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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 64 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 30 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 3.65% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 11.59% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 35
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £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
389 328 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.42% 31.51% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 354 316 304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -13 26 £45,000 - 4
Luton - 2 £37,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 -
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 83 (96.51%) .NET
2 80 (93.02%) C#
3 74 (86.05%) ASP.NET
4 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
5 68 (79.07%) SQL Server
6 61 (70.93%) WPF
7 59 (68.60%) SQL
8 58 (67.44%) T-SQL
9 48 (55.81%) MS Excel
10 46 (53.49%) Windows
11 45 (52.33%) WCF
12 44 (51.16%) Software Engineering
13 43 (50.00%) MVC
14 41 (47.67%) CSS
14 41 (47.67%) HTML
14 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
15 36 (41.86%) Visual Studio
15 36 (41.86%) SharePoint
16 34 (39.53%) .NET Framework
16 34 (39.53%) Multithreading
16 34 (39.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (38.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (38.37%) Subversion
17 33 (38.37%) Web Services
18 32 (37.21%) Scrum
18 32 (37.21%) Relational Database
19 27 (31.40%) XML
19 27 (31.40%) TDD
19 27 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (29.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 36 (41.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (55.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (10.47%) Fireworks
2 9 (10.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (79.07%) SQL Server
2 34 (39.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (37.21%) Relational Database
4 25 (29.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (24.42%) Crystal Reports
6 19 (22.09%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.16%) SQLite
10 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 33 (38.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (38.37%) Subversion
3 21 (24.42%) MSTest
3 21 (24.42%) NUnit
4 13 (15.12%) Moq
5 4 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Legal
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (82.56%) Developer
2 40 (46.51%) Senior Developer
3 18 (20.93%) C# Developer
4 16 (18.60%) Lead Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Architect
6 12 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Technical Leader
7 11 (12.79%) Technical Developer
7 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Designer
9 9 (10.47%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (10.47%) UI Designer
10 8 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.81%) UI Programmer
12 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
12 5 (5.81%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (96.51%) .NET
2 74 (86.05%) ASP.NET
3 61 (70.93%) WPF
4 45 (52.33%) WCF
5 41 (47.67%) CSS
5 41 (47.67%) HTML
6 34 (39.53%) .NET Framework
7 33 (38.37%) Web Services
8 27 (31.40%) XML
8 27 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (29.07%) WinForms
9 25 (29.07%) Middleware
10 21 (24.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (24.42%) WF
10 21 (24.42%) LINQ
11 20 (23.26%) Ajax
11 20 (23.26%) ADO.NET
12 17 (19.77%) jQuery
12 17 (19.77%) HTML5
13 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.16%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (53.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Software Engineering
2 43 (50.00%) MVC
3 34 (39.53%) Multithreading
4 32 (37.21%) Scrum
5 27 (31.40%) TDD
6 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
6 22 (25.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (23.26%) OO
7 20 (23.26%) OOD
8 19 (22.09%) Product Management
9 18 (20.93%) Project Management
10 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.44%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (8.14%) Technical Analysis
14 6 (6.98%) SEO
15 5 (5.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (93.02%) C#
2 59 (68.60%) SQL
3 58 (67.44%) T-SQL
4 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.28%) XAML
6 4 (4.65%) VB
6 4 (4.65%) VB6
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) MOM
2 2 (2.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.07%) Oracle
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