The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Silverlight
Rank 138 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Silverlight 3 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.31% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 1.01% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 11
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
622 693 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.47% 30.73% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 543 608 845
Average salary £43,100 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Silverlight
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

Silverlight Salary Histogram in Reading

Silverlight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) LINQ
6 5 (41.67%) MVVM
7 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (33.33%) XAML
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) LDAP
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
7 4 (33.33%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (25.00%) VBScript

Silverlight
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) LINQ
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ADO
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) XAML
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle