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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linked Data
UK
Rank 837 926 952
Rank change year-on-year +89 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Linked Data 20 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 0.052% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 6
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -10.52% -  

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 32601 42162 41037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.37% 40.95% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26238 33707 32424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,671 £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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linked Data in the UK

Linked Data
Top 6 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 24 March 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 +97 20 £45,000 -7.69%
South East +69 10 £42,500 -5.55%
London +64 10 £55,000 +4.76%
Oxford - 10 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £42,500 -
City of London - 3 £70,000 -

Linked Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Java
3 25 (47.17%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (43.40%) Semantic Web
5 21 (39.62%) NoSQL
6 19 (35.85%) Finance
7 18 (33.96%) TOGAF
7 18 (33.96%) SOA
7 18 (33.96%) XML
7 18 (33.96%) Presales
8 15 (28.30%) Maven
9 14 (26.42%) RDF
9 14 (26.42%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (26.42%) Big Data
9 14 (26.42%) SPARQL
10 13 (24.53%) Web Services
10 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
11 12 (22.64%) Python
11 12 (22.64%) Ontologies
11 12 (22.64%) Triplestore
12 10 (18.87%) C
13 9 (16.98%) C#
13 9 (16.98%) .NET
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.98%) Ant
13 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.98%) TDD
13 9 (16.98%) Zachman Framework

Linked Data
Top Related 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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 3 (5.66%) Drupal
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.77%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) NoSQL
2 14 (26.42%) Big Data
3 12 (22.64%) Triplestore
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Maven
2 9 (16.98%) Ant
2 9 (16.98%) Hudson
2 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
3 7 (13.21%) Retail
4 6 (11.32%) Publishing
5 4 (7.55%) Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Architect
3 18 (33.96%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Python Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Semantic Web Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.43%) XML Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Digital Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Information Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Data Scientist
9 2 (3.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Data Scientist
9 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) XML
2 13 (24.53%) Web Services
3 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 9 (16.98%) JSON
4 8 (15.09%) HTML
4 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) RESTful
5 7 (13.21%) J2EE
6 6 (11.32%) Apache Jena
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.55%) XSLT
8 3 (5.66%) jQuery
8 3 (5.66%) Lucene
8 3 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.89%) CSS
9 1 (1.89%) Node.js
9 1 (1.89%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Semantic Web
2 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Social Media
4 4 (7.55%) Taxonomies
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (33.96%) Presales
3 18 (33.96%) SOA
3 18 (33.96%) TOGAF
4 14 (26.42%) RDF
5 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (22.64%) Ontologies
6 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.98%) Document Composition
7 9 (16.98%) Open Source
7 9 (16.98%) TDD
7 9 (16.98%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (15.09%) Supplier Management
8 8 (15.09%) Web Development
9 6 (11.32%) Machine Learning
9 6 (11.32%) SDLC
10 5 (9.43%) Analytics
10 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) SPARQL
3 12 (22.64%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) C
5 9 (16.98%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.66%) XQuery
9 2 (3.77%) R
9 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
1 3 (5.66%) PhD
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft