The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 884 897 861
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 8 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.043% 0.089% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 28
Average salary £48,750 £75,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £35,100 £32,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £34,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.68% +5.38%

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
18710 19046 16243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 16.25% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15717 16043 13827
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Microsoft Blend Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Blend
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 8 £48,750 -37.09% 3
London +18 6 £50,000 -42.85%
Harrow - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £47,500 -
South East - 2 £47,500 -

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) Web Development
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) MS Office
4 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
4 9 (69.23%) C++
5 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 2 (15.38%) MVVM
9 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
9 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 1 (7.69%) Android Development
9 1 (7.69%) User Experience
9 1 (7.69%) Document Management

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 8 (61.54%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Web Development
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sony
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
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