The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linked Data over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 891 932 868
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -64
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 5 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.017% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary - £24,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42472 47553 42823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.48% 39.81% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33465 37674 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linked Data
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linked Data within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Linked Data Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linked Data
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linked Data within the UK.

Linked Data Salary Trend in the UK

Linked Data
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linked Data over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Linked Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Linked Data
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linked Data within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
London +31 5 £45,000 -40.00%
England +26 5 £45,000 -40.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Linked Data 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 Linked Data.

1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Semantic Web
3 9 (56.25%) RDF
4 8 (50.00%) SPARQL
4 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (50.00%) Big Data
5 6 (37.50%) REST
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) PhD
5 6 (37.50%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) Scala
7 4 (25.00%) Groovy
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) Lucene
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) XQuery
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
7 4 (25.00%) Triplestore
8 3 (18.75%) Apache Jena
8 3 (18.75%) Akka
8 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Linked Data 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 Linked Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) Triplestore
3 2 (12.50%) MOLAP
3 2 (12.50%) ROLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Semantic Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) REST
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) Lucene
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Jena
4 3 (18.75%) Akka
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) JRuby
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (18.75%) Ontologies
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) RDF
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Deep Learning
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SPARQL
3 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 4 (25.00%) Groovy
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) XQuery
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) R
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PhD
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA