The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - 55 73
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.51% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.55% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £38,250 -
UK excluding London average salary - £38,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.45%
Microsoft Blend
Leicestershire

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

Development Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 44 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.65% 11.22% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76 42 86
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £43,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Blend
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle