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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 156 156 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -47
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 57 46 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.84% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 2.42% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 75
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
2007 1904 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.81% 34.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1695 1658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 31 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Solihull +8 13 £45,000 +57.89%
Staffordshire - 12 £35,000 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (80.00%) C#
2 75 (78.95%) .NET
3 54 (56.84%) HTML
4 50 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 50 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
6 46 (48.42%) XML
7 43 (45.26%) WPF
8 41 (43.16%) CSS
9 37 (38.95%) HTML5
10 35 (36.84%) Windows
10 35 (36.84%) SharePoint
11 31 (32.63%) SQL
12 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
12 30 (31.58%) MVC
12 30 (31.58%) jQuery
13 27 (28.42%) WCF
13 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
14 26 (27.37%) OOP
15 25 (26.32%) CRM
15 25 (26.32%) Scrum
16 23 (24.21%) Dynamics CRM
17 22 (23.16%) OO
18 21 (22.11%) Degree
18 21 (22.11%) Android
19 20 (21.05%) JSON
19 20 (21.05%) Retail
20 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (18.95%) Ajax
20 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.05%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.05%) Lync
4 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
6 1 (1.05%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Ant
1 17 (17.89%) JIRA
1 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
1 17 (17.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 16 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.11%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.11%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 20 (21.05%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (91.58%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Applications Developer
3 22 (23.16%) C# Developer
4 21 (22.11%) .NET Developer
5 20 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (17.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 17 (17.89%) Mobile Developer
6 17 (17.89%) Senior Developer
7 16 (16.84%) Software Developer
8 14 (14.74%) CRM Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Senior Applications Developer
11 7 (7.37%) Team Leader
11 7 (7.37%) Lead Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
12 5 (5.26%) Consultant
12 5 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
13 4 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (78.95%) .NET
2 54 (56.84%) HTML
3 46 (48.42%) XML
4 43 (45.26%) WPF
5 41 (43.16%) CSS
6 37 (38.95%) HTML5
7 30 (31.58%) jQuery
8 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
8 27 (28.42%) WCF
9 20 (21.05%) JSON
10 18 (18.95%) Ajax
11 17 (17.89%) LINQ
11 17 (17.89%) PhoneGap
11 17 (17.89%) AngularJS
12 16 (16.84%) Web Services
13 11 (11.58%) WinForms
13 11 (11.58%) SOAP
14 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (6.32%) WF
15 6 (6.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Blackberry
2 17 (17.89%) Mobile App
2 17 (17.89%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows
2 21 (22.11%) Android
3 17 (17.89%) Apple iOS
3 17 (17.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) MVC
2 26 (27.37%) OOP
3 25 (26.32%) CRM
3 25 (26.32%) Scrum
4 22 (23.16%) OO
5 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
5 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.95%) Android Development
6 17 (17.89%) iOS Development
6 17 (17.89%) SOA
7 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
8 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
9 12 (12.63%) Web Development
10 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.42%) Workflow
12 7 (7.37%) Multithreading
12 7 (7.37%) Kanban
12 7 (7.37%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.37%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 76 (80.00%) C#
2 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
3 31 (32.63%) SQL
4 18 (18.95%) Java
5 17 (17.89%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.89%) ActionScript
5 17 (17.89%) Objective-C
5 17 (17.89%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.21%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) VB
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) VB6
8 2 (2.11%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Degree
2 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
2 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.89%) Sencha
2 17 (17.89%) Appcelerator
3 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.16%) Sage
5 2 (2.11%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
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