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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sphinx
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 949 965
Rank change year-on-year +109 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Sphinx 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.035% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 4
Median salary £65,000 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -38.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £32,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +43.07% -16.12%  

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 34444 40113 40673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.29% 38.36% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29393 34564 34560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sphinx in the UK

Sphinx
Top 6 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 30 March 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 +87 12 £65,000 +100.00% 1
London - 10 £65,000 -
South East +62 2 £46,500 +43.07% 1
Hampshire +21 2 £46,500 +43.07% 1
Farnborough +5 2 £46,500 +43.07% 1
City of London - 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (82.35%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) LAMP
4 12 (70.59%) MySQL
4 12 (70.59%) PHP
4 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (64.71%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (64.71%) Redis
5 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
6 9 (52.94%) HTTP
6 9 (52.94%) Apache
6 9 (52.94%) Subversion
6 9 (52.94%) Migration
6 9 (52.94%) Memcached
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) CentOS
7 8 (47.06%) Varnish
7 8 (47.06%) KVM
7 8 (47.06%) Server Building
7 8 (47.06%) Web Operations
7 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 8 (47.06%) VPN
7 8 (47.06%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) HTTPS
7 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 8 (47.06%) Web Services
8 7 (41.18%) Node.js
9 5 (29.41%) WebSockets

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 11 (64.71%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (52.94%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (11.76%) nginx
5 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Bluemix
2 4 (23.53%) Heroku
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) HTTP
2 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) HTTPS
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 11 (64.71%) Redis
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) GoCD
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Travis CI
4 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit
5 1 (5.88%) gulp
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) LAMP
2 9 (52.94%) Memcached
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) WebSockets
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (11.76%) Symfony
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (5.88%) Laravel
9 1 (5.88%) LESS
9 1 (5.88%) Sass
9 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
1 2 (11.76%) Xbox
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Debian
3 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
3 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 8 (47.06%) Server Building
4 8 (47.06%) Web Operations
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) KVM
1 8 (47.06%) Varnish
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) SaltStack
3 3 (17.65%) New Relic
4 1 (5.88%) Zend
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