The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 32 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 49 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.84% 15.67% 6.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.56% 35.90% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 14
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 117 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.77% 43.66% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 201 115 101
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Bedford

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 79 (98.75%) .NET
2 78 (97.50%) C#
3 69 (86.25%) ASP.NET
4 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 54 (67.50%) SQL Server
5 54 (67.50%) SQL
6 50 (62.50%) Software Engineering
7 48 (60.00%) WPF
8 47 (58.75%) T-SQL
8 47 (58.75%) Web Services
9 43 (53.75%) HTML
10 42 (52.50%) WCF
11 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
12 40 (50.00%) Windows
13 39 (48.75%) CSS
14 37 (46.25%) Relational Database
15 35 (43.75%) Project Management
16 34 (42.50%) Subversion
16 34 (42.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (40.00%) WinForms
17 32 (40.00%) Visual Studio
18 30 (37.50%) TDD
18 30 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (36.25%) XML
20 28 (35.00%) Scrum
20 28 (35.00%) Business Analysis
21 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (33.75%) SharePoint
22 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
23 25 (31.25%) Multithreading

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (33.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (7.50%) Fireworks
2 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (46.25%) Relational Database
3 30 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (26.25%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.25%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Subversion
1 34 (42.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 23 (28.75%) MSTest
3 23 (28.75%) NUnit
4 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (7.50%) Moq
5 5 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (70.00%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 15 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Team Leader
5 13 (16.25%) Architect
6 12 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Lead Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Designer
8 10 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (12.50%) .NET Developer
9 9 (11.25%) UI Designer
10 8 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
10 8 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (7.50%) Technical Leader
11 6 (7.50%) Technical Developer
11 6 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (98.75%) .NET
2 69 (86.25%) ASP.NET
3 48 (60.00%) WPF
4 47 (58.75%) Web Services
5 43 (53.75%) HTML
6 42 (52.50%) WCF
7 39 (48.75%) CSS
8 32 (40.00%) WinForms
9 29 (36.25%) XML
10 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (31.25%) WF
11 25 (31.25%) .NET Framework
12 24 (30.00%) Middleware
13 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 20 (25.00%) Ajax
15 19 (23.75%) LINQ
15 19 (23.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 19 (23.75%) ADO.NET
16 18 (22.50%) LINQ to SQL
17 17 (21.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.75%) N-Tier
3 9 (11.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.25%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.25%) RIA
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 35 (43.75%) Project Management
3 30 (37.50%) TDD
4 28 (35.00%) Scrum
4 28 (35.00%) Business Analysis
5 25 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 24 (30.00%) Product Management
6 24 (30.00%) MVC
7 18 (22.50%) OO
8 17 (21.25%) OOD
9 14 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (17.50%) Configuration Management
10 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.25%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (11.25%) SEO
14 6 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
14 6 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (97.50%) C#
2 54 (67.50%) SQL
3 47 (58.75%) T-SQL
4 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.75%) XAML
6 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) Oracle
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