Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 249 234
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 1,701 587 1,914
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.33% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.40% 9.48% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 882 466 1,593
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,375 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £73,750
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.69% +5.36%
75th Percentile £96,500 £92,500 £91,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £109,375 £110,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14,924 6,193 18,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.55% 14.06% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,622 5,202 15,127
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in England

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Apache Spark in England.

Salary trend for Apache Spark in England

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apache Spark in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in England

Apache Spark
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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
London -18 1,094 £80,000 - 126
South East +30 336 £85,000 +54.55% 13
North of England -84 78 £57,500 -4.17% 8
East of England -65 61 £80,000 +14.29% 6
Midlands -75 52 £62,500 -16.67% 9
Yorkshire -72 42 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -82 36 £70,000 +40.00% 2
South West -80 35 £60,000 +22.45% 5
North West -86 34 £65,500 +13.91% 2
East Midlands -73 16 £53,000 -39.43% 7
North East - 2 £56,914 - 3
Apache Spark
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 1,160 (68.20%) Python
2 940 (55.26%) AWS
3 879 (51.68%) Java
4 870 (51.15%) Kafka
5 861 (50.62%) Big Data
6 777 (45.68%) SQL
6 777 (45.68%) Hadoop
7 729 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 713 (41.92%) Analytics
9 658 (38.68%) Software Engineering
10 621 (36.51%) Finance
11 589 (34.63%) DevOps
12 575 (33.80%) Azure
13 540 (31.75%) Data Science
14 514 (30.22%) GCP
15 512 (30.10%) NoSQL
16 491 (28.87%) Microservices
17 481 (28.28%) Apache
18 451 (26.51%) Scala
19 449 (26.40%) Data Pipeline
20 447 (26.28%) Degree
21 434 (25.51%) Jenkins
22 429 (25.22%) Kubernetes
22 429 (25.22%) Computer Science
23 391 (22.99%) Docker
24 389 (22.87%) Machine Learning
25 365 (21.46%) Ansible
25 365 (21.46%) Spring
26 346 (20.34%) ETL
27 345 (20.28%) Git (software)

