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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 77 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 14 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.22% 2.22% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 6.39% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 26
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 £32,800 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
378 391 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.04% 34.76% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 324 358 433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +7 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Silverlight
East of England

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 19 (73.08%) Visual Studio
4 19 (73.08%) WPF
5 18 (69.23%) .NET
6 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
7 14 (53.85%) SQL
7 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (50.00%) Android
8 13 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (50.00%) Apple iOS
9 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
9 12 (46.15%) Windows
10 10 (38.46%) Change Control
11 9 (34.62%) Degree
12 8 (30.77%) WinForms
12 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
12 8 (30.77%) Finance
12 8 (30.77%) Web Services
13 7 (26.92%) XML
13 7 (26.92%) XSD
13 7 (26.92%) XSL
13 7 (26.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (26.92%) DHTML
13 7 (26.92%) HTML
13 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
13 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (26.92%) XHTML

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Visual Studio
2 13 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (26.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) WPF
2 18 (69.23%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) WinForms
5 7 (26.92%) XHTML
5 7 (26.92%) XML
5 7 (26.92%) XSD
5 7 (26.92%) XSL
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) DHTML
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
8 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.85%) Spring.NET
9 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (3.85%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
1 5 (19.23%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Social Network
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Android
1 13 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Change Control
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Android Development
5 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
5 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.85%) MVVM
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
8 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) XAML
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Facebook
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter