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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 223 198 152
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -46
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 6 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.34% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.95% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 35
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,300 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
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
1835 1785 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.23% 35.28% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1615 1301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Solihull +1 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £70,000 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) WPF
4 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) MVVM
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) LINQ
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) OOP
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
10 1 (7.14%) WinForms
10 1 (7.14%) TDD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) LINQ
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) Ninject
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) MVVM
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft