The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 25 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 8 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.93% 0.63% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 1.30% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 13
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
Essex

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 Colchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 77 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 42.96% 48.13% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 107
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Colchester

Silverlight
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 September 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