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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sphinx
Rank 871 863 888
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 28 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.009% 0.001%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.063% 0.024% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
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 £28,500 £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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Sphinx Salary Histogram in the UK

Sphinx
Top 12 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 29 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 -17 28 £50,000 +66.66% 2
London +21 25 £50,000 +66.66% 2
City of London -1 7 - -
North West - 1 £20,500 -
South East - 1 £57,500 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £20,500 -
Windsor - 1 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £20,500 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £40,000 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (92.19%) MySQL
2 41 (64.06%) Linux
3 30 (46.88%) jQuery
4 29 (45.31%) LAMP
5 28 (43.75%) PHP
5 28 (43.75%) Redis
6 22 (34.38%) Replication
6 22 (34.38%) Ubuntu
7 21 (32.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 21 (32.81%) Ruby
7 21 (32.81%) XML
8 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 18 (28.13%) JSON
9 18 (28.13%) HTML
10 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.56%) CSS
10 17 (26.56%) Mercurial
10 17 (26.56%) DevOps
11 16 (25.00%) Node.js
11 16 (25.00%) nginx
12 15 (23.44%) Marketing
12 15 (23.44%) Sass
12 15 (23.44%) Big Data
13 14 (21.88%) Analytics
13 14 (21.88%) REST
13 14 (21.88%) RSpec
13 14 (21.88%) Haml
13 14 (21.88%) Cucumber
13 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
13 14 (21.88%) Google

Sphinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) nginx
1 16 (25.00%) Node.js
2 13 (20.31%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.94%) ColdFusion
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.25%) Drupal
6 3 (4.69%) CMS
7 2 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.81%) Magento
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (3.13%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) SaaS
2 7 (10.94%) GitHub
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.69%) CloudFront
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (92.19%) MySQL
2 28 (43.75%) Redis
3 15 (23.44%) Big Data
4 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
5 11 (17.19%) Hadoop
6 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
6 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.56%) Mercurial
3 14 (21.88%) RSpec
3 14 (21.88%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.25%) FogBugz
5 4 (6.25%) Trac
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Marketing
2 9 (14.06%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Publishing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Front Office
5 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (21.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 13 (20.31%) Administrator
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Linux Specialist
7 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Lead PHP Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) jQuery
2 29 (45.31%) LAMP
3 21 (32.81%) XML
3 21 (32.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (28.13%) JSON
4 18 (28.13%) HTML
5 17 (26.56%) CSS
6 15 (23.44%) Sass
7 14 (21.88%) Haml
7 14 (21.88%) REST
8 13 (20.31%) Memcached
9 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (14.06%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (9.38%) Ajax
11 6 (9.38%) RESTful
12 5 (7.81%) Web Services
12 5 (7.81%) .NET
13 4 (6.25%) XHTML
13 4 (6.25%) Lucene
13 4 (6.25%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Replication
2 14 (21.88%) Statistics
3 13 (20.31%) Social Media
4 10 (15.63%) Open Source
5 6 (9.38%) Blog
5 6 (9.38%) Social Network
6 5 (7.81%) Digital Media
7 4 (6.25%) Wiki
8 2 (3.13%) iPhone
9 1 (1.56%) Photography
9 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) Ubuntu
3 14 (21.88%) Solaris
4 13 (20.31%) Debian
4 13 (20.31%) OpenBSD
4 13 (20.31%) FreeBSD
5 12 (18.75%) CentOS
5 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.06%) UNIX
7 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.25%) Windows
9 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) DevOps
2 14 (21.88%) Analytics
3 13 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
4 12 (18.75%) OO
4 12 (18.75%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) Web Development
6 8 (12.50%) BDD
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.38%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) Social Media Monitoring
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (3.13%) UML
12 2 (3.13%) BCP
12 2 (3.13%) Project Management
12 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) PHP
2 21 (32.81%) Ruby
3 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) Perl
4 12 (18.75%) SQL
5 9 (14.06%) Java
6 7 (10.94%) PHP5
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Nagios
1 13 (20.31%) Cacti
1 13 (20.31%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Google
2 8 (12.50%) Zend
3 7 (10.94%) Twitter
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.13%) Sybase
6 2 (3.13%) Sun
6 2 (3.13%) SunGard
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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