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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 84 73 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 4 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% 2.47% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 5.47% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 8
Average salary £34,750 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £37,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £43,250
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
423 530 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.20% 45.11% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 379 437 368
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Silverlight Salary Histogram 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 6 May 2015. 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
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £25,000 -
Silverlight
South East

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (81.82%) WinForms
2 9 (81.82%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) VB6
7 4 (36.36%) VB
7 4 (36.36%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (18.18%) XPath
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) MVC
9 2 (18.18%) C#
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (18.18%) CSS

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) QA Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) WinForms
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) VB6
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft