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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 94 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% 1.26% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 3.60% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 34
Average salary £46,250 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.05% -25.55%
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
424 417 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.51% 34.90% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 329 376 359
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) MCTS
4 4 (44.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) NUnit
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) MCSD
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (44.44%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) RavenDB
1 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
1 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) MSTest
1 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Programmer
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Programmer
1 4 (44.44%) Agile .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) CQRS
3 3 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSD
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer