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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sphinx
Rank 887 955 960
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 3 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.019% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +47.05%

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
36336 41034 43465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.66% 37.72% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31448 35254 36572
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 7 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 1 October 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 +51 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £57,500 -
East of England - 2 £57,500 -
South East +60 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (86.36%) OO PHP
2 19 (86.36%) Node.js
2 19 (86.36%) Redis
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Git (software)
2 19 (86.36%) MongoDB
2 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) E-Commerce
2 19 (86.36%) MVC
2 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 18 (81.82%) HTML5
4 16 (72.73%) Marketing
5 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) MySQL
5 12 (54.55%) PHP 5
5 12 (54.55%) PHPUnit
6 11 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (31.82%) Varnish
7 7 (31.82%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Web Development
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
10 3 (13.64%) Replication
10 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (13.64%) SQL

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 22 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) MongoDB
1 19 (86.36%) Redis
2 12 (54.55%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.64%) Neo4j
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (54.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (72.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Node.js
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
2 18 (81.82%) HTML5
3 7 (31.82%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Lucene
4 3 (13.64%) Xapian
5 2 (9.09%) DBIx::Class
5 2 (9.09%) Laravel
5 2 (9.09%) Symfony
5 2 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) E-Commerce
1 19 (86.36%) MVC
1 19 (86.36%) OO
1 19 (86.36%) OO PHP
1 19 (86.36%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Database Security
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Insight
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) PHP 5
3 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Apple
1 2 (9.09%) Toshiba
1 2 (9.09%) Zend