Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 303 289
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14 +33
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 29 21 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.44% 1.42% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 29
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.71% -19.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £27,638 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% -

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 1,189 1,475 1,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.64% 15.01% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,259 1,505
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £23,957 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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
Birmingham +15 16 £60,000 -
Coventry +20 9 - - 1
Warwickshire +28 2 £42,500 -12.37%
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apache Spark.

1 28 (96.55%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) Hadoop
3 22 (75.86%) R
4 19 (65.52%) Machine Learning
5 17 (58.62%) Data Visualisation
5 17 (58.62%) Visualisation
5 17 (58.62%) Data Science
6 14 (48.28%) Big Data
7 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (41.38%) Tableau
9 11 (37.93%) Natural Language Processing
9 11 (37.93%) Statistics
10 10 (34.48%) Apache
10 10 (34.48%) Kafka
10 10 (34.48%) Impala
11 9 (31.03%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (31.03%) Data Munging
11 9 (31.03%) Time Series Forecasting
11 9 (31.03%) Data Engineering
11 9 (31.03%) ETL
11 9 (31.03%) Predictive Modelling
11 9 (31.03%) Scala
11 9 (31.03%) Data Protection
11 9 (31.03%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (27.59%) Data Transformation
13 7 (24.14%) Talend
13 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
13 7 (24.14%) PhD
13 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis

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 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) Hadoop
2 14 (48.28%) Big Data
3 10 (34.48%) Impala
4 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.90%) Amazon QuickSight
7 2 (6.90%) Power BI
7 2 (6.90%) QlikView
8 1 (3.45%) Bigtable
8 1 (3.45%) Flink
8 1 (3.45%) HBase
8 1 (3.45%) MySQL
8 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.45%) Riak
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Data Scientist
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Data Scientist
3 9 (31.03%) Junior
3 9 (31.03%) Junior Data Scientist
4 8 (27.59%) Data Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Backend Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Python Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (34.48%) Kafka
3 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
3 5 (17.24%) Express
3 5 (17.24%) MEAN Stack
3 5 (17.24%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) Akka
4 1 (3.45%) Lucene
4 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Machine Learning
2 17 (58.62%) Data Science
2 17 (58.62%) Data Visualisation
2 17 (58.62%) Visualisation
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Statistics
5 9 (31.03%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (31.03%) Data Engineering
5 9 (31.03%) Data Munging
5 9 (31.03%) Data Protection
5 9 (31.03%) ETL
5 9 (31.03%) Predictive Modelling
5 9 (31.03%) Time Series Forecasting
6 8 (27.59%) Data Transformation
7 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.69%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Python
2 22 (75.86%) R
3 9 (31.03%) Scala
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) PhD
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Tableau
2 7 (24.14%) Talend
3 6 (20.69%) Google
4 5 (17.24%) Cloudera
4 5 (17.24%) Twitter
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Vertica