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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 187 158 139
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 18 39 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.88% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 2.46% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 61
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £29,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
1699 1586 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.48% 35.86% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1364 1840
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Solihull +7 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Birmingham -20 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Staffordshire +1 3 £45,000 - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 45 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 44 (67.69%) HTML
2 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (66.15%) .NET
3 43 (66.15%) C#
4 40 (61.54%) XML
5 39 (60.00%) MVC
6 37 (56.92%) Scrum
7 36 (55.38%) CSS
8 32 (49.23%) Windows
8 32 (49.23%) WPF
9 31 (47.69%) Mentoring
10 29 (44.62%) VB.NET
11 28 (43.08%) ASP.NET
11 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
12 26 (40.00%) jQuery
13 25 (38.46%) Android
13 25 (38.46%) HTML5
14 24 (36.92%) Ajax
14 24 (36.92%) SQL
15 23 (35.38%) OOP
15 23 (35.38%) SOA
15 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
16 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
16 22 (33.85%) ActionScript 3.0
16 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
16 22 (33.85%) JSON
16 22 (33.85%) JIRA
16 22 (33.85%) Blackberry
16 22 (33.85%) Objective-C

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (10.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (10.77%) Line 500
3 2 (3.08%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Ant
1 22 (33.85%) JIRA
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
1 22 (33.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.77%) NetAdvantage
4 7 (10.77%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 21 (32.31%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (95.38%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Applications Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Mobile Developer
3 21 (32.31%) C# Developer
4 18 (27.69%) Senior Developer
4 18 (27.69%) .NET Developer
4 18 (27.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Software Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 10 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (13.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (9.23%) Team Leader
9 6 (9.23%) Lead Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Silverlight Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) HTML
2 43 (66.15%) .NET
3 40 (61.54%) XML
4 36 (55.38%) CSS
5 32 (49.23%) WPF
6 28 (43.08%) ASP.NET
7 26 (40.00%) jQuery
8 25 (38.46%) HTML5
9 24 (36.92%) Ajax
10 22 (33.85%) JSON
10 22 (33.85%) PhoneGap
10 22 (33.85%) AngularJS
11 17 (26.15%) LINQ
12 13 (20.00%) WCF
13 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (15.38%) SOAP
15 9 (13.85%) WinForms
15 9 (13.85%) WF
16 8 (12.31%) REST
17 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) N-Tier
1 22 (33.85%) Blackberry
1 22 (33.85%) Mobile App
1 22 (33.85%) User Experience
2 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Android
3 22 (33.85%) Apple iOS
3 22 (33.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) MVC
3 37 (56.92%) Scrum
4 31 (47.69%) Mentoring
5 23 (35.38%) OOP
5 23 (35.38%) SOA
6 22 (33.85%) Android Development
6 22 (33.85%) iOS Development
7 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 15 (23.08%) CRM
9 12 (18.46%) OO
9 12 (18.46%) TDD
9 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
10 9 (13.85%) Kanban
10 9 (13.85%) Coaching
10 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.77%) Workflow
12 6 (9.23%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (6.15%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 43 (66.15%) C#
3 29 (44.62%) VB.NET
4 24 (36.92%) SQL
5 22 (33.85%) Objective-C
5 22 (33.85%) ActionScript 3.0
5 22 (33.85%) ActionScript
5 22 (33.85%) Java
6 17 (26.15%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.77%) VB
7 7 (10.77%) VB6
7 7 (10.77%) VBA
7 7 (10.77%) XAML
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.46%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) MCSD
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) Sencha
2 22 (33.85%) Appcelerator
3 9 (13.85%) Sage
4 7 (10.77%) Infragistics
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