The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - 210 203
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.097% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.57% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 16
Average salary - £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1051 873 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 16.99% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 892 769 751
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in the South West