The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sphinx
Rank 878 871 890
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 35 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.026% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 6
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Sphinx Salary Histogram in the UK

Sphinx
Top 10 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 28 July 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 -2 35 £47,500 +58.33% 1
London -31 32 £48,750 +44.44%
City of London -8 7 - -
South East - 1 £57,500 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Windsor - 1 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £40,000 -

Sphinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (90.77%) MySQL
2 43 (66.15%) Linux
3 33 (50.77%) LAMP
4 32 (49.23%) PHP
5 30 (46.15%) jQuery
6 28 (43.08%) Redis
7 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
8 22 (33.85%) Ubuntu
8 22 (33.85%) Replication
9 21 (32.31%) XML
9 21 (32.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 21 (32.31%) Ruby
10 19 (29.23%) CSS
10 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
11 18 (27.69%) Marketing
11 18 (27.69%) JSON
11 18 (27.69%) Sass
12 17 (26.15%) DevOps
12 17 (26.15%) Mercurial
12 17 (26.15%) HTML
13 16 (24.62%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (24.62%) Node.js
14 15 (23.08%) Big Data
14 15 (23.08%) nginx
14 15 (23.08%) TDD
15 14 (21.54%) Statistics
15 14 (21.54%) Google
15 14 (21.54%) Google Analytics
15 14 (21.54%) RSpec
15 14 (21.54%) Haml

Sphinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (24.62%) Elasticsearch
1 16 (24.62%) Node.js
2 15 (23.08%) nginx
3 8 (12.31%) Apache Solr
4 7 (10.77%) ColdFusion
5 4 (6.15%) Drupal
6 3 (4.62%) CMS
7 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.69%) Magento
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) SaaS
2 7 (10.77%) GitHub
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) CloudFront
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (90.77%) MySQL
2 28 (43.08%) Redis
3 15 (23.08%) Big Data
4 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
6 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
6 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.15%) Mercurial
3 14 (21.54%) RSpec
3 14 (21.54%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.15%) FogBugz
5 4 (6.15%) Trac
5 4 (6.15%) JIRA
General
1 18 (27.69%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Advertising
3 4 (6.15%) Publishing
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (21.54%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (21.54%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (20.00%) Administrator
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Linux Specialist
7 7 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Lead PHP Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Drupal Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Junior
12 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) LAMP
2 30 (46.15%) jQuery
3 21 (32.31%) XML
3 21 (32.31%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (29.23%) CSS
5 18 (27.69%) JSON
5 18 (27.69%) Sass
6 17 (26.15%) HTML
7 14 (21.54%) Haml
7 14 (21.54%) REST
8 13 (20.00%) Memcached
9 12 (18.46%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (13.85%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (9.23%) RESTful
12 5 (7.69%) Ajax
12 5 (7.69%) Web Services
12 5 (7.69%) .NET
13 4 (6.15%) Backbone.js
13 4 (6.15%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Replication
2 14 (21.54%) Statistics
3 13 (20.00%) Social Media
4 10 (15.38%) Open Source
5 6 (9.23%) Blog
5 6 (9.23%) Social Network
6 5 (7.69%) Digital Media
7 4 (6.15%) Photography
7 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.15%) Wiki
8 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Ubuntu
3 14 (21.54%) Solaris
4 13 (20.00%) Debian
4 13 (20.00%) OpenBSD
4 13 (20.00%) FreeBSD
5 12 (18.46%) CentOS
5 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.77%) UNIX
7 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.15%) Windows
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) DevOps
2 15 (23.08%) TDD
3 14 (21.54%) Analytics
4 13 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (20.00%) OO
4 13 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (16.92%) BDD
6 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.31%) Web Development
9 6 (9.23%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) CRM
10 5 (7.69%) Social Media Monitoring
11 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.15%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (6.15%) MVC
11 4 (6.15%) Content Management
11 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) PHP
2 21 (32.31%) Ruby
3 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) Perl
5 9 (13.85%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) PHP5
7 7 (10.77%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Nagios
1 13 (20.00%) Puppet
1 13 (20.00%) Cacti
2 3 (4.62%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Google
2 9 (13.85%) Zend
3 7 (10.77%) Twitter
4 5 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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