Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 164 198
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 +35
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 250 276 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.96% 1.95% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.60% 10.90% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 235 254 166
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% -7.94%
10th Percentile £54,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £115,625
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 1,984 2,532 2,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.53% 17.91% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,774 2,275 2,077
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,854 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +6 205 £80,000 - 56
West End of London +3 6 £83,750 +28.85%
City of Westminster -2 4 £71,250 -14.93%
Southwark -3 2 £65,000 -18.75%
Camden - 1 £75,000 -
Apache Spark
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 182 (72.80%) Big Data
2 166 (66.40%) Hadoop
3 161 (64.40%) Python
4 137 (54.80%) Java
5 117 (46.80%) Analytics
6 114 (45.60%) SQL
7 109 (43.60%) AWS
8 105 (42.00%) Data Science
9 102 (40.80%) Scala
10 97 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (38.00%) Machine Learning
12 92 (36.80%) Kafka
13 72 (28.80%) DevOps
14 71 (28.40%) Apache Hive
15 65 (26.00%) Docker
16 64 (25.60%) Algorithms
16 64 (25.60%) NoSQL
17 57 (22.80%) Data Analytics
18 54 (21.60%) Kubernetes
19 53 (21.20%) Finance
20 52 (20.80%) Azure
21 50 (20.00%) Degree
22 49 (19.60%) Google
23 47 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
24 45 (18.00%) ETL
25 44 (17.60%) Computer Science
26 43 (17.20%) Data Structures
27 40 (16.00%) Statistics
28 39 (15.60%) GCP
29 37 (14.80%) Software Engineering

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 33 (13.20%) Apache
2 32 (12.80%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (5.20%) Apache Solr
4 11 (4.40%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (3.60%) Luigi
6 5 (2.00%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 109 (43.60%) AWS
2 52 (20.80%) Azure
3 39 (15.60%) GCP
4 15 (6.00%) Amazon EMR
5 14 (5.60%) Serverless
6 10 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.00%) Power Platform
7 9 (3.60%) PaaS
8 7 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.80%) SaaS
9 6 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.00%) IaaS
11 4 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.20%) GitHub
13 2 (0.80%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 2 (0.80%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (72.80%) Big Data
2 166 (66.40%) Hadoop
3 71 (28.40%) Apache Hive
4 64 (25.60%) NoSQL
5 32 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (12.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (11.60%) MongoDB
8 19 (7.60%) HBase
9 17 (6.80%) Flink
9 17 (6.80%) MySQL
10 15 (6.00%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.60%) BigQuery
12 13 (5.20%) QlikView
13 12 (4.80%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (4.40%) Data Mining
14 11 (4.40%) Impala
14 11 (4.40%) SQL Server
15 10 (4.00%) Power BI
16 8 (3.20%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Maven
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 53 (21.20%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Marketing
3 12 (4.80%) Retail
4 11 (4.40%) Advertising
5 10 (4.00%) Banking
6 8 (3.20%) Law
7 6 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.40%) Publishing
7 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 104 (41.60%) Data Engineer
2 60 (24.00%) Developer
3 34 (13.60%) Java Developer
4 30 (12.00%) Python Engineer
5 28 (11.20%) Senior Data Engineer
6 23 (9.20%) Data Scientist
7 20 (8.00%) Scala Developer
8 16 (6.40%) Architect
8 16 (6.40%) Big Data Engineer
8 16 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (5.60%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.20%) Senior Data Scientist
11 12 (4.80%) Apache Spark Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.00%) Data Architect
13 10 (4.00%) Java Scala Developer
14 9 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
14 9 (3.60%) Big Data Developer
14 9 (3.60%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (36.80%) Kafka
2 30 (12.00%) Pandas
3 29 (11.60%) TensorFlow
4 27 (10.80%) scikit-learn
5 23 (9.20%) Keras
6 20 (8.00%) GraphQL
7 18 (7.20%) Web Services
8 15 (6.00%) HTML
9 14 (5.60%) NumPy
9 14 (5.60%) REST
10 12 (4.80%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (4.00%) HTML5
12 10 (4.00%) React
12 10 (4.00%) RESTful
12 10 (4.00%) SciPy
13 9 (3.60%) Spring
14 8 (3.20%) Apache Beam
14 8 (3.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (25.60%) Algorithms
2 47 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (17.20%) Data Structures
4 21 (8.40%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (5.20%) Spread Betting
7 8 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.40%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.40%) User Experience
8 6 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.00%) Social Media
10 4 (1.60%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.60%) Life Science
11 3 (1.20%) Blog
11 3 (1.20%) Derivative
11 3 (1.20%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.20%) Linux
2 27 (10.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.80%) Analytics
2 105 (42.00%) Data Science
3 97 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (38.00%) Machine Learning
5 72 (28.80%) DevOps
6 57 (22.80%) Data Analytics
7 45 (18.00%) ETL
8 44 (17.60%) Computer Science
9 40 (16.00%) Statistics
10 37 (14.80%) Software Engineering
11 34 (13.60%) Microservices
12 33 (13.20%) Data Engineering
12 33 (13.20%) Data Modelling
13 31 (12.40%) Mathematics
14 29 (11.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 28 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (10.40%) Deep Learning
17 25 (10.00%) Visualisation
18 21 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (8.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 161 (64.40%) Python
2 137 (54.80%) Java
3 114 (45.60%) SQL
4 102 (40.80%) Scala
5 36 (14.40%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.60%) C++
7 15 (6.00%) R
7 15 (6.00%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.80%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.60%) Java 8
10 6 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.60%) Go
12 3 (1.20%) C
12 3 (1.20%) C#
12 3 (1.20%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.20%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.80%) Haskell
14 1 (0.40%) Groovy
14 1 (0.40%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 50 (20.00%) Degree
2 28 (11.20%) PhD
3 20 (8.00%) Master's Degree
4 17 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.60%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PMP
6 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) QA
2 9 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) GDPR
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (26.00%) Docker
2 14 (5.60%) HDFS
3 4 (1.60%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 54 (21.60%) Kubernetes
2 36 (14.40%) Terraform
3 15 (6.00%) Consul
4 13 (5.20%) Ansible
5 11 (4.40%) Oozie
6 10 (4.00%) Puppet
7 9 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (2.00%) Mesos
10 4 (1.60%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.20%) Chronos
12 1 (0.40%) Control-M
12 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.40%) Kibana
12 1 (0.40%) Marathon
Vendors
1 49 (19.60%) Google
2 25 (10.00%) Tableau
3 17 (6.80%) Cloudera
4 14 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.00%) Informatica
6 9 (3.60%) IBM
7 7 (2.80%) Talend
8 6 (2.40%) Oracle
9 5 (2.00%) Splunk
9 5 (2.00%) Teradata
10 4 (1.60%) Databricks
10 4 (1.60%) MapR
11 3 (1.20%) Hortonworks
11 3 (1.20%) Tumblr
11 3 (1.20%) Twitter
12 2 (0.80%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.80%) MEDITECH
12 2 (0.80%) Samsung
13 1 (0.40%) NVIDIA