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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 434 342 226
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -116
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 601 851 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.77% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.88% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 540 765 1252
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
41893 45267 44785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35874 38898 39507
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -98 563 £45,000 - 65
London -130 198 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Yorkshire +26 105 £42,500 - 10
East of England -40 82 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire +36 76 £42,500 - 6
Leeds +37 70 £42,500 - 4
South East -62 52 £36,300 -14.58% 4
East Midlands +6 50 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Bedfordshire +5 48 £45,000 -5.26% 4
City of London -57 45 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Bedford +8 43 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +15 37 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland +27 31 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West -42 27 £37,500 - 3
South West -35 24 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Edinburgh +13 22 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -8 22 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Birmingham +2 21 £60,000 +26.31% 1
South Yorkshire -13 20 £30,000 -29.41% 3
St Albans - 20 £60,000 - 1
Brighton -10 19 £35,000 -6.66% 1
East Sussex -17 19 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +12 18 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Nottingham 0 16 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Sheffield -10 16 £26,500 -37.64% 2
Manchester -23 16 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Derbyshire +16 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £35,000 -34.88%
Milton Keynes +11 12 £35,000 -17.64%
Wigan -7 11 - - 1

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1162 (92.52%) .NET
2 1130 (89.97%) C#
3 870 (69.27%) SQL Server
4 814 (64.81%) ASP.NET
5 730 (58.12%) WPF
6 656 (52.23%) WCF
6 656 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
7 641 (51.04%) JavaScript
8 635 (50.56%) HTML
9 577 (45.94%) MVC
10 508 (40.45%) CSS
11 502 (39.97%) Microsoft
12 457 (36.39%) SQL
13 441 (35.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 418 (33.28%) Scrum
15 380 (30.25%) Windows
16 378 (30.10%) TDD
17 340 (27.07%) HTML5
18 326 (25.96%) .NET Framework
19 300 (23.89%) Ajax
20 292 (23.25%) XML
21 276 (21.97%) LINQ
22 274 (21.82%) Web Services
23 246 (19.59%) jQuery
23 246 (19.59%) NUnit
24 233 (18.55%) T-SQL
25 231 (18.39%) WinForms
26 230 (18.31%) Visual Studio
26 230 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
27 227 (18.07%) SharePoint

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 227 (18.07%) SharePoint
2 84 (6.69%) IIS
3 60 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
4 58 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (3.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 30 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
7 18 (1.43%) Node.js
8 16 (1.27%) CMS
9 14 (1.11%) Apache
10 12 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.88%) ColdFusion
12 9 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.56%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
15 4 (0.32%) Confluence
15 4 (0.32%) Drupal
15 4 (0.32%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.24%) DNN
16 3 (0.24%) WordPress
16 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 145 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.63%) MS Office
3 10 (0.80%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.56%) Mingle
6 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 74 (5.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.72%) Line 500
3 3 (0.24%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
4 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.080%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.080%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.51%) SaaS
2 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.74%) Internet
2 24 (1.91%) Intranet
3 12 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.88%) Firewall
5 8 (0.64%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (0.64%) VoIP
6 6 (0.48%) FTP
6 6 (0.48%) HTTP
7 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) DMZ
9 2 (0.16%) Extranet
9 2 (0.16%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.16%) DNS
9 2 (0.16%) DHCP
10 1 (0.080%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.080%) SMTP
10 1 (0.080%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.080%) SNMP
10 1 (0.080%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (69.27%) SQL Server
2 230 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (9.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 34 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 33 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 28 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (2.15%) NoSQL
13 25 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
15 16 (1.27%) MySQL
16 15 (1.19%) RDBMS
17 14 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
18 13 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (0.88%) MongoDB
20 10 (0.80%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 246 (19.59%) NUnit
2 230 (18.31%) Visual Studio
3 224 (17.83%) Subversion
4 194 (15.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 142 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 105 (8.36%) Moq
7 65 (5.18%) TeamCity
8 39 (3.11%) Git (software)
9 33 (2.63%) JIRA
10 28 (2.23%) Ant
10 28 (2.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 26 (2.07%) MSBuild
12 24 (1.91%) Selenium
13 21 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
14 17 (1.35%) MSTest
15 14 (1.11%) Jenkins
15 14 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
18 9 (0.72%) NetAdvantage
General
1 178 (14.17%) Finance
2 125 (9.95%) Retail
3 74 (5.89%) Banking
4 69 (5.49%) Games
5 59 (4.70%) Advertising
6 28 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.99%) Music Industry
9 24 (1.91%) Front Office
10 18 (1.43%) Legal
11 13 (1.04%) Back Office
12 12 (0.96%) Law
12 12 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.88%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.72%) Marketing
15 7 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.32%) Publishing
18 3 (0.24%) Electronics
19 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1002 (79.78%) Developer
2 500 (39.81%) C# Developer
3 431 (34.32%) .NET Developer
4 339 (26.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 228 (18.15%) Senior Developer
6 154 (12.26%) Software Developer
7 148 (11.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 116 (9.24%) Senior C# Developer
9 97 (7.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 91 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
11 81 (6.45%) Software Engineer
12 73 (5.81%) Applications Developer
13 69 (5.49%) Web Developer
14 56 (4.46%) Architect
15 54 (4.30%) Agile C# Developer
16 53 (4.22%) C# Software Developer
16 53 (4.22%) Programmer
17 49 (3.90%) C# Web Developer
18 46 (3.66%) Agile .NET Developer
19 44 (3.50%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1162 (92.52%) .NET
2 814 (64.81%) ASP.NET
3 730 (58.12%) WPF
4 656 (52.23%) WCF
5 635 (50.56%) HTML
6 508 (40.45%) CSS
7 441 (35.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 340 (27.07%) HTML5
9 326 (25.96%) .NET Framework
10 300 (23.89%) Ajax
11 292 (23.25%) XML
12 276 (21.97%) LINQ
13 274 (21.82%) Web Services
14 246 (19.59%) jQuery
15 231 (18.39%) WinForms
16 208 (16.56%) NHibernate
17 119 (9.47%) Castle Windsor
17 119 (9.47%) AngularJS
18 106 (8.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 104 (8.28%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 69 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.14%) User Experience
4 51 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 35 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (2.23%) Blackberry
9 25 (1.99%) DTV
10 23 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
12 20 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.27%) iPhone
14 14 (1.11%) Open Source
14 14 (1.11%) Fixed Income
15 13 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.88%) GIS
17 9 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
18 8 (0.64%) MPEG
18 8 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 380 (30.25%) Windows
2 136 (10.83%) Android
3 56 (4.46%) Linux
4 55 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 21 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.35%) Windows Phone
8 14 (1.11%) UNIX
9 13 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
10 10 (0.80%) Solaris
11 7 (0.56%) CentOS
11 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (45.94%) MVC
3 418 (33.28%) Scrum
4 378 (30.10%) TDD
5 211 (16.80%) Web Application Development
6 186 (14.81%) OO
7 175 (13.93%) Software Engineering
8 116 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 111 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 99 (7.88%) MVVM
11 94 (7.48%) BDD
12 93 (7.40%) Kanban
12 93 (7.40%) CRM
13 92 (7.32%) OOP
14 90 (7.17%) Android Development
15 87 (6.93%) Multithreading
15 87 (6.93%) Mentoring
16 84 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (6.29%) SOA
18 75 (5.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1130 (89.97%) C#
2 641 (51.04%) JavaScript
3 457 (36.39%) SQL
4 233 (18.55%) T-SQL
5 207 (16.48%) VB.NET
6 127 (10.11%) VB
7 110 (8.76%) Java
8 69 (5.49%) XAML
9 57 (4.54%) C++
10 44 (3.50%) VB6
11 40 (3.18%) XPath
12 39 (3.11%) Objective-C
13 29 (2.31%) C
13 29 (2.31%) ActionScript
14 28 (2.23%) ActionScript 3.0
15 27 (2.15%) PHP
16 24 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.91%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.88%) F#
17 11 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 158 (12.58%) Degree
2 115 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 35 (2.79%) MCSD
5 32 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 31 (2.47%) MCP
7 30 (2.39%) MCTS
8 23 (1.83%) MCAD
9 13 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.80%) MCSE
11 8 (0.64%) PhD
12 6 (0.48%) MCITP
13 5 (0.40%) HNC
13 5 (0.40%) HND
14 4 (0.32%) ISEB
15 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.16%) MCDBA
17 1 (0.080%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.11%) QA
2 15 (1.19%) SLA
3 9 (0.72%) WAI
4 8 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.080%) COBIT
5 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.080%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (1.51%) MOM
2 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.48%) Puppet
5 2 (0.16%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.080%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.080%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 502 (39.97%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.20%) Oracle
3 28 (2.23%) Sencha
3 28 (2.23%) Appcelerator
4 22 (1.75%) VMware
5 18 (1.43%) DevExpress
6 13 (1.04%) Infragistics
6 13 (1.04%) Sage
7 6 (0.48%) Adobe
7 6 (0.48%) Google
7 6 (0.48%) AccuRev
8 5 (0.40%) Telerik
8 5 (0.40%) Sybase
9 4 (0.32%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.32%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.24%) Twitter
10 3 (0.24%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.24%) ESRI
10 3 (0.24%) Zend
10 3 (0.24%) Business Objects
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago