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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 155 161 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -61
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 53 50 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.90% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 2.46% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 83
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,250
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
2018 2031 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.39% 36.38% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1809 1714
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 £50,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +6 25 £41,500 +5.06% 2
Solihull - 17 £38,750 - 2
Staffordshire - 10 £35,000 - 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 80 (91.95%) .NET
2 79 (90.80%) C#
3 53 (60.92%) SQL Server
4 50 (57.47%) WPF
5 49 (56.32%) HTML
6 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
7 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
8 38 (43.68%) SQL
8 38 (43.68%) SharePoint
9 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
10 32 (36.78%) CSS
10 32 (36.78%) XML
11 31 (35.63%) MS Excel
12 28 (32.18%) HTML5
13 27 (31.03%) WCF
14 24 (27.59%) CRM
15 22 (25.29%) Dynamics CRM
16 21 (24.14%) Windows
17 20 (22.99%) LINQ
17 20 (22.99%) Degree
17 20 (22.99%) MVC
18 17 (19.54%) Visual Studio
18 17 (19.54%) jQuery
19 15 (17.24%) Web Services
20 14 (16.09%) OO
21 13 (14.94%) OOP
21 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
21 13 (14.94%) Waterfall
22 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
22 12 (13.79%) WinForms

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 38 (43.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (35.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.05%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.60%) PhoneGap
3 4 (4.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) JIRA
3 4 (4.60%) Ant
4 2 (2.30%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.30%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.49%) Retail
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Advertising
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (89.66%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) C# Developer
3 30 (34.48%) .NET Developer
4 29 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 14 (16.09%) Software Developer
7 13 (14.94%) CRM Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Applications Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Consultant
11 5 (5.75%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Mobile Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (91.95%) .NET
2 50 (57.47%) WPF
3 49 (56.32%) HTML
4 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 32 (36.78%) CSS
5 32 (36.78%) XML
6 28 (32.18%) HTML5
7 27 (31.03%) WCF
8 20 (22.99%) LINQ
9 17 (19.54%) jQuery
10 15 (17.24%) Web Services
11 12 (13.79%) WinForms
12 11 (12.64%) JSON
12 11 (12.64%) SOAP
13 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
15 6 (6.90%) REST
15 6 (6.90%) Ajax
15 6 (6.90%) WF
16 5 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.15%) GIS
4 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Android
3 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) CRM
2 20 (22.99%) MVC
3 14 (16.09%) OO
4 13 (14.94%) OOP
4 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
4 13 (14.94%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.79%) Web Development
6 11 (12.64%) MVVM
7 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 8 (9.20%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (9.20%) Workflow
9 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.75%) TDD
10 5 (5.75%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.75%) Logistics
10 5 (5.75%) ETRM
10 5 (5.75%) Android Development
11 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (90.80%) C#
2 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.68%) SQL
4 11 (12.64%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.75%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.60%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.60%) PHP
6 4 (4.60%) ActionScript
6 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.30%) VB6
7 2 (2.30%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) VB
7 2 (2.30%) VBA
8 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) MCITP
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Appcelerator
2 4 (4.60%) Sencha
2 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.45%) Sage
4 2 (2.30%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Sybase
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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