The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 638 655 703
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +48
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 14 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.051% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 7
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
SPARQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22949 23420 26736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.35% 51.75% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20208 20054 22745
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SPARQL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

SPARQL
Salary Trend in London

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

SPARQL Salary Trend in London

SPARQL
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SPARQL across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in London

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing SPARQL 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 SPARQL.

1 29 (100.00%) RDF
2 23 (79.31%) Linked Data
3 21 (72.41%) Hadoop
4 20 (68.97%) Big Data
5 16 (55.17%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) XML
6 13 (44.83%) Ontologies
7 11 (37.93%) Semantic Web
7 11 (37.93%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) ETL
8 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
8 9 (31.03%) Legal
9 8 (27.59%) Data Transformation
10 5 (17.24%) MarkLogic
10 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) Publishing
11 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
11 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 4 (13.79%) C#
11 4 (13.79%) .NET
12 3 (10.34%) C++
12 3 (10.34%) HTML
12 3 (10.34%) XSL
12 3 (10.34%) XSLT
12 3 (10.34%) VBA
12 3 (10.34%) CSS
12 3 (10.34%) XHTML
12 3 (10.34%) XMetaL
12 3 (10.34%) Content Management
12 3 (10.34%) NoSQL

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing SPARQL 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 SPARQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) Hadoop
2 20 (68.97%) Big Data
3 5 (17.24%) MarkLogic
4 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.45%) HBase
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) OLTP
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) FishEye
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Legal
3 4 (13.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Big Data Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) XML Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Information Architect
5 3 (10.34%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Web Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) XHTML
3 3 (10.34%) XSL
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Jena
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) JAXB
5 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) Lucene
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) Linked Data
2 13 (44.83%) Ontologies
3 11 (37.93%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) RDF
2 11 (37.93%) ETL
3 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
4 8 (27.59%) Data Transformation
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Content Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Content Development
6 3 (10.34%) Content Management
6 3 (10.34%) Typography
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Information Management
7 1 (3.45%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.45%) Metadata Management
7 1 (3.45%) Microservices
7 1 (3.45%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
1 1 (3.45%) Google
1 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks
1 1 (3.45%) MapR
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype
1 1 (3.45%) Teradata