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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 183 155 125
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 36 37 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.75% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 2.14% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 83
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 £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £52,000
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
2139 1731 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.24% 35.24% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1933 1477 1773
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -12 14 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Solihull +6 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Coventry -15 6 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Warwickshire -13 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Staffordshire -7 1 £22,500 - 1
Dudley -9 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 24 April 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 59 (98.33%) .NET
2 53 (88.33%) C#
3 51 (85.00%) ASP.NET
4 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 44 (73.33%) WPF
5 32 (53.33%) VB.NET
5 32 (53.33%) LINQ
6 31 (51.67%) HTML
6 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
7 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 27 (45.00%) MVC
9 26 (43.33%) SQL
9 26 (43.33%) Degree
10 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (40.00%) CSS
11 21 (35.00%) XML
11 21 (35.00%) Visual Studio
12 19 (31.67%) SharePoint
13 18 (30.00%) WCF
13 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (28.33%) TDD
14 17 (28.33%) T-SQL
15 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
16 15 (25.00%) Scrum
16 15 (25.00%) CRM
17 14 (23.33%) SOAP
17 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
18 13 (21.67%) VB
19 12 (20.00%) MySQL
19 12 (20.00%) PowerShell

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (31.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (8.33%) Line 500
2 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (3.33%) OLAP
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (10.00%) NUnit
4 5 (8.33%) NetAdvantage
4 5 (8.33%) MSTest
4 5 (8.33%) Moq
4 5 (8.33%) LLBLGen Pro
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (95.00%) Developer
2 37 (61.67%) .NET Developer
3 26 (43.33%) C# Developer
4 25 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (23.33%) Senior Developer
8 13 (21.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 13 (21.67%) Silverlight Developer
9 11 (18.33%) Software Developer
10 9 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (15.00%) WPF Developer
11 6 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
13 4 (6.67%) Senior Silverlight Developer
13 4 (6.67%) Senior VB.NET Developer
13 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 3 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
14 3 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (98.33%) .NET
2 51 (85.00%) ASP.NET
3 44 (73.33%) WPF
4 32 (53.33%) LINQ
5 31 (51.67%) HTML
6 24 (40.00%) CSS
7 21 (35.00%) XML
8 18 (30.00%) WCF
8 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 14 (23.33%) SOAP
11 12 (20.00%) REST
12 8 (13.33%) WF
13 7 (11.67%) Web Services
14 6 (10.00%) WinForms
14 6 (10.00%) jQuery
15 5 (8.33%) HTML5
15 5 (8.33%) Entity Framework
15 5 (8.33%) Ninject
16 3 (5.00%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) MVC
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) TDD
4 15 (25.00%) CRM
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 9 (15.00%) SOA
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.00%) UML
6 6 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 4 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (88.33%) C#
2 32 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 17 (28.33%) T-SQL
6 13 (21.67%) VB
7 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (11.67%) XAML
9 6 (10.00%) VB6
10 5 (8.33%) VBA
11 2 (3.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.67%) Java
12 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) MCSD
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Sage
3 5 (8.33%) Infragistics
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Telerik
6 1 (1.67%) Sencha
6 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
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