The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 96 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 22 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 1.02% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.70% 3.06% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 25
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £80,000 £44,827
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Blackberry
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
468 523 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.06% 33.50% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 415 466 402
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region.

Blackberry Salary Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blackberry also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blackberry.

1 54 (96.43%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) User Experience
3 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 26 (46.43%) SC Cleared
4 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
5 23 (41.07%) Android
5 23 (41.07%) Apple iOS
6 22 (39.29%) PhoneGap
6 22 (39.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 22 (39.29%) Appcelerator
6 22 (39.29%) Windows 8
6 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
6 22 (39.29%) Mobile App
6 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
6 22 (39.29%) ActionScript 3.0
6 22 (39.29%) HTML5
6 22 (39.29%) Sencha
6 22 (39.29%) Mentoring
6 22 (39.29%) Android Development
6 22 (39.29%) iOS Development
6 22 (39.29%) Silverlight
6 22 (39.29%) jQuery
6 22 (39.29%) Ajax
6 22 (39.29%) JSON
6 22 (39.29%) JIRA
6 22 (39.29%) MVC
6 22 (39.29%) Objective-C
6 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (39.29%) N-Tier
6 22 (39.29%) SOA

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Blackberry also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blackberry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 17 (30.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2000
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Lync
5 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) MPLS
1 3 (5.36%) DSL
2 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Ant
1 22 (39.29%) JIRA
1 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
1 22 (39.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (35.71%) Retail
2 11 (19.64%) Law
3 7 (12.50%) Legal
4 6 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.57%) Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
1 22 (39.29%) Applications Developer
1 22 (39.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 22 (39.29%) Mobile Developer
2 15 (26.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Applications Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 10 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 10 (17.86%) Support Team Leader
6 9 (16.07%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 9 (16.07%) Desktop Team Leader
7 8 (14.29%) Consultant
7 8 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) HTML
1 22 (39.29%) CSS
1 22 (39.29%) XML
1 22 (39.29%) Ajax
1 22 (39.29%) JSON
1 22 (39.29%) Silverlight
1 22 (39.29%) jQuery
1 22 (39.29%) HTML5
1 22 (39.29%) PhoneGap
1 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (55.36%) User Experience
2 22 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 22 (39.29%) N-Tier
3 12 (21.43%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Android
2 23 (41.07%) Apple iOS
3 22 (39.29%) Windows 8
4 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) OOP
1 22 (39.29%) SOA
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (39.29%) MVC
1 22 (39.29%) Android Development
1 22 (39.29%) iOS Development
1 22 (39.29%) Mentoring
2 20 (35.71%) Scrum
2 20 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (19.64%) Change Control
5 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.07%) Time Management
6 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.79%) Document Management
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Java
1 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
1 22 (39.29%) ActionScript
1 22 (39.29%) Objective-C
1 22 (39.29%) ActionScript 3.0
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) VBScript
3 4 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) SC Cleared
1 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) MCP
2 12 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MOS
4 1 (1.79%) MCDST
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) CCA
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.86%) XenApp
4 4 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) ARCserve
2 6 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Sencha
1 22 (39.29%) Appcelerator
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix
4 12 (21.43%) VMware
5 6 (10.71%) Symantec
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) Apple
7 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
8 1 (1.79%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.79%) Mitel
8 1 (1.79%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.79%) Avaya
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Dell