Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Kafka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kafka over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 196 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 17 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 0
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £46,125 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -

Kafka is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,143 1,370 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.27% 35.31% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,183 1,173
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,475 £27,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £68,875 £59,950 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Birmingham

Kafka
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Kafka in Birmingham

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Kafka 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 11 (64.71%) Big Data
2 10 (58.82%) R
2 10 (58.82%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Apache Spark
3 9 (52.94%) Hadoop
4 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Google
6 5 (29.41%) PhD
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Scala
6 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (29.41%) Node.js
6 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
6 5 (29.41%) Twitter
6 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (29.41%) Talend
6 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) Express

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (58.82%) Apache Spark
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Big Data
2 9 (52.94%) Hadoop
3 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
4 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Data Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Data Scientist
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Data Scientist
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 5 (29.41%) Express
1 5 (29.41%) MEAN Stack
1 5 (29.41%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Data Science
2 5 (29.41%) Data Transformation
2 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
2 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
1 10 (58.82%) R
2 5 (29.41%) Scala
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PhD
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
1 5 (29.41%) Google
1 5 (29.41%) Talend
1 5 (29.41%) Twitter
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft