Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 175 149
Rank change year-on-year +54 -26 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 23 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.14% 0.25% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 0.61% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 0
Cambridge median annual salary £37,500 £80,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.13% - -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year -42.31% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 845 1,308 1,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.98% 41.09% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1,034 864
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.36% +4.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% +5.88%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Cambridge

Kafka
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Cambridge

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 18 (78.26%) Apache Spark
2 17 (73.91%) Hadoop
3 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (52.17%) Data Science
6 11 (47.83%) HDFS
6 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
6 11 (47.83%) Analytics
6 11 (47.83%) Sqoop
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 11 (47.83%) Retail
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Oozie
7 10 (43.48%) MapReduce
7 10 (43.48%) QA
8 8 (34.78%) Python
9 7 (30.43%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) SOAP
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Degree
9 7 (30.43%) R
9 7 (30.43%) HBase
9 7 (30.43%) Big Data
9 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Power BI
10 6 (26.09%) Hortonworks
10 6 (26.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
10 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 18 (78.26%) Apache Spark
2 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) SAS
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Pig
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) Kerberos
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) Hadoop
2 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
2 11 (47.83%) Sqoop
3 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 7 (30.43%) HBase
3 7 (30.43%) Power BI
4 5 (21.74%) Apache Zeppelin
4 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.35%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
8 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) JMeter
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.04%) Gradle
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (47.83%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Development Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Software Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Principal Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Software Development Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) LDAP
3 5 (21.74%) SparkR
4 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
5 2 (8.70%) React
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
5 2 (8.70%) Vue.js
5 2 (8.70%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (4.35%) NumPy
6 1 (4.35%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Fintech
1 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.70%) Smart City
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Science
2 11 (47.83%) Analytics
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) MapReduce
4 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
6 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (21.74%) Data Governance
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) R
4 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) HDFS
2 6 (26.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (17.39%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Oozie
2 5 (21.74%) Ambari
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Hortonworks
2 5 (21.74%) CA
2 5 (21.74%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau