The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 23 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 173 - 161
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.027% - 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £38,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
585 590 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.88% 18.54% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 468 517 445
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £38,500 -
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) XAML
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (62.50%) Advertising
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) COM
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Telerik
3 3 (37.50%) Silverlight

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) COM
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) XAML
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Telerik
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle