The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blackboard
Rank 899 854 885
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Permanent jobs citing Blackboard 5 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 16
Average salary £32,500 £37,309 £33,643
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.88% +10.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,000 £33,479
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,424 £37,837
UK excluding London average salary - £36,000 £33,479
% change year-on-year
- +7.53%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55360 52098 57012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.26% 47.93% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43890 42680 47913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blackboard
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blackboard within the UK.

Blackboard Salary Trend in the UK

Blackboard
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackboard over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Blackboard Salary Histogram in the UK

Blackboard
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackboard within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -26 5 £32,500 -12.88% 4
London -15 3 £32,500 -12.88% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -

Blackboard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (78.57%) Moodle
3 10 (71.43%) E-Learning
4 4 (28.57%) Learning Management System
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Publishing
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) Ant
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) FTP
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Video Editing
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Spring

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (78.57%) Moodle
2 1 (7.14%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) E-Learning Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Instructional Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Sales Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XHTML
1 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) VLE
2 10 (71.43%) E-Learning
3 4 (28.57%) Learning Management System
4 2 (14.29%) Video Editing
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) B2C
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) CA