Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 182 151
Rank change year-on-year +57 -31 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 16 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.88% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 0.83% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 1
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +62.50% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £59,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £45,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +56.25% -

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 725 1,441 1,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 39.94% 41.88% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 546 1,002 886
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,275 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 14 (87.50%) Microservices
2 13 (81.25%) Docker
3 12 (75.00%) Kubernetes
4 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (50.00%) MySQL
5 8 (50.00%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (37.50%) Ansible
6 6 (37.50%) SOA
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
6 6 (37.50%) RESTful
6 6 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Perl
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (25.00%) CentOS
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 4 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (25.00%) nginx
1 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (25.00%) DigitalOcean
3 4 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (25.00%) Heroku
3 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data
6 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) HDInsight
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Gradle
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Integration Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Integration Architect
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (12.50%) Vue.js
4 2 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (6.25%) NumPy
5 1 (6.25%) Pandas
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Microservices
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
2 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Network Design
4 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 4 (25.00%) Runbook
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) API Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Go
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
3 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (25.00%) Packer
3 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 4 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau