Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPARQL
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1191 1222
Rank change year-on-year +32 +31 +59
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 14 16 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% 0.016% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 42
UK median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £38,750 £48,875 £37,625
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,750 £92,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £73,750 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +22.92% -7.69% +136.36%

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 93,424 97,628 101,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.70% 55.35% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 77,663 80,188 87,562
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SPARQL in the UK

SPARQL
Top 6 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 18 September 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 +31 14 £85,000 +41.67% 1
London +31 8 £90,000 +10.43%
UK excluding London +18 6 £73,750 +22.92% 1
Midlands +17 3 £85,000 +41.67%
South East +8 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing SPARQL 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 SPARQL.

1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) RDF
2 8 (57.14%) Semantic Web
3 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Ontologies
3 7 (50.00%) Data Science
4 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) MarkLogic
6 4 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (28.57%) Statistical Learning
6 4 (28.57%) Information Retrieval
6 4 (28.57%) Naive Bayes
6 4 (28.57%) Support Vector Machines
6 4 (28.57%) Random Forest
6 4 (28.57%) Sentiment Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Triplestore
7 3 (21.43%) Full Text Search
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
7 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) OSGi
7 3 (21.43%) SaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Predictive Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
1 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MarkLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Endeca
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Endeca Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Java Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Search Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Information Scientist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (21.43%) Lucene
2 3 (21.43%) OSGi
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) XHTML
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Semantic Web
2 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Life Science
4 1 (7.14%) Linked Data
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) RDF
2 7 (50.00%) Data Science
2 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 7 (50.00%) Ontologies
3 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Information Retrieval
5 4 (28.57%) Naive Bayes
5 4 (28.57%) Random Forest
5 4 (28.57%) Sentiment Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Statistical Learning
5 4 (28.57%) Support Vector Machines
6 3 (21.43%) Chemistry
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) Full Text Search
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Gremlin
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA