Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Apache Spark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Spark over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 166 198
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 +46
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 220 277 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.71% 1.92% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.23% 10.33% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 208 259 171
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £48,375 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £114,000 £105,000
London median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% - +7.41%

Apache Spark is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,150 2,681 2,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.70% 18.59% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,941 2,418 2,247
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Central London

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Central London.

Salary trend for Apache Spark in Central London

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Central London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in Central London

Apache Spark
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
City of London -19 183 £80,000 +3.23% 57
West End of London -1 5 £65,000 -10.34%
City of Westminster +1 3 £89,995 +24.13%
Southwark +60 2 £82,500 +10.00%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 - -
Apache Spark
London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Apache Spark 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 across the Central London region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 130 (59.09%) Hadoop
2 127 (57.73%) Big Data
3 118 (53.64%) Python
4 102 (46.36%) Kafka
5 101 (45.91%) Java
6 94 (42.73%) Scala
7 86 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (35.45%) SQL
9 75 (34.09%) Data Science
10 74 (33.64%) Machine Learning
10 74 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
11 60 (27.27%) Analytics
12 59 (26.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 53 (24.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 52 (23.64%) NoSQL
14 52 (23.64%) Finance
14 52 (23.64%) DevOps
15 48 (21.82%) Software Engineering
16 47 (21.36%) Apache Hive
17 45 (20.45%) Linux
18 42 (19.09%) Algorithms
19 39 (17.73%) Artificial Intelligence
19 39 (17.73%) MongoDB
20 38 (17.27%) ETL
21 36 (16.36%) Open Source
22 32 (14.55%) Computer Science
23 31 (14.09%) Elasticsearch
24 30 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
24 30 (13.64%) C++
25 29 (13.18%) Microservices

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 31 (14.09%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (10.91%) Apache
3 8 (3.64%) Apache Pig
3 8 (3.64%) SAS
4 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 74 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (24.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (4.55%) GitHub
5 8 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.73%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (2.73%) Serverless
7 5 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.82%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.82%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.91%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.45%) Apigee
11 1 (0.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) AMQP
2 1 (0.45%) DNS
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.45%) NX-OS
2 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (59.09%) Hadoop
2 127 (57.73%) Big Data
3 59 (26.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 52 (23.64%) NoSQL
5 47 (21.36%) Apache Hive
6 39 (17.73%) MongoDB
7 27 (12.27%) HBase
8 19 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (7.73%) Data Lake
10 16 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (6.82%) Spark SQL
12 14 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (6.36%) Sqoop
13 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
14 10 (4.55%) MySQL
15 6 (2.73%) Relational Database
16 5 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 5 (2.27%) Impala
16 5 (2.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.09%) JIRA
4 6 (2.73%) GitLab
5 4 (1.82%) JUnit
5 4 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.82%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.82%) tSQLt
5 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.36%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (1.36%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.36%) Maven
6 3 (1.36%) Mocha
6 3 (1.36%) Mockito
6 3 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.36%) TestNG
7 2 (0.91%) Hudson
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (23.64%) Finance
2 22 (10.00%) Banking
3 14 (6.36%) Retail Banking
4 10 (4.55%) Retail
5 9 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.18%) Law
7 6 (2.73%) Automotive
7 6 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.82%) Advertising
9 4 (1.82%) Games
9 4 (1.82%) Marketing
9 4 (1.82%) Military
10 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.36%) Front Office
11 2 (0.91%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (42.73%) Developer
2 43 (19.55%) Data Scientist
3 41 (18.64%) Data Engineer
4 36 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 36 (16.36%) Scala Developer
5 22 (10.00%) Python Engineer
6 21 (9.55%) Apache Spark Developer
7 19 (8.64%) Big Data Engineer
7 19 (8.64%) C++ Developer
8 18 (8.18%) Java Scala Developer
9 15 (6.82%) AWS Developer
10 14 (6.36%) Architect
10 14 (6.36%) Senior Data Scientist
11 12 (5.45%) Hadoop Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Python Developer
12 11 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
13 9 (4.09%) Big Data Developer
14 7 (3.18%) Java Engineer
14 7 (3.18%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (46.36%) Kafka
2 27 (12.27%) Pandas
3 23 (10.45%) AngularJS
4 22 (10.00%) NumPy
5 21 (9.55%) Natural Language Processing
6 16 (7.27%) Spark Streaming
7 14 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (6.36%) scikit-learn
8 11 (5.00%) SciPy
8 11 (5.00%) Spring
8 11 (5.00%) TensorFlow
9 10 (4.55%) Web Services
10 9 (4.09%) Django
11 8 (3.64%) React
12 7 (3.18%) Akka
13 6 (2.73%) .NET
13 6 (2.73%) Apache Commons
13 6 (2.73%) Apache NiFi
13 6 (2.73%) MLlib
13 6 (2.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.09%) Algorithms
2 26 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (8.64%) Fintech
6 18 (8.18%) Derivative
7 17 (7.73%) Life Science
8 12 (5.45%) Data Structures
9 11 (5.00%) Market Risk
9 11 (5.00%) Spread Betting
10 6 (2.73%) Social Network
11 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.82%) Clustering
12 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.91%) Smart Meter
15 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
15 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.45%) Linux
2 12 (5.45%) Unix
3 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.45%) CentOS
4 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.09%) Data Science
3 74 (33.64%) Machine Learning
4 60 (27.27%) Analytics
5 52 (23.64%) DevOps
6 48 (21.82%) Software Engineering
7 39 (17.73%) Artificial Intelligence
8 38 (17.27%) ETL
9 36 (16.36%) Open Source
10 32 (14.55%) Computer Science
11 29 (13.18%) Microservices
12 24 (10.91%) TDD
13 23 (10.45%) Data Analytics
13 23 (10.45%) Mathematics
13 23 (10.45%) SDLC
14 21 (9.55%) Data Engineering
15 20 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 20 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 20 (9.09%) Deep Learning
16 17 (7.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 118 (53.64%) Python
2 101 (45.91%) Java
3 94 (42.73%) Scala
4 78 (35.45%) SQL
5 30 (13.64%) C++
6 26 (11.82%) R
7 14 (6.36%) C#
7 14 (6.36%) Java 8
8 13 (5.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.00%) Kotlin
10 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.18%) Ruby
13 6 (2.73%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.27%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.82%) U-SQL
16 3 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (1.36%) F#
17 2 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.82%) Degree
2 8 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (3.64%) PhD
3 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) GDPR
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (12.73%) Docker
2 20 (9.09%) HDFS
3 8 (3.64%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) Firmware
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (12.27%) Kubernetes
2 24 (10.91%) Mesos
3 20 (9.09%) Oozie
4 17 (7.73%) Prometheus
5 16 (7.27%) Terraform
6 12 (5.45%) Kibana
7 11 (5.00%) Ansible
8 7 (3.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (1.82%) logstash
10 3 (1.36%) Grafana
10 3 (1.36%) Graphite
11 1 (0.45%) Ambari
11 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (10.91%) Google
2 18 (8.18%) Cloudera
2 18 (8.18%) Hortonworks
3 17 (7.73%) Oracle
4 13 (5.91%) Tableau
5 12 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.55%) IBM
7 7 (3.18%) MapR
8 5 (2.27%) SAP
9 4 (1.82%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.36%) Informatica
10 3 (1.36%) Talend
10 3 (1.36%) Teradata
10 3 (1.36%) VMware
11 2 (0.91%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.91%) New Relic
11 2 (0.91%) Solace
12 1 (0.45%) Databricks
12 1 (0.45%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.45%) Palo Alto