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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 413 293 243
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -50
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 671 971 1373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.89% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.25% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 602 876 1231
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 £60,000
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
45840 43158 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.96% 39.64% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38992 37419 42809
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 24 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 24 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 -130 630 £45,000 - 74
London -138 240 £55,000 - 26
East of England -49 90 £45,000 - 13
South East -70 89 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire -1 66 £40,000 +33.33% 9
West Midlands +5 52 £40,000 +11.11% 7
City of London -52 43 £50,000 -16.66% 9
North West +8 35 £35,000 -4.10% 9
East Midlands -36 35 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -13 33 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Bedfordshire -14 32 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Bedford -8 29 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Leeds -8 28 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Hertfordshire -18 26 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Birmingham +6 24 £41,500 -5.68% 3
Kent -17 24 £45,000 -14.28%
South West -61 22 £39,500 +19.69% 6
Stansted - 21 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire +4 19 £40,250 -3.01% 3
Scotland -11 18 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex -21 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Solihull - 17 £38,750 - 1
Sheffield +5 16 £40,000 +45.45% 1
East Sussex -25 16 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Brighton -27 16 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Manchester +2 14 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Berkshire -6 13 £60,000 +37.14%
Derbyshire -6 13 £50,000 +47.05%
Derby - 13 £50,000 -
Belfast +4 12 £33,000 +1.53%

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 1357 (92.19%) C#
2 1353 (91.92%) .NET
3 1032 (70.11%) SQL Server
4 949 (64.47%) ASP.NET
5 926 (62.91%) WPF
6 794 (53.94%) WCF
7 681 (46.26%) HTML
8 657 (44.63%) Microsoft
9 656 (44.57%) JavaScript
10 576 (39.13%) SQL
11 548 (37.23%) CSS
12 540 (36.68%) MVC
13 461 (31.32%) Windows
14 431 (29.28%) .NET Framework
15 416 (28.26%) TDD
16 403 (27.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 384 (26.09%) HTML5
18 352 (23.91%) Scrum
19 344 (23.37%) Web Services
20 336 (22.83%) XML
21 325 (22.08%) LINQ
22 304 (20.65%) Ajax
23 288 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
24 280 (19.02%) T-SQL
25 271 (18.41%) NUnit
26 268 (18.21%) Visual Studio
27 267 (18.14%) SharePoint
28 262 (17.80%) WinForms
28 262 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
29 257 (17.46%) jQuery

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 267 (18.14%) SharePoint
2 108 (7.34%) IIS
3 82 (5.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 72 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
7 26 (1.77%) Adobe CQ
8 24 (1.63%) Apache
9 17 (1.15%) Node.js
10 15 (1.02%) Drupal
11 14 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.88%) ArcGIS
13 12 (0.82%) CMS
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
15 6 (0.41%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.34%) SharePoint Foundation
17 4 (0.27%) Lync
17 4 (0.27%) Joomla!
17 4 (0.27%) LiveCycle
18 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 256 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.38%) MS Office
3 16 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.61%) Fireworks
6 8 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.34%) Mingle
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
9 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 99 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.54%) Pivotal CRM
4 3 (0.20%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Line 500
6 1 (0.068%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.068%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.22%) SaaS
3 9 (0.61%) GitHub
4 3 (0.20%) Office 365
5 2 (0.14%) IaaS
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.14%) Internet
2 38 (2.58%) Intranet
3 10 (0.68%) Firewall
4 6 (0.41%) DHCP
4 6 (0.41%) HTTP
4 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.41%) DNS
5 5 (0.34%) FTP
5 5 (0.34%) VoIP
5 5 (0.34%) LDAP
5 5 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (0.20%) UMTS
6 3 (0.20%) GPRS
6 3 (0.20%) Extranet
7 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.14%) Network Security
7 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.068%) WAN
8 1 (0.068%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1032 (70.11%) SQL Server
2 262 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 191 (12.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 147 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 88 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 68 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 58 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 48 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
9 46 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 37 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
12 28 (1.90%) RavenDB
12 28 (1.90%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.49%) CouchDB
13 22 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (1.43%) MySQL
14 21 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 271 (18.41%) NUnit
2 268 (18.21%) Visual Studio
3 238 (16.17%) Subversion
4 208 (14.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 162 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (7.54%) Moq
7 53 (3.60%) TeamCity
8 46 (3.13%) MSTest
9 39 (2.65%) Git (software)
10 31 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 21 (1.43%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.43%) MSBuild
