The table below looks at the statistics for Sphinx skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sphinx over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sphinx
Rank 884 898 885
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.007% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £31,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41656 43834 46049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.99% 40.36% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35239 37985 40357
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Sphinx
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sphinx within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sphinx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sphinx
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sphinx within the UK.

Sphinx Salary Trend in the UK

Sphinx
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sphinx over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Sphinx Salary Histogram in the UK

Sphinx
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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 +19 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
London +14 3 - -
Maidstone - 2 £46,250 - 1
South East - 2 £46,250 - 1
Kent - 2 £46,250 - 1
North West - 1 £20,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £20,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £20,500 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sphinx 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 Sphinx.

1 37 (92.50%) MySQL
2 23 (57.50%) Redis
3 22 (55.00%) jQuery
4 21 (52.50%) Linux
5 19 (47.50%) XML
6 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 16 (40.00%) Ruby
6 16 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (40.00%) JSON
7 15 (37.50%) nginx
8 14 (35.00%) RSpec
8 14 (35.00%) Haml
8 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
8 14 (35.00%) Sass
8 14 (35.00%) REST
8 14 (35.00%) Statistics
8 14 (35.00%) Google
8 14 (35.00%) Ubuntu
8 14 (35.00%) Google Analytics
8 14 (35.00%) Solaris
8 14 (35.00%) LAMP
8 14 (35.00%) Replication
8 14 (35.00%) Analytics
9 10 (25.00%) PHP
9 10 (25.00%) Big Data
10 9 (22.50%) Node.js
10 9 (22.50%) Puppet
10 9 (22.50%) Social Media
10 9 (22.50%) SaaS
10 9 (22.50%) Mercurial

Sphinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sphinx 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 Sphinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) nginx
2 9 (22.50%) Node.js
3 5 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) SaaS
2 7 (17.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (92.50%) MySQL
2 23 (57.50%) Redis
3 10 (25.00%) Big Data
4 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (35.00%) RSpec
2 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (22.50%) Mercurial
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (22.50%) Advertising
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) jQuery
2 19 (47.50%) XML
3 16 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (40.00%) JSON
4 14 (35.00%) Haml
4 14 (35.00%) Sass
4 14 (35.00%) REST
4 14 (35.00%) LAMP
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (12.50%) Memcached
6 5 (12.50%) CSS
6 5 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (7.50%) Gearman
7 3 (7.50%) Ajax
7 3 (7.50%) Zend Framework
7 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
8 2 (5.00%) Kohana
8 2 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Statistics
1 14 (35.00%) Replication
2 9 (22.50%) Social Media
3 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.00%) Blog
4 2 (5.00%) Social Network
4 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Ubuntu
2 14 (35.00%) Solaris
3 9 (22.50%) FreeBSD
3 9 (22.50%) Debian
3 9 (22.50%) OpenBSD
4 8 (20.00%) CentOS
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Analytics
2 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
2 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (22.50%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.00%) BCP
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) OO
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) Kanban
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (2.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Ruby
2 10 (25.00%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) Perl
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) PHP5
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
1 9 (22.50%) Cacti
1 9 (22.50%) Nagios
2 3 (7.50%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Google
2 7 (17.50%) Twitter
2 7 (17.50%) Zend
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Sun
4 2 (5.00%) SunGard
5 1 (2.50%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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