The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 909 960 976
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 6 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.034% 0.043% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 17
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,750 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £47,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +38.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17864 18811 19195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.12% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15516 15788 16193
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Microsoft Blend as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the UK.

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Blend
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 6 £47,500 -2.56%
London +39 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £41,250 -
Leicester - 3 £41,250 -
Leicestershire - 3 £41,250 -

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) OOD
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analytics
4 5 (55.56%) Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) User Experience
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) MVVM
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Telerik
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) XAML
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Applications Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Agile .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Agile C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Applications Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Application Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# WPF Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C++ Applications Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C++ Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C++/C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) WPF Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) MVVM
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Telerik