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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 882 908 871
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 20 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.049% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 10
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £49,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-60.71% +40.00%

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
57059 61627 57328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.56% 52.19% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48676 52571 49507
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 11 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 3 July 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
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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 +13 20 £42,500 -19.04% 5
London +8 14 £57,500 +9.52%
City of London +36 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Birmingham - 4 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 1
South East +10 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 - - 1
Oxford +2 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 30 (81.08%) RDF
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 27 (72.97%) Semantic Web
4 24 (64.86%) Java
5 22 (59.46%) CSS
6 21 (56.76%) Apache Jena
7 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (51.35%) XML
9 17 (45.95%) Tomcat
10 15 (40.54%) XSLT
10 15 (40.54%) HTML
11 14 (37.84%) Linux
12 13 (35.14%) SQL
12 13 (35.14%) TDD
12 13 (35.14%) Spring
13 12 (32.43%) J2EE
13 12 (32.43%) Triplestore
14 11 (29.73%) HTTP
14 11 (29.73%) Degree
14 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (27.03%) OO
15 10 (27.03%) JUnit
15 10 (27.03%) DevOps
16 9 (24.32%) Web Services
16 9 (24.32%) Apache
16 9 (24.32%) .NET
16 9 (24.32%) C#
16 9 (24.32%) MVC
16 9 (24.32%) Git (software)

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (45.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (24.32%) Apache
3 8 (21.62%) JBoss
3 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (18.92%) Apache Solr
5 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
5 6 (16.22%) IIS
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (5.41%) CMS
8 1 (2.70%) Drupal
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.22%) Route 53
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) Multicast
2 6 (16.22%) InfiniBand
2 6 (16.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Triplestore
2 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.11%) MarkLogic
6 2 (5.41%) Mahout
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) MOLAP
7 1 (2.70%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) JUnit
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
4 7 (18.92%) Subversion
5 6 (16.22%) Liquibase
5 6 (16.22%) Flyway
6 2 (5.41%) Maven
6 2 (5.41%) Mockito
7 1 (2.70%) Grunt
7 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (2.70%) gulp
General
1 6 (16.22%) Advertising
2 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Senior Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Semantic Web Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Web Developer
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.70%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Development Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Development Manager
9 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Development Manager
9 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) CSS
2 21 (56.76%) Apache Jena
3 19 (51.35%) XML
4 15 (40.54%) XSLT
4 15 (40.54%) HTML
5 13 (35.14%) Spring
6 12 (32.43%) J2EE
7 9 (24.32%) .NET
7 9 (24.32%) Web Services
7 9 (24.32%) jQuery
8 8 (21.62%) EJB
8 8 (21.62%) Struts
8 8 (21.62%) JSP
8 8 (21.62%) Servlets
9 6 (16.22%) JSTL
9 6 (16.22%) Middleware
9 6 (16.22%) Struts2
9 6 (16.22%) HTML5
9 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (72.97%) Semantic Web
2 9 (24.32%) Ontologies
3 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
3 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
4 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.11%) Kindle
5 3 (8.11%) Linked Data
6 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
3 6 (16.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) RDF
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) DevOps
5 10 (27.03%) OO
6 9 (24.32%) Content Management
6 9 (24.32%) MVC
7 8 (21.62%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 6 (16.22%) OOD
8 6 (16.22%) Project Management
8 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) Change Management
8 6 (16.22%) Functional Programming
8 6 (16.22%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
8 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.22%) System Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
6 7 (18.92%) PHP
7 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) Python
7 6 (16.22%) Ruby
7 6 (16.22%) Groovy
8 5 (13.51%) TypeScript
9 3 (8.11%) XQuery
10 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.70%) Scala
11 1 (2.70%) C++
11 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
1 6 (16.22%) vSphere
1 6 (16.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
2 6 (16.22%) Isilon
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
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