Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linked Data in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linked Data over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linked Data
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1143 1127 1257
Rank change year-on-year -16 +130 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 29 65 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.037% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.090% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 19
UK median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% +27.78% -30.77%
10th Percentile £28,750 £38,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +33.33% -

Linked Data is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,040 72,208 86,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.92% 40.77% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56,858 59,261 69,963
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Linked Data
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Linked Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linked Data.

Salary trend for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linked Data over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linked Data within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 29 £70,000 +21.74% 4
UK excluding London 0 16 £40,000 -33.33% 1
London -35 13 £80,000 +45.45% 3
South East +20 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -10 4 £65,000 +8.33%
South West +10 3 £32,500 -
North of England -4 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Linked Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Linked Data.

1 15 (51.72%) Java
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Big Data
4 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Open Source
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) RDF
7 7 (24.14%) SOA
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) SPARQL
7 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
7 7 (24.14%) Presales
8 6 (20.69%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (17.24%) Ontologies
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) JSON
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Ruby
9 5 (17.24%) Apache Spark
10 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (13.79%) Document Composition
10 4 (13.79%) Maven
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
10 4 (13.79%) Workflow

Linked Data
Co-occurring 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 5 (17.24%) Apache Spark
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.90%) Jetty
4 2 (6.90%) nginx
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) SPSS
3 1 (3.45%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Big Data
2 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.79%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) Text Mining
4 3 (10.34%) Triplestore
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Ant
1 4 (13.79%) Hudson
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Gradle
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Data Scientist
3 4 (13.79%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Information Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Integration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (17.24%) JSON
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) Kafka
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (6.90%) Lucene
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) Akka
6 1 (3.45%) MLlib
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Semantic Web
2 3 (10.34%) Equities
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.90%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) Machine Learning
4 7 (24.14%) Presales
4 7 (24.14%) RDF
4 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) Ontologies
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Document Composition
6 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Information Retrieval
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
6 4 (13.79%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Data Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) SPARQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 4 (13.79%) C
5 4 (13.79%) Scala
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) R
7 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.45%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Sybase
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Datactics
4 1 (3.45%) Facebook
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Yahoo!