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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 895 901 846
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 9 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.047% 0.043% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 22
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,950 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.37% +18.46%

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
19015 18416 16079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.43% 16.15% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 15243 13698
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Microsoft Blend Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Blend
Top 8 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 4 September 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 9 £50,000 -4.76% 2
London -2 5 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Harrow - 3 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +15 2 - -
Leicester +7 2 - -
East Midlands -1 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £47,500 -
South East - 2 £47,500 -

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) Web Development
4 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) C++
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) RIA
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (10.00%) RESTful
8 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) MVVM
8 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) NUnit
8 1 (10.00%) Telerik
8 1 (10.00%) Logistics

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Telerik
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