The table below looks at the statistics for K2 blackpearl skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
K2 blackpearl
Rank - 866 836
Permanent jobs citing K2 blackpearl 0 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.054% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 34
Average salary - £49,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.90%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22130 22340 22160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 20.94% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18571 18162 18844
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

K2 blackpearl
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

K2 blackpearl Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK.

K2 blackpearl Salary Trend in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing K2 blackpearl 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 K2 blackpearl.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) Telerik
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing K2 blackpearl 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 K2 blackpearl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) MOM
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Telerik
3 2 (25.00%) Lumension
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Meridio
3 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu