Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 172 198
Rank change year-on-year +30 +26 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 65 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.71% 0.43% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 0.96% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 57 9 2
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £46,000 £43,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £67,000 £52,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -

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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1783 1451 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 46.83% 44.48% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1266 1520
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,975
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +6.49% +6.21%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Bristol

Kafka
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Bristol

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Bristol over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) Java
3 35 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 34 (52.31%) Microservices
5 32 (49.23%) AngularJS
5 32 (49.23%) TDD
6 30 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 30 (46.15%) Functional Programming
7 28 (43.08%) Finance
8 27 (41.54%) Scrum
9 26 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (38.46%) Clojure
11 24 (36.92%) Marketing
11 24 (36.92%) Digital Marketing
11 24 (36.92%) Programme Management
11 24 (36.92%) Electronics
11 24 (36.92%) Manufacturing
11 24 (36.92%) SAP
11 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (35.38%) Apache Spark
13 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
14 20 (30.77%) JSON
14 20 (30.77%) RDBMS
14 20 (30.77%) .NET
14 20 (30.77%) Relational Database
15 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (29.23%) NoSQL
15 19 (29.23%) REST
16 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
16 18 (27.69%) SQL

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 23 (35.38%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 26 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (24.62%) SaaS
3 13 (20.00%) IaaS
3 13 (20.00%) PaaS
4 10 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 10 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (10.77%) Serverless
6 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (3.08%) G Suite
8 2 (3.08%) GitHub
8 2 (3.08%) Heroku
8 2 (3.08%) Slack
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) SSL
2 10 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
2 20 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 20 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 19 (29.23%) NoSQL
4 16 (24.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (20.00%) CouchDB
6 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
7 10 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (13.85%) Neo4j
9 4 (6.15%) Apache Hive
9 4 (6.15%) Big Data
10 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.08%) HBase
11 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 11 (16.92%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.62%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 28 (43.08%) Finance
3 24 (36.92%) Electronics
3 24 (36.92%) Manufacturing
3 24 (36.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Software Manager
3 13 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
3 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
4 11 (16.92%) Data Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Scala Developer
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.77%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Development Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) AngularJS
2 20 (30.77%) .NET
2 20 (30.77%) JSON
3 19 (29.23%) REST
4 17 (26.15%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (20.00%) CSS
6 13 (20.00%) HTML
6 13 (20.00%) HTML5
7 6 (9.23%) Apache Flex
7 6 (9.23%) RESTful
8 3 (4.62%) Web Services
9 2 (3.08%) Node.js
9 2 (3.08%) Ramda
9 2 (3.08%) React
9 2 (3.08%) Spring
9 2 (3.08%) XML
10 1 (1.54%) Redux
10 1 (1.54%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) User Experience
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.08%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 34 (52.31%) Microservices
4 32 (49.23%) TDD
5 30 (46.15%) Functional Programming
6 27 (41.54%) Scrum
7 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (36.92%) Digital Marketing
7 24 (36.92%) Programme Management
8 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (26.15%) Disruptive Innovation
10 14 (21.54%) MVC
11 13 (20.00%) BDD
11 13 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (20.00%) DevOps
11 13 (20.00%) OO
12 12 (18.46%) SOLID
13 10 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
13 10 (15.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 8 (12.31%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) Clojure
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.69%) SQL
4 17 (26.15%) C#
5 16 (24.62%) Scala
6 12 (18.46%) Python
7 8 (12.31%) F#
7 8 (12.31%) Go
7 8 (12.31%) Haskell
8 6 (9.23%) Erlang
8 6 (9.23%) Lisp
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) MiFID
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Apple
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com