Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 171 151
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.25% 0.19% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.47% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +177.78% -25.00% -57.14%
10th Percentile £47,375 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £25,250 £32,500
North West median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +47.37% +5.56% -30.77%

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 836 1,284 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.14% 40.84% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 677 1,052 832
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £29,364 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +22 5 £62,500 +165.96% 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (66.67%) Data Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Flink
5 2 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Talend
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (33.33%) Flink
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) HBase
5 1 (16.67%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) RAML
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Infotainment
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft