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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 75 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.40% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 - £38,500
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
433 611 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.12% 63.12% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 392 534 637
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014, 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%) Semantic Web
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) RDF
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) XQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JSTL
3 2 (50.00%) Struts2
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Jena
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Struts

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Text Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
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
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JSTL
3 2 (50.00%) Struts2
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Jena
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) JNDI
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (25.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) RDF
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle