Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 258 251 334
Rank change year-on-year -7 +83 -6
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 192 69 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.14% 4.43% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 79 67 116
10th Percentile £55,000 £35,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £58,913 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +45.00% -16.67% -7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £57,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £70,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%

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 2,359 1,559 3,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.23% 15.68% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 1,306 2,795
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -38 84 £72,500 +45.00% 2
Thames Valley -34 51 £63,750 +15.91% 11
Surrey -39 30 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Oxfordshire -4 23 £62,500 +6.38% 3
Berkshire -23 21 £85,000 +54.55% 7
West Sussex - 9 £90,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -51 7 £57,500 - 1
Kent - 7 £72,500 - 2
East Sussex -25 5 - -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 118 (61.46%) Python
2 117 (60.94%) Kafka
3 114 (59.38%) Big Data
4 113 (58.85%) Java
5 110 (57.29%) DevOps
6 101 (52.60%) Finance
7 98 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (47.92%) Microservices
9 91 (47.40%) Hadoop
9 91 (47.40%) Azure
10 87 (45.31%) Software Engineering
11 86 (44.79%) AWS
12 79 (41.15%) CI/CD
13 78 (40.63%) Degree
14 77 (40.10%) Computer Science
14 77 (40.10%) Ansible
15 75 (39.06%) HBase
15 75 (39.06%) Jenkins
15 75 (39.06%) SQL
16 74 (38.54%) Spring
16 74 (38.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 73 (38.02%) Linux
18 70 (36.46%) Banking
19 67 (34.90%) Unix
19 67 (34.90%) Relational Database
20 64 (33.33%) Law
21 63 (32.81%) Digital Banking
22 62 (32.29%) Apache
23 60 (31.25%) MariaDB
24 58 (30.21%) Analytics

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 62 (32.29%) Apache
2 44 (22.92%) GemFire
3 17 (8.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.60%) Confluence
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 91 (47.40%) Azure
2 86 (44.79%) AWS
3 53 (27.60%) Amazon Kinesis
4 48 (25.00%) GCP
5 46 (23.96%) GitHub
6 28 (14.58%) Azure Data Factory
7 27 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (13.54%) Serverless
9 25 (13.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 24 (12.50%) Power Platform
11 22 (11.46%) Amazon S3
12 20 (10.42%) Azure Functions
13 19 (9.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 18 (9.38%) Amazon EMR
15 17 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (8.33%) OpenShift
17 11 (5.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (5.73%) Azure Monitor
17 11 (5.73%) Azure Service Bus
18 10 (5.21%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (2.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (59.38%) Big Data
2 91 (47.40%) Hadoop
3 75 (39.06%) HBase
4 67 (34.90%) Relational Database
5 60 (31.25%) MariaDB
6 58 (30.21%) NoSQL
7 55 (28.65%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (21.35%) Redis
9 31 (16.15%) Data Lake
10 29 (15.10%) Apache Hive
11 25 (13.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 22 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (11.46%) Power BI
13 18 (9.38%) Flink
14 16 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
16 10 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (5.21%) Data Mining
16 10 (5.21%) Electronic Patient Records
17 9 (4.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 75 (39.06%) Jenkins
2 56 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 44 (22.92%) Cucumber
3 44 (22.92%) Eclipse
3 44 (22.92%) Gradle
3 44 (22.92%) IntelliJ
3 44 (22.92%) JUnit
3 44 (22.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 42 (21.88%) Cypress.io
4 42 (21.88%) Protractor
4 42 (21.88%) Storybook
5 41 (21.35%) Mockito
6 31 (16.15%) Artifactory
7 27 (14.06%) SonarQube
8 9 (4.69%) kappa
9 6 (3.13%) RStudio
10 5 (2.60%) JIRA
11 3 (1.56%) Appium
12 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 101 (52.60%) Finance
2 74 (38.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 70 (36.46%) Banking
4 64 (33.33%) Law
5 47 (24.48%) Social Skills
6 15 (7.81%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.60%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.08%) Retail
10 3 (1.56%) Legal
11 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.04%) Marketing
11 2 (1.04%) Publishing
11 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.52%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.52%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.52%) Military
12 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 39 (20.31%) Data Engineer
3 34 (17.71%) Developer
4 29 (15.10%) Principal Engineer
4 29 (15.10%) Principal Software Engineer
5 23 (11.98%) Software Developer
6 17 (8.85%) Lead Developer
7 16 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
8 15 (7.81%) Lead Software Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Architect
10 12 (6.25%) Azure Specialist
11 11 (5.73%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (5.21%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (5.21%) Java Developer
12 10 (5.21%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Analyst
13 9 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) DevSecOps Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Security Engineer
13 9 (4.69%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (60.94%) Kafka
2 74 (38.54%) Spring
3 57 (29.69%) RabbitMQ
4 54 (28.13%) JSON
5 47 (24.48%) AngularJS
5 47 (24.48%) CSS
6 46 (23.96%) React
6 46 (23.96%) Redux
6 46 (23.96%) RESTful
7 45 (23.44%) Node.js
7 45 (23.44%) Play Framework
8 42 (21.88%) Express
8 42 (21.88%) Spark Streaming
8 42 (21.88%) Tailwind CSS
8 42 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 41 (21.35%) AssertJ
9 41 (21.35%) WireMock
10 27 (14.06%) REST
11 26 (13.54%) LAMP
11 26 (13.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.56%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (15.10%) User Experience
3 17 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.73%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.65%) Reinsurance
7 6 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.13%) Life Science
8 5 (2.60%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.08%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.08%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.52%) CUDA
12 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.02%) Linux
2 67 (34.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (57.29%) DevOps
2 98 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (47.92%) Microservices
4 87 (45.31%) Software Engineering
5 79 (41.15%) CI/CD
6 77 (40.10%) Computer Science
7 63 (32.81%) Digital Banking
8 58 (30.21%) Analytics
9 56 (29.17%) Scrum
10 51 (26.56%) Business Continuity
10 51 (26.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 50 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (23.96%) Full Stack Development
13 45 (23.44%) Validation
14 43 (22.40%) Data Modelling
15 42 (21.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
16 41 (21.35%) Fintech
17 40 (20.83%) Data Management
17 40 (20.83%) OO
17 40 (20.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 118 (61.46%) Python
2 113 (58.85%) Java
3 75 (39.06%) SQL
4 52 (27.08%) Shell Script
5 47 (24.48%) Groovy
6 43 (22.40%) Scala
7 23 (11.98%) C#
8 19 (9.90%) Bash
9 13 (6.77%) R
10 10 (5.21%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.65%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.08%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.56%) C
13 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.56%) Julia
14 2 (1.04%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.52%) Cypher
15 1 (0.52%) F#
15 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (40.63%) Degree
2 39 (20.31%) OCP
2 39 (20.31%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (4.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 9 (4.69%) AWS Certification
4 9 (4.69%) CCSP
4 9 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.69%) CISSP
5 4 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.04%) PhD
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.08%) GxP
2 4 (2.08%) PMO
3 2 (1.04%) GDPR
3 2 (1.04%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (26.04%) HDFS
2 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.38%) Docker
4 3 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 77 (40.10%) Ansible
2 31 (16.15%) Terraform
3 24 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 11 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (22.92%) Databricks
2 42 (21.88%) Okta
2 42 (21.88%) VMware
3 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.69%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.65%) Informatica
5 7 (3.65%) StreamSets
6 6 (3.13%) Google
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle
7 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase