Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPARQL
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1170 1134 1261
Rank change year-on-year -36 +127 +15
Permanent jobs citing SPARQL 33 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.043% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 33
UK median annual salary £68,750 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +15.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £71,875 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% - +11.76%

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 99,568 93,559 106,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.62% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83,681 79,909 91,834
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 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 -27 27 £90,000 +56.52% 6
London -28 23 £90,000 +56.52% 2
UK excluding London -35 4 £60,000 +26.32% 4
South East -8 3 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East of England -20 1 £60,000 +41.18%
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (66.67%) RDF
2 19 (57.58%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) MarkLogic
4 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 11 (33.33%) Semantic Web
6 10 (30.30%) Visualisation
6 10 (30.30%) OSGi
6 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
6 10 (30.30%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) REST
7 9 (27.27%) JSON
8 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
8 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
8 8 (24.24%) Ontologies
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) XPath
9 7 (21.21%) XSLT
9 7 (21.21%) SOA
9 7 (21.21%) XQuery
9 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
9 7 (21.21%) Machine Learning
9 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
10 6 (18.18%) Microservices
10 6 (18.18%) Big Data
10 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
10 6 (18.18%) OO

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 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MarkLogic
2 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
4 6 (18.18%) Big Data
5 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (15.15%) Triplestore
6 3 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.06%) Text Mining
8 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Data Scientist
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.12%) XML Developer
4 4 (12.12%) XML XSLT Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) OSGi
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 9 (27.27%) JSON
2 9 (27.27%) REST
3 7 (21.21%) XSLT
4 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
5 4 (12.12%) SOAP
5 4 (12.12%) XSD
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (6.06%) Akka
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
7 2 (6.06%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) Kafka
7 2 (6.06%) MLlib
7 2 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (6.06%) XHTML
7 2 (6.06%) XSL
8 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 6 (18.18%) Taxonomies
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) Linked Data
4 4 (12.12%) Animation
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.12%) Replication
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.09%) User Experience
6 2 (6.06%) Life Science
7 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.03%) Equities
7 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) RDF
2 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 10 (30.30%) Visualisation
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Ontologies
5 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Machine Learning
6 7 (21.21%) SOA
7 6 (18.18%) Data Science
7 6 (18.18%) Microservices
7 6 (18.18%) OO
8 5 (15.15%) DevOps
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (12.12%) Data Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
9 4 (12.12%) Informatics
9 4 (12.12%) OOD
9 4 (12.12%) Visual Effects
10 3 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) XPath
3 7 (21.21%) XQuery
4 6 (18.18%) Python
5 5 (15.15%) C++
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) R
7 3 (9.09%) VBA
8 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Master's Degree
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) PhD
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Mesos
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Talend
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Sybase