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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 648 594 661
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +67
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 14 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 11
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +82.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8548 7281 7923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 16.02% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7060 6276 7025
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 3 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) XAML
4 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
4 11 (57.89%) LINQ
5 10 (52.63%) MVVM
6 8 (42.11%) WCF
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Front Office
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
8 6 (31.58%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) OOD
9 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
9 5 (26.32%) Derivative
9 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
10 4 (21.05%) Internet
10 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) OOP
10 4 (21.05%) OO
10 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
10 4 (21.05%) Computer Science

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
4 3 (15.79%) Expression Studio
5 2 (10.53%) NUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (5.26%) NCover
6 1 (5.26%) Gradle
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Front Office
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Agile C# Developer
4 8 (42.11%) WPF Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8 Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) LINQ
4 8 (42.11%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
7 2 (10.53%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) COM
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Interactive TV
4 2 (10.53%) Xbox
4 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
5 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVVM
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
3 5 (26.32%) OOD
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) XAML
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago