The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 0.31% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
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 Leicester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 69 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 17.20% 21.43% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 37
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Blend
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Blend in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Telerik
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) XAML
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Silverlight

Microsoft Blend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (60.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# GUI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) GUI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (20.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Telerik