The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 227 196 171
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -25
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 1 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.018% 0.36% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.067% 1.05% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 49
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
Silverlight
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1483 1810 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.99% 34.16% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1455 1690
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Berkshire

Silverlight
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Reading -10 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) WF
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) XPath
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Linux

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) WF
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XPath
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft