The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blackboard
Rank 933 887 899
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +12
Permanent jobs citing Blackboard 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.003% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,790
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -10.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57835 55228 60138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.12% 48.84% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46278 44987 50706
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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
Top 7 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 2 £35,500 -
Leeds - 1 £33,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £33,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £33,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,500 -

Blackboard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (76.92%) E-Learning
2 9 (69.23%) Moodle
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) VLE
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Yahoo!
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) SaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Learning Management System
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Content Management
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (7.69%) ERwin
9 1 (7.69%) Middleware
9 1 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) CA

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (69.23%) Moodle
2 1 (7.69%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ERwin
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) E-Learning Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) E-Learning
2 6 (46.15%) VLE
3 4 (30.77%) Learning Management System
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Yahoo!
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) CA