Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SPARQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SPARQL over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPARQL
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1177 1161 1255
Rank change year-on-year -16 +94 +11
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 21 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.021% 0.057% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 35
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +64.29% -33.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +136.36% -48.84%

SPARQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98643 99721 112937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.34% 52.86% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81151 86001 96555
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

SPARQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SPARQL in the UK

SPARQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SPARQL in the UK

SPARQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SPARQL over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SPARQL in the UK

SPARQL
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPARQL within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +1 17 £60,000 +4.35% 1
London -28 12 £68,750 +25.00%
UK excluding London +33 5 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
East of England - 4 £60,000 - 1
South East +46 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SPARQL 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 SPARQL.

1 18 (85.71%) RDF
2 13 (61.90%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 12 (57.14%) MarkLogic
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) JSON
6 8 (38.10%) XPath
6 8 (38.10%) XSLT
6 8 (38.10%) XQuery
6 8 (38.10%) SOA
6 8 (38.10%) REST
6 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (33.33%) XML Schema
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Semantic Web
8 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 6 (28.57%) DevOps
9 5 (23.81%) Linked Data
9 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
9 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) BDD
9 5 (23.81%) Ontologies
9 5 (23.81%) ETL
9 5 (23.81%) Python

SPARQL
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:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MarkLogic
1 12 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) Neo4j
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Triplestore
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 4 (19.05%) Publishing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL Developer
2 4 (19.05%) XML Developer
2 4 (19.05%) XML XSLT Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) JSON
3 8 (38.10%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) XSLT
4 7 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) XSD
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) CSS
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (9.52%) OSGi
7 2 (9.52%) Spring
7 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) XSL
8 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) OAuth2
8 1 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Semantic Web
2 5 (23.81%) Linked Data
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (19.05%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Equities
4 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) RDF
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) SOA
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) ETL
6 5 (23.81%) Ontologies
7 4 (19.05%) Content Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) OOD
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Content Management
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Typography
9 2 (9.52%) Content Development
9 2 (9.52%) Machine Learning
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) XPath
3 8 (38.10%) XQuery
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Talend
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter
3 1 (4.76%) Yahoo!