Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for K2 blackpearl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

K2 blackpearl
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1179 1155 1270
Rank change year-on-year -24 +115 +37
Permanent jobs citing K2 blackpearl 24 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.081% 0.052% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 12
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £38,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -

K2 blackpearl is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 29,613 30,563 38,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.68% 17.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24,265 25,403 32,603
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,269 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% +0.60% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

K2 blackpearl
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing K2 blackpearl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for K2 blackpearl in the UK

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Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for K2 blackpearl in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for K2 blackpearl in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 24 £45,000 - 7
UK excluding London -4 24 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +9 21 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Midlands +5 21 £45,000 - 5
North of England - 2 - -
South East +6 1 £37,500 - 2
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for K2 blackpearl.

1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) SharePoint
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
5 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (62.50%) SQL
7 14 (58.33%) SAP
7 14 (58.33%) SAP Smart Forms
7 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (29.17%) Law
10 5 (20.83%) Workflow
11 4 (16.67%) Service Management
11 4 (16.67%) Change Management
11 4 (16.67%) SDLC
12 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (8.33%) Middleware
13 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
14 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
14 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
14 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
14 1 (4.17%) SCCM
14 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
14 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
14 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM

K2 blackpearl
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (29.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 9 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 4 (16.67%) SDLC
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (4.17%) MCSA
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) iManage
3 1 (4.17%) VMware