The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - 73 94
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.39% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -31.81%
Microsoft Blend
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
120 72 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.76% 10.50% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 101 67 150
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 £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £43,000 £46,125
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Blend
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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