Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 279 286
Rank change year-on-year -33 +7 +35
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 17 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 2.92% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 24
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.62% - +30.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £47,500 £49,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £83,375
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -7.14%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1557 1778 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.42% 15.97% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1403 1328
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,700 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%

Apache Spark
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Spark in the West Midlands

Apache Spark
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Apache Spark in the West Midlands

Apache Spark
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Spark in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Apache Spark in the West Midlands

Apache Spark
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Spark within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Birmingham -7 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Halesowen - 5 £42,500 -
Warwickshire -18 4 £27,500 -5.17%
Coventry - 2 £51,250 -
Worcestershire - 1 £62,500 -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Apache Spark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 17 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Apache Hive
3 10 (58.82%) Big Data
3 10 (58.82%) Analytics
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) MySQL
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) Sqoop
6 6 (35.29%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (35.29%) ETL
6 6 (35.29%) CRM
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Statistics
7 5 (29.41%) Marketing
7 5 (29.41%) BBC
7 5 (29.41%) Games
7 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (29.41%) Customer Analytics

Apache Spark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) WildFly
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Bluemix
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (58.82%) Apache Hive
2 10 (58.82%) Big Data
3 8 (47.06%) MySQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Sqoop
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (17.65%) Spark SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (11.76%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (11.76%) HBase
7 2 (11.76%) Impala
7 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (11.76%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) JBehave
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Games
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Big Data Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Data Insight Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Insight Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Insight Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Python Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
4 3 (17.65%) R Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Java EE
3 3 (17.65%) Kafka
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
4 2 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) CORBA
5 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
5 1 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) XSL
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
1 5 (29.41%) BBC
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) CRM
2 6 (35.29%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (35.29%) ETL
2 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Commercial Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Monetization
3 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Statistics
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) R
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) XPath
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) ES6
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) HDFS
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Oozie
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.88%) Mesos
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) Black Duck
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Veracode
4 1 (5.88%) WSO2