Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 191 219
Rank change year-on-year +33 +28 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 24 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.16% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 0.48% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 1
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £39,438 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,875 £63,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £52,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year -47.62% -14.29% -

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 1,047 1,255 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.77% 32.95% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1,057 1,208
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.50% +6.67%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Middleware
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 14 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 8
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) SDLC
3 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (50.00%) SOAP
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) CentOS
4 11 (45.83%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (37.50%) Big Data
6 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 8 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 8 (33.33%) Use Case
6 8 (33.33%) Banking
6 8 (33.33%) Data Management
7 7 (29.17%) Apache
7 7 (29.17%) Google
7 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
7 7 (29.17%) Data Science
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) SoapUI

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 11 (45.83%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (29.17%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (37.50%) Big Data
4 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JMeter
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
1 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Senior Support Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Senior Technical Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Senior Technical Support
1 11 (45.83%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Support Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Technical Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Technical Support
1 11 (45.83%) Technical Support Engineer
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 3 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Middleware
1 14 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) REST
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Express
5 1 (4.17%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
1 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
1 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
1 14 (58.33%) Windows 8
1 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (45.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (50.00%) SDLC
2 8 (33.33%) Data Management
2 8 (33.33%) Use Case
3 7 (29.17%) Data Science
3 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
4 6 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) R
2 1 (4.17%) Java 8
2 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Google
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter