The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 415 293 237
Rank change year-on-year
-122 -56
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 662 952 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.21% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 593 857 1213
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45345 42986 48272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 39.54% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38527 37281 42694
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -128 623 £45,000 - 82
London -141 238 £55,000 - 28
East of England -37 90 £45,000 - 13
South East -42 84 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -16 64 £40,000 +33.33% 9
West Midlands +3 54 £40,000 +14.28% 6
City of London -53 45 £51,000 -15.00% 12
North West +8 35 £35,000 -4.10% 15
West Yorkshire -8 32 £40,000 - 4
Bedfordshire -13 32 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands -31 31 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire -5 28 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Bedford -10 28 £45,000 - 6
Leeds -16 27 £40,000 - 2
South West -46 26 £39,500 +21.53% 7
Birmingham +12 25 £41,500 -5.68% 2
Kent -20 22 £45,000 -14.28%
Stansted - 20 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire +2 19 £40,250 -3.01% 3
Scotland +1 17 £45,000 +5.88%
Solihull - 17 £38,750 - 1
Sheffield +7 16 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Essex -20 16 £36,750 -18.33% 1
East Sussex -27 16 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Brighton -32 16 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Manchester +5 14 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Bristol -13 14 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Berkshire -8 13 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Northern Ireland +5 12 £33,000 +1.53%
County Antrim +4 12 £33,000 +1.53%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1343 (92.05%) C#
2 1338 (91.71%) .NET
3 1024 (70.19%) SQL Server
4 938 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 914 (62.65%) WPF
6 787 (53.94%) WCF
7 670 (45.92%) HTML
8 651 (44.62%) Microsoft
9 646 (44.28%) JavaScript
10 569 (39.00%) SQL
11 542 (37.15%) MVC
12 540 (37.01%) CSS
13 456 (31.25%) Windows
14 424 (29.06%) .NET Framework
15 415 (28.44%) TDD
16 405 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 376 (25.77%) HTML5
18 353 (24.19%) Scrum
19 340 (23.30%) Web Services
20 337 (23.10%) XML
21 323 (22.14%) LINQ
22 300 (20.56%) Ajax
23 282 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
24 279 (19.12%) T-SQL
25 270 (18.51%) NUnit
26 265 (18.16%) SharePoint
27 264 (18.09%) Visual Studio
28 262 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
29 255 (17.48%) WinForms
30 253 (17.34%) MS Excel

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 265 (18.16%) SharePoint
2 104 (7.13%) IIS
3 82 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 71 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
7 26 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
8 23 (1.58%) Apache
9 17 (1.17%) Node.js
10 15 (1.03%) Drupal
11 13 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.89%) ArcGIS
12 11 (0.75%) CMS
13 10 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
14 6 (0.41%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.34%) SharePoint Foundation
16 4 (0.27%) Lync
16 4 (0.27%) LiveCycle
16 4 (0.27%) Joomla!
17 3 (0.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 253 (17.34%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.33%) MS Office
3 16 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.96%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.62%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.41%) Mingle
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 100 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.55%) Pivotal CRM
4 3 (0.21%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.14%) Line 500
6 1 (0.069%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.069%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.17%) SaaS
3 8 (0.55%) GitHub
4 3 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.069%) IaaS
5 1 (0.069%) PaaS
5 1 (0.069%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.11%) Internet
2 38 (2.60%) Intranet
3 10 (0.69%) Firewall
4 6 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (0.41%) HTTP
4 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.41%) VoIP
5 5 (0.34%) FTP
6 4 (0.27%) DHCP
6 4 (0.27%) DNS
7 3 (0.21%) Extranet
7 3 (0.21%) UMTS
7 3 (0.21%) LDAP
7 3 (0.21%) GPRS
8 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.14%) SSL
8 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.069%) Wireless
9 1 (0.069%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1024 (70.19%) SQL Server
2 262 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 190 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 146 (10.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (5.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 67 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 57 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (3.29%) Crystal Reports
9 46 (3.15%) NoSQL
10 35 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 29 (1.99%) RavenDB
13 28 (1.92%) MongoDB
14 22 (1.51%) CouchDB
15 21 (1.44%) Oracle Database
15 21 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
16 20 (1.37%) MySQL
16 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 270 (18.51%) NUnit
2 264 (18.09%) Visual Studio
3 238 (16.31%) Subversion
4 207 (14.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 161 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 110 (7.54%) Moq
7 55 (3.77%) TeamCity
8 46 (3.15%) MSTest
9 40 (2.74%) Git (software)
10 32 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 21 (1.44%) MSBuild
12 20 (1.37%) Jenkins
13 13 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 12 (0.82%) Selenium
15 11 (0.75%) NuGet
15 11 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (0.62%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
18 8 (0.55%) ReSharper
General
1 249 (17.07%) Finance
2 103 (7.06%) Banking
3 70 (4.80%) Retail
3 70 (4.80%) Games
4 51 (3.50%) Front Office
5 33 (2.26%) Advertising
6 29 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.92%) Legal
8 24 (1.64%) Music Industry
9 22 (1.51%) Marketing
10 18 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.03%) Back Office
12 13 (0.89%) Law
13 9 (0.62%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.48%) Publishing
15 4 (0.27%) Electronics
16 1 (0.069%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.069%) Automotive
16 1 (0.069%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1205 (82.59%) Developer
2 586 (40.16%) C# Developer
3 553 (37.90%) .NET Developer
4 417 (28.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 283 (19.40%) Senior Developer
6 161 (11.03%) Software Developer
7 154 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 130 (8.91%) Senior .NET Developer
9 124 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 112 (7.68%) Senior C# Developer
11 83 (5.69%) Software Engineer
12 62 (4.25%) Agile .NET Developer
13 59 (4.04%) Web Developer
13 59 (4.04%) Architect
14 55 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
15 48 (3.29%) Agile C# Developer
16 46 (3.15%) Programmer
17 44 (3.02%) Analyst
18 43 (2.95%) Junior
18 43 (2.95%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1338 (91.71%) .NET
2 938 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 914 (62.65%) WPF
4 787 (53.94%) WCF
5 670 (45.92%) HTML
6 540 (37.01%) CSS
7 424 (29.06%) .NET Framework
8 405 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 376 (25.77%) HTML5
10 340 (23.30%) Web Services
11 337 (23.10%) XML
12 323 (22.14%) LINQ
13 300 (20.56%) Ajax
14 255 (17.48%) WinForms
15 253 (17.34%) jQuery
16 241 (16.52%) NHibernate
17 216 (14.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 196 (13.43%) Razor View Engine
19 142 (9.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 123 (8.43%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 69 (4.73%) N-Tier
3 68 (4.66%) Open Source
4 57 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (3.15%) Client/Server
6 38 (2.60%) GIS
7 25 (1.71%) DTV
8 24 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.10%) Xbox
14 15 (1.03%) RIA
15 12 (0.82%) iPhone
16 11 (0.75%) Mathematics
17 9 (0.62%) Physics
18 8 (0.55%) Equities
19 7 (0.48%) Social Media
20 6 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 456 (31.25%) Windows
2 115 (7.88%) Android
3 55 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.60%) Windows Phone
5 34 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (2.12%) Linux
7 19 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
8 15 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
11 9 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
12 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.48%) UNIX
13 7 (0.48%) Solaris
14 6 (0.41%) CentOS
15 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.21%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (37.15%) MVC
2 415 (28.44%) TDD
3 353 (24.19%) Scrum
4 282 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (15.63%) Web Application Development
6 226 (15.49%) Software Engineering
7 218 (14.94%) OO
8 157 (10.76%) MVVM
9 126 (8.64%) CRM
10 120 (8.22%) BDD
11 116 (7.95%) Unit Testing
12 114 (7.81%) Kanban
13 91 (6.24%) OOP
14 88 (6.03%) Web Development
14 88 (6.03%) Multithreading
15 77 (5.28%) E-Commerce
16 75 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (4.39%) Configuration Management
18 62 (4.25%) Workflow
19 56 (3.84%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1343 (92.05%) C#
2 646 (44.28%) JavaScript
3 569 (39.00%) SQL
4 279 (19.12%) T-SQL
5 196 (13.43%) VB.NET
6 141 (9.66%) Java
7 114 (7.81%) XAML
8 91 (6.24%) VB
9 75 (5.14%) C++
10 46 (3.15%) PowerShell
11 34 (2.33%) PHP
12 31 (2.12%) C
12 31 (2.12%) Objective-C
13 26 (1.78%) XPath
14 24 (1.64%) VB6
15 23 (1.58%) Ruby
16 15 (1.03%) F#
16 15 (1.03%) Perl
17 14 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 215 (14.74%) Degree
2 201 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 127 (8.70%) MCSD
4 125 (8.57%) MCP
5 123 (8.43%) MCTS
6 117 (8.02%) MCAD
7 37 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.89%) MCITP
10 12 (0.82%) PhD
11 10 (0.69%) MCSE
12 6 (0.41%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.34%) ISEB
14 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.21%) HNC
14 3 (0.21%) HND
15 1 (0.069%) MBCS
15 1 (0.069%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.11%) QA
2 15 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.89%) SLA
4 6 (0.41%) WAI
5 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.069%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.069%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.17%) Puppet
3 12 (0.82%) MOM
4 6 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.14%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.069%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 651 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.85%) Oracle
3 35 (2.40%) Adobe
4 26 (1.78%) VMware
5 19 (1.30%) ESRI
6 16 (1.10%) Apple
6 16 (1.10%) Google
7 7 (0.48%) DevExpress
8 6 (0.41%) Twitter
8 6 (0.41%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.34%) Telerik
10 4 (0.27%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.27%) Appcelerator
10 4 (0.27%) Trapeze
10 4 (0.27%) Sencha
11 3 (0.21%) Facebook
11 3 (0.21%) Zend
11 3 (0.21%) Sage
11 3 (0.21%) JBoss
12 2 (0.14%) Reuters
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health, life assurance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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