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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 40 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.12% 0.43% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 1.54% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £22,000 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.32% -25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
98 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 55.06% 27.66% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 88 59 49
Average salary £28,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft