Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 115 143
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 -
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 11 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 1.04% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 6.20% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 11
Wales median annual salary £53,250 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.14% -36.36% -
10th Percentile £30,125 £25,357 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £45,375 £62,500
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 349 355 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.07% 16.75% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 272 318 412
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,775
90th Percentile £57,950 £52,500 £50,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Apache Spark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in Wales

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in Wales

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in Wales over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in Wales

Apache Spark
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
South Wales -8 11 £53,250 +52.14% 1
Apache Spark
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 7 (63.64%) Big Data
2 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (36.36%) Presto
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) R
5 3 (27.27%) Tableau
5 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
5 3 (27.27%) Kafka
5 3 (27.27%) Data Science
5 3 (27.27%) QlikView
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Big Data
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) Presto
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Power BI
4 3 (27.27%) QlikView
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (18.18%) Pentaho
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Data Scientist
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Kafka
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Django
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) pytest
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Data Science
3 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) R
5 2 (18.18%) Go
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (18.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) Cloudera