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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sphinx
Rank 887 895 869
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 5 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.075% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 10
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary - £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 3 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 31 July 2015. 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
London +5 5 £40,000 -20.00%
England -10 5 £40,000 -13.51%
City of London +20 1 £40,000 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Redis
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Memcached
5 2 (25.00%) Varnish
5 2 (25.00%) KVM
5 2 (25.00%) New Relic
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Catalyst
5 2 (25.00%) DBIx::Class
5 2 (25.00%) Moose
5 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (25.00%) Server Building
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript

Sphinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Global One
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Memcached
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Catalyst
1 2 (25.00%) DBIx::Class
1 2 (25.00%) Moose
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Laravel
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) BCP
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Server Building
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) PHP5
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Varnish
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sun
1 2 (25.00%) SunGard
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) New Relic
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) SAP