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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 441 351 228
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -123
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 584 825 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.75% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.84% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 515 714 1285
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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
41418 44903 48724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 40.94% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35656 38028 43353
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -87 548 £45,000 - 55
London -93 193 £53,750 +7.50% 19
Yorkshire +35 105 £42,500 +21.42% 10
East of England -45 88 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Yorkshire +43 79 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Leeds +51 73 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Bedfordshire 0 48 £62,500 +31.57% 1
City of London -70 47 £52,500 - 10
Bedford +10 43 £62,500 +38.88%
East Midlands -9 42 £47,500 +17.28%
South East -46 40 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -40 31 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -3 30 £39,750 -3.04% 1
South West -9 27 £38,000 +14.28% 10
Scotland +26 24 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -20 22 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Manchester -27 22 £42,500 +6.25% 3
St Albans - 20 £60,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -1 19 £30,000 -25.00% 3
East Sussex -12 18 £35,000 - 2
Brighton -15 18 £35,000 - 2
Edinburgh +11 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Nottinghamshire 0 16 £50,000 +33.33%
Sheffield -7 16 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Norfolk +3 14 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Nottingham 0 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Derbyshire +15 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Norwich 0 13 £44,000 +17.33% 4
Bristol +20 12 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Wigan -3 12 - - 1

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1116 (93.00%) .NET
2 1084 (90.33%) C#
3 812 (67.67%) SQL Server
4 799 (66.58%) ASP.NET
5 717 (59.75%) WPF
6 635 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
7 627 (52.25%) JavaScript
8 621 (51.75%) WCF
9 605 (50.42%) HTML
10 582 (48.50%) MVC
11 478 (39.83%) CSS
12 476 (39.67%) Microsoft
13 453 (37.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 427 (35.58%) SQL
15 425 (35.42%) Scrum
16 380 (31.67%) TDD
17 355 (29.58%) Windows
18 325 (27.08%) HTML5
19 311 (25.92%) Ajax
20 309 (25.75%) .NET Framework
21 272 (22.67%) XML
22 261 (21.75%) LINQ
23 260 (21.67%) Web Services
24 243 (20.25%) jQuery
25 239 (19.92%) NUnit
26 237 (19.75%) WinForms
27 229 (19.08%) T-SQL
28 223 (18.58%) Visual Studio
29 217 (18.08%) Subversion
30 215 (17.92%) SharePoint

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 215 (17.92%) SharePoint
2 69 (5.75%) IIS
3 51 (4.25%) BizTalk Server
4 50 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 42 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 32 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
7 18 (1.50%) CMS
8 16 (1.33%) Node.js
9 12 (1.00%) Apache
9 12 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.75%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.75%) ColdFusion
11 8 (0.67%) SharePoint Foundation
12 5 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.33%) Confluence
14 3 (0.25%) Lync
14 3 (0.25%) DNN
15 2 (0.17%) Drupal
15 2 (0.17%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.083%) WorkSite
Applications
1 137 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.25%) MS Office
3 14 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.50%) Mingle
7 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.75%) Line 500
3 7 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.33%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.083%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.083%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.25%) SaaS
3 7 (0.58%) Office 365
4 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.58%) Internet
2 13 (1.08%) Intranet
3 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.92%) Firewall
5 8 (0.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (0.67%) VoIP
6 6 (0.50%) FTP
7 5 (0.42%) HTTP
8 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.25%) DMZ
10 2 (0.17%) Extranet
10 2 (0.17%) SSL
10 2 (0.17%) VPN
10 2 (0.17%) DNS
10 2 (0.17%) DHCP
11 1 (0.083%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.083%) SMTP
11 1 (0.083%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.083%) SNMP
11 1 (0.083%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (67.67%) SQL Server
2 210 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 39 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 33 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
14 18 (1.50%) MySQL
15 15 (1.25%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (0.92%) MongoDB
19 9 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 239 (19.92%) NUnit
2 223 (18.58%) Visual Studio
3 217 (18.08%) Subversion
4 184 (15.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 150 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 100 (8.33%) Moq
7 63 (5.25%) TeamCity
8 38 (3.17%) Git (software)
9 33 (2.75%) JIRA
10 28 (2.33%) Ant
10 28 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 26 (2.17%) Selenium
12 25 (2.08%) MSBuild
13 24 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 17 (1.42%) MSTest
16 13 (1.08%) Jenkins
17 9 (0.75%) LLBLGen Pro
17 9 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
General
1 166 (13.83%) Finance
2 121 (10.08%) Retail
3 72 (6.00%) Banking
4 69 (5.75%) Games
5 60 (5.00%) Advertising
6 30 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.00%) Music Industry
8 24 (2.00%) Front Office
9 12 (1.00%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.92%) Law
10 11 (0.92%) Legal
10 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.83%) Back Office
12 8 (0.67%) Publishing
13 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.25%) Electronics
15 3 (0.25%) Marketing
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 948 (79.00%) Developer
2 482 (40.17%) C# Developer
3 424 (35.33%) .NET Developer
4 335 (27.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 208 (17.33%) Senior Developer
6 153 (12.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 139 (11.58%) Software Developer
8 118 (9.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 102 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 80 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 79 (6.58%) Software Engineer
12 75 (6.25%) Applications Developer
13 69 (5.75%) Web Developer
14 63 (5.25%) Architect
15 61 (5.08%) Agile C# Developer
16 56 (4.67%) Programmer
17 53 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
18 48 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
19 44 (3.67%) Agile .NET Developer
20 43 (3.58%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1116 (93.00%) .NET
2 799 (66.58%) ASP.NET
3 717 (59.75%) WPF
4 621 (51.75%) WCF
5 605 (50.42%) HTML
6 478 (39.83%) CSS
7 453 (37.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 325 (27.08%) HTML5
9 311 (25.92%) Ajax
10 309 (25.75%) .NET Framework
11 272 (22.67%) XML
12 261 (21.75%) LINQ
13 260 (21.67%) Web Services
14 243 (20.25%) jQuery
15 237 (19.75%) WinForms
16 197 (16.42%) NHibernate
17 118 (9.83%) Castle Windsor
18 116 (9.67%) AngularJS
19 103 (8.58%) MonoRail
20 99 (8.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 98 (8.17%) N-Tier
2 53 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 50 (4.17%) User Experience
4 47 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 36 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.42%) Blackberry
9 25 (2.08%) DTV
10 24 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
12 17 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.33%) iPhone
14 15 (1.25%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.75%) MPEG
17 8 (0.67%) GIS
17 8 (0.67%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.67%) Mathematics
17 8 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 355 (29.58%) Windows
2 129 (10.75%) Android
3 54 (4.50%) Linux
4 46 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.58%) Windows 8
6 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.25%) UNIX
7 14 (1.17%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.83%) Solaris
9 9 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.50%) CentOS
11 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.083%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (48.50%) MVC
3 425 (35.42%) Scrum
4 380 (31.67%) TDD
5 201 (16.75%) Web Application Development
6 175 (14.58%) OO
7 170 (14.17%) Software Engineering
8 107 (8.92%) E-Commerce
9 106 (8.83%) Unit Testing
10 91 (7.58%) Android Development
10 91 (7.58%) MVVM
11 90 (7.50%) Multithreading
12 89 (7.42%) Mentoring
13 85 (7.08%) SOA
14 84 (7.00%) OOP
15 82 (6.83%) OOD
15 82 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (6.75%) BDD
17 80 (6.67%) Kanban
18 79 (6.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1084 (90.33%) C#
2 627 (52.25%) JavaScript
3 427 (35.58%) SQL
4 229 (19.08%) T-SQL
5 206 (17.17%) VB.NET
6 123 (10.25%) VB
7 98 (8.17%) Java
8 77 (6.42%) XAML
9 58 (4.83%) C++
10 43 (3.58%) Objective-C
11 42 (3.50%) VB6
12 39 (3.25%) XPath
13 31 (2.58%) C
14 28 (2.33%) ActionScript
14 28 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
15 26 (2.17%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.92%) PHP
17 17 (1.42%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.00%) F#
18 12 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (11.33%) Degree
2 87 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.08%) MCSD
6 9 (0.75%) MCSE
7 8 (0.67%) MCP
8 7 (0.58%) PhD
8 7 (0.58%) MCTS
9 5 (0.42%) MCITP
9 5 (0.42%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.25%) ISEB
10 3 (0.25%) HNC
10 3 (0.25%) HND
11 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.083%) MCPD
12 1 (0.083%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.17%) QA
2 15 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.83%) SLA
4 7 (0.58%) WAI
5 1 (0.083%) COBIT
5 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.083%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (1.75%) MOM
2 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.083%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.083%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 476 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.83%) Oracle
3 29 (2.42%) Sencha
4 28 (2.33%) Appcelerator
5 21 (1.75%) VMware
6 18 (1.50%) DevExpress
7 15 (1.25%) Sage
8 13 (1.08%) Infragistics
9 7 (0.58%) Google
9 7 (0.58%) AccuRev
10 6 (0.50%) Hitachi
11 5 (0.42%) Sybase
11 5 (0.42%) LexisNexis
12 4 (0.33%) Twitter
12 4 (0.33%) Red Gate
12 4 (0.33%) Telerik
12 4 (0.33%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.25%) Remedy
14 2 (0.17%) Capita
14 2 (0.17%) IBM
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago