The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 95 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 3.04% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 6.55% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Silverlight
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
373 504 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.49% 46.41% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 312 450 298
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 £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Silverlight Salary Trend in Kent

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
1 33 (94.29%) C#
2 32 (91.43%) .NET
2 32 (91.43%) IIS
2 32 (91.43%) WCF
3 31 (88.57%) WPF
3 31 (88.57%) ASP.NET
4 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
5 26 (74.29%) Windows
6 25 (71.43%) MSMQ
7 17 (48.57%) Degree
8 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 15 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (42.86%) TDD
9 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (31.43%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) CSS
11 4 (11.43%) MVC
12 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
12 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.57%) HTML
12 3 (8.57%) jQuery
12 3 (8.57%) HTML5
12 3 (8.57%) CSS3
13 2 (5.71%) REST
13 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
13 2 (5.71%) SOAP
13 2 (5.71%) Web Services
13 2 (5.71%) XML

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 32 (91.43%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) DNN
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) StreamInsight
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Senior Developer
4 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
5 12 (34.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (31.43%) Software Developer
7 10 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (17.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
12 1 (2.86%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) .NET
1 32 (91.43%) WCF
2 31 (88.57%) WPF
2 31 (88.57%) ASP.NET
3 25 (71.43%) MSMQ
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
5 3 (8.57%) CSS3
6 2 (5.71%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) XHTML
7 1 (2.86%) XSL
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
7 1 (2.86%) Flash
7 1 (2.86%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (42.86%) TDD
2 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 1 (2.86%) SOA
3 1 (2.86%) SEO
3 1 (2.86%) Unified Process
3 1 (2.86%) UML
3 1 (2.86%) OO
3 1 (2.86%) RUP
3 1 (2.86%) Business Development
3 1 (2.86%) AOP
3 1 (2.86%) Content Management
3 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
3 1 (2.86%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (2.86%) System Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
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