Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linked Data
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1174 1107 1247
Rank change year-on-year -67 +140 +33
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 22 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.031% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.074% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 40
UK median annual salary £77,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.91% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £34,119 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £84,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,691 £62,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -42.90% +31.58% +2.70%

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 73,816 71,864 88,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.98% 42.57% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,619 57,918 71,287
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Top 5 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 21 May 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 -28 22 £77,500 +40.91% 6
London -32 14 £90,000 +63.64% 3
UK excluding London -38 8 £35,691 -42.90% 3
South East -18 6 £35,691 -17.95%
South West -24 2 £53,750 +73.39% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (50.00%) Big Data
2 11 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 10 (45.45%) Data Science
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (45.45%) Machine Learning
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Semantic Web
5 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Information Retrieval
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) Scala
6 7 (31.82%) Kafka
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 7 (31.82%) Subversion
6 7 (31.82%) Text Mining
6 7 (31.82%) Ruby
6 7 (31.82%) C++
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) RDF
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services

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 12 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (31.82%) Apache
4 5 (22.73%) Apache Solr
4 5 (22.73%) Jetty
4 5 (22.73%) nginx
4 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Serverless
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Big Data
2 7 (31.82%) Text Mining
3 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 5 (22.73%) Blockchain
5 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Triplestore
6 2 (9.09%) Neo4j
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 5 (22.73%) Gradle
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Digital Economy
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Data Scientist
3 4 (18.18%) Lead Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Lucene Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Search Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Solr Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solr Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Kafka
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
4 5 (22.73%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (22.73%) Lucene
4 5 (22.73%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) Akka
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) MLlib
5 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 2 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Semantic Web
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Life Science
3 2 (9.09%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Data Science
1 10 (45.45%) Machine Learning
2 8 (36.36%) Analytics
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (36.36%) Information Retrieval
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (27.27%) RDF
5 5 (22.73%) Build Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Code Coverage
5 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (22.73%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby
2 7 (31.82%) Scala
3 6 (27.27%) SPARQL
4 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) Java 8
5 3 (13.64%) R
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PhD
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) vCloud
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kibana
1 2 (9.09%) Mesos
1 2 (9.09%) Packer
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Rundeck
1 2 (9.09%) Terraform
1 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) New Relic
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) Talend