Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 253 347
Rank change year-on-year -18 +94 +28
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 101 101 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.82% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 4.71% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 77 4
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.59% +1.75%
10th Percentile £24,225 £31,250 £59,438
90th Percentile £83,000 £76,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,172 2,143 2,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.88% 17.40% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,732 1,836 1,854
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 64 £52,500 - 11
Cheshire -24 28 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Merseyside +18 5 £86,250 +56.82% 2
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 83 (82.18%) Big Data
2 81 (80.20%) Hadoop
3 69 (68.32%) Python
4 56 (55.45%) Java
5 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (45.54%) Analytics
7 45 (44.55%) Machine Learning
8 35 (34.65%) Scala
9 33 (32.67%) DevOps
10 31 (30.69%) SQL
11 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
11 30 (29.70%) Software Engineering
11 30 (29.70%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (28.71%) Data Science
12 29 (28.71%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (26.73%) Apache Hive
14 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
14 26 (25.74%) Linux
14 26 (25.74%) Finance
15 22 (21.78%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (21.78%) Degree
15 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
16 21 (20.79%) NoSQL
16 21 (20.79%) R
16 21 (20.79%) Spring
16 21 (20.79%) Hibernate
17 20 (19.80%) Scrum
17 20 (19.80%) Elasticsearch
18 19 (18.81%) Data Analytics
18 19 (18.81%) BDD

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 20 (19.80%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (12.87%) Apache Pig
3 8 (7.92%) SAS
4 3 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.97%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) S-PLUS
1 1 (0.99%) SPSS
1 1 (0.99%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 29 (28.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (82.18%) Big Data
2 81 (80.20%) Hadoop
3 27 (26.73%) Apache Hive
4 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
5 21 (20.79%) NoSQL
6 12 (11.88%) RDBMS
6 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
7 10 (9.90%) MySQL
8 8 (7.92%) HBase
9 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
9 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (5.94%) Data Lake
10 6 (5.94%) QlikView
10 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
11 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (4.95%) Impala
12 4 (3.96%) Sqoop
13 3 (2.97%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (2.97%) Spotfire
13 3 (2.97%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
1 6 (5.94%) Gradle
1 6 (5.94%) Maven
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
3 4 (3.96%) Selenium
3 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Electronics
2 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.84%) Marketing
2 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Law
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Automotive
5 3 (2.97%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Military
7 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Data Scientist
2 20 (19.80%) Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Data Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior Data Scientist
8 8 (7.92%) Lead Software Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Software Manager
9 7 (6.93%) Big Data Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Graduate
10 6 (5.94%) Engineering Manager
10 6 (5.94%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Python Developer
10 6 (5.94%) QA Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) QA Automation Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering Manager
10 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
2 21 (20.79%) Hibernate
2 21 (20.79%) Spring
3 16 (15.84%) CSS
3 16 (15.84%) HTML
3 16 (15.84%) jQuery
3 16 (15.84%) Node.js
4 14 (13.86%) Kafka
5 12 (11.88%) React
6 10 (9.90%) Apache Camel
6 10 (9.90%) CSS3
6 10 (9.90%) HTML5
6 10 (9.90%) Java EE
6 10 (9.90%) LAMP
6 10 (9.90%) Middleware
7 8 (7.92%) Akka
7 8 (7.92%) JSON
8 6 (5.94%) Gherkin
8 6 (5.94%) RESTful
8 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.90%) PKI
3 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.93%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.96%) Social Media
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.97%) Robotics
6 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) FMCG
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Android
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.54%) Analytics
3 45 (44.55%) Machine Learning
4 33 (32.67%) DevOps
5 30 (29.70%) Software Engineering
6 29 (28.71%) Data Science
7 22 (21.78%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (19.80%) Scrum
9 19 (18.81%) BDD
9 19 (18.81%) Data Analytics
9 19 (18.81%) Visualisation
10 16 (15.84%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (15.84%) Programme Management
11 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (12.87%) TDD
13 12 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (10.89%) SDLC
14 11 (10.89%) Statistics
14 11 (10.89%) Test Automation
15 10 (9.90%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (68.32%) Python
2 56 (55.45%) Java
3 35 (34.65%) Scala
4 31 (30.69%) SQL
5 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.79%) R
7 19 (18.81%) Ruby
8 16 (15.84%) C#
9 14 (13.86%) C++
10 13 (12.87%) C
11 10 (9.90%) Perl
12 4 (3.96%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.97%) Erlang
13 3 (2.97%) Haskell
13 3 (2.97%) HiveQL
14 2 (1.98%) Go
15 1 (0.99%) Elixir
15 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) DV Cleared
2 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) QA
2 9 (8.91%) GCP
3 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) Docker
2 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.93%) HDFS
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.89%) Ansible
3 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.95%) Puppet
4 4 (3.96%) Ambari
4 4 (3.96%) Oozie
5 2 (1.98%) Mesos
6 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) SAP
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 12 (11.88%) Google
4 10 (9.90%) VMware
5 7 (6.93%) Apigee
6 6 (5.94%) Tableau
7 5 (4.95%) Cloudera
7 5 (4.95%) Hortonworks
7 5 (4.95%) Twitter
8 4 (3.96%) Facebook
9 3 (2.97%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.97%) Adobe
9 3 (2.97%) Alteryx
9 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.97%) Datameer
9 3 (2.97%) Lavastorm
10 1 (0.99%) Cognos
10 1 (0.99%) Informatica
10 1 (0.99%) MapR
10 1 (0.99%) Splunk