Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 295 249
Rank change year-on-year +28 -46 +71
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 38 31 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.31% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.85% 2.14% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 69
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -28.13%
10th Percentile £42,000 £46,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £75,000 £70,000
England 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 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 1,333 1,448 2,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.05% 14.44% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 1,230 1,689
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,725 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,475 £60,000 £61,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 27 £60,000 -
Coventry +9 6 £44,000 -41.33%
Stourbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +5 1 £42,500 -12.37%
Worcestershire - 1 £67,500 -
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 27 (71.05%) Python
2 24 (63.16%) Hadoop
3 21 (55.26%) Big Data
4 20 (52.63%) Apache
5 17 (44.74%) Kafka
5 17 (44.74%) Analytics
6 16 (42.11%) Data Transformation
6 16 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (36.84%) ETL
8 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 14 (36.84%) Machine Learning
9 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
9 13 (34.21%) R
9 13 (34.21%) Scala
9 13 (34.21%) Java
10 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
10 12 (31.58%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (28.95%) Mathematics
11 11 (28.95%) SQL
11 11 (28.95%) Docker
12 10 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (26.32%) Talend
13 9 (23.68%) Cloudera
13 9 (23.68%) BDD
13 9 (23.68%) Scrum
13 9 (23.68%) TDD
13 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering

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 20 (52.63%) Apache
2 10 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.16%) WildFly
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) FTP
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) IPsec
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) Hadoop
2 21 (55.26%) Big Data
3 16 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
5 8 (21.05%) MySQL
6 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
9 2 (5.26%) Bigtable
9 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
9 2 (5.26%) HBase
9 2 (5.26%) Impala
9 2 (5.26%) OLAP
9 2 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (5.26%) Pentaho
9 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.26%) Riak
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.42%) Mockito
4 5 (13.16%) JBehave
5 4 (10.53%) JUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
6 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Data Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Data Scientist
4 7 (18.42%) Hadoop Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Backend Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Backend Developer
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Kafka
2 8 (21.05%) Spring
3 7 (18.42%) Spring Boot
4 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
5 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.16%) Express
5 5 (13.16%) Java EE
5 5 (13.16%) MEAN Stack
5 5 (13.16%) Node.js
5 5 (13.16%) OAuth
5 5 (13.16%) OAuth2
6 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE
6 3 (7.89%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) Lucene
7 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
1 6 (15.79%) Fintech
1 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.53%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Android
1 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) VMS
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Analytics
2 16 (42.11%) Data Transformation
3 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) ETL
4 14 (36.84%) Machine Learning
5 12 (31.58%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
6 11 (28.95%) Mathematics
7 9 (23.68%) BDD
7 9 (23.68%) Data Science
7 9 (23.68%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) Open Source
9 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (13.16%) API Development
10 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) R
2 13 (34.21%) Scala
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) Go
5 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
1 8 (21.05%) PhD
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Docker
2 6 (15.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) HDFS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Ambari
1 4 (10.53%) logstash
2 3 (7.89%) Cacti
2 3 (7.89%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (7.89%) Kibana
2 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.89%) Marathon
2 3 (7.89%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Talend
2 9 (23.68%) Cloudera
3 7 (18.42%) Google
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) Twitter
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 3 (7.89%) Tableau
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Vertica
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft