The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 103 86
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.33% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Silverlight
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
499 450 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.03% 33.46% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 417 403 465
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Wales region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Wales

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) LexisNexis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) LexisNexis