The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 894 838 893
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +55
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 21 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.036% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.036% 0.067% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 21
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £55,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +42.85%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SPARQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SPARQL
Salary Trend

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

SPARQL Salary Trend in the UK

SPARQL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SPARQL over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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 -58 21 £52,500 -12.50% 5
London -19 20 £52,500 -12.50% 5
City of London +24 11 £55,000 +29.41%
Leeds - 1 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 49 (98.00%) RDF
2 32 (64.00%) Java
3 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 27 (54.00%) Web Services
4 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (48.00%) Triplestore
6 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
6 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
6 19 (38.00%) Hadoop
7 18 (36.00%) Big Data
8 17 (34.00%) Semantic Web
8 17 (34.00%) Subversion
8 17 (34.00%) Tomcat
9 16 (32.00%) TDD
9 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
10 15 (30.00%) REST
11 12 (24.00%) Spring
11 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (24.00%) Ant
11 12 (24.00%) BDD
11 12 (24.00%) NoSQL
12 11 (22.00%) Linked Data
12 11 (22.00%) Master Data Management
12 11 (22.00%) Data Virtualisation
12 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (22.00%) XML
12 11 (22.00%) MSMQ
12 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (22.00%) ODBC
12 11 (22.00%) Finance

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 17 (34.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (22.00%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (16.00%) Jetty
3 8 (16.00%) Apache Solr
4 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) Triplestore
2 19 (38.00%) Hadoop
3 18 (36.00%) Big Data
4 12 (24.00%) NoSQL
5 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (12.00%) HBase
8 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
8 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (12.00%) Text Mining
9 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (34.00%) Subversion
3 12 (24.00%) Ant
4 10 (20.00%) Maven
4 10 (20.00%) Selenium
5 7 (14.00%) JUnit
5 7 (14.00%) Hudson
6 6 (12.00%) CruiseControl
7 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
8 4 (8.00%) WATIR
8 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.00%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (4.00%) Mockito
10 2 (4.00%) JMeter
11 1 (2.00%) JProfiler
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Integration Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Data Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Data Integration Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Scala Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Web Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Principal Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Semantic Web Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Web Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) Web Services
2 15 (30.00%) REST
3 12 (24.00%) Spring
4 11 (22.00%) ODBC
4 11 (22.00%) MSMQ
4 11 (22.00%) XML
5 10 (20.00%) Servlets
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) JSP
6 6 (12.00%) JNDI
6 6 (12.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.00%) CSS3
7 5 (10.00%) SOAP
8 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.00%) jQuery
8 4 (8.00%) RESTful
9 3 (6.00%) WebSockets
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Semantic Web
2 11 (22.00%) Data Integration
2 11 (22.00%) Linked Data
3 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 9 (18.00%) Ontologies
4 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (16.00%) Reference Data
6 6 (12.00%) Taxonomies
7 5 (10.00%) Digital Media
8 3 (6.00%) Open Source
8 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
8 3 (6.00%) W3C
9 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) UNIX
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) RDF
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
4 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (24.00%) BDD
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.00%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (22.00%) Data Management
6 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
6 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
6 11 (22.00%) Master Data Management
6 11 (22.00%) Data Virtualisation
6 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.00%) MVC
7 9 (18.00%) Data Architecture
8 8 (16.00%) OOP
8 8 (16.00%) DevOps
8 8 (16.00%) Functional Programming
9 7 (14.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) XQuery
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.00%) Scala
5 6 (12.00%) XPath
6 3 (6.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.00%) Mercator
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £55k + options + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago