The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 75 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.54% 0.25% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -3.89%
SPARQL
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
424 473 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.69% 58.11% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 378 404 571
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SPARQL
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SPARQL Salary Trend in Oxford

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (75.00%) Struts2
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Jena
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) JSTL
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) RDF
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) EJB
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JSP

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) JSTL
2 3 (75.00%) Struts2
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Jena
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) EJB
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) RDF
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle