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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPARQL
Rank 872 838 888
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +50
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 32 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.030% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.053% 0.058% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 13
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +13.88%

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
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -12 32 £52,500 +2.43% 3
London +2 28 £52,500 -12.50% 3
City of London -2 8 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 4 £70,000 +36.58%
South East -21 4 £70,000 +36.58%
Kidlington - 2 £70,000 -
Oxford - 2 £70,000 -

SPARQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (100.00%) RDF
2 28 (60.87%) Java
3 27 (58.70%) SQL
4 26 (56.52%) Web Services
5 22 (47.83%) Triplestore
6 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
6 17 (36.96%) Hadoop
6 17 (36.96%) Tomcat
6 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
6 17 (36.96%) Semantic Web
7 16 (34.78%) TDD
7 16 (34.78%) Subversion
7 16 (34.78%) Big Data
8 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
9 13 (28.26%) Data Management
9 13 (28.26%) XML
9 13 (28.26%) REST
10 12 (26.09%) BDD
10 12 (26.09%) Ant
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.91%) MSMQ
11 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
11 11 (23.91%) ODBC
11 11 (23.91%) Finance
11 11 (23.91%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (23.91%) MOM
11 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
11 11 (23.91%) Programme Management

SPARQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (36.96%) Tomcat
2 11 (23.91%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (17.39%) Jetty
3 8 (17.39%) Apache Solr
4 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) Triplestore
2 17 (36.96%) Hadoop
3 16 (34.78%) Big Data
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
4 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
5 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (13.04%) Text Mining
6 6 (13.04%) Data Mining
6 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
6 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
6 6 (13.04%) HBase
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.78%) Subversion
3 12 (26.09%) Ant
4 10 (21.74%) Maven
5 7 (15.22%) Selenium
6 6 (13.04%) CruiseControl
6 6 (13.04%) JUnit
6 6 (13.04%) Hudson
7 4 (8.70%) WATIR
7 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.35%) JMeter
8 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.35%) Mockito
9 1 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Publishing
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Integration Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Data Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Data Integration Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Scala Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Web Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Semantic Web Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) XML
2 13 (28.26%) REST
3 11 (23.91%) MSMQ
3 11 (23.91%) ODBC
3 11 (23.91%) Spring
4 10 (21.74%) Servlets
5 6 (13.04%) JNDI
5 6 (13.04%) JSP
6 5 (10.87%) XML Schema
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 5 (10.87%) HTML
6 5 (10.87%) .NET
6 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Semantic Web
2 11 (23.91%) Data Integration
2 11 (23.91%) Linked Data
3 10 (21.74%) Ontologies
4 8 (17.39%) Reference Data
5 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (13.04%) Taxonomies
7 5 (10.87%) Digital Media
8 3 (6.52%) W3C
9 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (4.35%) BBC
9 2 (4.35%) Open Source
10 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) UNIX
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) RDF
2 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
3 16 (34.78%) TDD
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.26%) Data Management
6 12 (26.09%) BDD
7 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
7 11 (23.91%) Programme Management
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.91%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (23.91%) Master Data Management
7 11 (23.91%) Data Virtualisation
8 9 (19.57%) MVC
8 9 (19.57%) Data Architecture
9 8 (17.39%) OOP
9 8 (17.39%) DevOps
9 8 (17.39%) Functional Programming
10 7 (15.22%) MapReduce
11 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) XQuery
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) Scala
5 6 (13.04%) XPath
6 4 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.52%) Mercator
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Soho, London
SearchTribes
Salary: Competitive base + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago