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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SPARQL
Rank 844 861 853
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 22 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.042% 0.025% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 18
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +55.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £31,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -16.88%

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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(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 +24 22 £47,500 -20.83% 4
London +1 13 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire +3 9 £47,500 +53.22%
South East -16 9 £47,500 +53.22%
Oxford -5 4 £30,000 -3.22%
City of London +7 2 £60,000 - 1

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 44 (91.67%) RDF
2 31 (64.58%) XML
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (62.50%) Java
3 30 (62.50%) Semantic Web
4 20 (41.67%) XSLT
5 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
6 16 (33.33%) SQL
6 16 (33.33%) Linked Data
7 15 (31.25%) CSS
8 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
9 12 (25.00%) Content Management
9 12 (25.00%) REST
10 11 (22.92%) Big Data
10 11 (22.92%) UNIX
10 11 (22.92%) HTML
11 10 (20.83%) Linux
11 10 (20.83%) XQuery
11 10 (20.83%) Finance
11 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (20.83%) Ontologies
11 10 (20.83%) Apache Jena
11 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
12 9 (18.75%) XPath
12 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 9 (18.75%) Subversion
12 9 (18.75%) Spring
12 9 (18.75%) SOAP
12 9 (18.75%) J2EE
13 8 (16.67%) JUnit

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) Node.js
5 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.17%) Drupal
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SPSS
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.08%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LDAP
2 4 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Big Data
2 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 8 (16.67%) Triplestore
4 6 (12.50%) MySQL
5 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.42%) MarkLogic
6 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.17%) MOLAP
8 2 (4.17%) ROLAP
8 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
2 9 (18.75%) Subversion
3 8 (16.67%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 5 (10.42%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.42%) FitNesse
6 4 (8.33%) Ant
7 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.17%) JProfiler
7 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.08%) Grunt
8 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.08%) Maven
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.50%) XML Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Semantic Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) XML
2 20 (41.67%) XSLT
3 15 (31.25%) CSS
4 12 (25.00%) REST
5 11 (22.92%) HTML
6 10 (20.83%) Apache Jena
7 9 (18.75%) Spring
7 9 (18.75%) SOAP
7 9 (18.75%) J2EE
8 8 (16.67%) HTML5
9 7 (14.58%) RESTful
9 7 (14.58%) XML Schema
10 6 (12.50%) Struts
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) JSP
10 6 (12.50%) Servlets
10 6 (12.50%) EJB
10 6 (12.50%) JSON
10 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.42%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) Semantic Web
2 16 (33.33%) Linked Data
3 10 (20.83%) Ontologies
4 7 (14.58%) Open Source
4 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.33%) Data Conversion
6 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.17%) Chemistry
8 1 (2.08%) Kindle
8 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) UNIX
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) RDF
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Content Management
4 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Web Development
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) SOA
7 6 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.42%) System Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Web Design
8 5 (10.42%) OOD
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) XQuery
5 9 (18.75%) XPath
6 7 (14.58%) PHP
7 6 (12.50%) R
8 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.42%) Perl
8 5 (10.42%) C#
8 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Zend
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 23 days ago