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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 25 15 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 35 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.70% 13.60% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.58% 42.53% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 12
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
155 87 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.40% 31.99% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 151 87 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
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 19 September 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Bedford

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (96.10%) .NET
2 72 (93.51%) C#
3 65 (84.42%) ASP.NET
4 60 (77.92%) SQL Server
5 58 (75.32%) WPF
6 57 (74.03%) Microsoft
7 50 (64.94%) MVC
8 47 (61.04%) WCF
9 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (58.44%) SQL
10 45 (58.44%) T-SQL
11 42 (54.55%) MS Excel
12 39 (50.65%) Scrum
13 38 (49.35%) Windows
14 35 (45.45%) TDD
15 34 (44.16%) HTML
16 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
16 30 (38.96%) CSS
17 29 (37.66%) Visual Studio
18 28 (36.36%) SharePoint
18 28 (36.36%) .NET Framework
18 28 (36.36%) Multithreading
18 28 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (33.77%) Software Engineering
20 25 (32.47%) Web Services
21 24 (31.17%) Oracle
21 24 (31.17%) Subversion
21 24 (31.17%) Team Foundation Server
22 20 (25.97%) Relational Database

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) Fireworks
2 9 (11.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (11.69%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (77.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (25.97%) Relational Database
4 16 (20.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (20.78%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (19.48%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
8 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Visual Studio
2 24 (31.17%) Subversion
2 24 (31.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (20.78%) MSTest
3 16 (20.78%) NUnit
4 15 (19.48%) Moq
5 6 (7.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (87.01%) Developer
2 42 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 32 (41.56%) C# Developer
4 22 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (24.68%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (19.48%) .NET Developer
7 14 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (16.88%) Architect
9 9 (11.69%) Lead Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Technical Leader
9 9 (11.69%) Lead Architect
9 9 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (10.39%) Technical Developer
10 8 (10.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.79%) Designer
11 6 (7.79%) UI Designer
12 4 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.19%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (96.10%) .NET
2 65 (84.42%) ASP.NET
3 58 (75.32%) WPF
4 47 (61.04%) WCF
5 34 (44.16%) HTML
6 30 (38.96%) CSS
7 28 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (32.47%) Web Services
10 19 (24.68%) WinForms
11 18 (23.38%) XML
11 18 (23.38%) LINQ
11 18 (23.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (22.08%) HTML5
12 17 (22.08%) ADO.NET
13 16 (20.78%) WF
14 15 (19.48%) jQuery
15 14 (18.18%) Ajax
15 14 (18.18%) Middleware
16 9 (11.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) N-Tier
2 12 (15.58%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.19%) Physics
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) MVC
2 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (50.65%) Scrum
4 35 (45.45%) TDD
5 28 (36.36%) Multithreading
6 26 (33.77%) Software Engineering
7 19 (24.68%) OO
7 19 (24.68%) OOD
8 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
8 18 (23.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (12.99%) Product Management
10 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (11.69%) Matrix Management
11 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.19%) Project Management
11 4 (5.19%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (5.19%) Line Management
11 4 (5.19%) Web Development
12 3 (3.90%) User Experience Design
12 3 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
2 45 (58.44%) T-SQL
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) PhD
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (74.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.17%) Oracle
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