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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPARQL
Rank 868 930 957
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +27
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 22 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.059% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 21
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+72.72% -26.66%

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
49320 56028 57750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.47% 51.50% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42425 48069 48442
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
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 +49 22 £55,000 +29.41% 12
London +64 18 £58,750 +30.55% 10
South East +66 4 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Oxford +10 4 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £47,500 +31.03% 2
City of London - 3 £55,000 - 3

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (66.67%) Java
2 30 (62.50%) RDF
3 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) Semantic Web
5 20 (41.67%) Triplestore
6 19 (39.58%) NoSQL
6 19 (39.58%) XML
7 18 (37.50%) CSS
7 18 (37.50%) HTML
8 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
9 16 (33.33%) XSLT
10 14 (29.17%) XQuery
11 12 (25.00%) TDD
11 12 (25.00%) RESTful
11 12 (25.00%) Big Data
12 11 (22.92%) Linked Data
12 11 (22.92%) Scala
12 11 (22.92%) Web Services
13 10 (20.83%) Python
13 10 (20.83%) SQL
13 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
13 10 (20.83%) Analytics
13 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
14 9 (18.75%) Ontologies
14 9 (18.75%) Scrum
14 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
15 8 (16.67%) .NET
15 8 (16.67%) C#

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 (8.33%) Jetty
1 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 2 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) Triplestore
2 19 (39.58%) NoSQL
3 12 (25.00%) Big Data
4 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.42%) MarkLogic
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.25%) BigQuery
6 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
6 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.25%) Text Mining
7 2 (4.17%) MySQL
7 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JUnit
1 5 (10.42%) Mockito
2 4 (8.33%) Log4j
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) gulp
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Publishing
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Leader
5 6 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Head of Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) XML
2 18 (37.50%) CSS
2 18 (37.50%) HTML
3 16 (33.33%) XSLT
4 12 (25.00%) RESTful
5 11 (22.92%) Web Services
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) JSON
6 8 (16.67%) React
6 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
7 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.58%) jQuery
8 5 (10.42%) Apache Jena
9 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
9 4 (8.33%) J2EE
9 4 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (6.25%) Lucene
11 1 (2.08%) CSS3
11 1 (2.08%) HTML5
11 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Semantic Web
2 11 (22.92%) Linked Data
3 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 9 (18.75%) Ontologies
5 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
5 7 (14.58%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.08%) Kindle
8 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) CentOS
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) RDF
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (20.83%) Analytics
5 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
7 8 (16.67%) ETL
8 7 (14.58%) BDD
8 7 (14.58%) Coaching
8 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
8 7 (14.58%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) API Development
9 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.33%) Computational Linguistics
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) XQuery
4 11 (22.92%) Scala
5 10 (20.83%) Python
5 10 (20.83%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) C#
7 7 (14.58%) XPath
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Cypher
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) PhD
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Facebook
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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