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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blackboard
Rank 888 893 869
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Blackboard 3 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.006% 0.006% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -19.59%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £36,750

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
49648 54101 50636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 46.79% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40774 42903 41451
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Blackboard Salary Histogram in the UK

Blackboard
Top 9 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 3 September 2015. 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 +21 3 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 1 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £32,500 -
North East -5 1 £32,500 -
South East - 1 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

Blackboard
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Moodle
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) VLE
5 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
5 2 (25.00%) New Media
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) OAuth

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Research Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) VLE
4 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (25.00%) New Media
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle