Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 161 155
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +50
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 1,164 1,393 1,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.24% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.37% 13.02% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1,109 1,413
London median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.90% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,574 10,700 12,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.85% 17.21% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6,205 8,634 10,601
London median annual salary £60,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.52%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in London

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in London

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in London over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in London

Apache Spark
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London +39 252 £75,000 -3.23% 75
East London +13 23 £82,000 -13.68% 11
West London +17 21 £70,000 +5.66% 17
South London +25 20 £87,500 +9.38% 4
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 760 (65.29%) Python
2 677 (58.16%) Big Data
3 629 (54.04%) Hadoop
4 586 (50.34%) AWS
5 493 (42.35%) Java
6 480 (41.24%) Data Science
7 468 (40.21%) SQL
8 437 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
8 437 (37.54%) Scala
9 434 (37.29%) Kafka
10 414 (35.57%) Analytics
11 386 (33.16%) Machine Learning
12 348 (29.90%) Azure
13 343 (29.47%) Docker
14 294 (25.26%) DevOps
15 286 (24.57%) Kubernetes
16 276 (23.71%) NoSQL
17 273 (23.45%) GCP
18 262 (22.51%) ETL
19 241 (20.70%) Apache Hive
20 233 (20.02%) Data Engineering
21 227 (19.50%) Finance
22 218 (18.73%) Software Engineering
23 204 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
23 204 (17.53%) Linux
24 197 (16.92%) Google
25 193 (16.58%) Apache
26 190 (16.32%) Artificial Intelligence
27 188 (16.15%) Data Analytics
28 186 (15.98%) Microservices

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 193 (16.58%) Apache
2 95 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (7.13%) Apache Airflow
4 37 (3.18%) Luigi
5 24 (2.06%) Jupyter
6 22 (1.89%) Apache Pig
6 22 (1.89%) SAS
7 19 (1.63%) Confluence
8 12 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.52%) IPython
10 5 (0.43%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.43%) nginx
10 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.34%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.086%) CMS
13 1 (0.086%) OpenWhisk
Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.34%) SPSS
3 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.17%) Eikon
2 1 (0.086%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 586 (50.34%) AWS
2 348 (29.90%) Azure
3 273 (23.45%) GCP
4 95 (8.16%) Amazon EMR
5 91 (7.82%) Amazon S3
6 73 (6.27%) Serverless
7 65 (5.58%) Power Platform
8 62 (5.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 51 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
10 47 (4.04%) PaaS
11 34 (2.92%) GitHub
12 31 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
13 29 (2.49%) SaaS
14 28 (2.41%) OpenShift
15 27 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
16 26 (2.23%) IBM Cloud
17 23 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
18 22 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
19 21 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
20 20 (1.72%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.98%) HTTP
2 14 (1.20%) Firewall
3 13 (1.12%) Kerberos
4 11 (0.95%) Internet
5 10 (0.86%) VPN
6 9 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.43%) FTP
7 5 (0.43%) SSL
8 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.17%) SMS
10 1 (0.086%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 677 (58.16%) Big Data
2 629 (54.04%) Hadoop
3 276 (23.71%) NoSQL
4 241 (20.70%) Apache Hive
5 167 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
6 159 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (12.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 130 (11.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 121 (10.40%) Relational Database
10 105 (9.02%) SQL Server
11 96 (8.25%) BigQuery
11 96 (8.25%) Flink
12 92 (7.90%) MongoDB
13 84 (7.22%) Neo4j
14 79 (6.79%) Data Lake
15 71 (6.10%) HBase
16 65 (5.58%) Power BI
17 61 (5.24%) Snowflake Schema
18 60 (5.15%) Amazon Athena
19 59 (5.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 162 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 130 (11.17%) Jenkins
3 64 (5.50%) JIRA
4 42 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (3.01%) Vagrant
6 32 (2.75%) JUnit
7 25 (2.15%) Maven
8 11 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.95%) IntelliJ
9 10 (0.86%) Gradle
9 10 (0.86%) TestNG
10 9 (0.77%) git-flow
10 9 (0.77%) kappa
10 9 (0.77%) Mockito
11 8 (0.69%) CircleCI
11 8 (0.69%) Subversion
11 8 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
12 6 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 227 (19.50%) Finance
2 86 (7.39%) Banking
3 73 (6.27%) Retail
4 42 (3.61%) Marketing
5 34 (2.92%) Front Office
6 27 (2.32%) Legal
7 26 (2.23%) Automotive
7 26 (2.23%) Public Sector
8 25 (2.15%) Games
9 24 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.46%) Advertising
11 13 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.95%) Publishing
14 10 (0.86%) Law
15 8 (0.69%) Billing
15 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.43%) Back Office
16 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 358 (30.76%) Data Engineer
2 240 (20.62%) Developer
3 137 (11.77%) Architect
4 135 (11.60%) Java Developer
5 125 (10.74%) Data Scientist
6 91 (7.82%) Data Architect
7 74 (6.36%) Senior Data Scientist
8 64 (5.50%) Scala Developer
9 58 (4.98%) Python Engineer
10 56 (4.81%) Senior Data Engineer
11 47 (4.04%) Senior Developer
12 44 (3.78%) Big Data Engineer
13 43 (3.69%) Software Engineer
14 40 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 39 (3.35%) Python Developer
16 37 (3.18%) Java Engineer
17 34 (2.92%) Consultant
18 33 (2.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
19 30 (2.58%) Java Scala Developer
20 27 (2.32%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (37.29%) Kafka
2 115 (9.88%) REST
3 108 (9.28%) TensorFlow
4 86 (7.39%) Natural Language Processing
5 85 (7.30%) Web Services
6 79 (6.79%) scikit-learn
7 72 (6.19%) React
8 70 (6.01%) Node.js
8 70 (6.01%) Spring
9 64 (5.50%) AngularJS
10 62 (5.33%) Pandas
10 62 (5.33%) Spark Streaming
11 57 (4.90%) RESTful
12 50 (4.30%) HTML
13 48 (4.12%) Akka
14 39 (3.35%) NumPy
15 38 (3.26%) JSON
15 38 (3.26%) Keras
16 37 (3.18%) HTML5
17 36 (3.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 174 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (13.66%) Algorithms
3 62 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 59 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 25 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 23 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.89%) Cloud Native
9 22 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
10 20 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.63%) Blog
12 17 (1.46%) Acoustics
12 17 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.46%) Social Media
13 15 (1.29%) User Experience
14 14 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.03%) Derivative
16 10 (0.86%) CUDA
16 10 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 204 (17.53%) Linux
2 33 (2.84%) Unix
3 5 (0.43%) VMS
4 4 (0.34%) Android
4 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.34%) Windows
5 1 (0.086%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (41.24%) Data Science
2 437 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (35.57%) Analytics
4 386 (33.16%) Machine Learning
5 294 (25.26%) DevOps
6 262 (22.51%) ETL
7 233 (20.02%) Data Engineering
8 218 (18.73%) Software Engineering
9 204 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
10 190 (16.32%) Artificial Intelligence
11 188 (16.15%) Data Analytics
12 186 (15.98%) Microservices
13 183 (15.72%) Computer Science
14 182 (15.64%) Data Modelling
15 171 (14.69%) Visualisation
16 131 (11.25%) Fintech
17 129 (11.08%) Statistics
18 114 (9.79%) TDD
19 102 (8.76%) Open Source
20 101 (8.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 760 (65.29%) Python
2 493 (42.35%) Java
3 468 (40.21%) SQL
4 437 (37.54%) Scala
5 148 (12.71%) JavaScript
6 134 (11.51%) R
7 80 (6.87%) C#
8 75 (6.44%) Go
9 53 (4.55%) C++
10 49 (4.21%) Bash Shell
11 45 (3.87%) Java 8
12 37 (3.18%) TypeScript
13 35 (3.01%) Kotlin
14 33 (2.84%) C
15 31 (2.66%) PHP
16 22 (1.89%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.63%) ES6
18 13 (1.12%) Ruby
19 11 (0.95%) Clojure
19 11 (0.95%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 169 (14.52%) Degree
2 70 (6.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (5.67%) PhD
4 32 (2.75%) Master's Degree
5 18 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.34%) CCNA
7 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.34%) CISSP
7 4 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.34%) GIAC
7 4 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.34%) MCSE
7 4 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.34%) PMP
7 4 (0.34%) SANS
7 4 (0.34%) SSCP
8 3 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.13%) Data Quality
2 55 (4.73%) QA
3 15 (1.29%) GDPR
4 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.34%) MiFID
6 3 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 343 (29.47%) Docker
2 77 (6.62%) HDFS
3 35 (3.01%) VirtualBox
4 25 (2.15%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.34%) Cronacle
7 3 (0.26%) Varnish
8 1 (0.086%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.086%) Alluxio
8 1 (0.086%) Ceph
8 1 (0.086%) etcd
8 1 (0.086%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 286 (24.57%) Kubernetes
2 130 (11.17%) Ansible
3 126 (10.82%) Terraform
4 48 (4.12%) Oozie
5 39 (3.35%) Hadoop YARN
6 37 (3.18%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (2.41%) Puppet
8 15 (1.29%) Consul
8 15 (1.29%) Mesos
9 13 (1.12%) Ambari
9 13 (1.12%) Prometheus
10 12 (1.03%) Control-M
10 12 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.69%) Grafana
13 7 (0.60%) Chronos
13 7 (0.60%) Marathon
14 5 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 197 (16.92%) Google
2 94 (8.08%) Tableau
3 88 (7.56%) Hortonworks
4 87 (7.47%) Cloudera
5 77 (6.62%) Oracle
6 75 (6.44%) Microsoft
7 57 (4.90%) Databricks
8 51 (4.38%) Informatica
9 50 (4.30%) Talend
10 41 (3.52%) IBM
11 29 (2.49%) WorldPay
12 28 (2.41%) Splunk
13 25 (2.15%) Teradata
14 20 (1.72%) FIS
15 17 (1.46%) Dataiku
16 14 (1.20%) Ab Initio
16 14 (1.20%) Netezza
16 14 (1.20%) Sybase
17 12 (1.03%) MapR
18 8 (0.69%) Facebook