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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linked Data
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 888 980
Rank change year-on-year +34 +92  
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 16 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% 0.061% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 7
Median salary £84,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £84,000 - £42,500

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37430 40744 45349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.00% 41.43% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29307 33318 36173
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,010 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Linked Data
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Linked Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Top 9 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +43 16 £84,000 +60.00% 4
London +2 7 £75,000 +42.85% 2
South East - 7 £84,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £84,000 - 1
Oxford - 7 £84,000 - 1
Kidlington - 6 £84,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £65,000 - 1
Norwich - 2 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linked Data 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 Linked Data.

1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (61.11%) Java
4 17 (47.22%) Python
5 15 (41.67%) Big Data
6 14 (38.89%) Open Source
6 14 (38.89%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) Semantic Web
8 12 (33.33%) Maven
9 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
9 11 (30.56%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
10 10 (27.78%) Hudson
10 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 10 (27.78%) JSON
10 10 (27.78%) Ant
10 10 (27.78%) C
10 10 (27.78%) TDD
11 9 (25.00%) TOGAF
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) SOA
11 9 (25.00%) Presales
11 9 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (22.22%) RESTful
12 8 (22.22%) Visualisation
12 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (22.22%) Machine Learning
12 8 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (22.22%) Windows

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 7 (19.44%) Apache
1 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.67%) Jetty
2 6 (16.67%) nginx
3 5 (13.89%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Big Data
2 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.67%) Text Mining
4 4 (11.11%) Triplestore
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Maven
2 10 (27.78%) Ant
2 10 (27.78%) Hudson
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.67%) Gradle
3 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 6 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Python Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Architect
3 9 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Java Development Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Semantic Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) XML
2 10 (27.78%) JSON
3 8 (22.22%) RESTful
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) Web Services
5 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (16.67%) Kafka
5 6 (16.67%) Lucene
5 6 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE
6 2 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Jena
7 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (38.89%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) Presales
6 9 (25.00%) SOA
6 9 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 8 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 8 (22.22%) Visualisation
8 6 (16.67%) Build Automation
8 6 (16.67%) Code Coverage
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (16.67%) Document Composition
8 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
8 6 (16.67%) Kanban
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 10 (27.78%) C
4 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.67%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 6 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (13.89%) SPARQL
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £84,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits, Options
Posted: 25 days ago