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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 195 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +4
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 24 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 2.58% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 55
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2131 2017 2048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.28% 37.46% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 1726 1823
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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
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 July 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 July 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 9 £40,000 +3.22%
Birmingham -19 9 £34,000 -18.07%
Staffordshire -6 3 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Coventry -12 2 - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (95.08%) .NET
2 55 (90.16%) C#
3 50 (81.97%) ASP.NET
4 49 (80.33%) SQL Server
5 37 (60.66%) WPF
6 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
7 33 (54.10%) HTML
7 33 (54.10%) LINQ
8 29 (47.54%) Visual Studio
8 29 (47.54%) WCF
8 29 (47.54%) Degree
9 27 (44.26%) SharePoint
9 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
9 27 (44.26%) CSS
10 26 (42.62%) PowerShell
11 24 (39.34%) MySQL
12 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
13 18 (29.51%) MVC
14 17 (27.87%) VB.NET
15 14 (22.95%) SQL
15 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
16 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (16.39%) SOA
18 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (13.11%) MSTest
19 8 (13.11%) Moq
19 8 (13.11%) Ninject
19 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (44.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) SPSS
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (80.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (39.34%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.11%) MSTest
2 8 (13.11%) Moq
2 8 (13.11%) NUnit
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.64%) Retail
1 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 42 (68.85%) .NET Developer
3 30 (49.18%) C# Developer
4 27 (44.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (42.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Silverlight Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (8.20%) WPF Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Silverlight Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 3 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (4.92%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (95.08%) .NET
2 50 (81.97%) ASP.NET
3 37 (60.66%) WPF
4 33 (54.10%) HTML
4 33 (54.10%) LINQ
5 29 (47.54%) WCF
6 27 (44.26%) CSS
7 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.11%) Ninject
10 7 (11.48%) SOAP
10 7 (11.48%) Web Services
10 7 (11.48%) XML
10 7 (11.48%) REST
10 7 (11.48%) HTML5
11 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
12 3 (4.92%) jQuery
12 3 (4.92%) CSLA
13 1 (1.64%) WinForms
13 1 (1.64%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) MVC
2 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) SOA
4 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (13.11%) UML
5 8 (13.11%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) OO
9 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.92%) SDLC
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.64%) Workflow
11 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.64%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) C#
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) PowerShell
4 17 (27.87%) VB.NET
5 14 (22.95%) SQL
6 8 (13.11%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Telerik
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