The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 634 632 662
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.066% 0.14% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary - £38,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.45%
Microsoft Blend
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7536 6627 7141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.35% 16.19% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6580 5519 5851
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
City of London +57 2 £53,750 -2.27%
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Financial Institution
2 9 (81.82%) XAML
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (81.82%) WPF
2 9 (81.82%) MVVM
2 9 (81.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (63.64%) Rapid Prototyping
3 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) User Experience
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
3 7 (63.64%) Asset Management
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) SOLID
5 2 (18.18%) NServiceBus
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Caliburn.Micro
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Financial Institution
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) WPF Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (54.55%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Product Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Product Owner
4 2 (18.18%) XAML Developer
4 2 (18.18%) XAML Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AppFabric
3 2 (18.18%) Caliburn.Micro
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (18.18%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (63.64%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) MVVM
3 7 (63.64%) Asset Management
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
3 7 (63.64%) Rapid Prototyping
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) SOLID
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) XAML
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCAD
2 2 (18.18%) MCPD
2 2 (18.18%) MCSD
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft