Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > North West
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 251 273
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 65 110 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.94% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 6.32% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 52 94 80
North West median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +40.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £42,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £91,750 £91,250 £70,250
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% -

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 North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,327 1,741 2,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.64% 14.80% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,034 1,438 1,771
North West median annual salary £41,855 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.35% +2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in the North West

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in the North West

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in the North West over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in the North West

Apache Spark
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the North West region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Manchester -6 56 £65,000 -7.14% 11
Merseyside - 5 - - 2
Cheshire +20 3 £40,000 -42.86% 2
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 44 (67.69%) Python
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
2 31 (47.69%) AWS
3 28 (43.08%) Scala
3 28 (43.08%) Big Data
4 27 (41.54%) Hadoop
4 27 (41.54%) Data Science
5 23 (35.38%) Data Engineering
5 23 (35.38%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.85%) Machine Learning
7 21 (32.31%) ETL
8 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 20 (30.77%) Azure
8 20 (30.77%) Analytics
8 20 (30.77%) GCP
9 17 (26.15%) Kafka
9 17 (26.15%) Data Modelling
10 15 (23.08%) Apache
10 15 (23.08%) Java
11 14 (21.54%) Data Management
11 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
11 14 (21.54%) R
11 14 (21.54%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (18.46%) BigQuery
12 12 (18.46%) Data Ingestion
12 12 (18.46%) Data Lake
12 12 (18.46%) Google
12 12 (18.46%) PostgreSQL

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (23.08%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.54%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (47.69%) AWS
2 20 (30.77%) Azure
2 20 (30.77%) GCP
3 10 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (10.77%) Power Platform
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.15%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.15%) Serverless
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.54%) PaaS
7 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) Big Data
2 27 (41.54%) Hadoop
3 23 (35.38%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
6 12 (18.46%) BigQuery
6 12 (18.46%) Data Lake
6 12 (18.46%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
8 9 (13.85%) Apache Hive
9 7 (10.77%) Power BI
10 6 (9.23%) MySQL
10 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (6.15%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (6.15%) Impala
12 4 (6.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 9 (13.85%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.15%) Electronics
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Automotive
3 2 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Data Engineer
2 21 (32.31%) Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Senior Data Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Data Scientist
4 8 (12.31%) Python Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Big Data Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) NoSQL Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior NoSQL Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Junior
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) Kafka
2 7 (10.77%) PySpark
3 5 (7.69%) Akka
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Beam
4 4 (6.15%) Node.js
5 3 (4.62%) .NET
6 2 (3.08%) MLlib
6 2 (3.08%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (3.08%) Pandas
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.54%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (1.54%) NumPy
7 1 (1.54%) React
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) SciPy
7 1 (1.54%) Spring
7 1 (1.54%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.15%) Blog
4 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Data Science
2 23 (35.38%) Data Engineering
3 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Machine Learning
4 21 (32.31%) ETL
5 20 (30.77%) Analytics
5 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (26.15%) Data Modelling
7 14 (21.54%) Data Management
8 12 (18.46%) Data Ingestion
9 9 (13.85%) Scrum
10 8 (12.31%) Data Integration
11 7 (10.77%) DevOps
12 6 (9.23%) Data Architecture
12 6 (9.23%) Microservices
12 6 (9.23%) Project Management
13 5 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (7.69%) Data Transformation
13 5 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
13 5 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) Python
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 28 (43.08%) Scala
4 15 (23.08%) Java
5 14 (21.54%) R
6 4 (6.15%) Go
6 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
3 1 (1.54%) Grafana
3 1 (1.54%) Kibana
3 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Google
2 6 (9.23%) Databricks
2 6 (9.23%) Informatica
2 6 (9.23%) Talend
3 4 (6.15%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.15%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Tableau
3 4 (6.15%) Vertica
4 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Snowplow
4 2 (3.08%) Sparx
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata