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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sphinx
Rank 861 954 981
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +27
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 4 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.011% 0.036% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 5
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £50,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+45.00% +8.10%

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
34968 41180 42553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.13% 38.36% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30195 35314 36538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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 +63 4 £65,000 +30.00%
London +68 2 £65,000 +44.44%
City of London - 2 £65,000 -
Street - 1 £72,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £72,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £22,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
Somerset - 1 £72,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £22,500 -
North East - 1 £22,500 -
North West - 1 £72,500 -
South West - 1 £72,500 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 8 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) Marketing
4 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
4 6 (50.00%) Redis
5 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
5 5 (41.67%) PHP 5
5 5 (41.67%) PHPUnit
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) SaltStack
7 3 (25.00%) Ansible

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 8 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Bluemix
2 3 (25.00%) Heroku
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) PHPUnit
3 3 (25.00%) GoCD
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) Laravel
5 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Symfony
5 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
6 2 (16.67%) DBIx::Class
6 2 (16.67%) ELK Stack
6 2 (16.67%) Lucene
6 2 (16.67%) Xapian
6 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
7 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight
6 2 (16.67%) Database Security
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PHP 5
3 5 (41.67%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SaltStack
1 3 (25.00%) Zend
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) New Relic
2 2 (16.67%) Toshiba