The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 22 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 616 576 633
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 13 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.048% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 11
Average salary £87,500 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8408 6942 7136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.67% 15.70% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7164 5940 6239
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in London

Microsoft Blend
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Blend Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft Blend
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
City of London -10 4 £73,750 +15.68%
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) WPF
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) Front Office
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 11 (40.74%) LINQ
4 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
4 11 (40.74%) WCF
5 10 (37.04%) MVVM
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) XAML
7 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
9 6 (22.22%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) OO
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Internet
9 6 (22.22%) MSMQ
10 5 (18.52%) Telerik
10 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
10 5 (18.52%) Derivative
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
11 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.81%) QA

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) Expression Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) NUnit
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.70%) Moq
6 1 (3.70%) NCover
General
1 12 (44.44%) Front Office
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (11.11%) Advertising
4 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (81.48%) C# Developer
3 13 (48.15%) WPF Developer
4 11 (40.74%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8 Developer
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) WPF
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) LINQ
3 11 (40.74%) WCF
4 7 (25.93%) Reactive Extensions
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) MSMQ
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) COM
9 1 (3.70%) CSS
9 1 (3.70%) STL
9 1 (3.70%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) Ajax
9 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (3.70%) Middleware
9 1 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Derivative
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) MVVM
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) OOP
3 6 (22.22%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) OOD
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) UML
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) System Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) XAML
3 3 (11.11%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB6
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Telerik
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) DataSynapse
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