Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 161 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +182
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.41% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Cheshire median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% - -
North West median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +10.53% -20.83%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 916 1,138 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.27% 40.34% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 755 945 821
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,050 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Cheshire

Kafka
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Cheshire

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Cheshire

Kafka
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 9 £70,000 +55.56%
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Hadoop
2 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Spark
3 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (54.55%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (54.55%) Data Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) Talend
5 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (45.45%) Apache Pig
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) JSON
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Mathematics

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (81.82%) Apache Spark
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Pig
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Hadoop
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
3 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (18.18%) Flink
6 2 (18.18%) HBase
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (9.09%) Impala
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Data Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Chief Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) EJB
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Flask
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) NumPy
6 1 (9.09%) Pandas
6 1 (9.09%) SAML
6 1 (9.09%) scikit-learn
6 1 (9.09%) SciPy
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Infotainment
2 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Data Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Presales
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Data Ingestion
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
1 5 (45.45%) Talend
2 2 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter