The table below looks at the statistics for SPARQL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SPARQL over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 884 926 947
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +21
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 31 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.054% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 29
Median salary £65,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £27,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+136.36% -60.71%

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
50592 55650 59541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.54% 50.97% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 43802 47492 49926
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SPARQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SPARQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 31 £65,000 +85.71% 4
London +50 21 £67,500 +17.39% 4
South East +23 10 £65,000 +79.31%
Oxfordshire -1 10 £65,000 +79.31%
Oxford +1 9 £65,000 +79.31%

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SPARQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SPARQL.

1 30 (63.83%) Java
1 30 (63.83%) RDF
2 25 (53.19%) XML
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) CSS
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 18 (38.30%) Semantic Web
5 17 (36.17%) NoSQL
5 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.17%) Triplestore
6 16 (34.04%) XSLT
7 15 (31.91%) XQuery
8 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
8 14 (29.79%) Big Data
8 14 (29.79%) Linked Data
9 12 (25.53%) Web Services
9 12 (25.53%) Scala
10 11 (23.40%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) C#
11 10 (21.28%) .NET
11 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
11 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
11 10 (21.28%) Analytics
12 9 (19.15%) Ontologies
12 9 (19.15%) JSON
12 9 (19.15%) TDD
12 9 (19.15%) ETL
12 9 (19.15%) XML Schema
13 8 (17.02%) HTTP
13 8 (17.02%) Python

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
1 4 (8.51%) Jetty
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) Drupal
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) NoSQL
1 17 (36.17%) Triplestore
2 14 (29.79%) Big Data
3 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
4 7 (14.89%) MarkLogic
5 3 (6.38%) BigQuery
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.13%) HBase
7 1 (2.13%) Mahout
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JUnit
1 5 (10.64%) Mockito
2 4 (8.51%) Log4j
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Publishing
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.77%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Leader
5 6 (12.77%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Java Scala Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Scala Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Head of Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) XML
2 18 (38.30%) CSS
2 18 (38.30%) HTML
3 16 (34.04%) XSLT
4 12 (25.53%) Web Services
5 10 (21.28%) .NET
6 9 (19.15%) JSON
6 9 (19.15%) XML Schema
7 8 (17.02%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.89%) jQuery
8 7 (14.89%) React
9 5 (10.64%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (8.51%) Apache Camel
10 4 (8.51%) Apache Jena
10 4 (8.51%) J2EE
10 4 (8.51%) Lucene
11 2 (4.26%) JAX-RS
11 2 (4.26%) XHTML
11 2 (4.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Semantic Web
2 14 (29.79%) Linked Data
3 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
4 9 (19.15%) Ontologies
5 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
5 7 (14.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) CentOS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) RDF
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.28%) Analytics
5 9 (19.15%) ETL
5 9 (19.15%) TDD
6 8 (17.02%) BDD
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) Coaching
7 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.89%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (14.89%) Machine Learning
7 7 (14.89%) Pair Programming
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.64%) API Development
8 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Computational Linguistics
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) XQuery
4 12 (25.53%) Scala
5 10 (21.28%) C#
6 8 (17.02%) Python
7 7 (14.89%) XPath
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
9 2 (4.26%) C++
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 2 (4.26%) VBA
10 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.13%) R
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) PhD
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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