The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Blackboard, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blackboard
Rank 873 853 880
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Permanent jobs citing Blackboard 3 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.006% 0.019% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 14
Average salary - £37,309 £35,292
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £33,479
% change year-on-year
- +12.01%
Blackboard
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50710 47581 51414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.46% 47.09% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40843 39463 43305
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blackboard across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in England

Blackboard
Salary Trend in England

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

Blackboard Salary Trend in England

Blackboard
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackboard within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
Blackboard
UK

Blackboard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Blackboard 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 Blackboard.

1 13 (92.86%) VLE
2 12 (85.71%) E-Learning
3 10 (71.43%) Moodle
4 3 (21.43%) Learning Management System
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe
5 2 (14.29%) Publishing
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Video Editing
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Product Management
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Sakai Project
6 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Blackboard 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 Blackboard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) Moodle
2 1 (7.14%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) E-Learning Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Instructional Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Sales Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JDBC
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) VLE
2 12 (85.71%) E-Learning
3 3 (21.43%) Learning Management System
4 2 (14.29%) Video Editing
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) B2B
1 1 (7.14%) B2C
1 1 (7.14%) MVC
1 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
1 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle