Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 145 171
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 32 63 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.87% 1.65% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 3.45% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 55 9
Bristol median annual salary £62,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.73% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £47,750 £42,500 £46,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £67,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -

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 1,676 1,826 1,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 45.31% 47.69% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,380 1,557 1,243
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,450 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +3.90%

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 29 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Slack
4 18 (56.25%) Microservices
5 17 (53.13%) Open Source
6 16 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (43.75%) Functional Programming
8 13 (40.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
8 13 (40.63%) Node.js
9 12 (37.50%) Retail
10 11 (34.38%) Finance
10 11 (34.38%) Clojure
10 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (34.38%) Scala
10 11 (34.38%) Blog
10 11 (34.38%) GitHub
11 10 (31.25%) User Experience
11 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
11 10 (31.25%) SQL
12 9 (28.13%) Python
12 9 (28.13%) HTTP
12 9 (28.13%) Decision-Making
12 9 (28.13%) GoCD
12 9 (28.13%) CircleCI
13 8 (25.00%) Terraform
13 8 (25.00%) .NET
13 8 (25.00%) Java
13 8 (25.00%) Scrum
13 8 (25.00%) Telecoms

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 8 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Slack
2 16 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (40.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (34.38%) GitHub
5 6 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (15.63%) G Suite
6 5 (15.63%) IaaS
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.63%) PaaS
6 5 (15.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) Intranet
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.75%) Redis
3 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (15.63%) CouchDB
3 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) CircleCI
1 9 (28.13%) GoCD
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (37.50%) Retail
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (18.75%) Electronics
4 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (18.75%) Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Engineering Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Clojure Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Scala Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Scala Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Node.js
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) Akka
2 8 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
7 2 (6.25%) OAuth
7 2 (6.25%) SAML
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Blog
2 10 (31.25%) User Experience
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Microservices
4 17 (53.13%) Open Source
5 14 (43.75%) Functional Programming
6 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) Decision-Making
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 8 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (18.75%) DevOps
10 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (18.75%) Disruptive Innovation
10 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) ERP
11 5 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (15.63%) MVC
11 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Clojure
1 11 (34.38%) Scala
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) Java 8
7 2 (6.25%) Erlang
7 2 (6.25%) F#
7 2 (6.25%) Go
7 2 (6.25%) Haskell
7 2 (6.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Google
2 5 (15.63%) Workday
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle