The table below looks at the statistics for Sphinx skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sphinx over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sphinx
Rank 899 963 939
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -24
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 11 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.017% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
37933 40425 44068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.83% 37.56% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33037 34510 37055
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Sphinx
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Sphinx as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
(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 +38 11 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +31 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 6 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £57,500 -
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £57,500 -
London +38 1 £45,000 +12.50%

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Sphinx 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 Sphinx.

1 23 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (86.96%) OO PHP
2 20 (86.96%) Node.js
2 20 (86.96%) Redis
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Git (software)
2 20 (86.96%) MongoDB
2 20 (86.96%) PHP
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) OO
2 20 (86.96%) E-Commerce
2 20 (86.96%) MVC
2 20 (86.96%) Scrum
3 19 (82.61%) HTML
3 19 (82.61%) HTML5
4 17 (73.91%) Marketing
5 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 13 (56.52%) MySQL
5 13 (56.52%) PHP 5
5 13 (56.52%) PHPUnit
6 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
7 7 (30.43%) Varnish
7 7 (30.43%) REST
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Web Development
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
10 3 (13.04%) Replication
10 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (13.04%) SQL

Sphinx
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 23 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) MongoDB
1 20 (86.96%) Redis
2 13 (56.52%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (56.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (73.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Node.js
2 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) Lucene
4 3 (13.04%) Xapian
5 2 (8.70%) DBIx::Class
5 2 (8.70%) Laravel
5 2 (8.70%) Symfony
5 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (86.96%) E-Commerce
1 20 (86.96%) MVC
1 20 (86.96%) OO
1 20 (86.96%) OO PHP
1 20 (86.96%) Scrum
2 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Database Security
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) PHP
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) PHP 5
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Apple
1 2 (8.70%) Toshiba
1 2 (8.70%) Zend