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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sphinx
Rank 880 866 899
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 22 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.024% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Sphinx Salary Histogram in the UK

Sphinx
Top 9 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 19 September 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 -7 22 £50,000 +66.66% 1
London -11 20 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London +9 6 - -
North West - 1 £20,500 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £20,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £20,500 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (94.55%) MySQL
2 36 (65.45%) Linux
3 28 (50.91%) Redis
4 26 (47.27%) jQuery
5 24 (43.64%) LAMP
6 22 (40.00%) Replication
6 22 (40.00%) Ubuntu
7 21 (38.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 21 (38.18%) Ruby
8 20 (36.36%) PHP
9 18 (32.73%) XML
10 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
10 16 (29.09%) nginx
11 15 (27.27%) JSON
11 15 (27.27%) Node.js
12 14 (25.45%) REST
12 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
12 14 (25.45%) Big Data
12 14 (25.45%) Sass
12 14 (25.45%) Analytics
12 14 (25.45%) DevOps
12 14 (25.45%) Statistics
12 14 (25.45%) Marketing
12 14 (25.45%) Google
12 14 (25.45%) Google Analytics
12 14 (25.45%) Mercurial
12 14 (25.45%) RSpec
12 14 (25.45%) Haml
12 14 (25.45%) Solaris

Sphinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (29.09%) nginx
2 15 (27.27%) Node.js
3 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (12.73%) ColdFusion
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Drupal
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Google Analytics
2 5 (9.09%) Magento
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (3.64%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) SaaS
2 7 (12.73%) GitHub
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (94.55%) MySQL
2 28 (50.91%) Redis
3 14 (25.45%) Big Data
4 13 (23.64%) MongoDB
5 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
6 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Mercurial
2 14 (25.45%) RSpec
2 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
3 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.82%) Trac
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.45%) Marketing
2 9 (16.36%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (25.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (25.45%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 13 (23.64%) Administrator
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Specialist
5 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Junior
11 1 (1.82%) Graduate
11 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) jQuery
2 24 (43.64%) LAMP
3 21 (38.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (32.73%) XML
5 15 (27.27%) JSON
6 14 (25.45%) Haml
6 14 (25.45%) REST
6 14 (25.45%) Sass
7 13 (23.64%) HTML
8 12 (21.82%) CSS
8 12 (21.82%) Memcached
9 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (16.36%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (9.09%) .NET
12 3 (5.45%) Zend Framework
12 3 (5.45%) Gearman
12 3 (5.45%) Ext JS
12 3 (5.45%) Ajax
13 2 (3.64%) RESTful
13 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Replication
2 14 (25.45%) Statistics
3 13 (23.64%) Social Media
4 7 (12.73%) Open Source
5 6 (10.91%) Blog
5 6 (10.91%) Social Network
6 4 (7.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.64%) iPhone
8 1 (1.82%) Wiki
8 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 14 (25.45%) Solaris
4 13 (23.64%) Debian
4 13 (23.64%) OpenBSD
4 13 (23.64%) FreeBSD
5 12 (21.82%) CentOS
5 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (16.36%) UNIX
7 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.27%) Windows
9 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Analytics
2 14 (25.45%) DevOps
3 13 (23.64%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.55%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) BDD
6 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.91%) OO
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
7 5 (9.09%) Social Media Monitoring
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) BCP
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Kanban
9 2 (3.64%) Release Management
9 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Ruby
2 20 (36.36%) PHP
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Perl
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) PHP5
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Nagios
1 13 (23.64%) Cacti
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Google
2 7 (12.73%) Twitter
3 5 (9.09%) Zend
3 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) Sybase
5 2 (3.64%) Sun
5 2 (3.64%) SunGard
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Greenplum
Berkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago