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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 321 308 328
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £73,750 £63,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.68% +10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,750 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £66,750 £83,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1890 1836 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.35% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1638 1437
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Blend Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) XAML
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
4 3 (42.86%) Expression Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Telerik
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) MVVM
6 1 (14.29%) Moq
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
6 1 (14.29%) C++/CLI
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Expression Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8 Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) STL
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) C++/CLI
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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