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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 92 93 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -63
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 7 14 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.53% 0.99% 6.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 2.69% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 58
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
461 520 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.66% 36.65% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 389 427 302
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Essex

Silverlight
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
Colchester - 3 £22,000 -
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) MSTest
4 5 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (40.00%) RavenDB
5 4 (40.00%) Neo4j
5 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (40.00%) CQRS
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (40.00%) Mingle
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
5 4 (40.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) CentOS
5 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Mingle
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) RavenDB
1 4 (40.00%) Neo4j
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MSTest
2 4 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OOP
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) CQRS
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (20.00%) COBOL
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCTS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) EPiServer