The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 75 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 24 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.14% 2.82% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 6.45% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 6
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
459 465 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.87% 43.66% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 419 396 323
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
South East

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Silverlight within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Stansted - 21 £45,000 -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 50 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (98.00%) .NET
3 48 (96.00%) WPF
4 42 (84.00%) WCF
5 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
5 41 (82.00%) ASP.NET
6 38 (76.00%) IIS
7 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
8 32 (64.00%) Windows
9 29 (58.00%) MSMQ
10 17 (34.00%) TDD
10 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
11 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (30.00%) SQL
12 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (30.00%) Degree
12 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
13 10 (20.00%) OO
14 9 (18.00%) WinForms
14 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (18.00%) Multithreading
15 4 (8.00%) MVC
16 3 (6.00%) HTML
16 3 (6.00%) jQuery
16 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
16 3 (6.00%) HTML5
16 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
17 2 (4.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
17 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
17 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (76.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) DNN
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) StreamInsight
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (48.00%) Senior Developer
4 23 (46.00%) C# Developer
5 20 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (30.00%) Software Developer
7 14 (28.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 14 (28.00%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (22.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (18.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (18.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (18.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (14.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (14.00%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
12 1 (2.00%) Database Developer
12 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (98.00%) .NET
2 48 (96.00%) WPF
3 42 (84.00%) WCF
4 41 (82.00%) ASP.NET
5 29 (58.00%) MSMQ
6 9 (18.00%) WinForms
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) HTML
7 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.00%) CSS3
9 1 (2.00%) Ajax
9 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.00%) SystemC
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) TDD
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (18.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.00%) SEO
7 1 (2.00%) Unified Process
7 1 (2.00%) RUP
7 1 (2.00%) SOA
7 1 (2.00%) UML
7 1 (2.00%) Content Management
7 1 (2.00%) System Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (2.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.00%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.00%) XPath
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) DevExpress