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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 132 127 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 4 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.40% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.30% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 19
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £42,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
583 691 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.47% 30.74% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 510 606 766
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Silverlight across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Reading

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) XAML
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Classic ASP
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) ADO
4 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone 8

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Classic ASP
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) ADO
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 1 (12.50%) WF
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) XAML
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft