Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 153 134
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 8 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.86% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 4.73% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 6
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £21,250 £38,125
90th Percentile £52,250 £82,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.55% -10.20%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 278 613 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.12% 18.25% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 213 431 297
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.29% +7.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £21,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +1.35%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Cheshire

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in Cheshire

Apache Spark
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 March 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
Chester +21 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Knutsford +17 1 - -
Apache Spark
North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Kafka
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) Data Science
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (12.50%) Lavastorm
6 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
6 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 1 (12.50%) Azkaban
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) NoSQL

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (12.50%) Azkaban
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) AWS Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) QA Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) QA Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Data Science
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
1 1 (12.50%) Lavastorm
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau