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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 863 877 840
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -37
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 30 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.054% 0.051% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 23
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-60.71% +33.33%

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
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 15 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 28 August 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 +3 29 £35,000 -33.33% 7
London -2 12 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Birmingham - 8 £27,500 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £27,500 - 2
North West - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
City of London +19 2 £57,500 +35.29% 1
South East +13 2 £36,250 -48.21%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £36,250 -48.21%
Oxford -5 2 £36,250 -48.21%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (74.42%) RDF
2 30 (69.77%) Java
3 25 (58.14%) Semantic Web
4 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (46.51%) Degree
6 19 (44.19%) Ontologies
7 17 (39.53%) Apache Jena
8 16 (37.21%) XML
9 15 (34.88%) CSS
9 15 (34.88%) HTML
9 15 (34.88%) OO
10 13 (30.23%) Apache
11 12 (27.91%) Web Services
11 12 (27.91%) Linux
12 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
12 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
13 10 (23.26%) Apache Spark
13 10 (23.26%) Project Management
13 10 (23.26%) XSLT
13 10 (23.26%) OOP
13 10 (23.26%) HTTP
14 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
14 9 (20.93%) TDD
14 9 (20.93%) Open Source
15 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
15 8 (18.60%) Financial Analysis
15 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
15 8 (18.60%) Triplestore

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (30.23%) Apache
2 10 (23.26%) Apache Spark
3 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.95%) IIS
4 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SPSS
2 1 (2.33%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) Route 53
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) Network Security
2 6 (13.95%) Multicast
2 6 (13.95%) InfiniBand
2 6 (13.95%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
1 8 (18.60%) Triplestore
2 7 (16.28%) Mahout
3 6 (13.95%) Big Data
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.63%) MarkLogic
5 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) MOLAP
7 1 (2.33%) ROLAP
7 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Liquibase
2 6 (13.95%) Flyway
3 5 (11.63%) JUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.65%) Ant
6 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.65%) ANTLR
6 2 (4.65%) Mockito
7 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Advertising
2 6 (13.95%) Publishing
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Web Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Semantic Web Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Java Web Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.33%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Apache Jena
2 16 (37.21%) XML
3 15 (34.88%) HTML
3 15 (34.88%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) Web Services
5 10 (23.26%) XSLT
6 7 (16.28%) Spring
7 6 (13.95%) Middleware
7 6 (13.95%) J2EE
7 6 (13.95%) ZeroMQ
7 6 (13.95%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (11.63%) REST
8 5 (11.63%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (11.63%) MLlib
8 5 (11.63%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) jQuery
9 4 (9.30%) RESTful
9 4 (9.30%) HTML5
9 4 (9.30%) CSS3
9 4 (9.30%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Semantic Web
2 19 (44.19%) Ontologies
3 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
4 7 (16.28%) Life Science
5 6 (13.95%) Private Cloud
5 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
6 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (11.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
7 3 (6.98%) Kindle
8 2 (4.65%) Linked Data
8 2 (4.65%) User Experience
8 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.65%) GIS
8 2 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
3 6 (13.95%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) RDF
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) OO
4 10 (23.26%) OOP
4 10 (23.26%) Project Management
5 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 9 (20.93%) Open Source
6 8 (18.60%) Financial Analysis
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
7 7 (16.28%) Content Management
7 7 (16.28%) Machine Learning
7 7 (16.28%) Analytics
7 7 (16.28%) SDLC
8 6 (13.95%) Functional Programming
8 6 (13.95%) Auto-Scaling
8 6 (13.95%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
8 6 (13.95%) Change Management
8 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.28%) Ruby
4 7 (16.28%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) Perl
4 7 (16.28%) PHP
5 6 (13.95%) Groovy
5 6 (13.95%) R
6 5 (11.63%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) XQuery
8 2 (4.65%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
1 6 (13.95%) vSphere
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco
1 6 (13.95%) Isilon
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Facebook
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PCR
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + options + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago