I noticed a post by Nick at UCL a couple of weeks ago about browser trends in 2009 on their site and it prompted me to have a look at our numbers too.
As Nick noted in his post, these trends are not really a surprise but they're still interesting and it's worth keeping an eye on the big picture.
Here are our trends over the past year:
(Caveat: we've been rolling Google Analytics out more widely over the past year so a small amount of upward trending is likely down to us covering more pages over time)
Someone pointed out that I forgot to include Firefox, so here's just one more:
Arthur noted that comparisons would be more useful, so I pulled some of the data into Excel and came up with this (click through to see a bigger, almost-legible version):