The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Silverlight
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 429 408
Rank change year-on-year +69 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 33 25 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 46
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,800 £54,000
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5957 7456 7784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.76% 38.01% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5141 6654 6774
Median salary £42,713 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.92% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Silverlight
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Silverlight in the South East

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Silverlight in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Silverlight in the South East

Silverlight
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Oxfordshire +11 11 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +56 10 £47,500 +11.76%
West Sussex 0 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Berkshire +43 4 £38,250 -10.00% 1
Hampshire +21 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Silverlight
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 33 (84.62%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) SQL
3 31 (79.49%) C#
4 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 22 (56.41%) MVC
5 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
6 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
7 17 (43.59%) Windows
7 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (43.59%) Degree
7 17 (43.59%) Mobile App
8 14 (35.90%) HTML
8 14 (35.90%) SDLC
9 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
10 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
10 12 (30.77%) WPF
10 12 (30.77%) IIS
11 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
11 11 (28.21%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
12 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
12 10 (25.64%) CRM
12 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.64%) Migration
12 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
12 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
12 10 (25.64%) Project Management
12 10 (25.64%) DNS
12 10 (25.64%) Computer Science

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (30.77%) IIS
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (15.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) LINQPad
3 3 (7.69%) NUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) C# Developer
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 11 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Consultant
5 10 (25.64%) CRM Consultant
5 10 (25.64%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
7 6 (15.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (15.38%) PHP Zend Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Symfony Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Manual Tester
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Tester
8 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
8 4 (10.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) WPF
5 10 (25.64%) iOS SDK
6 9 (23.08%) XSLT
7 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.95%) WinForms
8 7 (17.95%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) Symfony
9 6 (15.38%) XML Schema
10 5 (12.82%) CSS
10 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 4 (10.26%) Ajax
11 4 (10.26%) COM
11 4 (10.26%) LINQ
11 4 (10.26%) WCF
12 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
12 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (7.69%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
5 3 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) MVC
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) SDLC
4 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (25.64%) CRM
6 10 (25.64%) Data Migration
6 10 (25.64%) Migration
6 10 (25.64%) Project Management
7 8 (20.51%) OOP
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.38%) Microservices
9 6 (15.38%) MVVM
9 6 (15.38%) RDF
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Secure Coding
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) C#
3 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
5 9 (23.08%) XPath
6 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
7 7 (17.95%) PHP
8 6 (15.38%) Perl
9 5 (12.82%) VB
10 4 (10.26%) C++
11 2 (5.13%) XAML
12 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Zend
3 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
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