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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 862 871 856
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 35 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.062% 0.033% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 23
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £42,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 - £38,500

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
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 £28,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

SPARQL Salary Histogram in the UK

SPARQL
Top 14 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 19 December 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 +13 34 £52,500 +7.14% 5
London +30 22 £57,500 +17.34% 4
South East +17 9 £31,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 9 £31,000 -
City of London +30 5 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Oxford +6 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 2 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Wallingford - 1 £32,000 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 52 (92.86%) RDF
2 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (57.14%) Java
4 29 (51.79%) Semantic Web
5 28 (50.00%) XML
6 19 (33.93%) SQL
7 18 (32.14%) XSLT
8 17 (30.36%) Linked Data
9 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
10 14 (25.00%) Web Services
10 14 (25.00%) REST
11 13 (23.21%) QA
11 13 (23.21%) TDD
11 13 (23.21%) Triplestore
12 12 (21.43%) Big Data
12 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
12 12 (21.43%) Subversion
13 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
13 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
13 11 (19.64%) XQuery
14 10 (17.86%) XPath
14 10 (17.86%) BDD
14 10 (17.86%) CSS
14 10 (17.86%) Spring
14 10 (17.86%) Ontologies
14 10 (17.86%) Publishing
14 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
15 9 (16.07%) Computer Science

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) Jetty
3 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SPSS
2 1 (1.79%) XMetaL
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) LDAP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Triplestore
2 12 (21.43%) Big Data
3 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.71%) MySQL
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.93%) MarkLogic
6 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.57%) MOLAP
7 2 (3.57%) ROLAP
8 1 (1.79%) HBase
8 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.79%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Subversion
2 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.93%) Ant
4 5 (8.93%) Selenium
4 5 (8.93%) FitNesse
4 5 (8.93%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (7.14%) Maven
5 4 (7.14%) JUnit
6 3 (5.36%) Hudson
7 2 (3.57%) JProfiler
7 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.71%) XML Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Web Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Integration Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Data Integration Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Semantic Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) XML
2 18 (32.14%) XSLT
3 14 (25.00%) Web Services
3 14 (25.00%) REST
4 10 (17.86%) Spring
4 10 (17.86%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) HTML
5 9 (16.07%) SOAP
5 9 (16.07%) XML Schema
6 8 (14.29%) RESTful
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
7 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) .NET
9 5 (8.93%) Servlets
9 5 (8.93%) JSON
9 5 (8.93%) Zend Framework
9 5 (8.93%) XML-RPC
9 5 (8.93%) RSS
9 5 (8.93%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Semantic Web
2 17 (30.36%) Linked Data
3 10 (17.86%) Ontologies
4 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.50%) Open Source
6 5 (8.93%) Digital Media
7 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
7 4 (7.14%) Data Conversion
7 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.36%) W3C
9 2 (3.57%) Chemistry
9 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) UNIX
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (92.86%) RDF
2 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) TDD
4 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 10 (17.86%) BDD
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (14.29%) Web Development
6 8 (14.29%) Content Management
6 8 (14.29%) MVC
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) OOP
8 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) XQuery
5 10 (17.86%) XPath
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) R
6 6 (10.71%) C#
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ISEB
1 5 (8.93%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Zend
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Mercator
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