Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sparx products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sparx over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sparx Systems.

Sparx
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 942 960 1057
Rank change year-on-year +18 +97 -46
Permanent jobs citing Sparx 78 157 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 119 124
UK median annual salary £65,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% -3.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £38,125 £36,000 £42,150
90th Percentile £107,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +23.81% -12.50%

Sparx is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 51,065 63,706 77,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.92% 42.34% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39,144 49,032 61,766
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Sparx
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sparx in the UK

Sparx
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sparx in the UK

Sparx
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sparx over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Sparx in the UK

Sparx
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sparx within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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 +26 70 £60,000 -22.58% 9
London +37 41 £75,000 -11.76% 3
UK excluding London +44 36 £50,000 -23.08% 6
North of England +79 12 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West - 10 £45,000 - 1
South West +10 8 £50,000 +36.99%
South East +50 6 £56,250 +4.17% 3
Scotland - 4 £82,500 -
Wales +2 3 £59,400 +32.00%
Yorkshire +46 2 £37,280 -0.59% 1
Midlands -4 2 £65,000 -18.75% 1
East of England +59 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £65,000 -18.75%
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT jobs citing Sparx 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 Sparx.

1 58 (74.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 44 (56.41%) TOGAF
3 43 (55.13%) UML
4 32 (41.03%) Finance
5 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (33.33%) ArchiMate
7 23 (29.49%) ITIL
7 23 (29.49%) Data Modelling
8 20 (25.64%) Zachman Framework
9 19 (24.36%) Data Architecture
9 19 (24.36%) Strategic Roadmap
10 18 (23.08%) Project Management
11 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (20.51%) Decision-Making
12 15 (19.23%) Data Security
12 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
12 15 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (19.23%) SDLC
13 14 (17.95%) Big Data
13 14 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.67%) SQL
14 13 (16.67%) Oracle
14 13 (16.67%) MODAF
14 13 (16.67%) Analytics
14 13 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
15 12 (15.38%) Project Delivery
15 12 (15.38%) Azure
15 12 (15.38%) Scrum
16 11 (14.10%) CRM

Sparx
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 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.56%) Commerce Server
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 58 (74.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (5.13%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.28%) Avolution ABACUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Azure
2 6 (7.69%) Office 365
3 4 (5.13%) IaaS
3 4 (5.13%) PaaS
3 4 (5.13%) SaaS
4 3 (3.85%) AWS
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.28%) GCP
6 1 (1.28%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) LAN
2 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Big Data
2 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.26%) Data Lake
3 8 (10.26%) Star Schema
4 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.41%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.41%) Impala
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (6.41%) Sqoop
7 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.85%) HDInsight
9 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.28%) DataStage
9 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.28%) QlikView
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) JIRA
2 8 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (5.13%) MagicDraw
4 2 (2.56%) ERwin
5 1 (1.28%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.28%) ProC
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Military
3 5 (6.41%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Architect
2 20 (25.64%) Enterprise Architect
3 16 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (17.95%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Requirements Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Head of Design
9 3 (3.85%) IT Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Office 365 Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) JSON
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) MLlib
3 4 (5.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (5.13%) Middleware
3 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.56%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.97%) Reference Data
2 7 (8.97%) Semantic Web
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Internet of Things
4 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Social Media
6 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) AIX
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
1 4 (5.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) TOGAF
2 43 (55.13%) UML
3 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.33%) ArchiMate
5 23 (29.49%) Data Modelling
5 23 (29.49%) ITIL
6 20 (25.64%) Zachman Framework
7 19 (24.36%) Data Architecture
7 19 (24.36%) Strategic Roadmap
8 18 (23.08%) Project Management
9 16 (20.51%) Decision-Making
9 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (19.23%) Data Security
10 15 (19.23%) SDLC
10 15 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (16.67%) Analytics
12 13 (16.67%) MODAF
12 13 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
13 12 (15.38%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) Python
3 8 (10.26%) R
4 7 (8.97%) SHACL
4 7 (8.97%) SPARQL
5 6 (7.69%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.41%) Scala
7 4 (5.13%) C
8 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (3.85%) CISA
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) CISM
4 3 (3.85%) CISSP
4 3 (3.85%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) COBIT
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.85%) NCSC
2 3 (3.85%) NIST
2 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) IBM
3 6 (7.69%) Informatica
3 6 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.41%) Ab Initio
4 5 (6.41%) Cloudera
4 5 (6.41%) Talend
5 4 (5.13%) BiZZdesign
5 4 (5.13%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.13%) Charles River
5 4 (5.13%) FactSet
5 4 (5.13%) Qualys
5 4 (5.13%) Workday
6 3 (3.85%) Databricks
7 2 (2.56%) Adobe
7 2 (2.56%) ATG
7 2 (2.56%) hybris
7 2 (2.56%) OpenText
8 1 (1.28%) HP