The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 653 663
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London - 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.012% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 - -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7047 8223 7210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.39% 19.27% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5902 7170 6008
Median salary £60,000 £57,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Blend
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Microsoft Blend
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Blend in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) XAML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Microsoft Blend
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Development Project Leader
1 5 (100.00%) Development Project Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Project Leader
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Project Leader
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin