Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PySpark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PySpark over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PySpark - Spark Python API
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 224 201 292
Rank change year-on-year -23 +91 +47
Permanent jobs citing PySpark 30 15 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 0.82% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 14
10th Percentile £51,075 £49,500 £53,114
25th Percentile £64,688 £60,000 £61,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £107,500 £78,750 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.51% +16.67% -11.48%
75th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £82,188
90th Percentile - - £95,000
Central London median annual salary £107,500 £78,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year +36.51% +16.67% -11.48%

PySpark is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,251 1,823 3,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.49% 42.99% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 1,636 3,161
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £44,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £87,813 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

PySpark
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PySpark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PySpark in the City of London

PySpark
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PySpark in the City of London.

Salary trend for PySpark in the City of London

PySpark
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PySpark in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for PySpark in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT jobs citing PySpark 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 PySpark.

1 22 (73.33%) SQL
1 22 (73.33%) Azure
2 21 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (56.67%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (56.67%) Analytics
4 16 (53.33%) Data Lake
5 15 (50.00%) Python
6 14 (46.67%) Power BI
6 14 (46.67%) Power Platform
7 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
8 12 (40.00%) ETL
8 12 (40.00%) Data Engineering
9 11 (36.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (33.33%) Data Science
10 10 (33.33%) DevOps
10 10 (33.33%) Data Pipeline
11 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
11 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (30.00%) Databricks
11 9 (30.00%) Law
11 9 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
11 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
12 8 (26.67%) Predictive Modelling
12 8 (26.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 7 (23.33%) Storage Management
13 7 (23.33%) Translating Business Requirements
13 7 (23.33%) Metadata Management
13 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
13 7 (23.33%) Data Mart

PySpark
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 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 22 (73.33%) Azure
2 14 (46.67%) Power Platform
3 11 (36.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (26.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Monitor
6 2 (6.67%) dbt
6 2 (6.67%) Fivetran
6 2 (6.67%) Snowflake
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.33%) AWS
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Step Functions
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (53.33%) Data Lake
3 14 (46.67%) Power BI
4 9 (30.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (23.33%) Data Mart
5 7 (23.33%) Metadata
5 7 (23.33%) Star Schema
6 6 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (13.33%) Big Data
7 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (6.67%) Delta Lake
9 2 (6.67%) Looker
9 2 (6.67%) Sisense
9 2 (6.67%) Tableau
10 1 (3.33%) OLTP
10 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) GitLab
General
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
1 11 (36.67%) Data Architect
1 11 (36.67%) Data Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Data Scientist
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) MDX
2 1 (3.33%) Kafka
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (56.67%) Analytics
3 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
4 12 (40.00%) Data Engineering
4 12 (40.00%) ETL
5 10 (33.33%) Data Pipeline
5 10 (33.33%) Data Science
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) Metadata Management
8 7 (23.33%) Storage Management
8 7 (23.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (16.67%) Release Management
9 5 (16.67%) Statistics
10 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Databricks
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) SnapLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Workday