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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 174 161 129
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 50 38 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.71% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 2.09% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 73
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2021 1816 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.31% 33.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1621 1671
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +22 33 £60,000 +92.00% 2
Staffordshire - 10 £35,000 - 2
Solihull 0 4 £45,000 +57.89%
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 1
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 72 (75.00%) C#
1 72 (75.00%) .NET
2 56 (58.33%) HTML
3 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 50 (52.08%) XML
4 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 48 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 45 (46.88%) CSS
7 39 (40.63%) Windows
7 39 (40.63%) HTML5
8 38 (39.58%) WPF
9 35 (36.46%) jQuery
10 34 (35.42%) MVC
10 34 (35.42%) Mentoring
11 33 (34.38%) SharePoint
12 31 (32.29%) OOP
13 29 (30.21%) SQL
13 29 (30.21%) Scrum
14 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
15 27 (28.13%) WCF
16 26 (27.08%) CRM
17 25 (26.04%) Retail
17 25 (26.04%) Android
18 24 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
18 24 (25.00%) OO
19 23 (23.96%) E-Commerce
19 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
19 23 (23.96%) Ajax
19 23 (23.96%) JSON

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.04%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
1 22 (22.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 22 (22.92%) JIRA
1 22 (22.92%) Ant
2 18 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.08%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.08%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (26.04%) Retail
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
2 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Law
3 2 (2.08%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (92.71%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) Applications Developer
3 22 (22.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 22 (22.92%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 19 (19.79%) .NET Developer
6 18 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 18 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 18 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (14.58%) CRM Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Senior Applications Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Team Leader
10 7 (7.29%) Lead Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
12 5 (5.21%) Consultant
12 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
13 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (75.00%) .NET
2 56 (58.33%) HTML
3 50 (52.08%) XML
4 45 (46.88%) CSS
5 39 (40.63%) HTML5
6 38 (39.58%) WPF
7 35 (36.46%) jQuery
8 27 (28.13%) WCF
9 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
9 23 (23.96%) Ajax
9 23 (23.96%) JSON
10 22 (22.92%) PhoneGap
10 22 (22.92%) AngularJS
11 17 (17.71%) LINQ
12 16 (16.67%) Web Services
13 11 (11.46%) SOAP
14 10 (10.42%) WinForms
15 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (6.25%) REST
16 6 (6.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) User Experience
1 22 (22.92%) Mobile App
1 22 (22.92%) N-Tier
1 22 (22.92%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.63%) Windows
2 25 (26.04%) Android
3 22 (22.92%) Apple iOS
3 22 (22.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) MVC
2 34 (35.42%) Mentoring
3 31 (32.29%) OOP
4 29 (30.21%) Scrum
5 26 (27.08%) CRM
6 24 (25.00%) OO
7 23 (23.96%) E-Commerce
8 22 (22.92%) Android Development
8 22 (22.92%) iOS Development
8 22 (22.92%) SOA
9 15 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 13 (13.54%) Waterfall
10 13 (13.54%) Data Modelling
11 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.46%) Web Development
12 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
12 9 (9.38%) Kanban
12 9 (9.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 72 (75.00%) C#
2 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.21%) SQL
4 22 (22.92%) ActionScript 3.0
4 22 (22.92%) Objective-C
4 22 (22.92%) ActionScript
4 22 (22.92%) Java
5 19 (19.79%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.17%) PHP
7 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.08%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) VB
8 2 (2.08%) VBA
8 2 (2.08%) VB6
9 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
1 23 (23.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.79%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) Sencha
2 22 (22.92%) Appcelerator
3 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.13%) Sage
5 2 (2.08%) Infragistics
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SBC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Droitwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago