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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 98 77 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 3 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.26% 2.53% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 5.69% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 21
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
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
505 562 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.45% 44.36% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 442 501 250
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 21 November 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 14 (93.33%) IIS
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) MSMQ
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) WCF
3 10 (66.67%) WPF
4 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Ext JS
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) Business Development

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (93.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
2 10 (66.67%) WPF
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XSL
5 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft