The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 36 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.77% 8.83% 7.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.22% 21.52% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 21
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Silverlight
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 158 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.56% 41.04% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82 140 88
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Bedford

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Bedford

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Silverlight also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Silverlight.

1 56 (100.00%) C#
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (91.07%) Scrum
2 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 47 (83.93%) Visual Studio
4 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
5 42 (75.00%) ASP.NET
6 41 (73.21%) WCF
7 40 (71.43%) WPF
8 37 (66.07%) MVC
9 36 (64.29%) TDD
10 34 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (58.93%) MS Excel
12 31 (55.36%) LINQ
12 31 (55.36%) .NET Framework
12 31 (55.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (55.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 23 (41.07%) Matrix Management
13 23 (41.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (37.50%) jQuery
14 21 (37.50%) N-Tier
14 21 (37.50%) OOD
14 21 (37.50%) Web Services
14 21 (37.50%) HTML
15 20 (35.71%) Windows
16 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
16 18 (32.14%) Coaching
16 18 (32.14%) Performance Management
17 17 (30.36%) SQL

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Silverlight also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Silverlight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (26.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (58.93%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (55.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (83.93%) Visual Studio
2 23 (41.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (26.79%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (26.79%) Moq
4 6 (10.71%) NUnit
5 5 (8.93%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
1 24 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 23 (41.07%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (33.93%) Senior C# Developer
4 19 (33.93%) Senior Developer
5 18 (32.14%) Development Manager
6 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
6 15 (26.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (25.00%) Architect
8 11 (19.64%) Lead Architect
9 10 (17.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (16.07%) Senior Manager
10 9 (16.07%) Senior Development Manager
11 7 (12.50%) Technical Architect
12 6 (10.71%) Lead Technical Architect
12 6 (10.71%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (10.71%) Agile C# Developer
13 5 (8.93%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (73.21%) WCF
4 40 (71.43%) WPF
5 34 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (55.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 31 (55.36%) LINQ
6 31 (55.36%) .NET Framework
7 21 (37.50%) jQuery
7 21 (37.50%) Web Services
7 21 (37.50%) HTML
8 16 (28.57%) Ajax
8 16 (28.57%) CSS
8 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (26.79%) ADO.NET
9 15 (26.79%) WinForms
10 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (8.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.93%) Physics
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) Scrum
1 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) MVC
3 36 (64.29%) TDD
4 23 (41.07%) Matrix Management
5 21 (37.50%) OOD
6 18 (32.14%) Performance Management
6 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
6 18 (32.14%) Coaching
7 15 (26.79%) Multithreading
7 15 (26.79%) OO
8 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) PhD
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle