Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Sphinx
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1183 1202 1288
Rank change year-on-year +19 +86 +11
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 15 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.022% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 18
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +8.11%

Sphinx is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Sphinx
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sphinx in the UK

Sphinx
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sphinx in the UK

Sphinx
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Sphinx in the UK

Sphinx
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx 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 +40 15 £45,000 -
South East +57 13 £45,000 -
UK excluding London +36 13 £45,000 -
London +8 2 £80,000 +77.78%

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

1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) MySQL
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (46.67%) OO PHP
4 7 (46.67%) Redis
4 7 (46.67%) PHP 5
4 7 (46.67%) PHPUnit
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
4 7 (46.67%) Node.js
4 7 (46.67%) PHP
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Retail
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) LAMP
5 6 (40.00%) Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) pytest
7 3 (20.00%) Pandas
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Visualisation

Sphinx
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 9 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (46.67%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) DBA
4 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Database Architect
5 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Author
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
1 7 (46.67%) LAMP
1 7 (46.67%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Matplotlib
3 3 (20.00%) Pandas
3 3 (20.00%) PyQt
3 3 (20.00%) pytest
4 2 (13.33%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) OO PHP
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) PHP 5
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Galera Cluster