The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 65 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.67% 2.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 3.23% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £18,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.61% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £35,200 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £51,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Blackberry
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
107 124 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.46% 20.84% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 105 94
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Cardiff

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Android
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
3 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) Robotium
4 9 (56.25%) Calabash
4 9 (56.25%) eggPlant
5 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
6 7 (43.75%) REST
7 6 (37.50%) JBehave
7 6 (37.50%) Selenium
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
9 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (18.75%) VPN
10 3 (18.75%) SOA
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Novell
10 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
10 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Robotium
1 9 (56.25%) Calabash
1 9 (56.25%) eggPlant
2 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
4 6 (37.50%) JBehave
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
7 1 (6.25%) JUnit
7 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Android
3 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) NetWare
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
1 11 (68.75%) BDD
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Groovy
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Novell
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix