Period
to 5 March 2021

The median annual salary for an Apache Spark Developer was £250,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark Developer
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 785 990 1092
Rank change year-on-year +205 +102 +91
Permanent jobs requiring an Apache Spark Developer 25 33 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.028% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 30
Median annual salary £250,000 £70,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +257.14% +1.82% +10.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £61,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +10.91% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 71,513 118,056 145,373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 95.45% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,947 95,659 117,865
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,672
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Apache Spark Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Apache Spark Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark Developer in the UK

Apache Spark Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Apache Spark Developer.

Salary trend for Apache Spark Developer in the UK

Apache Spark Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apache Spark Developer over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark Developer in the UK

Apache Spark Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 5 March 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
England +175 20 £250,000 +257.14% 11
London +162 19 £250,000 +257.14% 10
UK excluding London +156 4 - - 1
Work from Home - 4 £105,000 - 5
Scotland +22 3 - -
South East - 1 - -

Apache Spark Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, Apache Spark Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Apache Spark Developer in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Apache Spark
2 17 (68.00%) Python
3 16 (64.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) Kubernetes
5 13 (52.00%) Equities
5 13 (52.00%) Hedge funds
6 12 (48.00%) NumPy
6 12 (48.00%) Parallel Processing
6 12 (48.00%) Machine Learning
6 12 (48.00%) Amazon S3
6 12 (48.00%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (48.00%) Dask
6 12 (48.00%) Pandas
7 11 (44.00%) Scala
8 9 (36.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) Flask
10 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (24.00%) AWS
11 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
11 5 (20.00%) Analytics
12 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) Akka
12 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
12 4 (16.00%) Big Data
12 4 (16.00%) Kafka
12 4 (16.00%) Flink
13 3 (12.00%) RESTful
13 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (12.00%) Banking

Apache Spark Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (92.00%) Apache Spark
2 12 (48.00%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (24.00%) AWS
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (4.00%) Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) GCP
4 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Flink
3 2 (8.00%) Impala
3 2 (8.00%) Parquet
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Dask
1 12 (48.00%) NumPy
1 12 (48.00%) Pandas
2 7 (28.00%) Flask
3 4 (16.00%) Akka
3 4 (16.00%) Kafka
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Avro
5 2 (8.00%) Swagger
6 1 (4.00%) GraphQL
6 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) Samza
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Equities
1 13 (52.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Machine Learning
1 12 (48.00%) Parallel Processing
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) API Development
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Data Science
6 2 (8.00%) Deep Learning
6 2 (8.00%) Fintech
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Software Quality Assurance
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Data Development
7 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Scala
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Java 8
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Kubernetes