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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 26 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 29 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.70% 7.49% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.22% 19.18% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 10
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
115 146 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.46% 39.04% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 58
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Bedford

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 69 (100.00%) C#
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (89.86%) Scrum
2 62 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (86.96%) SQL Server
4 55 (79.71%) WCF
5 53 (76.81%) Visual Studio
5 53 (76.81%) Microsoft
6 51 (73.91%) ASP.NET
7 49 (71.01%) WPF
8 48 (69.57%) TDD
9 44 (63.77%) MVC
10 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
12 33 (47.83%) LINQ
12 33 (47.83%) .NET Framework
12 33 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (47.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (39.13%) Matrix Management
14 25 (36.23%) Windows
14 25 (36.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (34.78%) Web Services
15 24 (34.78%) N-Tier
15 24 (34.78%) OOD
16 22 (31.88%) jQuery
16 22 (31.88%) HTML
17 20 (28.99%) SQL
18 18 (26.09%) T-SQL
18 18 (26.09%) ADO.NET
18 18 (26.09%) Oracle

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (26.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 18 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (76.81%) Visual Studio
2 25 (36.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (26.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (26.09%) Moq
4 8 (11.59%) Subversion
5 6 (8.70%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Developer
1 34 (49.28%) C# Developer
2 30 (43.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Senior C# Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Senior Developer
4 24 (34.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (26.09%) .NET Developer
5 18 (26.09%) Architect
5 18 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 17 (24.64%) Development Manager
7 15 (21.74%) Lead Architect
8 10 (14.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (11.59%) Senior Manager
9 8 (11.59%) Senior Development Manager
10 7 (10.14%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
10 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
11 6 (8.70%) Lead Technical Architect
11 6 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (79.71%) WCF
3 51 (73.91%) ASP.NET
4 49 (71.01%) WPF
5 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (47.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 33 (47.83%) LINQ
6 33 (47.83%) .NET Framework
7 24 (34.78%) Web Services
8 22 (31.88%) HTML
8 22 (31.88%) jQuery
9 18 (26.09%) WinForms
9 18 (26.09%) ADO.NET
10 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (21.74%) CSS
11 15 (21.74%) Ajax
12 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
13 7 (10.14%) HTML5
14 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.14%) Physics
2 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (89.86%) Scrum
1 62 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (69.57%) TDD
3 44 (63.77%) MVC
4 27 (39.13%) Matrix Management
5 24 (34.78%) OOD
6 18 (26.09%) OO
6 18 (26.09%) Multithreading
7 17 (24.64%) Performance Management
7 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
7 17 (24.64%) Coaching
8 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (28.99%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) PhD
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Oracle