The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Silverlight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Silverlight
UK / England
Rank 623 692 513
Rank change year-on-year +69 -179  
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 213 254 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.68% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 207 236 410
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

Silverlight is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31605 37393 37674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.09% 38.58% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27181 32527 32264
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Silverlight as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Silverlight in England

Silverlight
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight in England.

Salary trend for Silverlight in England

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Silverlight in England

Silverlight
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 127 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East +68 33 £45,000 +2.27% 4
North West 0 28 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Yorkshire +11 14 £55,000 - 1
East of England +10 5 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +1 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Silverlight
UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Silverlight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 387 (95.79%) C#
1 387 (95.79%) .NET
2 325 (80.45%) ASP.NET
3 323 (79.95%) WCF
4 308 (76.24%) WPF
5 307 (75.99%) Agile Software Development
6 264 (65.35%) SQL Server
7 259 (64.11%) MVC
8 249 (61.63%) JavaScript
9 230 (56.93%) NUnit
10 223 (55.20%) HTML
10 223 (55.20%) SQL
11 212 (52.48%) LINQ
12 208 (51.49%) CSS
13 205 (50.74%) Scrum
14 201 (49.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 195 (48.27%) TDD
16 188 (46.53%) NHibernate
17 186 (46.04%) Web Application Development
18 180 (44.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 157 (38.86%) Rhino Mocks
20 154 (38.12%) Finance
21 143 (35.40%) T-SQL
22 139 (34.41%) Ajax
23 134 (33.17%) HTML5
24 130 (32.18%) Subversion
25 124 (30.69%) MVVM
26 123 (30.45%) Microsoft
27 115 (28.47%) XML
28 114 (28.22%) SQL Server 2014

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.68%) IIS
3 25 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (2.72%) CMS
5 10 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.49%) Apache
6 6 (1.49%) Drupal
6 6 (1.49%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.24%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 26 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (6.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.17%) Internet
2 13 (3.22%) DNS
3 8 (1.98%) RS-232
3 8 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.99%) HTTP
6 3 (0.74%) Firewall
7 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.50%) RTP
7 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (65.35%) SQL Server
2 114 (28.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.49%) MarkLogic
6 6 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.74%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.50%) OLAP
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) OLTP
10 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 230 (56.93%) NUnit
2 157 (38.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 130 (32.18%) Subversion
4 69 (17.08%) MSTest
5 52 (12.87%) Moq
6 22 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (4.70%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.72%) NuGet
9 10 (2.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (2.23%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Blend
11 6 (1.49%) MSI
11 6 (1.49%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.49%) WiX
12 5 (1.24%) Log4Net
13 3 (0.74%) LINQPad
14 2 (0.50%) JIRA
15 1 (0.25%) Gradle
15 1 (0.25%) JMeter
15 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 154 (38.12%) Finance
2 57 (14.11%) Banking
3 51 (12.62%) Games
4 26 (6.44%) Music Industry
4 26 (6.44%) Retail
5 23 (5.69%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.72%) Marketing
7 6 (1.49%) Front Office
8 4 (0.99%) Back Office
8 4 (0.99%) Electronics
8 4 (0.99%) Publishing
9 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 310 (76.73%) Developer
2 255 (63.12%) C# Developer
3 192 (47.52%) .NET Developer
4 163 (40.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (23.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 95 (23.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 66 (16.34%) .NET Software Engineer
6 66 (16.34%) C# Software Engineer
6 66 (16.34%) Software Engineer
7 65 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 51 (12.62%) Agile Developer
9 50 (12.38%) Agile .NET Developer
10 26 (6.44%) Agile C# Developer
10 26 (6.44%) Games Developer
11 25 (6.19%) Internet Developer
12 21 (5.20%) SQL Developer
13 20 (4.95%) UI Developer
14 17 (4.21%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
16 13 (3.22%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (95.79%) .NET
2 325 (80.45%) ASP.NET
3 323 (79.95%) WCF
4 308 (76.24%) WPF
5 223 (55.20%) HTML
6 212 (52.48%) LINQ
7 208 (51.49%) CSS
8 201 (49.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 188 (46.53%) NHibernate
10 180 (44.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 139 (34.41%) Ajax
12 134 (33.17%) HTML5
13 115 (28.47%) XML
14 109 (26.98%) Castle Windsor
15 103 (25.50%) MonoRail
16 95 (23.51%) .NET Framework
17 94 (23.27%) Web Services
18 82 (20.30%) jQuery
19 70 (17.33%) XSLT
20 64 (15.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.18%) Client/Server
2 26 (6.44%) Digital TV
3 21 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.47%) Internet of Things
6 12 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.73%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 5 (1.24%) Equities
11 5 (1.24%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.24%) User Experience
12 4 (0.99%) Derivative
12 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.50%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.50%) Streaming Video
14 1 (0.25%) EPoS
14 1 (0.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.02%) Windows
2 20 (4.95%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.47%) Linux
4 12 (2.97%) Android
5 10 (2.48%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (75.99%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (64.11%) MVC
3 205 (50.74%) Scrum
4 195 (48.27%) TDD
5 186 (46.04%) Web Application Development
6 124 (30.69%) MVVM
7 109 (26.98%) OO
8 97 (24.01%) Software Engineering
9 70 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (17.33%) UML
10 67 (16.58%) RUP
11 63 (15.59%) BDD
12 61 (15.10%) DSDM
12 61 (15.10%) Service Delivery
12 61 (15.10%) Use Case
13 58 (14.36%) Kanban
14 35 (8.66%) E-Commerce
15 34 (8.42%) SDLC
16 27 (6.68%) CRM
16 27 (6.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 387 (95.79%) C#
2 249 (61.63%) JavaScript
3 223 (55.20%) SQL
4 143 (35.40%) T-SQL
5 95 (23.51%) VB.NET
6 90 (22.28%) C++
7 73 (18.07%) Java
8 62 (15.35%) PL/SQL
9 54 (13.37%) VB
10 51 (12.62%) XAML
11 25 (6.19%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.48%) PHP
13 9 (2.23%) XPath
14 6 (1.49%) C
14 6 (1.49%) Perl
15 2 (0.50%) Python
16 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (7.67%) Degree
2 4 (0.99%) ISEB
2 4 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 123 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.49%) Zend
3 4 (0.99%) Oracle
4 3 (0.74%) JD Edwards
4 3 (0.74%) Telerik
4 3 (0.74%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.50%) SAP
6 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.25%) Tableau
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