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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 188 150 115
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -35
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 20 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.00% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 2.93% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 77
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1872 1399 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.63% 34.02% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1179 1686
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 13 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Birmingham -25 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Staffordshire -14 1 £22,500 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (81.13%) .NET
2 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET
3 37 (69.81%) C#
4 33 (62.26%) HTML
4 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
4 33 (62.26%) WPF
5 30 (56.60%) VB.NET
6 29 (54.72%) MVC
7 28 (52.83%) XML
8 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (47.17%) SQL
9 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
10 24 (45.28%) CSS
10 24 (45.28%) Scrum
11 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
12 20 (37.74%) Windows
12 20 (37.74%) LINQ
13 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
14 17 (32.08%) CRM
15 16 (30.19%) Degree
16 14 (26.42%) VB
16 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
17 13 (24.53%) HTML5
17 13 (24.53%) Android
17 13 (24.53%) jQuery
18 12 (22.64%) TDD
18 12 (22.64%) Ajax
19 11 (20.75%) Retail
19 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (13.21%) Line 500
3 2 (3.77%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Ant
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
1 10 (18.87%) JIRA
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (18.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (13.21%) NetAdvantage
3 7 (13.21%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) .NET Developer
3 20 (37.74%) C# Developer
4 19 (35.85%) Senior Developer
5 17 (32.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (28.30%) VB.NET Developer
7 14 (26.42%) Software Developer
8 10 (18.87%) Applications Developer
8 10 (18.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (18.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 10 (18.87%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Silverlight Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Senior Applications Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (11.32%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (9.43%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (9.43%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (7.55%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (81.13%) .NET
2 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET
3 33 (62.26%) WPF
3 33 (62.26%) HTML
4 28 (52.83%) XML
5 24 (45.28%) CSS
6 20 (37.74%) LINQ
7 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (24.53%) HTML5
8 13 (24.53%) jQuery
9 12 (22.64%) Ajax
10 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
10 11 (20.75%) SOAP
11 10 (18.87%) JSON
11 10 (18.87%) PhoneGap
11 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
12 9 (16.98%) REST
12 9 (16.98%) WF
13 8 (15.09%) WinForms
14 7 (13.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) N-Tier
1 10 (18.87%) Blackberry
1 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
1 10 (18.87%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Android
3 10 (18.87%) Apple iOS
3 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) MVC
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) Scrum
4 17 (32.08%) CRM
5 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
6 12 (22.64%) TDD
7 11 (20.75%) SOA
8 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.87%) OOP
8 10 (18.87%) Android Development
8 10 (18.87%) iOS Development
9 7 (13.21%) Workflow
10 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
12 4 (7.55%) OO
13 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
13 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
14 2 (3.77%) Kanban
14 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) C#
2 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (56.60%) VB.NET
4 25 (47.17%) SQL
5 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
6 14 (26.42%) VB
7 10 (18.87%) Objective-C
7 10 (18.87%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (18.87%) ActionScript
7 10 (18.87%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) VB6
9 7 (13.21%) VBA
9 7 (13.21%) XAML
10 2 (3.77%) PHP
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) VCP4
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) MCSD
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Sencha
2 10 (18.87%) Appcelerator
3 9 (16.98%) Sage
4 7 (13.21%) Infragistics
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