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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 635 637 614
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 5 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.070% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 17
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £80,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary - £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +22.85%
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
7143 8510 7375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.04% 17.24% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 7008 6357
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Harrow - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +26 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) C++
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) MS Office
4 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
4 11 (73.33%) Subversion
4 11 (73.33%) Web Development
5 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) WinForms
7 2 (13.33%) Practice Management
7 2 (13.33%) Automotive
7 2 (13.33%) Law
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) WorkSite
7 2 (13.33%) Document Management
7 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
7 2 (13.33%) MVVM

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
1 11 (73.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 4 (26.67%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) MVVM
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Practice Management
2 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sony