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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
K2 blackpearl
UK
Rank 858 928 -
Rank change year-on-year +70 -  
Permanent jobs citing K2 blackpearl 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.013% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.047% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14900 19339 20745
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.76% 18.90% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12379 16268 17220
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

K2 blackpearl
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing K2 blackpearl as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for K2 blackpearl 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.

Salary trend for K2 blackpearl in the UK

K2 blackpearl
Top 6 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 7 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +3 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Derby - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire +21 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Northampton +15 3 £45,000 +12.50%

K2 blackpearl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for K2 blackpearl.

1 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
4 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 8 (47.06%) Workflow
4 8 (47.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (47.06%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) VB
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) VBA
7 5 (29.41%) SAP
7 5 (29.41%) Classic ASP
7 5 (29.41%) VB6
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) Change Management
7 5 (29.41%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Workflow Management
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) TDD

K2 blackpearl
Top Related 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 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) Classic ASP
3 5 (29.41%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Workflow
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Workflow Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) VB6
4 5 (29.41%) VBA
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Nintex