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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 853 874 856
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 17 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% 0.028% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 16
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £34,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -10.38%

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
53933 56556 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.54% 52.95% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46009 47397 50838
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,875 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 March 2015 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 3 March 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 +15 17 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Oxfordshire +5 9 £47,500 +50.79% 2
South East -19 9 £47,500 +50.79% 2
London +3 8 £48,750 -18.75% 1
City of London +7 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Oxford +4 2 - - 2

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 49 (90.74%) RDF
2 35 (64.81%) XML
3 34 (62.96%) Java
3 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (61.11%) Semantic Web
5 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 23 (42.59%) XSLT
7 22 (40.74%) CSS
8 18 (33.33%) SQL
9 16 (29.63%) HTML
9 16 (29.63%) Eclipse
9 16 (29.63%) Linked Data
10 15 (27.78%) Content Management
11 14 (25.93%) Apache Jena
12 13 (24.07%) J2EE
13 12 (22.22%) UNIX
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
13 12 (22.22%) Subversion
13 12 (22.22%) Spring
13 12 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (22.22%) Triplestore
13 12 (22.22%) HTML5
14 11 (20.37%) REST
14 11 (20.37%) Big Data
14 11 (20.37%) Ontologies
14 11 (20.37%) XQuery
14 11 (20.37%) JUnit
15 10 (18.52%) Finance
15 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 9 (16.67%) JBoss
3 8 (14.81%) Apache
3 8 (14.81%) Apache Solr
4 5 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 3 (5.56%) Drupal
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SPSS
2 1 (1.85%) XMetaL
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LDAP
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (22.22%) Triplestore
2 11 (20.37%) Big Data
3 9 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
5 6 (11.11%) MySQL
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) MarkLogic
7 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.70%) MOLAP
8 2 (3.70%) ROLAP
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Eclipse
2 12 (22.22%) Subversion
3 11 (20.37%) JUnit
4 5 (9.26%) Selenium
5 4 (7.41%) FitNesse
5 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.41%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (7.41%) Ant
6 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.70%) JProfiler
7 2 (3.70%) Hudson
7 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.85%) Grunt
8 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Senior Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) XML Developer
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Semantic Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) XML
2 23 (42.59%) XSLT
3 22 (40.74%) CSS
4 16 (29.63%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) Apache Jena
6 13 (24.07%) J2EE
7 12 (22.22%) Spring
7 12 (22.22%) HTML5
8 11 (20.37%) REST
9 9 (16.67%) jQuery
9 9 (16.67%) JSP
9 9 (16.67%) Servlets
9 9 (16.67%) SOAP
9 9 (16.67%) Struts
9 9 (16.67%) EJB
10 8 (14.81%) .NET
10 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.96%) RESTful
11 7 (12.96%) Struts2
11 7 (12.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (61.11%) Semantic Web
2 16 (29.63%) Linked Data
3 11 (20.37%) Ontologies
4 7 (12.96%) Open Source
5 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.41%) Data Conversion
7 2 (3.70%) Chemistry
7 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) UNIX
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) RDF
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Content Management
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) MVC
4 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) OO
7 7 (12.96%) OOD
7 7 (12.96%) SOA
7 7 (12.96%) Web Development
7 7 (12.96%) System Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.41%) DevOps
10 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (20.37%) XQuery
5 9 (16.67%) XPath
6 8 (14.81%) PHP
6 8 (14.81%) C#
7 6 (11.11%) R
8 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
8 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
8 5 (9.26%) Perl
9 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.85%) VBA
11 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Zend
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
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