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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linked Data
Rank 883 925 877
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -48
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.017% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £43,750 £75,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £24,000 -
% change year-on-year
+77.08% -

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
42176 47255 42154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.67% 40.22% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33341 37731 34272
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 June 2015 within the UK.

Linked Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Linked Data
Top 5 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 2 June 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
England +40 6 £43,750 -41.66%
London +37 3 £45,000 -41.93%
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Semantic Web
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) RDF
4 6 (42.86%) PhD
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 5 (35.71%) REST
5 5 (35.71%) Big Data
5 5 (35.71%) Scala
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) SPARQL
6 4 (28.57%) Groovy
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Akka
7 3 (21.43%) Triplestore
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 3 (21.43%) JRuby
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
7 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 3 (21.43%) Lucene
7 3 (21.43%) Ruby

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Triplestore
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (7.14%) MOLAP
4 1 (7.14%) ROLAP
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Semantic Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) Akka
3 3 (21.43%) JRuby
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) Lucene
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Jena
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Semantic Web
2 2 (14.29%) Ontologies
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) RDF
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
6 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Deep Learning
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Scala
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) SPARQL
4 4 (28.57%) Groovy
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) XQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) R
6 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PhD
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA