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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 175 174 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -52
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 48 33 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.62% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 1.82% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 71
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
2004 1809 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.58% 34.25% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 1615 1669
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 £50,000 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +8 32 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Staffordshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Solihull +2 5 £45,000 +57.89%
Warwickshire -8 1 - - 2
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (75.79%) C#
2 71 (74.74%) .NET
3 57 (60.00%) HTML
4 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (54.74%) XML
6 51 (53.68%) JavaScript
7 49 (51.58%) SQL Server
7 49 (51.58%) Microsoft
8 46 (48.42%) CSS
9 40 (42.11%) Windows
10 38 (40.00%) WPF
10 38 (40.00%) HTML5
11 36 (37.89%) MVC
12 35 (36.84%) jQuery
13 34 (35.79%) Mentoring
14 33 (34.74%) SharePoint
15 31 (32.63%) OOP
16 30 (31.58%) SQL
17 29 (30.53%) Scrum
18 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
18 26 (27.37%) CRM
18 26 (27.37%) WCF
18 26 (27.37%) Android
19 25 (26.32%) Retail
20 24 (25.26%) Dynamics CRM
20 24 (25.26%) OO
21 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce
21 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
21 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
21 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (34.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (51.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Ant
1 22 (23.16%) JIRA
1 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
1 22 (23.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 18 (18.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.16%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (3.16%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (92.63%) Developer
2 28 (29.47%) Applications Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 19 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 18 (18.95%) .NET Developer
7 17 (17.89%) C# Developer
7 17 (17.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (13.68%) CRM Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Senior Applications Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Lead Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Team Leader
11 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (6.32%) Software Team Leader
13 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
13 5 (5.26%) Consultant
14 4 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (74.74%) .NET
2 57 (60.00%) HTML
3 52 (54.74%) XML
4 46 (48.42%) CSS
5 38 (40.00%) WPF
5 38 (40.00%) HTML5
6 35 (36.84%) jQuery
7 26 (27.37%) WCF
8 23 (24.21%) Ajax
8 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
9 22 (23.16%) JSON
9 22 (23.16%) PhoneGap
9 22 (23.16%) AngularJS
10 19 (20.00%) LINQ
11 16 (16.84%) Web Services
12 12 (12.63%) SOAP
13 10 (10.53%) WinForms
14 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (7.37%) REST
15 7 (7.37%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) N-Tier
1 22 (23.16%) Blackberry
1 22 (23.16%) Mobile App
1 22 (23.16%) User Experience
2 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.47%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Android
3 22 (23.16%) Apple iOS
3 22 (23.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) MVC
3 34 (35.79%) Mentoring
4 31 (32.63%) OOP
5 29 (30.53%) Scrum
6 26 (27.37%) CRM
7 24 (25.26%) OO
8 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce
9 22 (23.16%) SOA
9 22 (23.16%) Android Development
9 22 (23.16%) iOS Development
10 15 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
12 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.58%) Web Development
13 9 (9.47%) Kanban
13 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
13 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (75.79%) C#
2 51 (53.68%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.58%) SQL
4 22 (23.16%) Java
4 22 (23.16%) ActionScript
4 22 (23.16%) Objective-C
4 22 (23.16%) ActionScript 3.0
5 20 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.21%) PHP
8 3 (3.16%) VB
8 3 (3.16%) VB6
8 3 (3.16%) VBA
9 2 (2.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
1 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (51.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.16%) Sencha
2 22 (23.16%) Appcelerator
3 4 (4.21%) Sage
3 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.16%) Infragistics
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