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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 937 964 977
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 3 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% 0.017% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 19
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £43,000

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
18570 18157 19340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.43% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15959 15214 16062
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,375 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +11 3 £47,500 -
London +15 2 £53,750 +13.15%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) MVVM
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) XAML
5 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (22.22%) SOLID
6 2 (22.22%) NServiceBus
6 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
6 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Caliburn.Micro
6 2 (22.22%) GitHub
6 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) BDD

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 2 (22.22%) NServiceBus
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) WPF Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Product Owner
4 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) XAML Developer
4 2 (22.22%) XAML Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AppFabric
3 2 (22.22%) Caliburn.Micro
3 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVVM
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) XAML
3 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCAD
2 2 (22.22%) MCPD
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik