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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 212 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 14 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.27% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.81% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 40
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
1538 1855 2257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.00% 32.87% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1677 1998
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram 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 22 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
Reading -2 4 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Slough +10 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 30 (96.77%) C#
2 29 (93.55%) .NET
3 25 (80.65%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
5 16 (51.61%) LINQ
6 14 (45.16%) Windows
7 13 (41.94%) MVC
8 12 (38.71%) XAML
8 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
8 12 (38.71%) HTML
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Phone 8
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Phone
9 11 (35.48%) CSS
10 10 (32.26%) WCF
11 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
11 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
11 9 (29.03%) Web Services
11 9 (29.03%) XML
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Ajax
13 7 (22.58%) WPF
13 7 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (22.58%) MVVM
13 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
14 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
14 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (19.35%) HTML5
15 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.68%) Pivotal CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) CRM Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 16 (51.61%) LINQ
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 10 (32.26%) WCF
7 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
7 9 (29.03%) Web Services
7 9 (29.03%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) Ajax
9 7 (22.58%) WPF
10 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (16.13%) XSL
12 4 (12.90%) XSLT
12 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
12 4 (12.90%) WF
12 4 (12.90%) LINQ to SQL
13 3 (9.68%) Unity DI Container
13 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.23%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Phone 8
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Phone
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (22.58%) MVVM
3 5 (16.13%) Product Management
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.13%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) UML
3 5 (16.13%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Analytics
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) XAML
4 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) VBScript
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft