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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linked Data
Rank 885 858 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 11 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.022% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 0
Average salary £81,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -

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
42503 41566 45713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 38.93% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33230 33747 38468
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Linked Data Salary Histogram in the UK

Linked Data
Top 7 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 17 September 2014. 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 -42 11 £81,250 +80.55%
London -8 9 £92,500 +105.55%
City of London - 7 £92,500 -
South East -2 2 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £70,000 -
Oxford - 1 £70,000 -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Degree
3 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
5 12 (52.17%) Content Management
6 11 (47.83%) B2B
6 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
6 11 (47.83%) Publishing
6 11 (47.83%) Product Management
7 10 (43.48%) B2C
7 10 (43.48%) Workflow
7 10 (43.48%) CMS
7 10 (43.48%) Strategic Planning
7 10 (43.48%) Kanban
7 10 (43.48%) Data Architecture
7 10 (43.48%) Semantic Web
7 10 (43.48%) User Stories
7 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
7 10 (43.48%) Line Management
7 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) Web Services
8 9 (39.13%) XML
8 9 (39.13%) RDF
8 9 (39.13%) XQuery
8 9 (39.13%) SPARQL
8 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
9 8 (34.78%) TDD
10 7 (30.43%) MVC
10 7 (30.43%) Taxonomies

Linked Data
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) CMS
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 6 (26.09%) Triplestore
3 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (26.09%) HBase
3 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
3 6 (26.09%) Text Mining
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Hudson
2 6 (26.09%) Ant
2 6 (26.09%) CruiseControl
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) WATIR
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (47.83%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Product Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Web Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Lead Product Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Product Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Principal Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Principal Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) JSP
2 6 (26.09%) Servlets
2 6 (26.09%) JNDI
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
3 4 (17.39%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) XSLT
4 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (43.48%) Semantic Web
3 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (30.43%) Taxonomies
4 7 (30.43%) Ontologies
5 3 (13.04%) W3C
6 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Telematics
6 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) Content Management
4 11 (47.83%) Product Management
4 11 (47.83%) B2B
5 10 (43.48%) B2C
5 10 (43.48%) Workflow
5 10 (43.48%) Kanban
5 10 (43.48%) Data Architecture
5 10 (43.48%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (43.48%) User Stories
5 10 (43.48%) Line Management
6 9 (39.13%) RDF
7 8 (34.78%) TDD
8 7 (30.43%) MVC
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (30.43%) MapReduce
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (21.74%) Analytics
10 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
1 9 (39.13%) XQuery
1 9 (39.13%) SPARQL
2 6 (26.09%) XPath
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) PhD