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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 883 834 873
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +39
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 22 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.037% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.069% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 20
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%

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
57812 56370 62964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.67% 52.94% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48461 48701 55193
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 £27,628 £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 23 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 23 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 -34 22 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London -7 21 £51,250 -14.58% 3
City of London +18 10 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Leeds - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 46 (97.87%) RDF
2 30 (63.83%) Java
3 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 27 (57.45%) Web Services
4 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (48.94%) Triplestore
6 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
6 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
6 18 (38.30%) Hadoop
7 17 (36.17%) Subversion
7 17 (36.17%) Tomcat
7 17 (36.17%) Big Data
8 16 (34.04%) TDD
8 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
9 15 (31.91%) Semantic Web
10 14 (29.79%) REST
11 12 (25.53%) BDD
11 12 (25.53%) NoSQL
11 12 (25.53%) Spring
11 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (25.53%) Ant
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
12 11 (23.40%) MSMQ
12 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (23.40%) ODBC
12 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
12 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 11 (23.40%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (23.40%) MOM
12 11 (23.40%) QA

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (36.17%) Tomcat
2 11 (23.40%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (17.02%) Jetty
3 8 (17.02%) Apache Solr
4 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) Triplestore
2 18 (38.30%) Hadoop
3 17 (36.17%) Big Data
4 12 (25.53%) NoSQL
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
7 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
8 6 (12.77%) HBase
8 6 (12.77%) Data Mining
8 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
8 6 (12.77%) Text Mining
9 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.17%) Subversion
3 12 (25.53%) Ant
4 10 (21.28%) Maven
5 9 (19.15%) Selenium
6 7 (14.89%) JUnit
6 7 (14.89%) Hudson
7 6 (12.77%) CruiseControl
8 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.51%) WATIR
9 3 (6.38%) FitNesse
9 3 (6.38%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (4.26%) Mockito
10 2 (4.26%) JMeter
11 1 (2.13%) JProfiler
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Integration Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Data Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Data Integration Architect
5 8 (17.02%) Scala Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Web Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Principal Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Semantic Web Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (4.26%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (4.26%) Software Development Team Leader
10 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) REST
3 12 (25.53%) Spring
4 11 (23.40%) ODBC
4 11 (23.40%) MSMQ
5 10 (21.28%) XML
5 10 (21.28%) Servlets
6 6 (12.77%) JSP
6 6 (12.77%) JNDI
7 5 (10.64%) CSS
7 5 (10.64%) HTML
7 5 (10.64%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) HTML5
7 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) RESTful
8 4 (8.51%) CSS3
8 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.38%) XML Schema
9 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Semantic Web
2 11 (23.40%) Data Integration
3 10 (21.28%) Linked Data
4 9 (19.15%) Ontologies
5 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (17.02%) Reference Data
6 6 (12.77%) Taxonomies
7 5 (10.64%) Digital Media
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) W3C
9 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) RDF
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
4 16 (34.04%) TDD
4 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) BDD
6 11 (23.40%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (23.40%) Data Management
6 11 (23.40%) Programme Management
6 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
6 11 (23.40%) Master Data Management
6 11 (23.40%) Data Virtualisation
6 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
7 9 (19.15%) MVC
7 9 (19.15%) Data Architecture
8 8 (17.02%) OOP
8 8 (17.02%) DevOps
8 8 (17.02%) Functional Programming
9 7 (14.89%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) XQuery
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) Scala
5 6 (12.77%) XPath
6 3 (6.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PhD
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.38%) Mercator
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + options + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago