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 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 - 84 61
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 0 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 1.90% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.73% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 29
Average salary - £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
514 444 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.77% 40.11% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 458 400 398
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) VB6
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) Sage Pay
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) N-Tier

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft