Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 278 321
Rank change year-on-year +71 +43 +37
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 64 76 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.89% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 1.74% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 19
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £68,250
England median annual salary £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,313 4,374 4,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.20% 37.98% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,739 3,540 4,095
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the East of England

Kafka
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Kafka in the East of England

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the East of England

Kafka
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Cambridgeshire +61 29 £55,000 +34.31% 9
Suffolk +36 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Bedfordshire -10 6 £75,000 +3.45% 2
Hertfordshire +28 3 £52,500 -34.38% 1
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 48 (75.00%) Python
3 37 (57.81%) Docker
4 36 (56.25%) Kubernetes
5 34 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (51.56%) Apache Spark
6 33 (51.56%) JIRA
7 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (50.00%) Big Data
8 29 (45.31%) Test Automation
9 28 (43.75%) Microservices
10 27 (42.19%) Perl
11 26 (40.63%) DevOps
12 25 (39.06%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (39.06%) Scrum
13 23 (35.94%) Kanban
13 23 (35.94%) Impala
14 22 (34.38%) Oozie
14 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
14 22 (34.38%) Apache Hive
14 22 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (34.38%) Apache Flume
14 22 (34.38%) C
14 22 (34.38%) Renewable Energy
15 21 (32.81%) git-flow
15 21 (32.81%) Bitbucket
15 21 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (32.81%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (31.25%) OpenStack

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 33 (51.56%) Apache Spark
2 20 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (31.25%) OpenStack
3 13 (20.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (20.31%) CloudStack
3 13 (20.31%) nginx
3 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 34 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (32.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (21.88%) IaaS
4 14 (21.88%) PaaS
5 13 (20.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (20.31%) DigitalOcean
5 13 (20.31%) Heroku
6 7 (10.94%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (3.13%) GitHub
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.56%) Runscope
8 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) VPN
2 8 (12.50%) Firewall
3 7 (10.94%) HTTPS
3 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
5 3 (4.69%) MPLS
5 3 (4.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) Big Data
2 23 (35.94%) Impala
3 22 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (34.38%) Apache Hive
4 16 (25.00%) MySQL
5 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
7 7 (10.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.25%) Apache Kudu
8 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (4.69%) OLTP
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
10 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.13%) HBase
10 2 (3.13%) HDInsight
10 2 (3.13%) Sqoop
11 1 (1.56%) Amazon QuickSight
11 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.56%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 33 (51.56%) JIRA
2 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 21 (32.81%) Bitbucket
3 21 (32.81%) git-flow
4 14 (21.88%) Bitbucket Server
5 12 (18.75%) Gradle
6 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
6 10 (15.63%) JMeter
6 10 (15.63%) JUnit
7 9 (14.06%) Selenium
7 9 (14.06%) TestNG
8 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.69%) GitLab
9 3 (4.69%) Maven
10 2 (3.13%) Apache Archiva
10 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.56%) Spock
11 1 (1.56%) The Grinder
General
1 2 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Consultant
2 13 (20.31%) Data Consultant
3 12 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Data Scientist
6 9 (14.06%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Data Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (7.81%) Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) Architect
11 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
12 3 (4.69%) Cloud Developer
12 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
12 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Consultant
12 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (20.31%) JSON
2 13 (20.31%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (18.75%) RESTful
4 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.06%) jOOQ
5 9 (14.06%) React
5 9 (14.06%) Spring
6 8 (12.50%) .NET
6 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.50%) REST
6 8 (12.50%) Vue.js
7 7 (10.94%) GraphQL
7 7 (10.94%) Node.js
7 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.13%) SOAP
9 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.56%) Web Services
10 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Renewable Energy
2 21 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (26.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 14 (21.88%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (7.81%) Cybercrime
6 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.13%) Cyberattack
7 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) CentOS
2 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Ubuntu
4 12 (18.75%) Windows
5 7 (10.94%) Android
5 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) Test Automation
3 28 (43.75%) Microservices
4 26 (40.63%) DevOps
5 25 (39.06%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (39.06%) Scrum
6 23 (35.94%) Kanban
7 19 (29.69%) Machine Learning
8 18 (28.13%) MapReduce
8 18 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (28.13%) Visualisation
9 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
9 17 (26.56%) OSINT
10 15 (23.44%) Infrastructure Automation
11 14 (21.88%) Data Science
11 14 (21.88%) High Availability
12 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (20.31%) Network Design
12 13 (20.31%) Runbook
12 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) Python
2 27 (42.19%) Perl
3 22 (34.38%) C
4 20 (31.25%) Java
5 19 (29.69%) SQL
6 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
7 17 (26.56%) R
8 13 (20.31%) C#
8 13 (20.31%) Go
8 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (20.31%) Ruby
9 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.63%) Groovy
11 4 (6.25%) Scala
12 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (3.13%) C++
13 2 (3.13%) Java 8
14 1 (1.56%) Clojure
14 1 (1.56%) Kotlin
14 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) CCNA
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.94%) CISSP
2 7 (10.94%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (10.94%) GIAC
2 7 (10.94%) Linux+ Certification
2 7 (10.94%) MCSE
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (10.94%) SANS
2 7 (10.94%) SSCP
3 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Docker
2 22 (34.38%) Apache Flume
3 4 (6.25%) HDFS
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (56.25%) Kubernetes
2 22 (34.38%) Oozie
3 18 (28.13%) Ansible
4 16 (25.00%) Puppet
5 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (20.31%) Packer
6 13 (20.31%) Terraform
7 3 (4.69%) Kibana
8 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.56%) Istio
8 1 (1.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Splunk
2 13 (20.31%) Rackspace
3 8 (12.50%) Google
4 3 (4.69%) BT
5 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau