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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
K2 blackpearl
Rank 870 864 885
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing K2 blackpearl 33 3 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.003% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.014% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 37
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £43,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +138.09%

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
23765 21425 24348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.81% 20.13% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19351 18170 20832
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 within the UK.

K2 blackpearl Salary Histogram in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 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
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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 -9 32 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -3 22 £40,000 -20.00%
Basingstoke - 22 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 22 £40,000 -
South West - 5 £31,500 -
Taunton - 4 £31,500 -
Somerset - 4 £31,500 -
London - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 34 (80.95%) C#
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 31 (73.81%) Windows
3 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 29 (69.05%) MVC
4 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (69.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 27 (64.29%) TCP/IP
6 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 24 (57.14%) WCF
7 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 24 (57.14%) IIS
7 24 (57.14%) Web Services
7 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (52.38%) HTTP
8 22 (52.38%) SOA
8 22 (52.38%) Linux
8 22 (52.38%) SOAP
8 22 (52.38%) Tomcat
8 22 (52.38%) SSL
8 22 (52.38%) REST
8 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 24 (57.14%) IIS
2 22 (52.38%) Tomcat
3 20 (47.62%) Apache
4 19 (45.24%) SharePoint
5 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
7 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 22 (52.38%) HTTP
2 22 (52.38%) SSL
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
4 5 (11.90%) IPsec
5 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (69.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Subversion
1 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 24 (57.14%) Web Services
3 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 24 (57.14%) WCF
3 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (52.38%) REST
4 22 (52.38%) SOAP
5 20 (47.62%) MSMQ
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) XSLT
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Online Games
3 1 (2.38%) Social Gaming
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (52.38%) CentOS
4 22 (52.38%) Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) MVC
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) SOA
3 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
3 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) OOD
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C#
2 31 (73.81%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 20 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.90%) VBScript
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.90%) XenApp
2 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) OpenView
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
1 5 (11.90%) MOM
1 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (11.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Telerik
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Lumension
5 5 (11.90%) Veritas
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 5 (11.90%) Meridio
5 5 (11.90%) IBM
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Fujitsu
7 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) Nortel