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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 618 615 575
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 9 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.035% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.22% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 37
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £100,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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
7243 7212 7384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.05% 15.85% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6103 6028 6482
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 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(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 - 6 £47,500 -
City of London +18 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) WPF
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
5 9 (64.29%) C++
5 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
6 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (50.00%) Subversion
8 6 (42.86%) Web Development
8 6 (42.86%) MS Office
9 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (35.71%) TDD
10 4 (28.57%) WCF
10 4 (28.57%) OO
11 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
11 3 (21.43%) Web Services
11 3 (21.43%) Finance
11 3 (21.43%) OOP
11 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
11 3 (21.43%) LINQ
11 3 (21.43%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
11 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
11 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
12 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 2 (14.29%) MVVM
12 2 (14.29%) Front Office
12 2 (14.29%) Internet

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) WPF Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) WPF
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) LINQ
5 3 (21.43%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) Middleware
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) COM
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) C++/CLI
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik
2 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse