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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sphinx
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 895 986
Rank change year-on-year +37 +91  
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 12 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.047% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 1
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Sphinx is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36508 38298 42245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.94% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30684 33260 36138
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Sphinx
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sphinx as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sphinx in the UK

Sphinx
Top 5 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South East +45 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Farnborough 0 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hampshire -1 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
London +21 5 £75,000 +66.66%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (95.83%) MySQL
2 23 (95.83%) Redis
3 18 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (75.00%) PHP
3 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
5 14 (58.33%) LAMP
5 14 (58.33%) DevOps
6 13 (54.17%) Marketing
7 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
8 10 (41.67%) HTML
8 10 (41.67%) CSS
8 10 (41.67%) OO
8 10 (41.67%) Web Development
8 10 (41.67%) Front End Development
8 10 (41.67%) Node.js
8 10 (41.67%) HTML5
9 9 (37.50%) Memcached
9 9 (37.50%) PHPUnit
9 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
9 9 (37.50%) OO PHP
9 9 (37.50%) PHP 5
9 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (37.50%) Subversion
9 9 (37.50%) Scrum
9 9 (37.50%) Apache
9 9 (37.50%) HTTP
9 9 (37.50%) MVC
10 8 (33.33%) Firewall

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 18 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) MySQL
1 23 (95.83%) Redis
2 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) PHPUnit
2 9 (37.50%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (54.17%) Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 11 (45.83%) Developer
4 10 (41.67%) Web Developer
5 9 (37.50%) PHP Developer
5 9 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) LAMP
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) HTML5
2 10 (41.67%) Node.js
3 9 (37.50%) Memcached
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) LESS
7 1 (4.17%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) Symfony
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
7 1 (4.17%) Xapian
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) CentOS
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (58.33%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Front End Development
3 10 (41.67%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) Web Development
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) OO PHP
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
5 8 (33.33%) Server Building
5 8 (33.33%) Web Operations
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) PHP 5
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) KVM
1 8 (33.33%) Varnish
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
Farnborough, Hampshire
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