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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 170 171 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -36
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 40 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.72% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.98% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £28,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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
2031 1916 2045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.50% 36.30% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 1657 1823
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Birmingham -16 19 £37,500 -6.25%
Coventry 0 9 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Solihull +4 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Staffordshire +10 2 £31,500 -
Warwickshire -11 2 £47,500 -
Dudley +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
West Bromwich - 1 £32,500 -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (95.00%) .NET
2 54 (90.00%) C#
3 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 41 (68.33%) SQL Server
5 36 (60.00%) WPF
6 33 (55.00%) Degree
7 28 (46.67%) HTML
7 28 (46.67%) LINQ
8 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
9 23 (38.33%) VB.NET
9 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
10 22 (36.67%) CSS
10 22 (36.67%) MVC
11 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (33.33%) WCF
12 19 (31.67%) Visual Studio
13 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
13 18 (30.00%) TDD
13 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
14 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
14 17 (28.33%) SQL
15 16 (26.67%) MySQL
15 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
16 13 (21.67%) Scrum
17 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
17 11 (18.33%) XML
18 10 (16.67%) CRM
18 10 (16.67%) SOA
18 10 (16.67%) SOAP

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) SPSS
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (68.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (3.33%) OLAP
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.33%) MSTest
2 8 (13.33%) Moq
2 8 (13.33%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.67%) Retail
1 1 (1.67%) Marketing
1 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (98.33%) Developer
2 41 (68.33%) .NET Developer
3 30 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 26 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (31.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (21.67%) Silverlight Developer
8 11 (18.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
9 9 (15.00%) WPF Developer
10 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
11 6 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (6.67%) Senior Silverlight Developer
12 4 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (6.67%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
13 3 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
14 2 (3.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (60.00%) WPF
4 28 (46.67%) HTML
4 28 (46.67%) LINQ
5 22 (36.67%) CSS
6 20 (33.33%) WCF
7 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.33%) XML
10 10 (16.67%) SOAP
11 8 (13.33%) Ninject
11 8 (13.33%) REST
12 7 (11.67%) Web Services
12 7 (11.67%) HTML5
13 5 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 4 (6.67%) jQuery
15 3 (5.00%) CSLA
16 1 (1.67%) .NET Remoting
16 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) MVC
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 10 (16.67%) CRM
5 10 (16.67%) SOA
6 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.33%) UML
8 6 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) OO
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
11 2 (3.33%) Mobile Development
11 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.67%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (90.00%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) VB.NET
2 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.33%) VB
6 7 (11.67%) XAML
7 1 (1.67%) VB6
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.67%) Sage