Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 903 952 1062
Rank change year-on-year +49 +110 -76
Permanent jobs citing Sparx 76 148 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.100% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 106 121
Median annual salary £59,700 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.97% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £40,811 £38,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -8.33%

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 49,410 62,489 78,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.60% 42.17% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37,808 48,042 61,736
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Sparx
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sparx in the UK

Sparx
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sparx.

Salary trend for Sparx in the UK

Sparx
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sparx over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Sparx in the UK

Sparx
Top 13 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 28 March 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 +25 68 £56,250 -27.42% 11
UK excluding London +73 42 £50,000 -16.67% 7
London +77 33 £75,000 -11.76% 4
North of England - 16 £45,640 - 4
North West - 14 £46,280 - 3
South East +63 11 £56,250 +15.98% 3
South West -3 7 £50,000 +36.99%
Scotland - 4 £82,500 -
Wales -7 3 £59,400 +32.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £37,280 - 1
East Midlands +26 1 - -
Midlands +15 1 - -
Work from Home +6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 54 (71.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 46 (60.53%) TOGAF
3 37 (48.68%) UML
4 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.16%) Finance
6 23 (30.26%) ArchiMate
7 22 (28.95%) ITIL
8 19 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 19 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
9 17 (22.37%) Analytics
9 17 (22.37%) Migration
10 16 (21.05%) Big Data
10 16 (21.05%) Azure
10 16 (21.05%) Strategic Roadmap
11 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
11 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.42%) Python
12 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
12 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
12 14 (18.42%) Data Architecture
13 13 (17.11%) R
13 13 (17.11%) Project Delivery
13 13 (17.11%) Data Lake
13 13 (17.11%) Zachman Framework
13 13 (17.11%) MODAF
13 13 (17.11%) SQL
14 12 (15.79%) Oracle
14 12 (15.79%) Project Management

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 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.32%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (71.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (5.26%) Markit EDM
2 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (5.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Azure
2 9 (11.84%) Office 365
3 7 (9.21%) IaaS
3 7 (9.21%) PaaS
3 7 (9.21%) SaaS
4 6 (7.89%) AWS
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) GCP
5 1 (1.32%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Software-Defined Radio
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.63%) Broadband
3 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.63%) GSM
3 2 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) Big Data
2 13 (17.11%) Data Lake
3 8 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.89%) HDInsight
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
5 5 (6.58%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.58%) Impala
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (6.58%) Sqoop
5 5 (6.58%) Star Schema
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) DataStage
7 1 (1.32%) GIS
7 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.32%) QlikView
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) JIRA
1 10 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (9.21%) MagicDraw
3 2 (2.63%) ERwin
4 1 (1.32%) ProC
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Military
3 4 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.32%) Avionics
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Architect
2 19 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (19.74%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (17.11%) Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (11.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.53%) Data Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Azure Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Requirements Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Hadoop Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Office 365 Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
12 2 (2.63%) Data Business Analyst
12 2 (2.63%) Telecoms Designer
12 2 (2.63%) TOGAF Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) JSON
1 8 (10.53%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) MLlib
3 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 4 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (5.26%) Middleware
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.32%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Reference Data
2 8 (10.53%) Semantic Web
3 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) AIX
2 4 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) TOGAF
2 37 (48.68%) UML
3 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.26%) ArchiMate
5 22 (28.95%) ITIL
6 19 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 19 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
7 17 (22.37%) Analytics
7 17 (22.37%) Migration
8 16 (21.05%) Strategic Roadmap
9 14 (18.42%) Data Architecture
9 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.11%) MODAF
10 13 (17.11%) Project Delivery
10 13 (17.11%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (15.79%) Project Management
11 12 (15.79%) Scrum
12 11 (14.47%) Data Security
12 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) Python
2 13 (17.11%) R
2 13 (17.11%) SQL
3 8 (10.53%) SHACL
3 8 (10.53%) SPARQL
4 5 (6.58%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.58%) Scala
5 2 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.32%) CISA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CISM
3 1 (1.32%) CISSP
3 1 (1.32%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) NCSC
3 1 (1.32%) NIST
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Databricks
3 8 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (9.21%) IBM
5 6 (7.89%) Informatica
6 5 (6.58%) Ab Initio
6 5 (6.58%) Cloudera
6 5 (6.58%) Qualys
6 5 (6.58%) Talend
7 4 (5.26%) Bloomberg
7 4 (5.26%) Charles River
7 4 (5.26%) FactSet
7 4 (5.26%) Workday
8 2 (2.63%) BiZZdesign
9 1 (1.32%) ATG
9 1 (1.32%) ESRI
9 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.32%) hybris
9 1 (1.32%) Tableau