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 481 (28.28%) Apache
2 182 (10.70%) GemFire
3 173 (10.17%) Apache Airflow
4 158 (9.29%) Elasticsearch
5 51 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 39 (2.29%) Jupyter
7 35 (2.06%) Apache Pig
7 35 (2.06%) Luigi
8 27 (1.59%) Confluence
9 21 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 20 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
11 13 (0.76%) SAS
12 10 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.53%) Apache Synapse
14 8 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.18%) Mule
16 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
17 2 (0.12%) Tornado
18 1 (0.059%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.29%) Fireworks
2 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.12%) SPSS
4 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 940 (55.26%) AWS
2 575 (33.80%) Azure
3 514 (30.22%) GCP
4 299 (17.58%) Amazon Kinesis
5 217 (12.76%) GitHub
6 181 (10.64%) Serverless
7 152 (8.94%) Snowflake
8 151 (8.88%) Amazon EMR
9 135 (7.94%) Amazon S3
10 113 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
11 112 (6.58%) Power Platform
12 101 (5.94%) AWS Lambda
13 89 (5.23%) OpenShift
14 78 (4.59%) Azure Data Factory
15 67 (3.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 64 (3.76%) Amazon SageMaker
17 48 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
17 48 (2.82%) PaaS
18 46 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
18 46 (2.70%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.47%) Wireless
2 20 (1.18%) Internet
3 16 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
4 11 (0.65%) DNS
4 11 (0.65%) HTTP
5 9 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.53%) SMS
6 8 (0.47%) DHCP
6 8 (0.47%) IPv4
6 8 (0.47%) IPv6
6 8 (0.47%) SMTP
6 8 (0.47%) SNMP
6 8 (0.47%) SSH
6 8 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.29%) Broadband
7 5 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.29%) Firewall
8 4 (0.24%) Sourcefire
9 3 (0.18%) Network Security
10 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (50.62%) Big Data
2 777 (45.68%) Hadoop
3 512 (30.10%) NoSQL
4 338 (19.87%) PostgreSQL
5 336 (19.75%) HBase
6 330 (19.40%) Relational Database
7 311 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
8 249 (14.64%) Amazon Redshift
9 241 (14.17%) Data Lake
10 240 (14.11%) Apache Hive
11 232 (13.64%) MariaDB
12 221 (12.99%) Redis
13 146 (8.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 146 (8.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 132 (7.76%) MongoDB
15 110 (6.47%) Power BI
16 106 (6.23%) BigQuery
17 99 (5.82%) MySQL
17 99 (5.82%) Tableau
18 94 (5.53%) Flink
Development Applications
1 434 (25.51%) Jenkins
2 345 (20.28%) Git (software)
3 215 (12.64%) Gradle
4 194 (11.41%) Cypress.io
5 193 (11.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 191 (11.23%) Eclipse
7 190 (11.17%) IntelliJ
8 189 (11.11%) JUnit
9 181 (10.64%) Cucumber
9 181 (10.64%) Protractor
9 181 (10.64%) Storybook
10 180 (10.58%) Mockito
11 128 (7.52%) Artifactory
12 87 (5.11%) SonarQube
13 52 (3.06%) JIRA
14 44 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (2.06%) Vagrant
16 33 (1.94%) GitLab
17 24 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
18 23 (1.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 621 (36.51%) Finance
2 331 (19.46%) Banking
3 287 (16.87%) Social Skills
4 265 (15.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 258 (15.17%) Law
6 176 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (7.41%) Retail
8 72 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
9 67 (3.94%) Front Office
10 60 (3.53%) Games
11 51 (3.00%) Marketing
12 32 (1.88%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.65%) Telecoms
14 27 (1.59%) Advertising
14 27 (1.59%) Investment Banking
15 25 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (1.35%) Publishing
17 21 (1.23%) Public Sector
18 17 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
19 16 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 539 (31.69%) Data Engineer
2 316 (18.58%) Software Engineer
3 240 (14.11%) Developer
4 161 (9.47%) Architect
5 157 (9.23%) Senior Data Engineer
6 147 (8.64%) Data Scientist
7 133 (7.82%) Principal Engineer
8 118 (6.94%) Data Architect
9 109 (6.41%) Principal Software Engineer
10 108 (6.35%) Big Data Engineer
11 103 (6.06%) Java Developer
12 71 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
13 68 (4.00%) Java Engineer
14 63 (3.70%) Python Engineer
15 62 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
16 57 (3.35%) Senior Developer
17 56 (3.29%) Lead Developer
18 54 (3.17%) Software Developer
19 52 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
20 45 (2.65%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 870 (51.15%) Kafka
2 365 (21.46%) Spring
3 303 (17.81%) React
4 263 (15.46%) Node.js
5 256 (15.05%) AngularJS
6 251 (14.76%) RabbitMQ
7 249 (14.64%) Spark Streaming
8 231 (13.58%) CSS
9 228 (13.40%) RESTful
10 227 (13.35%) JSON
11 191 (11.23%) Redux
12 183 (10.76%) Play Framework
13 182 (10.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 181 (10.64%) Express
14 181 (10.64%) Tailwind CSS
15 174 (10.23%) WireMock
16 139 (8.17%) Spring Boot
17 134 (7.88%) LAMP
17 134 (7.88%) LAPP Stack
18 112 (6.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 209 (12.29%) Algorithms
2 202 (11.88%) User Experience
3 191 (11.23%) Linux Command Line
4 100 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 93 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (3.29%) Virtual Team
7 53 (3.12%) Cloud Native
8 47 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
9 43 (2.53%) Hedge funds
10 42 (2.47%) Equities
11 41 (2.41%) Life Science
12 33 (1.94%) Derivative
13 31 (1.82%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
14 29 (1.70%) Social Media
15 28 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (1.47%) Public Cloud
17 21 (1.23%) iPhone
17 21 (1.23%) Social Network
17 21 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 335 (19.69%) Linux
2 327 (19.22%) Unix
3 21 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (1.06%) Windows
5 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.24%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.12%) Android
8 1 (0.059%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 713 (41.92%) Analytics
3 658 (38.68%) Software Engineering
4 589 (34.63%) DevOps
5 540 (31.75%) Data Science
6 491 (28.87%) Microservices
7 449 (26.40%) Data Pipeline
8 429 (25.22%) Computer Science
9 389 (22.87%) Machine Learning
10 346 (20.34%) ETL
11 335 (19.69%) Data Engineering
12 298 (17.52%) Data Modelling
13 274 (16.11%) Full Stack Development
14 264 (15.52%) Open Source
15 261 (15.34%) Artificial Intelligence
16 254 (14.93%) OO
17 249 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
18 246 (14.46%) Scrum
19 228 (13.40%) Fintech
20 227 (13.35%) Digital Banking
Programming Languages
1 1,160 (68.20%) Python
2 879 (51.68%) Java
3 777 (45.68%) SQL
4 451 (26.51%) Scala
5 235 (13.82%) Shell Script
6 186 (10.93%) Groovy
7 161 (9.47%) JavaScript
8 141 (8.29%) R
9 104 (6.11%) C#
10 70 (4.12%) TypeScript
11 60 (3.53%) Bash Shell
12 57 (3.35%) PowerShell
13 51 (3.00%) Go
14 48 (2.82%) C++
15 39 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 36 (2.12%) Java 8
17 35 (2.06%) C
18 26 (1.53%) MATLAB
19 24 (1.41%) F#
20 19 (1.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 447 (26.28%) Degree
2 174 (10.23%) OCP
2 174 (10.23%) Oracle Certification
3 127 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (2.94%) PhD
5 26 (1.53%) Master's Degree
6 22 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 21 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 16 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.94%) CISSP
10 14 (0.82%) CCSP
11 7 (0.41%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.12%) CCA
15 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 76 (4.47%) QA
3 32 (1.88%) GDPR
4 16 (0.94%) GxP
5 4 (0.24%) PMO
6 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.059%) COBIT
8 1 (0.059%) IFRS
8 1 (0.059%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.059%) NIST
8 1 (0.059%) SLA
System Software
1 391 (22.99%) Docker
2 220 (12.93%) HDFS
3 126 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (2.06%) VirtualBox
5 28 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.24%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.059%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 429 (25.22%) Kubernetes
2 365 (21.46%) Ansible
3 218 (12.82%) Terraform
4 61 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (2.18%) Istio
6 35 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
7 25 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
7 25 (1.47%) Oozie
8 15 (0.88%) Mesos
9 13 (0.76%) Puppet
10 12 (0.71%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.47%) Control-M
12 7 (0.41%) Kubeflow
13 4 (0.24%) Apache Brooklyn
13 4 (0.24%) Marathon
14 3 (0.18%) Ambari
14 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.18%) Grafana
14 3 (0.18%) Kibana
14 3 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 208 (12.23%) Databricks
2 194 (11.41%) Google
3 184 (10.82%) VMware
4 181 (10.64%) Okta
5 147 (8.64%) Oracle
6 114 (6.70%) Microsoft
7 84 (4.94%) Cloudera
8 68 (4.00%) Hortonworks
9 66 (3.88%) Talend
10 56 (3.29%) Informatica
11 44 (2.59%) IBM
12 28 (1.65%) Splunk
13 26 (1.53%) Facebook
14 23 (1.35%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.23%) Samsung
16 20 (1.18%) Greenplum
16 20 (1.18%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.12%) StreamSets
17 19 (1.12%) Teradata
18 18 (1.06%) Dataiku