The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 251 200 160
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -40
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 13 63 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.86% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 2.16% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 61 88
Average salary £44,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Silverlight
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2665 2910 2721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.94% 39.72% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2395 2311
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Silverlight
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in the East of England

Silverlight
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Essex +1 8 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Bedfordshire -29 3 £44,000 -29.60% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 2 - -
Silverlight
England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (84.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) WPF
3 18 (72.00%) .NET
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) Web Services
5 16 (64.00%) WCF
5 16 (64.00%) TDD
5 16 (64.00%) AngularJS
6 15 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (56.00%) Entity Framework
7 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
7 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
7 14 (56.00%) Visual Studio
7 14 (56.00%) MVC
8 13 (52.00%) SQL
9 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (44.00%) HTML
11 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (40.00%) jQuery
11 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
12 9 (36.00%) Ajax
12 9 (36.00%) HTML5
12 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (36.00%) CSS
12 9 (36.00%) Windows
12 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
12 9 (36.00%) OOD

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (56.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (32.00%) Moq
4 7 (28.00%) MSTest
4 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) NUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (32.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (28.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Analyst
6 7 (28.00%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (24.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) WPF
2 18 (72.00%) .NET
3 17 (68.00%) Web Services
4 16 (64.00%) AngularJS
4 16 (64.00%) WCF
5 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (56.00%) Entity Framework
6 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (44.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (40.00%) jQuery
8 9 (36.00%) Ajax
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (36.00%) CSS
8 9 (36.00%) HTML5
9 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET
10 7 (28.00%) LINQ
10 7 (28.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 14 (56.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (36.00%) OOD
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) Web Development
6 7 (28.00%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (28.00%) OOP
6 7 (28.00%) SOLID
6 7 (28.00%) System Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (28.00%) XAML
6 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cognizant
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
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