The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - - 434
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.33%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3416 2864 3293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.54% 13.63% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2774 2487 2889
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) NCover

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) NCover
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica