The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Silverlight
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 653 602
Rank change year-on-year -42 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 179 284 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.75% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 168 263 359
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36626 37769 42224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 38.91% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30801 32829 36129
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Silverlight
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Silverlight in the UK

Silverlight
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Silverlight in the UK

Silverlight
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England -63 174 £50,000 +17.64% 21
London +13 106 £50,000 - 10
Manchester -40 26 £55,000 +26.43% 1
North West -44 26 £55,000 +26.43% 1
South East +40 22 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Yorkshire +15 13 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +8 13 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -6 13 £55,000 - 1
East of England -42 8 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East Sussex +10 5 £20,000 -46.66%
Buckinghamshire -32 5 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Uckfield - 5 £20,000 -
Horsham - 4 £51,250 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £51,250 -
Bury St Edmunds -8 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Suffolk -13 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
County Antrim - 3 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £30,000 -
Oxford - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +18 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire +15 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Bedford +8 2 £32,500 -18.75%
East Midlands +5 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Northampton +4 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Northamptonshire +2 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Milton Keynes -15 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Belfast - 2 £30,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 2 £37,500 - 1
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 386 (96.02%) C#
2 385 (95.77%) .NET
3 326 (81.09%) ASP.NET
4 323 (80.35%) Agile Software Development
5 313 (77.86%) WCF
6 302 (75.12%) WPF
7 297 (73.88%) SQL Server
8 265 (65.92%) MVC
9 261 (64.93%) JavaScript
10 232 (57.71%) NUnit
11 224 (55.72%) HTML
12 221 (54.98%) SQL
12 221 (54.98%) LINQ
13 210 (52.24%) CSS
13 210 (52.24%) Scrum
14 209 (51.99%) NHibernate
15 204 (50.75%) TDD
16 203 (50.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 191 (47.51%) Web Application Development
18 188 (46.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 156 (38.81%) Rhino Mocks
20 146 (36.32%) Ajax
20 146 (36.32%) Finance
21 137 (34.08%) SQL Server 2014
22 136 (33.83%) Subversion
23 135 (33.58%) HTML5
24 131 (32.59%) Microsoft
25 126 (31.34%) XML
26 123 (30.60%) OO
27 118 (29.35%) MVVM

Silverlight
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 46 (11.44%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.21%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (6.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (4.98%) IIS
5 10 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (1.99%) CMS
7 7 (1.74%) Apache
7 7 (1.74%) Drupal
7 7 (1.74%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.75%) WordPress
9 2 (0.50%) DNN
9 2 (0.50%) Documentum
9 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.46%) Internet
2 19 (4.73%) RS-232
2 19 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.23%) Ethernet
4 13 (3.23%) DNS
5 3 (0.75%) Firewall
6 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (73.88%) SQL Server
2 137 (34.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 39 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (7.71%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.23%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.74%) MarkLogic
7 6 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.50%) OLAP
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) OLTP
9 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 232 (57.71%) NUnit
2 156 (38.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 136 (33.83%) Subversion
4 70 (17.41%) MSTest
5 52 (12.94%) Moq
6 31 (7.71%) Visual Studio
7 27 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Blend
8 17 (4.23%) MSI
8 17 (4.23%) NuGet
8 17 (4.23%) WiX
9 10 (2.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 8 (1.99%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.24%) JIRA
12 3 (0.75%) Gradle
12 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.75%) JMeter
12 3 (0.75%) LINQPad
12 3 (0.75%) Selenium
12 3 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 146 (36.32%) Finance
2 61 (15.17%) Banking
3 54 (13.43%) Games
4 29 (7.21%) Investment Banking
5 27 (6.72%) Marketing
6 26 (6.47%) Music Industry
6 26 (6.47%) Retail
7 6 (1.49%) Publishing
8 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.00%) Front Office
9 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 323 (80.35%) Developer
2 248 (61.69%) C# Developer
3 197 (49.00%) .NET Developer
4 158 (39.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (23.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 95 (23.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 57 (14.18%) Agile Developer
8 54 (13.43%) .NET Software Engineer
8 54 (13.43%) C# Software Engineer
8 54 (13.43%) Software Engineer
9 52 (12.94%) Agile .NET Developer
10 34 (8.46%) Software Developer
11 31 (7.71%) Agile C# Developer
12 26 (6.47%) Games Developer
12 26 (6.47%) Internet Developer
12 26 (6.47%) UI Developer
13 20 (4.98%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
15 10 (2.49%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (95.77%) .NET
2 326 (81.09%) ASP.NET
3 313 (77.86%) WCF
4 302 (75.12%) WPF
5 224 (55.72%) HTML
6 221 (54.98%) LINQ
7 210 (52.24%) CSS
8 209 (51.99%) NHibernate
9 203 (50.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 188 (46.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 146 (36.32%) Ajax
12 135 (33.58%) HTML5
13 126 (31.34%) XML
14 117 (29.10%) .NET Framework
15 111 (27.61%) Castle Windsor
16 104 (25.87%) MonoRail
17 87 (21.64%) Web Services
18 75 (18.66%) jQuery
19 72 (17.91%) AngularJS
20 69 (17.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 86 (21.39%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 26 (6.47%) Digital TV
4 25 (6.22%) Internet of Things
5 24 (5.97%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.23%) Data Structures
6 17 (4.23%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.24%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.00%) Equities
11 4 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.50%) Life Science
12 2 (0.50%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.86%) Windows
2 22 (5.47%) Linux
3 20 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.23%) Mac OS
4 17 (4.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 12 (2.99%) Android
6 10 (2.49%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (80.35%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (65.92%) MVC
3 210 (52.24%) Scrum
4 204 (50.75%) TDD
5 191 (47.51%) Web Application Development
6 123 (30.60%) OO
7 118 (29.35%) MVVM
8 99 (24.63%) Software Engineering
9 71 (17.66%) Kanban
10 70 (17.41%) RUP
10 70 (17.41%) UML
11 61 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (13.93%) BDD
13 53 (13.18%) DSDM
13 53 (13.18%) Service Delivery
13 53 (13.18%) Use Case
14 37 (9.20%) E-Commerce
15 36 (8.96%) Unit Testing
16 32 (7.96%) Analytics
17 31 (7.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 386 (96.02%) C#
2 261 (64.93%) JavaScript
3 221 (54.98%) SQL
4 117 (29.10%) T-SQL
5 102 (25.37%) VB.NET
6 79 (19.65%) C++
7 69 (17.16%) Java
8 62 (15.42%) VB
9 56 (13.93%) XAML
10 54 (13.43%) PL/SQL
11 32 (7.96%) TypeScript
12 17 (4.23%) C
13 12 (2.99%) PHP
14 9 (2.24%) XPath
15 6 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (13.18%) Degree
2 8 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.74%) ISEB
4 6 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.49%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 131 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.74%) Xamarin
3 6 (1.49%) Zend
4 3 (0.75%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.50%) EMC
5 2 (0.50%) SAP
5 2 (0.50%) Telerik
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe
6 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle
6 1 (0.25%) Sun
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gerrards Cross
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full bens package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k + 25 days, 3% Pension, Health Care and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago