The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 839 933 937
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 10 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.062% 0.062% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 13
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +64.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Microsoft Blend
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16091 17882 16958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.80% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13827 15322 14376
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,778 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Microsoft Blend as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Blend
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +57 6 - -
East Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
Microsoft Blend
UK

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 11 (91.67%) MVVM
3 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
4 9 (75.00%) XAML
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) Analytics
6 6 (50.00%) Xamarin
6 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (50.00%) REST
6 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
6 6 (50.00%) Google
6 6 (50.00%) Web Development
6 6 (50.00%) JSON
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) .NET
6 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 5 (41.67%) MVC
7 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (41.67%) User Experience
8 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Development Project Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Project Leader
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVVM
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (33.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) XAML
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Google
2 6 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Telerik