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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 43 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.99% 8.18% 13.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 18.44% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 40
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
121 141 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 43.84% 44.34% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 114 135 94
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Bedford

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (91.67%) HTML
3 19 (79.17%) jQuery
4 18 (75.00%) WPF
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (75.00%) Windows
5 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 17 (70.83%) WCF
6 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 16 (66.67%) CSS
6 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (66.67%) HTML5
6 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (62.50%) Visual Studio
7 15 (62.50%) MVC
7 15 (62.50%) Scrum
8 14 (58.33%) .NET Framework
8 14 (58.33%) LINQ
8 14 (58.33%) Entity Framework
9 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (54.17%) Ajax
9 13 (54.17%) Web Services
10 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
10 12 (50.00%) TDD
10 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (45.83%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (45.83%) Moq

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (45.83%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (45.83%) Moq
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) MSTest
4 2 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 18 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 18 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (54.17%) Senior Developer
4 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 11 (45.83%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (37.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
8 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Senior Development Manager
9 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
9 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) HTML
3 19 (79.17%) jQuery
4 18 (75.00%) WPF
5 17 (70.83%) WCF
6 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (66.67%) HTML5
6 16 (66.67%) CSS
7 14 (58.33%) Entity Framework
7 14 (58.33%) .NET Framework
7 14 (58.33%) LINQ
8 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (54.17%) Ajax
8 13 (54.17%) Web Services
9 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (45.83%) WinForms
10 11 (45.83%) ADO.NET
11 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (12.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) N-Tier
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) MVC
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) OO
4 11 (45.83%) OOD
4 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
5 7 (29.17%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) PhD
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle