The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank - 95 48
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 0 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.17% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.52% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 30
Average salary - £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Silverlight
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
442 386 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.26% 33.16% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 348 337 310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Essex

Silverlight
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Android
3 13 (76.47%) Apple iOS
3 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
5 10 (58.82%) WPF
6 9 (52.94%) .NET
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
8 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 5 (29.41%) Change Control
8 5 (29.41%) Android Development
8 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
9 4 (23.53%) WCF
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) MSMQ
10 2 (11.76%) IIS
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (5.88%) TDD
11 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 1 (5.88%) MS Excel

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) WPF
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) MSMQ
3 4 (23.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Android
1 13 (76.47%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Android Development
2 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft