Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 258 230
Rank change year-on-year -7 -28 +96
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 69 106 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.85% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.82% 5.28% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 96 107
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,500 £81,250 £79,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 1,433 2,009 2,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.91% 16.18% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 1,594 1,891
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,726 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -24 42 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Merseyside +17 11 £73,750 +22.92%
Cheshire +25 10 £47,500 -17.39%
Lancashire - 6 - -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 49 (71.01%) Python
2 37 (53.62%) Hadoop
2 37 (53.62%) Big Data
3 35 (50.72%) Java
3 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (46.38%) Scala
5 30 (43.48%) Kafka
6 29 (42.03%) Analytics
7 27 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 27 (39.13%) SQL
8 26 (37.68%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (28.99%) Data Modelling
11 19 (27.54%) Apache
12 18 (26.09%) NoSQL
13 17 (24.64%) DevOps
14 16 (23.19%) Machine Learning
14 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
14 16 (23.19%) Data Science
14 16 (23.19%) MongoDB
14 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (21.74%) Apache Hive
15 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
15 15 (21.74%) Change Management
16 14 (20.29%) QA
16 14 (20.29%) Degree
16 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
16 14 (20.29%) Apache Flex
16 14 (20.29%) Computer Science Degree

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 19 (27.54%) Apache
2 14 (20.29%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.25%) Confluence
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) S-PLUS
1 1 (1.45%) SPSS
1 1 (1.45%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.94%) Apigee
4 9 (13.04%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (13.04%) Power Platform
5 8 (11.59%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (10.14%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (4.35%) IaaS
8 3 (4.35%) PaaS
8 3 (4.35%) Serverless
9 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Broadband
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) Big Data
1 37 (53.62%) Hadoop
2 18 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 16 (23.19%) MongoDB
4 15 (21.74%) Apache Hive
5 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
6 11 (15.94%) Data Lake
6 11 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (13.04%) Power BI
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (11.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (4.35%) Flink
10 3 (4.35%) Impala
10 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.39%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Full Stack Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Senior Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 10 (14.49%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Data Scientist
4 10 (14.49%) QA Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Data Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior QA Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Data Scientist
9 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) Kafka
2 14 (20.29%) Apache Flex
3 13 (18.84%) Akka
4 11 (15.94%) JSON
4 11 (15.94%) RESTful
4 11 (15.94%) Vue.js
5 6 (8.70%) Web Services
6 5 (7.25%) scikit-learn
6 5 (7.25%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (5.80%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (5.80%) TensorFlow
8 3 (4.35%) MLlib
9 1 (1.45%) Jest
9 1 (1.45%) Matplotlib
9 1 (1.45%) MXNet
9 1 (1.45%) Pandas
9 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.45%) React
9 1 (1.45%) Redux
9 1 (1.45%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.35%) Robotics
4 2 (2.90%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Analytics
3 27 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 26 (37.68%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (28.99%) Data Modelling
6 17 (24.64%) DevOps
7 16 (23.19%) Data Science
7 16 (23.19%) Machine Learning
8 15 (21.74%) Change Management
8 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
10 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
11 12 (17.39%) ETL
12 11 (15.94%) BDD
12 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (14.49%) Data Engineering
13 10 (14.49%) Load Testing
14 9 (13.04%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) Python
2 35 (50.72%) Java
3 32 (46.38%) Scala
4 27 (39.13%) SQL
5 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.49%) R
7 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 9 (13.04%) U-SQL
8 8 (11.59%) C#
9 5 (7.25%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.35%) C
11 2 (2.90%) Go
11 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.45%) ES6
12 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.35%) Terraform
2 2 (2.90%) Ambari
3 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Databricks
1 9 (13.04%) Informatica
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Tableau
3 7 (10.14%) Hortonworks
4 6 (8.70%) IBM
5 5 (7.25%) Netezza
6 4 (5.80%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (5.80%) Google
6 4 (5.80%) Splunk
6 4 (5.80%) Talend
7 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Dataiku