The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 157 151 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 49 58 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.05% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 2.83% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 81
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1995 2053 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.48% 37.10% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1826 1745
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
England

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 23 July 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 23 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
Birmingham +10 22 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Solihull - 17 £38,750 - 1
Staffordshire - 10 £35,000 - 1
Coventry 0 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 82 (95.35%) .NET
2 80 (93.02%) C#
3 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
3 53 (61.63%) WPF
4 48 (55.81%) HTML
5 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
6 42 (48.84%) JavaScript
7 40 (46.51%) SQL
8 39 (45.35%) SharePoint
9 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
10 32 (37.21%) MS Excel
11 30 (34.88%) CSS
12 29 (33.72%) WCF
12 29 (33.72%) XML
13 26 (30.23%) HTML5
14 22 (25.58%) CRM
14 22 (25.58%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (24.42%) LINQ
16 20 (23.26%) Degree
17 18 (20.93%) MVC
17 18 (20.93%) Windows
18 15 (17.44%) Web Services
18 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
19 14 (16.28%) jQuery
20 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
20 13 (15.12%) Waterfall
20 13 (15.12%) WinForms
21 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
21 12 (13.95%) Web Development
21 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (45.35%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.16%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 32 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.16%) DB2
8 1 (1.16%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (2.33%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Ant
4 1 (1.16%) Xcode
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (9.30%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Advertising
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Law
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 77 (89.53%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) C# Developer
3 31 (36.05%) .NET Developer
4 30 (34.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Senior Developer
6 14 (16.28%) Software Developer
7 13 (15.12%) CRM Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Web Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Applications Developer
9 7 (8.14%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (8.14%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Consultant
10 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.65%) .NET Team Leader
12 3 (3.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (95.35%) .NET
2 53 (61.63%) WPF
3 48 (55.81%) HTML
4 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
5 30 (34.88%) CSS
6 29 (33.72%) XML
6 29 (33.72%) WCF
7 26 (30.23%) HTML5
8 21 (24.42%) LINQ
9 15 (17.44%) Web Services
10 14 (16.28%) jQuery
11 13 (15.12%) WinForms
12 11 (12.79%) SOAP
13 9 (10.47%) JSON
14 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
14 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (6.98%) WF
15 6 (6.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (6.98%) REST
16 4 (4.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) Open Source
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) CRM
2 18 (20.93%) MVC
3 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
3 13 (15.12%) Waterfall
4 12 (13.95%) MVVM
4 12 (13.95%) Web Development
4 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.95%) OO
4 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.63%) OOP
6 9 (10.47%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (9.30%) Workflow
8 7 (8.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.81%) Logistics
9 5 (5.81%) ETRM
9 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.81%) TDD
10 4 (4.65%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 80 (93.02%) C#
2 42 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 40 (46.51%) SQL
4 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (2.33%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
7 2 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) MCITP
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.49%) Sage
4 2 (2.33%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.16%) Sencha
5 1 (1.16%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
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