Period
to 25 April 2019

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

Apache Kafka
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 170 137
Rank change year-on-year +43 -33 +13
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 13 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.61% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 0.99% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 9
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% - -21.43%
10th Percentile £43,750 £21,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £60,000 £79,000
North West median annual salary £65,000 £50,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +28.08% -3.33% -2.33%

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 744 1,410 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.95% 42.06% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 563 1,075 809
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
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
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 25 April 2019. 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
Knutsford - 2 £51,000 -
Chester +27 1 £52,500 -4.55%
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (69.23%) Analytics
3 9 (69.23%) Apache Spark
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (61.54%) Load Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) Scala
4 8 (61.54%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) Apache
4 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) RAML
6 4 (30.77%) SOLID
6 4 (30.77%) MuleSoft
6 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (30.77%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Banking

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 (69.23%) Apache Spark
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (7.69%) Azkaban
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) Gradle
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) AWS Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) QA Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) RAML
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) Load Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) SOLID
4 4 (30.77%) Sprint Planning
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Data Science
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) MuleSoft