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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
K2 blackpearl
Rank 865 868 865
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing K2 blackpearl 1 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.005% 0.032% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 19
Average salary - £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - £48,750

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
22033 21973 22832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.16% 21.07% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18745 18001 19759
Average salary £43,500 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 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 28 January 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 +10 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) MVC
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
6 13 (56.52%) Windows
6 13 (56.52%) SQL
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
7 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (47.83%) IIS
8 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
8 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (43.48%) REST
9 10 (43.48%) WCF
9 10 (43.48%) CentOS
9 10 (43.48%) SOAP
9 10 (43.48%) Web Services
9 10 (43.48%) SSL
9 10 (43.48%) SOA
9 10 (43.48%) HTTP
9 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
9 10 (43.48%) Linux

K2 blackpearl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (47.83%) IIS
3 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
4 8 (34.78%) Apache
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
7 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 10 (43.48%) SSL
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Subversion
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (43.48%) WCF
4 10 (43.48%) SOAP
4 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) REST
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (34.78%) MSMQ
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) XSLT
10 1 (4.35%) CSS
10 1 (4.35%) LINQ
10 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
3 1 (4.35%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) CentOS
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.70%) MOM
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Telerik
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Lumension
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) Symantec
3 2 (8.70%) Meridio
3 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Nortel