The table below looks at the statistics for Silverlight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Silverlight over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 144 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 2 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.081% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 1.78% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 15
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Silverlight
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
632 618 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.48% 25.46% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 553 551 589
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Silverlight
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Silverlight Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Silverlight
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Reading region.

Silverlight Salary Trend in Reading

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Streaming Media
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Media
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle