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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 499 393 265
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -128
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 448 780 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.66% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.65% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 379 687 1066
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
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
41527 47368 44437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 40.01% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35388 40174 38705
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 £63,925
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -104 437 £48,750 +10.79% 65
London -42 203 £52,500 -4.54% 31
South East -60 56 £50,000 +21.95% 8
East of England -41 55 £55,000 +29.41% 7
City of London +10 42 £51,500 -1.90% 9
West Midlands -11 39 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -13 37 £38,750 -3.12% 7
North West -6 34 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Manchester +30 27 £45,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +4 21 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Hertfordshire -6 21 £60,000 +71.42% 1
St Albans - 21 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham -7 16 £42,500 -5.55%
Leeds -3 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Brighton +8 14 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Hampshire +8 14 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Sussex -2 14 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Bedfordshire -26 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -31 13 £48,750 +30.00% 5
Solihull +4 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire -15 12 £57,500 +40.24% 2
Wigan +14 10 - -
North Yorkshire +4 9 £47,500 +18.75%
Bedford -7 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Bracknell +9 8 £57,500 +76.92%
Norwich +6 8 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Norfolk +5 8 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Coventry -12 8 £40,000 -38.46%
Essex -2 7 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire -12 7 £29,000 -22.66% 1

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 865 (91.63%) .NET
2 859 (91.00%) C#
3 676 (71.61%) ASP.NET
4 660 (69.92%) SQL Server
5 567 (60.06%) WPF
6 519 (54.98%) HTML
7 510 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
8 500 (52.97%) WCF
9 493 (52.22%) MVC
10 482 (51.06%) JavaScript
11 408 (43.22%) SQL
12 397 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 396 (41.95%) Microsoft
14 362 (38.35%) CSS
15 361 (38.24%) TDD
16 323 (34.22%) Scrum
17 299 (31.67%) HTML5
18 288 (30.51%) Ajax
19 281 (29.77%) Windows
20 233 (24.68%) .NET Framework
21 227 (24.05%) LINQ
22 224 (23.73%) NUnit
23 223 (23.62%) XML
24 204 (21.61%) SharePoint
25 198 (20.97%) VB.NET
25 198 (20.97%) jQuery
26 195 (20.66%) T-SQL
27 191 (20.23%) NHibernate
28 189 (20.02%) Web Services
28 189 (20.02%) WinForms

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 204 (21.61%) SharePoint
2 52 (5.51%) IIS
3 38 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 37 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
7 16 (1.69%) Drupal
8 14 (1.48%) CMS
8 14 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.27%) SharePoint Foundation
10 6 (0.64%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.32%) JBoss
12 3 (0.32%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.21%) Node.js
13 2 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 160 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.93%) MS Office
3 36 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.38%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.85%) Mingle
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.64%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.64%) Sage CRM
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.42%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.21%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.69%) Office 365
3 8 (0.85%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.32%) Sage Pay
5 3 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.21%) Scribe Online
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.04%) Internet
2 26 (2.75%) DNS
3 20 (2.12%) HTTP
4 10 (1.06%) OSPF
4 10 (1.06%) BGP
5 9 (0.95%) VoIP
6 8 (0.85%) Broadband
7 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.64%) RTP
8 3 (0.32%) Firewall
8 3 (0.32%) Multicast
8 3 (0.32%) SMTP
8 3 (0.32%) DHCP
9 2 (0.21%) GPRS
9 2 (0.21%) UMTS
9 2 (0.21%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (69.92%) SQL Server
2 125 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 66 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (2.54%) MySQL
7 22 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
11 11 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.95%) Neo4j
13 9 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.85%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 224 (23.73%) NUnit
2 183 (19.39%) Visual Studio
3 172 (18.22%) Subversion
4 153 (16.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 152 (16.10%) Rhino Mocks
6 73 (7.73%) Moq
7 53 (5.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 49 (5.19%) TeamCity
9 37 (3.92%) Selenium
10 28 (2.97%) MSTest
11 22 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (1.59%) Git (software)
14 13 (1.38%) CruiseControl
14 13 (1.38%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.95%) AccuRev
15 9 (0.95%) Jenkins
16 8 (0.85%) MSI
17 4 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
17 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 126 (13.35%) Finance
2 52 (5.51%) Games
3 51 (5.40%) Retail
4 46 (4.87%) Banking
5 37 (3.92%) Publishing
6 36 (3.81%) Advertising
7 34 (3.60%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.54%) Music Industry
9 17 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.80%) Back Office
10 13 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.27%) Front Office
12 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.95%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.85%) Legal
15 6 (0.64%) Law
16 5 (0.53%) Marketing
17 2 (0.21%) Electronics
18 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 723 (76.59%) Developer
2 391 (41.42%) .NET Developer
3 360 (38.14%) C# Developer
4 225 (23.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (14.51%) Senior Developer
6 122 (12.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 107 (11.33%) Software Developer
8 104 (11.02%) ASP.NET Developer
9 84 (8.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 76 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 62 (6.57%) Software Engineer
12 57 (6.04%) Web Developer
13 55 (5.83%) Programmer
13 55 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
14 51 (5.40%) Agile C# Developer
15 50 (5.30%) C# Software Developer
16 46 (4.87%) Architect
16 46 (4.87%) Analyst
17 42 (4.45%) C# Web Developer
18 41 (4.34%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (91.63%) .NET
2 676 (71.61%) ASP.NET
3 567 (60.06%) WPF
4 519 (54.98%) HTML
5 500 (52.97%) WCF
6 397 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 362 (38.35%) CSS
8 299 (31.67%) HTML5
9 288 (30.51%) Ajax
10 233 (24.68%) .NET Framework
11 227 (24.05%) LINQ
12 223 (23.62%) XML
13 198 (20.97%) jQuery
14 191 (20.23%) NHibernate
15 189 (20.02%) WinForms
15 189 (20.02%) Web Services
16 100 (10.59%) XSLT
17 98 (10.38%) Castle Windsor
18 97 (10.28%) MonoRail
19 90 (9.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (4.34%) Computer Science
2 38 (4.03%) Client/Server
3 32 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 32 (3.39%) Kindle
4 28 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.65%) DTV
6 23 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.01%) Open Source
8 18 (1.91%) Over-the-Top Content
9 17 (1.80%) User Experience
10 15 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.48%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.06%) IPTV
14 10 (1.06%) Derivative
14 10 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.95%) MPEG
15 9 (0.95%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 281 (29.77%) Windows
2 66 (6.99%) Android
3 45 (4.77%) Linux
4 20 (2.12%) UNIX
5 13 (1.38%) Windows Phone
6 9 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.85%) CentOS
8 6 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.32%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (52.22%) MVC
3 361 (38.24%) TDD
4 323 (34.22%) Scrum
5 172 (18.22%) Web Application Development
6 166 (17.58%) Software Engineering
7 116 (12.29%) OO
8 95 (10.06%) Web Development
9 90 (9.53%) Unit Testing
10 77 (8.16%) MVVM
11 75 (7.94%) UML
11 75 (7.94%) SOA
12 70 (7.42%) BDD
13 68 (7.20%) Multithreading
14 67 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (6.67%) Mobile Development
16 61 (6.46%) CRM
17 60 (6.36%) Kanban
18 56 (5.93%) OOD
19 50 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 859 (91.00%) C#
2 482 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 408 (43.22%) SQL
4 198 (20.97%) VB.NET
5 195 (20.66%) T-SQL
6 85 (9.00%) VB
7 63 (6.67%) Java
8 51 (5.40%) C++
9 50 (5.30%) XAML
10 44 (4.66%) PL/SQL
11 36 (3.81%) C
12 35 (3.71%) PHP
13 33 (3.50%) Objective-C
14 27 (2.86%) Python
15 22 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.91%) VB6
16 18 (1.91%) XQuery
16 18 (1.91%) XPath
17 11 (1.17%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 147 (15.57%) Degree
2 53 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.22%) MCSD
4 13 (1.38%) MCITP
4 13 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.06%) MCP
6 10 (1.06%) MCDBA
7 9 (0.95%) MCTS
8 8 (0.85%) HND
8 8 (0.85%) MCSE
9 3 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) ISEB
11 1 (0.11%) MCAD
11 1 (0.11%) HNC
11 1 (0.11%) MCPD
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.89%) QA
2 40 (4.24%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) COBIT
5 2 (0.21%) EMIR
5 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.85%) MOM
1 8 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (0.42%) MIIS
3 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 396 (41.95%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.84%) Oracle
3 12 (1.27%) Sage
4 11 (1.17%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.06%) Akamai
5 10 (1.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 8 (0.85%) Hitachi
7 7 (0.74%) VMware
8 5 (0.53%) Adobe
9 4 (0.42%) Apple
9 4 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.42%) QNX
9 4 (0.42%) Telerik
9 4 (0.42%) Sencha
9 4 (0.42%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.32%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.32%) Citrix
10 3 (0.32%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.21%) Remedy
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 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
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago