Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Spark
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 292 243
Rank change year-on-year +25 -49 -8
Permanent jobs citing Apache Spark 24 22 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.22% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 1.39% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 40
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £56,250 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.56% -8.16% +6.52%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 1,109 1,584 1,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.00% 16.13% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,280 1,260
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +6.45% +3.33%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -5 10 £25,000 -58.33% 4
Coventry +24 6 £80,000 +72.97%
Warwickshire +25 3 £42,500 +54.55% 2
Apache Spark
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 23 (95.83%) Hadoop
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Big Data
4 16 (66.67%) Python
4 16 (66.67%) Data Science
5 15 (62.50%) Machine Learning
5 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (58.33%) Google
6 14 (58.33%) Degree
7 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) Scrum
8 11 (45.83%) R
8 11 (45.83%) Tableau
8 11 (45.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
10 8 (33.33%) Kafka
10 8 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (29.17%) DevOps
11 7 (29.17%) Statistics
11 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
12 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 6 (25.00%) SOAP
12 6 (25.00%) Web Services
12 6 (25.00%) Apache
12 6 (25.00%) JMeter
12 6 (25.00%) Law

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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 5 (20.83%) Drupal
2 5 (20.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (45.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (20.83%) Google App Engine
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) Hadoop
2 18 (75.00%) Big Data
3 6 (25.00%) Power BI
4 5 (20.83%) Apache Hive
4 5 (20.83%) Impala
4 5 (20.83%) QlikView
5 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (12.50%) HBase
6 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (12.50%) Neo4j
7 2 (8.33%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JMeter
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (25.00%) Law
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Data Scientist
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Development Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Graduate
2 6 (25.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Graduate Software Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Software Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Software Development Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Junior
3 5 (20.83%) Junior Data Scientist
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Data Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Kafka
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (25.00%) React
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (20.83%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (12.50%) D3.js
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Data Science
3 15 (62.50%) Machine Learning
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
6 8 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (29.17%) DevOps
7 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
7 7 (29.17%) Statistics
8 6 (25.00%) Analytics
8 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (25.00%) Data Analytics
8 6 (25.00%) Data Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (25.00%) Microservices
8 6 (25.00%) Project Management
8 6 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) R
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) Scala
4 5 (20.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (12.50%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Google
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Tableau
4 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Alteryx
6 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks