Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 218 356
Rank change year-on-year +46 +138 -52
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 338 87 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.93% 1.05% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.49% 7.59% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 93 73 127
10th Percentile £55,000 £40,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +45.83% - -
75th Percentile £102,500 £78,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £84,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £73,718
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.74% +5.31%

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 2,707 1,147 3,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.47% 13.80% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,735 980 3,054
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apache Spark in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 +31 269 £95,000 +80.95% 2
Thames Valley -84 34 £78,750 +43.18% 7
Surrey -51 24 £97,500 +34.48% 4
Berkshire -66 24 £85,000 +54.55% 5
Oxfordshire -29 7 £61,250 +11.36% 2
East Sussex -46 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -51 3 £60,000 -1.64%
Kent - 1 - -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 298 (88.17%) Kafka
2 297 (87.87%) Java
3 281 (83.14%) Microservices
4 273 (80.77%) DevOps
5 269 (79.59%) Jenkins
6 268 (79.29%) Ansible
6 268 (79.29%) Spring
7 254 (75.15%) Finance
8 243 (71.89%) HBase
9 241 (71.30%) Degree
10 237 (70.12%) Computer Science
10 237 (70.12%) Linux
10 237 (70.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 235 (69.53%) Unix
12 233 (68.93%) Software Engineering
12 233 (68.93%) Law
13 232 (68.64%) Banking
13 232 (68.64%) Digital Banking
14 227 (67.16%) MariaDB
15 226 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
16 210 (62.13%) RabbitMQ
17 208 (61.54%) Relational Database
18 205 (60.65%) Apache
19 204 (60.36%) Big Data
20 201 (59.47%) AWS
21 194 (57.40%) Git (software)
22 193 (57.10%) Node.js
23 192 (56.80%) React
24 191 (56.51%) JSON
25 189 (55.92%) Shell Script

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
1 205 (60.65%) Apache
2 185 (54.73%) GemFire
3 51 (15.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 201 (59.47%) AWS
2 185 (54.73%) GitHub
3 178 (52.66%) Amazon Kinesis
4 133 (39.35%) Azure
5 106 (31.36%) GCP
6 51 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (12.13%) OpenShift
8 13 (3.85%) Amazon S3
9 11 (3.25%) Serverless
10 10 (2.96%) Azure Functions
10 10 (2.96%) Power Platform
11 9 (2.66%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (2.66%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (2.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 9 (2.66%) PaaS
12 8 (2.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 7 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.18%) Amazon SageMaker
15 4 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (71.89%) HBase
2 227 (67.16%) MariaDB
3 208 (61.54%) Relational Database
4 204 (60.36%) Big Data
5 179 (52.96%) PostgreSQL
5 179 (52.96%) Redis
6 159 (47.04%) NoSQL
7 131 (38.76%) Hadoop
8 48 (14.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 32 (9.47%) Apache Hive
10 19 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (4.44%) Data Lake
12 14 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (3.55%) SQL Server
14 11 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (2.96%) Power BI
16 8 (2.37%) Tableau
17 7 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (2.07%) OLTP
18 6 (1.78%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 269 (79.59%) Jenkins
2 194 (57.40%) Git (software)
3 185 (54.73%) Cucumber
3 185 (54.73%) Cypress.io
3 185 (54.73%) Eclipse
3 185 (54.73%) Gradle
3 185 (54.73%) IntelliJ
3 185 (54.73%) JUnit
3 185 (54.73%) Protractor
3 185 (54.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 185 (54.73%) Storybook
4 178 (52.66%) Mockito
5 124 (36.69%) Artifactory
6 84 (24.85%) SonarQube
7 7 (2.07%) Appium
8 4 (1.18%) RStudio
9 3 (0.89%) kappa
10 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.59%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 254 (75.15%) Finance
2 237 (70.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 233 (68.93%) Law
4 232 (68.64%) Banking
5 45 (13.31%) Presentation Skills
6 20 (5.92%) Social Skills
7 10 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (52.37%) Software Engineer
2 107 (31.66%) Principal Engineer
2 107 (31.66%) Principal Software Engineer
3 80 (23.67%) Developer
4 58 (17.16%) Lead Software Engineer
5 46 (13.61%) Software Developer
6 43 (12.72%) Lead Developer
6 43 (12.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 40 (11.83%) Lead Software Developer
8 33 (9.76%) Java Developer
9 29 (8.58%) Architect
10 28 (8.28%) Data Engineer
11 26 (7.69%) Principal Developer
11 26 (7.69%) Principal Java Developer
12 18 (5.33%) Principal Architect
13 15 (4.44%) Senior Data Engineer
14 14 (4.14%) Applications Architect
15 8 (2.37%) DevOps Engineer
16 7 (2.07%) Cloud Engineer
16 7 (2.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (88.17%) Kafka
2 268 (79.29%) Spring
3 210 (62.13%) RabbitMQ
4 193 (57.10%) Node.js
5 192 (56.80%) React
6 191 (56.51%) JSON
7 188 (55.62%) AngularJS
7 188 (55.62%) Redux
7 188 (55.62%) RESTful
8 187 (55.33%) Spark Streaming
9 185 (54.73%) CSS
9 185 (54.73%) Express
9 185 (54.73%) Tailwind CSS
9 185 (54.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 178 (52.66%) WireMock
11 175 (51.78%) Play Framework
12 130 (38.46%) LAMP
12 130 (38.46%) LAPP Stack
13 85 (25.15%) Spring Boot
14 66 (19.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 189 (55.92%) Linux Command Line
2 116 (34.32%) User Experience
3 62 (18.34%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.48%) Life Science
7 3 (0.89%) Cybercrime
7 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 237 (70.12%) Linux
2 235 (69.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (83.14%) Microservices
2 273 (80.77%) DevOps
3 237 (70.12%) Computer Science
4 233 (68.93%) Software Engineering
5 232 (68.64%) Digital Banking
6 226 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
7 186 (55.03%) Validation
8 185 (54.73%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 178 (52.66%) Business Continuity
10 171 (50.59%) Full Stack Development
11 153 (45.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 132 (39.05%) OO
13 126 (37.28%) Clean Code
13 126 (37.28%) Open Source
14 125 (36.98%) High Availability
15 124 (36.69%) Performance Monitoring
15 124 (36.69%) Software Testing
15 124 (36.69%) TDD
16 123 (36.39%) BDD
17 120 (35.50%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 297 (87.87%) Java
2 189 (55.92%) Shell Script
3 185 (54.73%) Groovy
4 177 (52.37%) Python
5 30 (8.88%) SQL
6 17 (5.03%) Scala
7 14 (4.14%) C#
8 9 (2.66%) R
9 8 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.18%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.89%) Julia
12 2 (0.59%) C
12 2 (0.59%) C++
12 2 (0.59%) F#
12 2 (0.59%) Java 11
12 2 (0.59%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.30%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 241 (71.30%) Degree
2 178 (52.66%) OCP
2 178 (52.66%) Oracle Certification
3 32 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.48%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (0.89%) CCSP
5 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.89%) CISSP
6 2 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.18%) PMO
3 2 (0.59%) COBIT
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) NIST
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (55.92%) HDFS
2 129 (38.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.96%) Docker
4 9 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 268 (79.29%) Ansible
2 85 (25.15%) Terraform
3 46 (13.61%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 185 (54.73%) Okta
1 185 (54.73%) VMware
2 14 (4.14%) Databricks
3 7 (2.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.48%) StreamSets
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle
6 3 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.89%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.59%) Splunk
8 1 (0.30%) ESRI
8 1 (0.30%) Informatica
8 1 (0.30%) Teradata