The first table below looks at the demand for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 25 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 11 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.36% 1.72% 7.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 4.69% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 64 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 38.15% 36.78% 59.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
Essex

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Colchester

Silverlight
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Colchester

Silverlight
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) WPF
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) Android Development
4 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) WPF
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft