Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Silverlight
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 766 698
Rank change year-on-year -41 -68 -186
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 403 480 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 391 435 661
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

Silverlight is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Silverlight
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Silverlight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Silverlight in the UK

Silverlight
Top 14 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 394 £50,000 - 27
London +9 246 £50,000 - 12
UK excluding London -58 150 £52,500 +10.53% 15
North of England +8 76 £55,000 - 7
South East +54 44 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North West -15 41 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire +13 35 £55,000 - 4
East of England -50 23 £52,500 - 2
Midlands -10 6 £51,250 +20.59% 3
East Midlands +8 4 £43,750 +2.94% 1
West Midlands +4 2 £51,250 +24.24% 2
South West +7 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Scotland -32 1 - -
Northern Ireland -36 1 £30,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 397 (98.51%) C#
1 397 (98.51%) .NET
2 362 (89.83%) ASP.NET
3 351 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
4 345 (85.61%) WCF
5 338 (83.87%) WPF
6 317 (78.66%) MVC
7 315 (78.16%) SQL Server
8 286 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 270 (67.00%) NUnit
10 259 (64.27%) Scrum
11 243 (60.30%) NHibernate
12 242 (60.05%) Web Application Development
13 240 (59.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 236 (58.56%) LINQ
15 234 (58.06%) HTML
16 231 (57.32%) JavaScript
17 226 (56.08%) CSS
18 218 (54.09%) TDD
19 205 (50.87%) Rhino Mocks
20 201 (49.88%) SQL
21 175 (43.42%) Subversion
22 170 (42.18%) Ajax
23 168 (41.69%) HTML5
24 155 (38.46%) T-SQL
25 148 (36.72%) SQL Server 2014
26 137 (34.00%) Finance
27 135 (33.50%) Castle Windsor
27 135 (33.50%) MonoRail
28 132 (32.75%) Microsoft

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 41 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 37 (9.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 34 (8.44%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (5.21%) DNN
4 21 (5.21%) Documentum
5 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.74%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.99%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.99%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.94%) Internet
2 5 (1.24%) RS-232
2 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.25%) Skype
5 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (78.16%) SQL Server
2 148 (36.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 270 (67.00%) NUnit
2 205 (50.87%) Rhino Mocks
3 175 (43.42%) Subversion
4 72 (17.87%) Moq
5 66 (16.38%) MSTest
6 36 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (8.68%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (0.74%) MSI
10 3 (0.74%) NuGet
10 3 (0.74%) WiX
11 2 (0.50%) Gradle
11 2 (0.50%) gulp
11 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.25%) Grunt
12 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.25%) Selenium
12 1 (0.25%) TestNG
General
1 137 (34.00%) Finance
2 67 (16.63%) Games
3 42 (10.42%) Banking
4 36 (8.93%) Retail
5 32 (7.94%) Music Industry
6 13 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.73%) Legal
8 6 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.24%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Front Office
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Electronics
12 2 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 348 (86.35%) Developer
2 282 (69.98%) C# Developer
3 251 (62.28%) .NET Developer
4 194 (48.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 133 (33.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 130 (32.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 89 (22.08%) Agile Developer
7 89 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 77 (19.11%) Agile .NET Developer
9 56 (13.90%) Agile C# Developer
10 47 (11.66%) Software Engineer
11 46 (11.41%) .NET Software Engineer
11 46 (11.41%) C# Software Engineer
12 36 (8.93%) Software Developer
13 34 (8.44%) Games Developer
14 32 (7.94%) Internet Developer
14 32 (7.94%) Senior Developer
15 31 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
16 29 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 26 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (98.51%) .NET
2 362 (89.83%) ASP.NET
3 345 (85.61%) WCF
4 338 (83.87%) WPF
5 286 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 243 (60.30%) NHibernate
7 240 (59.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 236 (58.56%) LINQ
9 234 (58.06%) HTML
10 226 (56.08%) CSS
11 170 (42.18%) Ajax
12 168 (41.69%) HTML5
13 135 (33.50%) Castle Windsor
13 135 (33.50%) MonoRail
14 121 (30.02%) WinForms
15 112 (27.79%) XML
16 106 (26.30%) Web Services
17 90 (22.33%) jQuery
18 86 (21.34%) .NET Framework
19 80 (19.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 109 (27.05%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (9.18%) Client/Server
3 36 (8.93%) Digital TV
4 7 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.49%) Equities
5 6 (1.49%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.74%) Fintech
8 3 (0.74%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 3 (0.74%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.50%) Life Science
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (1.49%) Linux
3 3 (0.74%) Android
3 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
3 3 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (78.66%) MVC
3 259 (64.27%) Scrum
4 242 (60.05%) Web Application Development
5 218 (54.09%) TDD
6 112 (27.79%) OO
7 108 (26.80%) MVVM
8 75 (18.61%) BDD
9 74 (18.36%) Software Engineering
10 73 (18.11%) Kanban
11 68 (16.87%) UML
12 64 (15.88%) Use Case
13 63 (15.63%) RUP
14 62 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (14.89%) DSDM
16 50 (12.41%) Service Delivery
17 34 (8.44%) E-Commerce
18 32 (7.94%) High Availability
19 21 (5.21%) System Testing
20 17 (4.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 397 (98.51%) C#
2 231 (57.32%) JavaScript
3 201 (49.88%) SQL
4 155 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 126 (31.27%) VB.NET
6 67 (16.63%) VB
7 66 (16.38%) PL/SQL
8 65 (16.13%) C++
9 54 (13.40%) Java
10 23 (5.71%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.48%) XAML
12 7 (1.74%) XPath
13 6 (1.49%) C
14 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.50%) VBA
15 2 (0.50%) X++
16 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (4.96%) Degree
2 9 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.99%) QA
Vendors
1 132 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.20%) Telerik
3 21 (5.21%) EMC
4 6 (1.49%) Oracle
5 4 (0.99%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.74%) Google
7 2 (0.50%) SAP
7 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) Apple