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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sphinx
UK
Rank 831 938 961
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +23
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.031% 0.003% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+45.00% +29.03%

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
32675 39016 39910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 38.23% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28056 33584 34174
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +109 10 £65,000 +30.00%
London - 9 £65,000 -
City of London - 3 £48,750 -
Street - 1 £72,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £72,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
Somerset - 1 £72,500 -
North West - 1 £72,500 -
South West - 1 £72,500 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) LAMP
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (61.54%) PHP
4 8 (61.54%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) Apache
5 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
5 7 (53.85%) HTTP
5 7 (53.85%) Migration
5 7 (53.85%) Subversion
5 7 (53.85%) Memcached
5 7 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (53.85%) Redis
6 6 (46.15%) KVM
6 6 (46.15%) Varnish
6 6 (46.15%) Server Building
6 6 (46.15%) Web Operations
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) CentOS
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) HTTPS
6 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) Python
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (15.38%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Bluemix
2 4 (30.77%) Heroku
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) HTTPS
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
3 4 (30.77%) GoCD
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.69%) gulp
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) LAMP
2 7 (53.85%) Memcached
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Node.js
4 5 (38.46%) WebSockets
5 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Symfony
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Laravel
7 1 (7.69%) LESS
7 1 (7.69%) Sass
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
1 2 (15.38%) Xbox
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Debian
3 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Server Building
3 6 (46.15%) Web Operations
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) KVM
1 6 (46.15%) Varnish
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) SaltStack
3 3 (23.08%) New Relic
4 1 (7.69%) Zend