12 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 12 (0.82%) Selenium
14 11 (0.75%) NuGet
14 11 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (0.61%) Mercurial
17 8 (0.54%) ReSharper
General
1 249 (16.92%) Finance
2 103 (7.00%) Banking
3 72 (4.89%) Games
4 68 (4.62%) Retail
5 50 (3.40%) Front Office
6 33 (2.24%) Advertising
7 29 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.83%) Legal
9 24 (1.63%) Music Industry
10 22 (1.49%) Marketing
11 17 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.09%) Back Office
13 14 (0.95%) Law
14 8 (0.54%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.48%) Publishing
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
17 1 (0.068%) Automotive
17 1 (0.068%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.068%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1213 (82.40%) Developer
2 593 (40.29%) C# Developer
3 562 (38.18%) .NET Developer
4 422 (28.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 286 (19.43%) Senior Developer
6 161 (10.94%) Software Developer
7 152 (10.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 133 (9.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 124 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 113 (7.68%) Senior C# Developer
11 85 (5.77%) Software Engineer
12 64 (4.35%) Architect
13 63 (4.28%) Agile .NET Developer
14 61 (4.14%) Web Developer
15 55 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
16 47 (3.19%) Agile C# Developer
17 45 (3.06%) Programmer
18 44 (2.99%) Analyst
19 43 (2.92%) Junior
19 43 (2.92%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1353 (91.92%) .NET
2 949 (64.47%) ASP.NET
3 926 (62.91%) WPF
4 794 (53.94%) WCF
5 681 (46.26%) HTML
6 548 (37.23%) CSS
7 431 (29.28%) .NET Framework
8 403 (27.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 384 (26.09%) HTML5
10 344 (23.37%) Web Services
11 336 (22.83%) XML
12 325 (22.08%) LINQ
13 304 (20.65%) Ajax
14 262 (17.80%) WinForms
15 257 (17.46%) jQuery
16 242 (16.44%) NHibernate
17 221 (15.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 200 (13.59%) Razor View Engine
19 144 (9.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 123 (8.36%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 99 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 69 (4.69%) Open Source
3 68 (4.62%) N-Tier
4 58 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 37 (2.51%) GIS
7 25 (1.70%) DTV
8 23 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (1.29%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.15%) RIA
12 17 (1.15%) Xbox
13 12 (0.82%) iPhone
14 11 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.68%) Physics
16 9 (0.61%) Equities
17 7 (0.48%) Social Media
18 6 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 461 (31.32%) Windows
2 115 (7.81%) Android
3 55 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 37 (2.51%) Windows Phone
5 34 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (2.04%) Linux
7 18 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
8 14 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (0.68%) BlackBerry OS
11 9 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
12 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.41%) UNIX
13 6 (0.41%) Solaris
14 5 (0.34%) CentOS
15 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.20%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (36.68%) MVC
2 416 (28.26%) TDD
3 352 (23.91%) Scrum
4 288 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 229 (15.56%) Web Application Development
7 219 (14.88%) OO
8 156 (10.60%) MVVM
9 124 (8.42%) CRM
10 120 (8.15%) BDD
11 115 (7.81%) Kanban
12 114 (7.74%) Unit Testing
13 93 (6.32%) Web Development
14 89 (6.05%) OOP
15 88 (5.98%) Multithreading
16 76 (5.16%) E-Commerce
17 75 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (4.42%) Configuration Management
19 62 (4.21%) Workflow
20 54 (3.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1357 (92.19%) C#
2 656 (44.57%) JavaScript
3 576 (39.13%) SQL
4 280 (19.02%) T-SQL
5 201 (13.65%) VB.NET
6 143 (9.71%) Java
7 116 (7.88%) XAML
8 91 (6.18%) VB
9 78 (5.30%) C++
10 46 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 35 (2.38%) PHP
12 32 (2.17%) Objective-C
13 31 (2.11%) C
14 27 (1.83%) XPath
15 23 (1.56%) Ruby
15 23 (1.56%) VB6
16 16 (1.09%) Perl
17 15 (1.02%) F#
18 14 (0.95%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 213 (14.47%) Degree
2 203 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 129 (8.76%) MCSD
4 128 (8.70%) MCP
5 125 (8.49%) MCTS
6 120 (8.15%) MCAD
7 36 (2.45%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.88%) PhD
9 13 (0.88%) MCITP
10 9 (0.61%) MCSE
11 6 (0.41%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.34%) ISEB
13 3 (0.20%) HNC
13 3 (0.20%) HND
13 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.068%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.068%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.08%) QA
2 15 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.88%) SLA
4 6 (0.41%) WAI
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.068%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.22%) Puppet
3 12 (0.82%) MOM
4 5 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.068%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.068%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 657 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.79%) Oracle
3 35 (2.38%) Adobe
4 30 (2.04%) VMware
5 19 (1.29%) ESRI
6 17 (1.15%) Apple
6 17 (1.15%) 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%) Trapeze
10 4 (0.27%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.20%) Intel
11 3 (0.20%) JBoss
11 3 (0.20%) Sage
11 3 (0.20%) Zend
11 3 (0.20%) Sencha
11 3 (0.20%) Facebook
11 3 (0.20%) Appcelerator
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £29920.00 - £36960.00 per annum
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
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Birkenhead, Merseyside
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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