The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 66 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 32 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.77% 3.61% 4.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 11.27% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 36
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
367 346 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.77% 32.01% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 332 334 292
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram 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 24 July 2014. 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
Bedford -8 29 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Luton - 2 £37,500 -
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 87 (96.67%) .NET
2 84 (93.33%) C#
3 80 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 70 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 68 (75.56%) SQL Server
6 63 (70.00%) WPF
7 59 (65.56%) SQL
8 58 (64.44%) T-SQL
9 51 (56.67%) Windows
10 48 (53.33%) MS Excel
11 47 (52.22%) Software Engineering
12 46 (51.11%) HTML
13 45 (50.00%) JavaScript
13 45 (50.00%) CSS
13 45 (50.00%) WCF
14 43 (47.78%) MVC
15 37 (41.11%) SharePoint
16 36 (40.00%) Visual Studio
16 36 (40.00%) Subversion
16 36 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (37.78%) Multithreading
17 34 (37.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (37.78%) .NET Framework
17 34 (37.78%) Web Services
18 33 (36.67%) Relational Database
19 31 (34.44%) Scrum
20 29 (32.22%) XML
21 28 (31.11%) WinForms
22 27 (30.00%) TDD
22 27 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 37 (41.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (10.00%) Fireworks
2 9 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (75.56%) SQL Server
2 34 (37.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 27 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
6 20 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.11%) MySQL
11 1 (1.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 36 (40.00%) Subversion
1 36 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (24.44%) NUnit
2 22 (24.44%) MSTest
3 13 (14.44%) Moq
4 4 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (78.89%) Developer
2 40 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 18 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 17 (18.89%) Lead Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Architect
6 12 (13.33%) Designer
6 12 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Technical Leader
7 11 (12.22%) .NET Developer
7 11 (12.22%) Technical Developer
8 10 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (11.11%) UI Designer
9 9 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
12 5 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
12 5 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (96.67%) .NET
2 80 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 63 (70.00%) WPF
4 46 (51.11%) HTML
5 45 (50.00%) CSS
5 45 (50.00%) WCF
6 34 (37.78%) .NET Framework
6 34 (37.78%) Web Services
7 29 (32.22%) XML
8 28 (31.11%) WinForms
9 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (27.78%) Middleware
11 23 (25.56%) Ajax
12 22 (24.44%) WF
13 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (23.33%) LINQ
14 20 (22.22%) jQuery
14 20 (22.22%) ADO.NET
15 18 (20.00%) HTML5
16 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) N-Tier
2 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.33%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.33%) RIA
5 1 (1.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Physics
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Software Engineering
2 43 (47.78%) MVC
3 34 (37.78%) Multithreading
4 31 (34.44%) Scrum
5 27 (30.00%) TDD
6 22 (24.44%) Configuration Management
6 22 (24.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (22.22%) Project Management
7 20 (22.22%) OOD
7 20 (22.22%) OO
7 20 (22.22%) Product Management
8 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
9 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (12.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (10.00%) SEO
12 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.78%) Technical Analysis
14 4 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (93.33%) C#
2 59 (65.56%) SQL
3 58 (64.44%) T-SQL
4 45 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.67%) XAML
6 3 (3.33%) VB
6 3 (3.33%) VB6
7 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) MOM
2 1 (1.11%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 70 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle
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