Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linked Data
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1176 1302
Rank change year-on-year +30 +126 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 35 48 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.062% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 8
UK median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +19.32% -37.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £41,025
90th Percentile £84,000 £71,250 £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% +40.35% -38.93%

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 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +62 35 £75,000 +42.86% 1
UK excluding London +60 22 £70,000 +16.67% 1
London -20 13 £75,000 +42.86%
South East +68 12 £84,000 +29.23% 1
East of England +4 6 £65,000 +8.33%
South West - 3 £32,500 -
North of England +4 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 23 (65.71%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (54.29%) Open Source
5 15 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 15 (42.86%) Python
6 14 (40.00%) Finance
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (37.14%) Big Data
8 12 (34.29%) SOA
8 12 (34.29%) Windows
8 12 (34.29%) Presales
9 11 (31.43%) C
10 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 10 (28.57%) Ruby
10 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
11 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (25.71%) Natural Language Processing
11 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
11 9 (25.71%) Publishing
11 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
11 9 (25.71%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (25.71%) Document Composition
12 8 (22.86%) TDD
12 8 (22.86%) Scala
12 8 (22.86%) Information Retrieval

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 7 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (20.00%) Jetty
1 7 (20.00%) nginx
1 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) SPSS
1 1 (2.86%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 13 (37.14%) Big Data
3 7 (20.00%) Text Mining
4 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
4 3 (8.57%) Triplestore
5 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.00%) Gradle
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
2 5 (14.29%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) Hudson
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Development Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Java Development Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Big Data Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Commissioning Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Data Integration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Data Scientist
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Scala Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (20.00%) Kafka
2 7 (20.00%) Lucene
2 7 (20.00%) RESTful
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 5 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.86%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Semantic Web
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Equities
2 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (54.29%) Open Source
3 12 (34.29%) Presales
3 12 (34.29%) SOA
4 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 9 (25.71%) Document Composition
5 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
5 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
6 8 (22.86%) Information Retrieval
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) Build Automation
7 7 (20.00%) Code Coverage
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) RDF
10 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) C
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) Ruby
5 8 (22.86%) Scala
6 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (14.29%) SPARQL
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) PhD
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 9 (25.71%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Datactics
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Yahoo!