The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 866 863 878
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 35 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.058% 0.042% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 23
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +28.12%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 7 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 35 £52,500 +5.00% 1
London -32 31 £52,500 +5.00% 1
City of London -6 9 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +3 4 £70,000 +36.58%
South East -14 4 £70,000 +36.58%
Kidlington - 2 £70,000 -
Oxford - 2 £70,000 -

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (95.83%) RDF
2 30 (62.50%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) SQL
4 26 (54.17%) Web Services
5 22 (45.83%) Triplestore
6 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 18 (37.50%) Semantic Web
7 17 (35.42%) XML
7 17 (35.42%) Big Data
8 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 16 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 16 (33.33%) TDD
8 16 (33.33%) Subversion
9 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (27.08%) Data Management
10 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
11 12 (25.00%) Spring
11 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (25.00%) Ant
11 12 (25.00%) REST
12 11 (22.92%) BDD
12 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
12 11 (22.92%) Master Data Management
12 11 (22.92%) Data Virtualisation
12 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
12 11 (22.92%) ODBC
12 11 (22.92%) MSMQ
12 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (16.67%) Jetty
3 8 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.08%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) Triplestore
2 17 (35.42%) Big Data
3 16 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (12.50%) Text Mining
6 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (12.50%) HBase
7 4 (8.33%) MarkLogic
8 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 16 (33.33%) Subversion
2 12 (25.00%) Ant
3 11 (22.92%) Maven
4 6 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
4 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Hudson
5 4 (8.33%) WATIR
5 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) Mockito
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
1 11 (22.92%) Publishing
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Integration Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Data Integration Architect
5 8 (16.67%) Scala Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Web Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Semantic Web Developer
8 3 (6.25%) XML Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Software Development Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Web Services
2 17 (35.42%) XML
3 12 (25.00%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) REST
4 11 (22.92%) ODBC
4 11 (22.92%) MSMQ
5 10 (20.83%) Servlets
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 7 (14.58%) XSLT
7 7 (14.58%) CSS
7 7 (14.58%) HTML
8 6 (12.50%) JNDI
8 6 (12.50%) JSP
8 6 (12.50%) MapReduce
9 5 (10.42%) XML Schema
10 4 (8.33%) Spring MVC
10 4 (8.33%) SOAP
11 3 (6.25%) RESTful
11 3 (6.25%) XSL
11 3 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Semantic Web
2 11 (22.92%) Data Integration
2 11 (22.92%) Ontologies
3 10 (20.83%) Linked Data
4 8 (16.67%) Reference Data
5 6 (12.50%) Taxonomies
6 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
6 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.25%) Open Source
8 2 (4.17%) W3C
8 2 (4.17%) BBC
8 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) RDF
2 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 16 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Data Management
4 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.92%) BDD
6 11 (22.92%) Master Data Management
6 11 (22.92%) Data Virtualisation
6 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
6 11 (22.92%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (22.92%) Programme Management
7 8 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 8 (16.67%) MVC
7 8 (16.67%) OOP
7 8 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) XQuery
4 10 (20.83%) Scala
5 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.58%) C#
7 6 (12.50%) XPath
8 3 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (6.25%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.25%) Mercator
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Google
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