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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Silverlight
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 690 551
Rank change year-on-year +57 -139  
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 225 269 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.67% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 218 250 423
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 £30,500
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 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 34276 39857 40737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.22% 38.33% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29253 34347 34594
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £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

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 28 March 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 28 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
England +62 215 £50,000 +5.26% 22
London +58 129 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East +61 34 £45,000 +2.27% 4
North West 0 28 £37,500 -31.81% 4
Manchester -9 28 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Yorkshire +26 14 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +22 14 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +17 14 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 12 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +59 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Northern Ireland -1 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
County Antrim -1 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Egham - 10 £47,500 -
Belfast +2 8 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Horsham +9 6 £45,000 -14.28%
West Sussex +5 6 £45,000 -14.28%
East of England +7 5 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Berkshire +41 4 £38,250 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Reading +35 3 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire +19 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Fareham +11 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Nottingham +4 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Bromley 0 2 £29,000 -33.33%
Leicestershire -12 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £36,250 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Silverlight.

1 401 (94.13%) C#
1 401 (94.13%) .NET
2 327 (76.76%) ASP.NET
3 325 (76.29%) WCF
4 321 (75.35%) WPF
5 315 (73.94%) Agile Software Development
6 287 (67.37%) SQL Server
7 263 (61.74%) MVC
8 257 (60.33%) JavaScript
9 238 (55.87%) SQL
10 230 (53.99%) HTML
10 230 (53.99%) NUnit
11 217 (50.94%) LINQ
12 216 (50.70%) CSS
13 209 (49.06%) Scrum
14 203 (47.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 193 (45.31%) TDD
16 190 (44.60%) NHibernate
17 186 (43.66%) Web Application Development
18 180 (42.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 156 (36.62%) Finance
20 154 (36.15%) Rhino Mocks
21 148 (34.74%) Ajax
22 141 (33.10%) T-SQL
23 135 (31.69%) HTML5
24 132 (30.99%) MVVM
25 131 (30.75%) Subversion
26 130 (30.52%) Microsoft
27 119 (27.93%) XML
28 117 (27.46%) SQL Server 2014

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 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.57%) IIS
3 26 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (2.58%) CMS
5 10 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (1.88%) NetWeaver
6 8 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.41%) Apache
7 6 (1.41%) Drupal
7 6 (1.41%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.17%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (0.47%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (6.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.47%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.98%) Internet
2 13 (3.05%) DNS
3 9 (2.11%) RS-232
3 9 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.64%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.17%) HTTP
6 3 (0.70%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.47%) RTP
7 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (67.37%) SQL Server
2 117 (27.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.41%) MarkLogic
7 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.70%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.47%) Big Data
10 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.47%) OLAP
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) MySQL
11 1 (0.23%) OLTP
11 1 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 230 (53.99%) NUnit
2 154 (36.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 131 (30.75%) Subversion
4 70 (16.43%) MSTest
5 51 (11.97%) Moq
6 23 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (4.69%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.82%) NuGet
9 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Blend
9 10 (2.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (2.11%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.88%) PVCS
12 7 (1.64%) MSI
12 7 (1.64%) WiX
13 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.17%) Log4Net
15 3 (0.70%) LINQPad
16 2 (0.47%) JIRA
16 2 (0.47%) Selenium
17 1 (0.23%) TestNG
General
1 156 (36.62%) Finance
2 58 (13.62%) Banking
3 51 (11.97%) Games
4 26 (6.10%) Music Industry
5 25 (5.87%) Investment Banking
5 25 (5.87%) Retail
6 12 (2.82%) Marketing
7 7 (1.64%) Front Office
8 4 (0.94%) Back Office
8 4 (0.94%) Electronics
8 4 (0.94%) Publishing
9 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 332 (77.93%) Developer
2 254 (59.62%) C# Developer
3 202 (47.42%) .NET Developer
4 164 (38.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (22.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 94 (22.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (15.73%) .NET Software Engineer
6 67 (15.73%) C# Software Engineer
6 67 (15.73%) Software Engineer
7 65 (15.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 53 (12.44%) Agile Developer
9 52 (12.21%) Agile .NET Developer
10 27 (6.34%) Agile C# Developer
11 26 (6.10%) Internet Developer
12 25 (5.87%) Games Developer
13 24 (5.63%) Software Developer
14 21 (4.93%) SQL Developer
14 21 (4.93%) UI Developer
15 20 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
15 20 (4.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (94.13%) .NET
2 327 (76.76%) ASP.NET
3 325 (76.29%) WCF
4 321 (75.35%) WPF
5 230 (53.99%) HTML
6 217 (50.94%) LINQ
7 216 (50.70%) CSS
8 203 (47.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 190 (44.60%) NHibernate
10 180 (42.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 148 (34.74%) Ajax
12 135 (31.69%) HTML5
13 119 (27.93%) XML
14 108 (25.35%) Castle Windsor
15 102 (23.94%) MonoRail
16 101 (23.71%) .NET Framework
17 97 (22.77%) Web Services
18 85 (19.95%) jQuery
19 71 (16.67%) XSLT
20 68 (15.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.28%) Client/Server
2 28 (6.57%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.10%) Digital TV
4 19 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.99%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.52%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.64%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 6 (1.41%) Equities
10 6 (1.41%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.17%) User Experience
12 4 (0.94%) Derivative
12 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.47%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.47%) Streaming Video
14 1 (0.23%) EPoS
14 1 (0.23%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.71%) Windows
2 26 (6.10%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.23%) Android
4 15 (3.52%) Linux
5 10 (2.35%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (73.94%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (61.74%) MVC
3 209 (49.06%) Scrum
4 193 (45.31%) TDD
5 186 (43.66%) Web Application Development
6 132 (30.99%) MVVM
7 111 (26.06%) OO
8 106 (24.88%) Software Engineering
9 72 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (16.90%) UML
10 69 (16.20%) RUP
11 62 (14.55%) BDD
11 62 (14.55%) DSDM
11 62 (14.55%) Service Delivery
11 62 (14.55%) Use Case
12 59 (13.85%) Kanban
13 36 (8.45%) E-Commerce
13 36 (8.45%) SDLC
14 28 (6.57%) Analytics
15 27 (6.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 401 (94.13%) C#
2 257 (60.33%) JavaScript
3 238 (55.87%) SQL
4 141 (33.10%) T-SQL
5 98 (23.00%) VB.NET
6 93 (21.83%) C++
7 83 (19.48%) Java
8 71 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 57 (13.38%) VB
10 54 (12.68%) XAML
11 27 (6.34%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.58%) PHP
13 9 (2.11%) XPath
14 7 (1.64%) C
15 6 (1.41%) Perl
16 2 (0.47%) Python
17 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (9.39%) Degree
2 4 (0.94%) ISEB
2 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) ISO 9001
1 8 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 130 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.82%) Oracle
3 10 (2.35%) SAP
4 8 (1.88%) IBM
4 8 (1.88%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.41%) Zend
6 3 (0.70%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.70%) Telerik
7 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.23%) Sun
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago