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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 201 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 17 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 1.04% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 2.84% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 42
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +72.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1991 1971 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.36% 36.73% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1682 1691
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 August 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 +9 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Staffordshire -5 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Birmingham -17 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (94.74%) .NET
3 46 (80.70%) SQL Server
3 46 (80.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (64.91%) HTML
4 37 (64.91%) WPF
5 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
6 33 (57.89%) LINQ
7 31 (54.39%) WCF
7 31 (54.39%) Visual Studio
8 29 (50.88%) CSS
8 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
8 29 (50.88%) SharePoint
9 28 (49.12%) PowerShell
10 27 (47.37%) MySQL
11 24 (42.11%) Degree
12 20 (35.09%) Computer Science
13 16 (28.07%) MVC
14 12 (21.05%) SQL
15 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (17.54%) SOA
16 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
17 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
17 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 8 (14.04%) MSTest
18 8 (14.04%) Moq
18 8 (14.04%) Ninject
18 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (14.04%) UML

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (50.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (80.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (47.37%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) OLAP
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.04%) NUnit
2 8 (14.04%) MSTest
2 8 (14.04%) Moq
3 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.75%) Retail
1 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (70.18%) .NET Developer
3 35 (61.40%) C# Developer
4 32 (56.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (49.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (49.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) WPF Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Silverlight Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Junior C# Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Junior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Junior
10 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (94.74%) .NET
2 46 (80.70%) ASP.NET
3 37 (64.91%) HTML
3 37 (64.91%) WPF
4 33 (57.89%) LINQ
5 31 (54.39%) WCF
6 29 (50.88%) CSS
7 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
9 8 (14.04%) Ninject
10 6 (10.53%) REST
10 6 (10.53%) XML
10 6 (10.53%) SOAP
10 6 (10.53%) HTML5
10 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.26%) Web Services
11 3 (5.26%) jQuery
12 1 (1.75%) WF
12 1 (1.75%) CSS3
12 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) MVC
2 10 (17.54%) SOA
2 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.04%) UML
3 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.02%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.51%) Scrum
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.75%) Analytics
8 1 (1.75%) Coaching
8 1 (1.75%) OOP
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 28 (49.12%) PowerShell
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Telerik
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago