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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 875 882 857
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 17 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.024% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 14
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -29.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £34,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -24.17%

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
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 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 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 27 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 +14 17 £47,500 +28.37% 4
London +43 9 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Oxfordshire +10 8 £47,500 +50.79% 2
South East -4 8 £47,500 +50.79% 2
City of London +11 3 £60,000 +69.01%
Oxford +11 1 - - 2

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 43 (91.49%) RDF
2 33 (70.21%) XML
3 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) Semantic Web
4 28 (59.57%) Java
5 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
6 23 (48.94%) XSLT
7 20 (42.55%) CSS
8 18 (38.30%) SQL
9 15 (31.91%) Content Management
10 14 (29.79%) HTML
10 14 (29.79%) Linked Data
11 13 (27.66%) Apache Jena
11 13 (27.66%) J2EE
12 12 (25.53%) Linux
12 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
12 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
12 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (23.40%) Spring
13 11 (23.40%) TDD
13 11 (23.40%) Subversion
13 11 (23.40%) MVC
13 11 (23.40%) XQuery
13 11 (23.40%) Triplestore
14 10 (21.28%) HTML5
14 10 (21.28%) JUnit
14 10 (21.28%) Ontologies
15 9 (19.15%) XPath
15 9 (19.15%) jQuery
15 9 (19.15%) Scrum

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 9 (19.15%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) Apache Solr
3 8 (17.02%) Apache
4 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.38%) Drupal
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.26%) CMS
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SPSS
2 1 (2.13%) XMetaL
2 1 (2.13%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (23.40%) Triplestore
3 9 (19.15%) Big Data
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
5 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
5 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
6 6 (12.77%) MySQL
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (10.64%) MarkLogic
8 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
9 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.26%) MOLAP
9 2 (4.26%) ROLAP
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
2 11 (23.40%) Subversion
3 10 (21.28%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Ant
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.13%) JProfiler
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Grunt
7 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Web Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.77%) XML Developer
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Semantic Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) DBA
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) XML
2 23 (48.94%) XSLT
3 20 (42.55%) CSS
4 14 (29.79%) HTML
5 13 (27.66%) J2EE
5 13 (27.66%) Apache Jena
6 11 (23.40%) Spring
7 10 (21.28%) HTML5
8 9 (19.15%) REST
8 9 (19.15%) .NET
8 9 (19.15%) JSP
8 9 (19.15%) Servlets
8 9 (19.15%) EJB
8 9 (19.15%) Struts
8 9 (19.15%) jQuery
9 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) JSTL
10 7 (14.89%) Struts2
10 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
11 6 (12.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Semantic Web
2 14 (29.79%) Linked Data
3 10 (21.28%) Ontologies
4 6 (12.77%) Open Source
5 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.51%) Data Conversion
6 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.13%) Kindle
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) RDF
2 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Content Management
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
4 11 (23.40%) MVC
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) OO
6 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.89%) System Testing
7 7 (14.89%) OOD
7 7 (14.89%) SOA
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.64%) DevOps
9 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.64%) Web Design
9 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.51%) Web Development
10 4 (8.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) XQuery
5 9 (19.15%) XPath
5 9 (19.15%) C#
6 8 (17.02%) PHP
7 6 (12.77%) R
8 5 (10.64%) TypeScript
8 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.64%) MATLAB
8 5 (10.64%) Perl
9 2 (4.26%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Zend
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