The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 88 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 5 14 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.54% 1.23% 4.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 3.77% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 56
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Silverlight
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
301 371 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.51% 32.72% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 258 295 454
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Bedfordshire region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Silverlight
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leighton Buzzard +6 3 £50,000 -
Bedford +4 2 £42,000 -20.00%
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) SOLID
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (50.00%) Moq
4 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Moq
1 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Programmer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Web Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SOLID
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft