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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 19 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 39 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.93% 9.23% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.32% 23.23% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 16
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
133 155 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.67% 39.74% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +43.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Bedford

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (97.37%) C#
3 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
4 64 (84.21%) Scrum
4 64 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (78.95%) Microsoft
6 59 (77.63%) WCF
7 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET
8 56 (73.68%) WPF
9 52 (68.42%) Visual Studio
9 52 (68.42%) TDD
10 48 (63.16%) MVC
11 45 (59.21%) MS Excel
12 37 (48.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (46.05%) .NET Framework
13 35 (46.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (44.74%) LINQ
14 34 (44.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 31 (40.79%) Windows
16 28 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (35.53%) SQL
17 27 (35.53%) OOD
17 27 (35.53%) Matrix Management
18 26 (34.21%) N-Tier
19 25 (32.89%) HTML
19 25 (32.89%) T-SQL
20 24 (31.58%) Web Services
21 22 (28.95%) OO
21 22 (28.95%) SharePoint
21 22 (28.95%) Multithreading

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (28.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (59.21%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 35 (46.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (68.42%) Visual Studio
2 28 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (27.63%) Moq
4 17 (22.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (18.42%) Subversion
6 7 (9.21%) NUnit
7 2 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 7 (9.21%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 39 (51.32%) C# Developer
3 32 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (38.16%) Senior Developer
5 28 (36.84%) Senior C# Developer
6 26 (34.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (26.32%) Architect
8 19 (25.00%) .NET Developer
9 17 (22.37%) Lead Architect
9 17 (22.37%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (18.42%) Development Manager
11 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (11.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (9.21%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
13 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
14 6 (7.89%) Senior Manager
14 6 (7.89%) Senior Development Manager
14 6 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
14 6 (7.89%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (77.63%) WCF
3 57 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 56 (73.68%) WPF
5 37 (48.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (46.05%) .NET Framework
7 34 (44.74%) LINQ
7 34 (44.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 25 (32.89%) HTML
9 24 (31.58%) Web Services
10 21 (27.63%) WinForms
10 21 (27.63%) jQuery
11 20 (26.32%) ADO.NET
12 18 (23.68%) CSS
13 16 (21.05%) Ajax
14 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (13.16%) HTML5
16 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
17 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 3 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.21%) Physics
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (84.21%) Scrum
1 64 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (68.42%) TDD
3 48 (63.16%) MVC
4 27 (35.53%) OOD
4 27 (35.53%) Matrix Management
5 22 (28.95%) OO
5 22 (28.95%) Multithreading
6 14 (18.42%) Performance Management
6 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
6 14 (18.42%) Coaching
7 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) Web Development
9 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.63%) SEO
10 2 (2.63%) Product Management
10 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.32%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (1.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (97.37%) C#
2 27 (35.53%) SQL
3 25 (32.89%) T-SQL
4 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) PhD
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle