Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > North West
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 266 261
Rank change year-on-year +77 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 26 75 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.71% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 5.22% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 93
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +1.38%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,809 £85,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 618 1,437 1,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.75% 13.62% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 458 1,037 1,486
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,350 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,413 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apache Spark in the North West over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 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
Manchester +69 25 £60,000 -9.43% 1
Cheshire +50 1 - -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 19 (73.08%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Apache
3 14 (53.85%) Azure
3 14 (53.85%) GCP
4 13 (50.00%) AWS
5 11 (42.31%) Amazon Redshift
5 11 (42.31%) ETL
5 11 (42.31%) Google
6 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
6 10 (38.46%) Hadoop
6 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
7 9 (34.62%) Kafka
7 9 (34.62%) Data Science
7 9 (34.62%) Data Integration
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (30.77%) Blog
8 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
8 8 (30.77%) Docker
9 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (26.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (26.92%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
10 6 (23.08%) Vertica
10 6 (23.08%) Scala
10 6 (23.08%) PySpark
10 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (23.08%) Spark SQL

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 14 (53.85%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Azure
1 14 (53.85%) GCP
2 13 (50.00%) AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (7.69%) CloudFront
6 2 (7.69%) Lucidchart
6 2 (7.69%) Route 53
6 2 (7.69%) SaaS
7 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (38.46%) Hadoop
3 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 7 (26.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (26.92%) Snowflake Schema
5 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 6 (23.08%) Spark SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Big Data
7 4 (15.38%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (11.54%) BigQuery
8 3 (11.54%) Neo4j
9 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
9 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (7.69%) Mixpanel
9 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Data Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Scala Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Scala Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Data Scientist
4 3 (11.54%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Kafka
2 6 (23.08%) PySpark
3 4 (15.38%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (11.54%) TensorFlow
5 2 (7.69%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Blog
2 3 (11.54%) Acoustics
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) DC/OS
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ETL
2 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 9 (34.62%) Data Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Data Science
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (23.08%) Data Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) ETL Development
6 6 (23.08%) User Stories
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
8 4 (15.38%) Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Data Ingestion
9 3 (11.54%) Data Munging
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Scala
4 5 (19.23%) R
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Julia
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Terraform
3 3 (11.54%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (7.69%) Marathon
4 2 (7.69%) Mesos
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Google
2 6 (23.08%) Vertica
3 3 (11.54%) Cloudera
3 3 (11.54%) Hortonworks
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Tableau
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.69%) Sparx
5 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.85%) Databricks