The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Blend skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 900 950
Rank change year-on-year +55 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 12 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.010% 0.001%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.069% 0.053% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 1
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

Microsoft Blend is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17330 16830 17570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.96% 18.20% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14403 14781 14866
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Microsoft Blend
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Microsoft Blend as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Blend in England

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Blend in England

Microsoft Blend
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
North West - 11 £37,500 -
East Midlands +15 1 - -
Microsoft Blend
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) MVC
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) TDD
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) WPF
1 18 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 18 (100.00%) MVVM
1 18 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 17 (94.44%) LINQ to SQL
2 17 (94.44%) WiX
2 17 (94.44%) NuGet
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Compact Framework
2 17 (94.44%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (94.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (94.44%) Internet of Things
2 17 (94.44%) Data Structures
2 17 (94.44%) Concurrent Programming
2 17 (94.44%) RS-232
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 17 (94.44%) Lambda Expressions
2 17 (94.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 17 (94.44%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) NHibernate
2 17 (94.44%) Marketing

Microsoft Blend
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Ethernet
1 17 (94.44%) RS-232
1 17 (94.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) RDBMS
1 17 (94.44%) Relational Database
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) MSI
1 17 (94.44%) MSTest
1 17 (94.44%) NuGet
1 17 (94.44%) NUnit
1 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (94.44%) Visual Studio
1 17 (94.44%) WiX
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) VisualSVN
General
1 17 (94.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 17 (94.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 18 (100.00%) WPF
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Compact Framework
2 17 (94.44%) COM
2 17 (94.44%) Lambda Expressions
2 17 (94.44%) LINQ
2 17 (94.44%) LINQ to SQL
2 17 (94.44%) NHibernate
2 17 (94.44%) Silverlight
2 17 (94.44%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (94.44%) WCF
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) XSD
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Data Structures
1 17 (94.44%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (94.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (94.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Mac OS
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 18 (100.00%) MVC
1 18 (100.00%) MVVM
1 18 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) Concurrent Programming
2 17 (94.44%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (94.44%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (94.44%) Kanban
2 17 (94.44%) OO
2 17 (94.44%) OOD
2 17 (94.44%) Physics
2 17 (94.44%) Product Management
2 17 (94.44%) RUP
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) UML
2 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) C
2 17 (94.44%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) XAML
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
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