366 (43.01%) CSS
13 364 (42.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 356 (41.83%) Microsoft
15 326 (38.31%) TDD
16 289 (33.96%) Scrum
17 285 (33.49%) HTML5
18 270 (31.73%) Ajax
19 259 (30.43%) XML
20 249 (29.26%) NUnit
21 231 (27.14%) LINQ
22 215 (25.26%) .NET Framework
23 210 (24.68%) Windows
24 204 (23.97%) NHibernate
25 199 (23.38%) SharePoint
26 190 (22.33%) Web Services
27 189 (22.21%) jQuery
28 184 (21.62%) Web Application Development
29 171 (20.09%) Subversion
30 164 (19.27%) Software Engineering

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 199 (23.38%) SharePoint
2 49 (5.76%) IIS
3 40 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.88%) Drupal
8 9 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.94%) CMS
9 8 (0.94%) Orchard CMS
10 7 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.82%) JBoss
11 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.59%) Apache
13 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 158 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 31 (3.64%) MS Office
4 12 (1.41%) MS Project
5 7 (0.82%) Mingle
5 7 (0.82%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Sage CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.65%) Office 365
3 8 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.47%) GitHub
7 3 (0.35%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.24%) Scribe Online
9 1 (0.12%) Yammer
9 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.23%) Internet
2 27 (3.17%) DNS
3 21 (2.47%) HTTP
4 8 (0.94%) Broadband
4 8 (0.94%) OSPF
4 8 (0.94%) BGP
5 6 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.59%) Firewall
7 4 (0.47%) VoIP
7 4 (0.47%) Multicast
8 3 (0.35%) Intranet
9 2 (0.24%) UMTS
9 2 (0.24%) GPRS
9 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.24%) SSL
9 2 (0.24%) RTP
9 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.12%) DHCP
10 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.41%) MySQL
6 27 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.82%) Neo4j
12 7 (0.82%) RavenDB
12 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.59%) Big Data
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 249 (29.26%) NUnit
2 171 (20.09%) Subversion
3 163 (19.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 162 (19.04%) Visual Studio
5 127 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 77 (9.05%) Moq
7 57 (6.70%) TeamCity
8 51 (5.99%) MSTest
9 46 (5.41%) Selenium
10 44 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 20 (2.35%) Git (software)
12 13 (1.53%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.82%) MSI
15 6 (0.71%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.59%) WiX
17 4 (0.47%) Ant
17 4 (0.47%) JUnit
17 4 (0.47%) FitNesse
17 4 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 136 (15.98%) Finance
2 60 (7.05%) Games
3 50 (5.88%) Banking
4 39 (4.58%) Retail
5 32 (3.76%) Publishing
6 26 (3.06%) Music Industry
7 24 (2.82%) Back Office
8 23 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.35%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.88%) Advertising
11 11 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.71%) Legal
12 6 (0.71%) Front Office
13 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.47%) Law
14 4 (0.47%) Marketing
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 666 (78.26%) Developer
2 363 (42.66%) .NET Developer
3 354 (41.60%) C# Developer
4 221 (25.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 129 (15.16%) Senior Developer
6 123 (14.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 113 (13.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 89 (10.46%) Software Developer
9 87 (10.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 78 (9.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 70 (8.23%) Software Engineer
12 57 (6.70%) Web Developer
13 47 (5.52%) C# Software Engineer
14 46 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
15 44 (5.17%) .NET Software Engineer
15 44 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
16 41 (4.82%) Agile .NET Developer
17 35 (4.11%) Analyst
18 33 (3.88%) Agile C# Developer
18 33 (3.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (91.66%) .NET
2 602 (70.74%) ASP.NET
3 484 (56.87%) HTML
4 476 (55.93%) WCF
5 473 (55.58%) WPF
6 366 (43.01%) CSS
7 364 (42.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 285 (33.49%) HTML5
9 270 (31.73%) Ajax
10 259 (30.43%) XML
11 231 (27.14%) LINQ
12 215 (25.26%) .NET Framework
13 204 (23.97%) NHibernate
14 190 (22.33%) Web Services
15 189 (22.21%) jQuery
16 153 (17.98%) WinForms
17 112 (13.16%) Entity Framework
18 109 (12.81%) XSLT
19 104 (12.22%) Castle Windsor
20 103 (12.10%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.52%) Computer Science
2 39 (4.58%) Mathematics
3 36 (4.23%) N-Tier
4 29 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 26 (3.06%) Kindle
5 26 (3.06%) DTV
6 23 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.00%) Equities
10 16 (1.88%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.88%) Over-the-Top Content
11 15 (1.76%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.65%) Derivative
12 14 (1.65%) GIS
13 13 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
13 13 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
14 12 (1.41%) Credit Risk
14 12 (1.41%) User Experience
15 9 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 210 (24.68%) Windows
2 42 (4.94%) Android
3 36 (4.23%) Linux
4 23 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.23%) UNIX
5 19 (2.23%) Windows Phone
6 17 (2.00%) Windows Phone 7
7 7 (0.82%) CentOS
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (54.76%) MVC
3 326 (38.31%) TDD
4 289 (33.96%) Scrum
5 184 (21.62%) Web Application Development
6 164 (19.27%) Software Engineering
7 122 (14.34%) MVVM
8 112 (13.16%) OO
9 97 (11.40%) Unit Testing
10 88 (10.34%) Web Development
10 88 (10.34%) SDLC
11 80 (9.40%) SOA
12 78 (9.17%) BDD
13 72 (8.46%) Mobile Development
14 68 (7.99%) Multithreading
15 67 (7.87%) Kanban
16 66 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (7.40%) UML
18 55 (6.46%) Low Latency
18 55 (6.46%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 762 (89.54%) C#
2 458 (53.82%) JavaScript
3 382 (44.89%) SQL
4 162 (19.04%) VB.NET
5 161 (18.92%) T-SQL
6 83 (9.75%) VB
7 68 (7.99%) PL/SQL
8 64 (7.52%) Java
9 45 (5.29%) C++
10 42 (4.94%) Objective-C
11 34 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 26 (3.06%) Python
13 25 (2.94%) C
14 24 (2.82%) PHP
15 20 (2.35%) XAML
16 16 (1.88%) XQuery
17 11 (1.29%) Perl
17 11 (1.29%) VB6
18 6 (0.71%) VBScript
19 5 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 137 (16.10%) Degree
2 32 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.88%) MCSD
4 12 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.41%) MCITP
4 12 (1.41%) HND
5 9 (1.06%) MCSE
6 8 (0.94%) MCDBA
6 8 (0.94%) MCP
7 7 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.82%) MCTS
8 6 (0.71%) PhD
9 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CCNA
10 2 (0.24%) CCSA
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.70%) QA
2 26 (3.06%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.76%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.41%) EMIR
5 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.06%) MOM
2 7 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (0.71%) MIIS
4 4 (0.47%) Puppet
4 4 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) Control-M
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 356 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.46%) Oracle
3 17 (2.00%) Apple
4 9 (1.06%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.06%) Telerik
5 8 (0.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 8 (0.94%) Akamai
6 5 (0.59%) Sage
7 4 (0.47%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.47%) Citrix
7 4 (0.47%) IBM
8 3 (0.35%) VMware
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe
9 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.24%) SAP
9 2 (0.24%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.24%) ESRI
9 2 (0.24%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.24%) Caplin
10 1 (0.12%) LexisNexis
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus (25%), Car Allowance, & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £320 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago