The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 450 437 436
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.033% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3580 3017 3617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.89% 13.44% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 2581 3251
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the South East region.

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft Blend
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the South East 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
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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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Microsoft Blend
England

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) NCover
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NCover
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica