The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 10 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 Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 333 318 324
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.024% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £75,000 £63,750 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,750 £60,800
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £66,750 £87,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1898 1761 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.34% 14.63% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1673 1551 1391
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Microsoft Blend
London

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the City of London region.

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Blend
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Blend 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 Microsoft Blend.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) XAML
4 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Advertising
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Expression Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) MVVM
5 2 (33.33%) Telerik
5 2 (33.33%) Front Office
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Games
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Market Risk

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Blend 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 Microsoft Blend. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Expression Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8 Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Telerik