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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 870 894 859
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 27 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.048% 0.054% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 16
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £70,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-60.71% +36.58%

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
56481 60820 57786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.17% 51.51% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48133 51506 49578
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 5 August 2015 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 13 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 5 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 +25 27 £27,500 -47.61% 6
London -5 9 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Birmingham - 9 £27,500 - 2
West Midlands - 9 £27,500 - 2
North West - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
City of London +22 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Oxfordshire +5 2 £36,250 -48.21% 3
South East +4 2 £36,250 -48.21% 3
Oxford -1 2 £36,250 -48.21% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 35 (77.78%) RDF
2 29 (64.44%) JavaScript
2 29 (64.44%) Semantic Web
3 28 (62.22%) Java
4 21 (46.67%) Apache Jena
5 20 (44.44%) CSS
5 20 (44.44%) XML
5 20 (44.44%) Ontologies
5 20 (44.44%) Degree
5 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) XSLT
7 14 (31.11%) Apache
8 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
9 12 (26.67%) OO
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (24.44%) Triplestore
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
10 11 (24.44%) TDD
11 10 (22.22%) Content Management
11 10 (22.22%) Spring
11 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 10 (22.22%) Project Management
11 10 (22.22%) HTTP
11 10 (22.22%) DevOps
12 9 (20.00%) C#
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) .NET

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 14 (31.11%) Apache
2 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
3 8 (17.78%) Apache Spark
4 7 (15.56%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (13.33%) IIS
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Solr
5 6 (13.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (8.89%) JBoss
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) CMS
7 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SPSS
2 1 (2.22%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) Route 53
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) Network Security
2 6 (13.33%) Multicast
2 6 (13.33%) InfiniBand
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Triplestore
2 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.56%) Mahout
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) MarkLogic
6 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) MOLAP
7 1 (2.22%) ROLAP
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Liquibase
2 6 (13.33%) Flyway
2 6 (13.33%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 2 (4.44%) Mockito
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Advertising
3 5 (11.11%) Publishing
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Semantic Web Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Architect
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) Apache Jena
2 20 (44.44%) CSS
2 20 (44.44%) XML
3 17 (37.78%) HTML
4 14 (31.11%) XSLT
5 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 10 (22.22%) Spring
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 9 (20.00%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) J2EE
8 7 (15.56%) HTML5
9 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (13.33%) Middleware
9 6 (13.33%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (13.33%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (11.11%) LESS
10 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 5 (11.11%) MLlib
11 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Semantic Web
2 20 (44.44%) Ontologies
3 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (15.56%) Life Science
5 6 (13.33%) Private Cloud
5 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
6 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Kindle
8 2 (4.44%) Linked Data
8 2 (4.44%) Biology
8 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
8 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (13.33%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) RDF
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) OO
3 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (24.44%) TDD
5 10 (22.22%) Content Management
5 10 (22.22%) Project Management
5 10 (22.22%) DevOps
6 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
6 8 (17.78%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) OOP
6 8 (17.78%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (13.33%) Open Source
7 6 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) JavaScript
2 28 (62.22%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.78%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) Ruby
5 7 (15.56%) Perl
6 6 (13.33%) Groovy
6 6 (13.33%) Python
7 5 (11.11%) R
7 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
8 4 (8.89%) XQuery
9 3 (6.67%) Scala
10 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.44%) C++
11 1 (2.22%) C
11 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 6 (13.33%) vSphere
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
1 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco
1 6 (13.33%) Isilon
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) Zend
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