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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 615 652 613
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 1 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 17
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary - £43,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +32.30%
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
7095 8619 6697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.56% 17.54% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 7293 5752
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) C++
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) Web Development
4 7 (70.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) MVVM
7 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) Automotive
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (10.00%) Law
8 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (10.00%) WinForms

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVVM
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sony
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik