Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 340 314 366
Rank change year-on-year -26 +52 +95
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 139 222 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.83% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.05% 5.40% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 114 142 182
South East median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -5.98%
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,125 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £85,000
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,430 4,113 5,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.73% 15.39% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,750 3,392 4,447
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,825
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in the South East

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in the South East

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in the South East

Apache Spark
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire +39 71 £50,000 -33.33% 14
Thames Valley -16 55 £62,500 +4.17% 19
Berkshire -7 43 £63,500 +0.40% 13
Surrey -6 12 £75,000 +42.86% 3
Oxfordshire +14 7 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £55,000 -12.00% 1
East Sussex -6 1 - -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 100 (71.94%) Hadoop
2 79 (56.83%) Analytics
3 76 (54.68%) Java
4 73 (52.52%) Big Data
5 72 (51.80%) Python
6 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (33.09%) SQL
8 43 (30.94%) Apache
9 39 (28.06%) Machine Learning
10 37 (26.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (26.62%) Azure
11 36 (25.90%) NoSQL
12 35 (25.18%) AWS
13 33 (23.74%) Security Cleared
14 32 (23.02%) Data Science
15 31 (22.30%) DevOps
16 28 (20.14%) Technical Leadership
16 28 (20.14%) Degree
17 26 (18.71%) Telecoms
17 26 (18.71%) Kafka
17 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
17 26 (18.71%) MongoDB
18 25 (17.99%) Software Engineering
19 24 (17.27%) Scala
19 24 (17.27%) Data Analytics
20 23 (16.55%) ETL
21 22 (15.83%) Linux
21 22 (15.83%) Artificial Intelligence
21 22 (15.83%) Elasticsearch
21 22 (15.83%) Git (software)

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 43 (30.94%) Apache
2 22 (15.83%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (10.07%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.32%) Hyperledger
5 4 (2.88%) SAS
6 2 (1.44%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.62%) Azure
2 35 (25.18%) AWS
3 17 (12.23%) Power Platform
4 14 (10.07%) GCP
5 8 (5.76%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (2.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.88%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (2.16%) PaaS
7 3 (2.16%) SaaS
8 2 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.44%) Heroku
8 2 (1.44%) Serverless
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.72%) GitHub
9 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (71.94%) Hadoop
2 73 (52.52%) Big Data
3 37 (26.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (25.90%) NoSQL
5 26 (18.71%) MongoDB
6 17 (12.23%) Power BI
7 16 (11.51%) Apache Hive
8 15 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (10.07%) Neo4j
10 13 (9.35%) Apache Accumulo
10 13 (9.35%) Data Lake
11 10 (7.19%) IBM InfoSphere
12 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (4.32%) Blockchain
14 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
15 5 (3.60%) OrientDB
15 5 (3.60%) SAP HANA
15 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
16 4 (2.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.63%) JIRA
2 12 (8.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.32%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.72%) GitLab
6 1 (0.72%) Gradle
6 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (18.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.91%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (23.74%) Developer
2 30 (21.58%) Java Developer
3 29 (20.86%) Data Engineer
4 20 (14.39%) Senior Developer
4 20 (14.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (12.95%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Lead DevOps
7 14 (10.07%) Architect
7 14 (10.07%) Data Architect
8 11 (7.91%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) Technical Leader
9 10 (7.19%) Analyst
9 10 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.47%) Data Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) Data Scientist
11 8 (5.76%) Big Data Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 5 (3.60%) Big Data Architect
13 5 (3.60%) Big Data Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.60%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.71%) Kafka
2 16 (11.51%) Spring
3 13 (9.35%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (7.19%) Pandas
5 9 (6.47%) TensorFlow
6 8 (5.76%) Keras
6 8 (5.76%) scikit-learn
7 7 (5.04%) .NET
7 7 (5.04%) J2EE
7 7 (5.04%) REST
8 6 (4.32%) Akka
8 6 (4.32%) OAuth
8 6 (4.32%) RESTful
8 6 (4.32%) SAML
8 6 (4.32%) Spring Cloud
8 6 (4.32%) Swagger
8 6 (4.32%) Theano
9 5 (3.60%) Dask
9 5 (3.60%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (2.88%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Video on Demand
2 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.51%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (9.35%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.76%) Linked Data
5 6 (4.32%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.32%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) Cybercrime
6 5 (3.60%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (3.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.16%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.44%) BBC
8 2 (1.44%) CUDA
8 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.44%) Smart City
9 1 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.72%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.83%) Linux
2 13 (9.35%) Windows
3 3 (2.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.83%) Analytics
2 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.06%) Machine Learning
4 32 (23.02%) Data Science
5 31 (22.30%) DevOps
6 28 (20.14%) Technical Leadership
7 25 (17.99%) Software Engineering
8 24 (17.27%) Data Analytics
9 23 (16.55%) ETL
10 22 (15.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (11.51%) Microservices
12 15 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.79%) Data Management
13 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
13 14 (10.07%) Visualisation
14 13 (9.35%) Business Development
15 12 (8.63%) Data Engineering
15 12 (8.63%) Data-Driven Testing
15 12 (8.63%) High Availability
16 11 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.68%) Java
2 72 (51.80%) Python
3 46 (33.09%) SQL
4 24 (17.27%) Scala
5 21 (15.11%) C++
6 15 (10.79%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.91%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.91%) R
8 10 (7.19%) C
8 10 (7.19%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.04%) C#
10 3 (2.16%) Go
10 3 (2.16%) Ruby
11 2 (1.44%) Java 8
12 1 (0.72%) Julia
12 1 (0.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.72%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (23.74%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.14%) Degree
3 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
4 20 (14.39%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.47%) PhD
6 4 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) Data Quality
1 11 (7.91%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 13 (9.35%) Docker
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Ansible
1 15 (10.79%) Puppet
2 13 (9.35%) Salt
3 9 (6.47%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.44%) Kibana
5 2 (1.44%) logstash
5 2 (1.44%) Oozie
6 1 (0.72%) Ambari
Vendors
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle
2 11 (7.91%) Tableau
3 10 (7.19%) IBM
4 7 (5.04%) Cloudera
4 7 (5.04%) Hortonworks
5 6 (4.32%) MapR
6 5 (3.60%) Google
6 5 (3.60%) SAP
6 5 (3.60%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.60%) VMware
7 2 (1.44%) Databricks
7 2 (1.44%) Palantir
8 1 (0.72%) Informatica
8 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.72%) Talend