Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 160 141
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +65
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 195 185 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 1.79% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.87% 10.97% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 187 178 209
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +8.77%
10th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.26%

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,311 1,687 1,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.32% 16.33% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 1,520 1,694
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,375 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% +0.00%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in the City of London

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in the City of London

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in the City of London

Apache Spark
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. 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
Moorgate - 4 £65,000 - 1
Apache Spark
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 135 (69.23%) Big Data
2 130 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 125 (64.10%) Python
4 97 (49.74%) SQL
5 95 (48.72%) Java
6 90 (46.15%) Scala
7 85 (43.59%) AWS
8 71 (36.41%) Data Science
9 70 (35.90%) Kafka
10 68 (34.87%) Docker
11 67 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (33.33%) Azure
13 63 (32.31%) Analytics
14 62 (31.79%) Kubernetes
15 61 (31.28%) Apache Hive
16 58 (29.74%) Finance
16 58 (29.74%) DevOps
17 57 (29.23%) Machine Learning
18 51 (26.15%) JavaScript
19 46 (23.59%) Google
20 45 (23.08%) Degree
20 45 (23.08%) ETL
21 44 (22.56%) NoSQL
22 43 (22.05%) Computer Science
23 41 (21.03%) Artificial Intelligence
24 36 (18.46%) Algorithms
24 36 (18.46%) GCP
25 35 (17.95%) Data Analytics
26 34 (17.44%) Git (software)
26 34 (17.44%) Microservices

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 23 (11.79%) Apache
2 19 (9.74%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (8.21%) Apache Airflow
4 11 (5.64%) Luigi
5 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.54%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 85 (43.59%) AWS
2 65 (33.33%) Azure
3 36 (18.46%) GCP
4 14 (7.18%) Amazon S3
5 13 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (3.08%) Serverless
7 5 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.54%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.03%) AWS IoT
9 2 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.51%) GitHub
10 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (69.23%) Big Data
2 130 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 61 (31.28%) Apache Hive
4 44 (22.56%) NoSQL
5 31 (15.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (7.69%) Flink
9 14 (7.18%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (6.15%) Amazon Athena
10 12 (6.15%) BigQuery
11 11 (5.64%) MongoDB
11 11 (5.64%) MySQL
11 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
12 10 (5.13%) HBase
13 8 (4.10%) Presto
14 7 (3.59%) HDInsight
14 7 (3.59%) Neo4j
15 6 (3.08%) SQL Server
16 5 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.56%) JUnit
3 5 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.51%) Gradle
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.51%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (29.74%) Finance
2 12 (6.15%) Banking
3 7 (3.59%) Retail
4 6 (3.08%) Games
4 6 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.54%) Automotive
6 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.54%) Front Office
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Billing
7 2 (1.03%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (37.95%) Data Engineer
2 72 (36.92%) Developer
3 39 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.31%) Scala Developer
5 22 (11.28%) Senior Data Engineer
6 19 (9.74%) Apache Spark Developer
7 18 (9.23%) Python Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Architect
9 11 (5.64%) Java Scala Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Applications Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Data Scientist
11 9 (4.62%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.62%) React Developer
12 8 (4.10%) Big Data Architect
12 8 (4.10%) Big Data Engineer
12 8 (4.10%) Data Architect
12 8 (4.10%) Principal Engineer
12 8 (4.10%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.90%) Kafka
2 26 (13.33%) RESTful
3 23 (11.79%) Pandas
4 20 (10.26%) scikit-learn
5 19 (9.74%) React
5 19 (9.74%) TensorFlow
6 18 (9.23%) AngularJS
6 18 (9.23%) GraphQL
7 17 (8.72%) HTML
7 17 (8.72%) HTML5
7 17 (8.72%) Node.js
8 15 (7.69%) Keras
9 14 (7.18%) CSS
10 9 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (4.62%) Spring
10 9 (4.62%) Spring Boot
11 8 (4.10%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (3.08%) Akka
12 6 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (3.08%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.46%) Algorithms
2 27 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.28%) Data Structures
4 16 (8.21%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (7.18%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.56%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.03%) Blog
8 2 (1.03%) Derivative
8 2 (1.03%) Equities
8 2 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.03%) Social Media
8 2 (1.03%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.51%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.26%) Linux
2 15 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.41%) Data Science
2 67 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (32.31%) Analytics
4 58 (29.74%) DevOps
5 57 (29.23%) Machine Learning
6 45 (23.08%) ETL
7 43 (22.05%) Computer Science
8 41 (21.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 35 (17.95%) Data Analytics
10 34 (17.44%) Microservices
11 30 (15.38%) Data Engineering
11 30 (15.38%) Open Source
12 27 (13.85%) Software Engineering
13 25 (12.82%) TDD
14 24 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (11.79%) Decision-Making
16 21 (10.77%) Data Modelling
16 21 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (10.77%) Statistics
17 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (64.10%) Python
2 97 (49.74%) SQL
3 95 (48.72%) Java
4 90 (46.15%) Scala
5 51 (26.15%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.85%) TypeScript
7 21 (10.77%) C++
8 19 (9.74%) C#
8 19 (9.74%) Kotlin
9 18 (9.23%) PHP
9 18 (9.23%) PL/SQL
10 14 (7.18%) ES6
11 11 (5.64%) Go
11 11 (5.64%) R
12 5 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.56%) Java 8
13 3 (1.54%) C
14 2 (1.03%) Haskell
14 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) Degree
2 23 (11.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 14 (7.18%) PhD
5 2 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) Data Quality
1 7 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) GDPR
2 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (34.87%) Docker
2 11 (5.64%) HDFS
3 3 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.03%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (31.79%) Kubernetes
2 25 (12.82%) Terraform
3 13 (6.67%) Consul
4 12 (6.15%) Ansible
5 7 (3.59%) Oozie
6 5 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.03%) Packer
7 2 (1.03%) Puppet
8 1 (0.51%) Control-M
8 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.51%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 46 (23.59%) Google
2 12 (6.15%) Teradata
3 11 (5.64%) Oracle
4 7 (3.59%) IBM
5 5 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.56%) Tableau
6 4 (2.05%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.05%) Databricks
6 4 (2.05%) MapR
7 3 (1.54%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.03%) Informatica
8 2 (1.03%) Talend
9 1 (0.51%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.51%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.51%) Netezza
9 1 (0.51%) Samsung
9 1 (0.51%) Sybase