The table below looks at the statistics for Sphinx skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sphinx over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sphinx
Rank 860 854 868
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 5 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.022% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 10
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
Sphinx
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38147 41460 45758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.83% 41.22% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33048 35282 41065
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Sphinx
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sphinx across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sphinx Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sphinx
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sphinx across the England region.

Sphinx Salary Trend in England

Sphinx
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sphinx across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Sphinx Salary Histogram in England

Sphinx
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
South East - 3 £47,500 -
London -13 1 £57,500 -8.00%
South West - 1 £38,750 -
Sphinx
UK

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Sphinx 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 Sphinx.

1 21 (84.00%) MySQL
2 17 (68.00%) jQuery
3 16 (64.00%) Redis
4 15 (60.00%) XML
4 15 (60.00%) JSON
4 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (52.00%) Ruby
5 13 (52.00%) nginx
6 12 (48.00%) Solaris
6 12 (48.00%) Google
6 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (48.00%) Statistics
6 12 (48.00%) Google Analytics
6 12 (48.00%) RSpec
6 12 (48.00%) Haml
6 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
6 12 (48.00%) REST
6 12 (48.00%) Sass
6 12 (48.00%) Analytics
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Big Data
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) Nagios
8 5 (20.00%) Advertising
8 5 (20.00%) Debian
8 5 (20.00%) Replication
8 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.00%) Cacti

Sphinx
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Sphinx 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 Sphinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (52.00%) nginx
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) GitHub
2 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) MySQL
2 16 (64.00%) Redis
3 6 (24.00%) Big Data
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (48.00%) RSpec
2 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Graduate
5 1 (4.00%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) jQuery
2 15 (60.00%) JSON
2 15 (60.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (48.00%) Haml
3 12 (48.00%) REST
3 12 (48.00%) Sass
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) Symfony
6 3 (12.00%) Kohana
6 3 (12.00%) CSS3
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) FuelPHP
7 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.00%) JPA
7 2 (8.00%) RESTful
7 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Statistics
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (16.00%) Social Media
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Solaris
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Debian
4 4 (16.00%) OpenBSD
4 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (16.00%) FreeBSD
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) BCP
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Ruby
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) PHP5
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Xen
1 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nagios
1 5 (20.00%) Cacti
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Google
2 5 (20.00%) Twitter
3 3 (12.00%) Zend
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Sun
4 2 (8.00%) SunGard
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.00%) Greenplum
4 2 (8.00%) Sybase