The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £43,000
Microsoft Blend
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
869 856 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.26% 16.25% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 730 748 505
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Blend Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WPF

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree