The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 664 651 489
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -162
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 213 342 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.83% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 197 315 530
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
35271 41088 41896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.16% 38.30% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30457 35269 36009
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Silverlight as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 198 £52,500 +5.00% 22
London -42 109 £50,000 - 10
East of England +27 32 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Essex +27 19 £60,000 +50.00%
Leeds +36 18 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +34 18 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +18 18 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +18 16 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Manchester -6 15 £55,000 - 2
North West -24 15 £55,000 - 2
Basildon +24 14 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 9 £52,500 -
Suffolk - 9 £52,500 -
Belfast +6 8 £50,000 +92.30%
County Antrim +5 8 £50,000 +92.30%
Northern Ireland +3 8 £50,000 +92.30%
Nottingham 0 8 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Scotland +27 6 £50,000 +25.00%
South East +26 6 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Glasgow +23 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire - 6 £45,000 - 2
Fareham - 6 £45,000 - 2
Leicestershire +4 5 £42,500 -22.72%
City of London +12 3 £41,250 -21.42%
Leicester - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -15 2 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Shrewsbury - 2 £45,000 -

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 436 (92.77%) C#
2 426 (90.64%) .NET
3 380 (80.85%) WPF
4 351 (74.68%) WCF
5 312 (66.38%) ASP.NET
6 285 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (59.79%) SQL Server
8 265 (56.38%) SQL
9 260 (55.32%) MVC
10 238 (50.64%) JavaScript
11 237 (50.43%) HTML
12 232 (49.36%) NUnit
13 219 (46.60%) CSS
14 216 (45.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 210 (44.68%) LINQ
16 203 (43.19%) TDD
17 202 (42.98%) Scrum
18 192 (40.85%) Web Application Development
19 188 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 188 (40.00%) T-SQL
20 187 (39.79%) NHibernate
21 181 (38.51%) Rhino Mocks
22 155 (32.98%) Ajax
23 154 (32.77%) Finance
24 149 (31.70%) Web Services
25 134 (28.51%) Subversion
26 131 (27.87%) HTML5
27 125 (26.60%) Microsoft
28 122 (25.96%) MVVM
29 110 (23.40%) Windows

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.74%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (5.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (2.98%) NetWeaver
4 14 (2.98%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (2.55%) IIS
6 6 (1.28%) CMS
7 3 (0.64%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.64%) IaaS
2 3 (0.64%) PaaS
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.17%) Internet
2 9 (1.91%) HTTP
3 5 (1.06%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.06%) DNS
3 5 (1.06%) RS-232
3 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.64%) RTP
5 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.21%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.21%) Broadband
6 1 (0.21%) CDMA
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) MPLS
6 1 (0.21%) RTSP
6 1 (0.21%) VLAN
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (59.79%) SQL Server
2 105 (22.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.43%) Big Data
11 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.43%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.21%) ActiveReports
12 1 (0.21%) MySQL
12 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 232 (49.36%) NUnit
2 181 (38.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 134 (28.51%) Subversion
4 81 (17.23%) MSTest
5 53 (11.28%) Moq
6 16 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.19%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.98%) PVCS
9 13 (2.77%) Selenium
10 10 (2.13%) Gradle
10 10 (2.13%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.13%) JMeter
10 10 (2.13%) TestNG
11 9 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 3 (0.64%) JIRA
14 3 (0.64%) Log4Net
14 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
14 3 (0.64%) NuGet
General
1 154 (32.77%) Finance
2 55 (11.70%) Games
3 50 (10.64%) Banking
4 33 (7.02%) Retail
5 26 (5.53%) Music Industry
6 5 (1.06%) Military
7 4 (0.85%) Front Office
8 3 (0.64%) Advertising
8 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Marketing
8 3 (0.64%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Electronics
9 2 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 362 (77.02%) Developer
2 279 (59.36%) C# Developer
3 230 (48.94%) .NET Developer
4 186 (39.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (21.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 99 (21.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 72 (15.32%) .NET Software Engineer
6 72 (15.32%) Software Engineer
7 67 (14.26%) C# Software Engineer
8 63 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 52 (11.06%) Agile .NET Developer
9 52 (11.06%) Agile Developer
10 50 (10.64%) Senior Developer
11 31 (6.60%) Software Developer
12 30 (6.38%) SQL Developer
13 27 (5.74%) Games Developer
14 26 (5.53%) Agile C# Developer
14 26 (5.53%) Internet Developer
15 23 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
16 21 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (90.64%) .NET
2 380 (80.85%) WPF
3 351 (74.68%) WCF
4 312 (66.38%) ASP.NET
5 237 (50.43%) HTML
6 219 (46.60%) CSS
7 216 (45.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 210 (44.68%) LINQ
9 188 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 187 (39.79%) NHibernate
11 155 (32.98%) Ajax
12 149 (31.70%) Web Services
13 131 (27.87%) HTML5
14 108 (22.98%) .NET Framework
15 106 (22.55%) Castle Windsor
15 106 (22.55%) jQuery
15 106 (22.55%) MonoRail
16 99 (21.06%) XML
17 78 (16.60%) RESTful
18 69 (14.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (5.53%) Client/Server
3 26 (5.53%) Digital TV
4 19 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.34%) User Experience
6 7 (1.49%) iPad
7 5 (1.06%) RIA
8 4 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.85%) Derivative
8 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.85%) Xbox
9 3 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.43%) EPoS
10 2 (0.43%) Equities
10 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.43%) Social Media
10 2 (0.43%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 110 (23.40%) Windows
2 17 (3.62%) Linux
3 14 (2.98%) Android
4 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.21%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (55.32%) MVC
3 203 (43.19%) TDD
4 202 (42.98%) Scrum
5 192 (40.85%) Web Application Development
6 122 (25.96%) MVVM
7 106 (22.55%) Software Engineering
8 96 (20.43%) OO
9 77 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (13.62%) BDD
11 63 (13.40%) UML
12 60 (12.77%) Service Delivery
13 59 (12.55%) DSDM
13 59 (12.55%) RUP
13 59 (12.55%) Use Case
14 53 (11.28%) Kanban
15 51 (10.85%) OOP
16 45 (9.57%) SDLC
17 44 (9.36%) Unit Testing
18 31 (6.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 436 (92.77%) C#
2 265 (56.38%) SQL
3 238 (50.64%) JavaScript
4 188 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 93 (19.79%) C++
6 91 (19.36%) Java
6 91 (19.36%) VB.NET
7 73 (15.53%) PL/SQL
8 57 (12.13%) VB
9 46 (9.79%) XAML
10 5 (1.06%) PHP
11 3 (0.64%) Python
11 3 (0.64%) X++
12 2 (0.43%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.21%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) VB6
13 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (8.94%) Degree
2 10 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.98%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 125 (26.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.47%) Oracle
3 14 (2.98%) IBM
3 14 (2.98%) SAP
4 5 (1.06%) Cognizant
5 4 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.64%) Telerik
7 2 (0.43%) Tableau
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco
8 1 (0.21%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.21%) Juniper
8 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.21%) Yahoo!
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