Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.16% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 0.94% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Chester median annual salary £62,500 £23,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +165.96% -21.67% -57.14%
10th Percentile £47,375 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £25,250 £32,500
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £22,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +177.78% -25.00% -57.14%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 98 212 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.42% 53.81% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 88 189 123
Chester median annual salary £42,250 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.87% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £55,000 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Chester

Kafka
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Chester

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Chester over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 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 Chester region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (80.00%) Data Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Flink
4 2 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (40.00%) Flink
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) HBase
5 1 (20.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Infotainment
1 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (40.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera