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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 108 77 53
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -24
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% 2.16% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 5.02% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 24
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £46,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
582 518 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.43% 43.06% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 519 464 239
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £52,500 £52,500
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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Ext JS
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) DHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Ext JS
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft