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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank 874 834 842
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 12 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.037% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.070% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 27
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £53,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-28.37% +53.57%

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
17039 16547 16710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.92% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14454 13630 14608
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Microsoft Blend Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Blend
Top 7 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 23 January 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 -14 12 £47,500 -13.63% 2
London -5 9 £47,500 -50.00%
Harrow - 6 £47,500 -
Leicester +30 3 £38,500 -
Leicestershire +25 3 £38,500 -
East Midlands +18 3 £38,500 -3.75%
City of London -1 1 £55,000 -

Microsoft Blend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) Subversion
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) C++
6 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
6 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
7 10 (52.63%) MS Office
7 10 (52.63%) Web Development
8 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
10 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
11 4 (21.05%) Windows
12 3 (15.79%) Automotive
12 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
13 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (10.53%) OO
14 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
14 1 (5.26%) CRM
14 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
14 1 (5.26%) OOP
14 1 (5.26%) VB
14 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
14 1 (5.26%) Web Services
14 1 (5.26%) XML
14 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (5.26%) TDD
14 1 (5.26%) Law

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Subversion
2 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) C# Developer
3 7 (36.84%) WPF Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) WinForms
3 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Web Development
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Practice Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVVM
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
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