The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 190 168 112
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -56
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 29 31 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.63% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 1.70% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 71
Average salary £39,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1803 1827 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 37.28% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1608 1878
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Silverlight
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham -4 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Solihull +1 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Staffordshire +3 6 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -12 1 £39,500 -3.65% 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 53 (66.25%) C#
1 53 (66.25%) .NET
2 51 (63.75%) HTML
2 51 (63.75%) JavaScript
3 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (57.50%) XML
5 41 (51.25%) MVC
6 40 (50.00%) CSS
6 40 (50.00%) Windows
7 39 (48.75%) Scrum
8 37 (46.25%) WPF
9 36 (45.00%) Mentoring
10 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
11 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
12 32 (40.00%) SQL
12 32 (40.00%) jQuery
13 31 (38.75%) HTML5
14 30 (37.50%) Retail
14 30 (37.50%) VB.NET
15 29 (36.25%) OOP
15 29 (36.25%) Ajax
15 29 (36.25%) Android
16 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
17 27 (33.75%) SOA
17 27 (33.75%) Security Cleared
18 26 (32.50%) SC Cleared
18 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
18 26 (32.50%) ActionScript 3.0
18 26 (32.50%) JSON
18 26 (32.50%) JIRA

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (11.25%) Line 500
3 2 (2.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Ant
1 26 (32.50%) JIRA
1 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
1 26 (32.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (11.25%) LLBLGen Pro
5 9 (11.25%) NetAdvantage
6 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 30 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (93.75%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Applications Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Mobile Developer
3 23 (28.75%) C# Developer
4 20 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 20 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (23.75%) Software Developer
6 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
7 15 (18.75%) Senior Applications Developer
7 15 (18.75%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 8 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Team Leader
9 6 (7.50%) Lead Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Architect
11 4 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (66.25%) .NET
2 51 (63.75%) HTML
3 46 (57.50%) XML
4 40 (50.00%) CSS
5 37 (46.25%) WPF
6 32 (40.00%) jQuery
7 31 (38.75%) HTML5
8 29 (36.25%) Ajax
9 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
10 26 (32.50%) JSON
10 26 (32.50%) PhoneGap
10 26 (32.50%) AngularJS
11 17 (21.25%) LINQ
12 16 (20.00%) WCF
13 14 (17.50%) WinForms
14 11 (13.75%) WF
15 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
17 8 (10.00%) SOAP
18 7 (8.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) N-Tier
1 26 (32.50%) Blackberry
1 26 (32.50%) Mobile App
1 26 (32.50%) User Experience
2 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Android
3 26 (32.50%) Apple iOS
3 26 (32.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (51.25%) MVC
3 39 (48.75%) Scrum
4 36 (45.00%) Mentoring
5 29 (36.25%) OOP
6 27 (33.75%) SOA
7 26 (32.50%) Android Development
7 26 (32.50%) iOS Development
8 24 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 21 (26.25%) CRM
10 16 (20.00%) OO
11 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (11.25%) Multithreading
12 9 (11.25%) Coaching
12 9 (11.25%) Kanban
12 9 (11.25%) Workflow
12 9 (11.25%) TDD
12 9 (11.25%) Automated Testing
13 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) C#
2 51 (63.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.00%) SQL
4 30 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 26 (32.50%) ActionScript
5 26 (32.50%) Java
5 26 (32.50%) Objective-C
5 26 (32.50%) ActionScript 3.0
6 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (11.25%) VB
7 9 (11.25%) VB6
7 9 (11.25%) VBA
8 5 (6.25%) XAML
9 2 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (33.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCSD
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.50%) Sencha
2 26 (32.50%) Appcelerator
3 11 (13.75%) Sage
4 9 (11.25%) Infragistics
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