Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 186 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 25 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.67% 0.080% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 0
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +17.65% -

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 1,136 1,273 1,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.28% 33.75% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1,116 1,116
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 16 (64.00%) Apache Spark
2 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (60.00%) Python
2 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (56.00%) Data Transformation
4 12 (48.00%) Hadoop
4 12 (48.00%) ETL
5 11 (44.00%) Apache
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 10 (40.00%) Java
6 10 (40.00%) Machine Learning
6 10 (40.00%) Analytics
6 10 (40.00%) IT Strategy
6 10 (40.00%) Fintech
7 9 (36.00%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (36.00%) Big Data
7 9 (36.00%) R
7 9 (36.00%) Banking
8 8 (32.00%) Visualisation
8 8 (32.00%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (32.00%) Docker
8 8 (32.00%) Talend
9 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
10 6 (24.00%) Data Mapping
10 6 (24.00%) Open Source
10 6 (24.00%) Spring
10 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) Data Science

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 16 (64.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (44.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) IPsec
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (36.00%) Big Data
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (12.00%) MySQL
6 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Data Scientist
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Data Scientist
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) Express
2 4 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (16.00%) JMS
2 4 (16.00%) MEAN Stack
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (16.00%) RESTful
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Fintech
2 9 (36.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) VMS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Data Transformation
2 12 (48.00%) ETL
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 10 (40.00%) IT Strategy
4 10 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 8 (32.00%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (32.00%) Visualisation
6 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (24.00%) Data Mapping
7 6 (24.00%) Data Science
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Data Management
9 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Python
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) R
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Scala
6 3 (12.00%) Go
6 3 (12.00%) Java 8
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 6 (24.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ambari
1 6 (24.00%) logstash
2 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (12.00%) Cacti
3 3 (12.00%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (12.00%) Kibana
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Talend
2 6 (24.00%) Cloudera
3 4 (16.00%) Google
3 4 (16.00%) Twitter
4 3 (12.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) VMware