Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 215 272
Rank change year-on-year +54 +57 +68
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 29 58 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.77% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.35% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 39 57 63
Median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -24.14% +20.83%
10th Percentile £51,250 £40,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 1,225 2,471 4,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.71% 32.63% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,944 3,879
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,925 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +5.26%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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
Bedfordshire +51 13 £76,000 -15.56%
Cambridgeshire +39 10 £70,000 +27.27%
Suffolk +2 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire +57 1 £55,000 -26.67%
Norfolk - 1 £50,000 -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 25 (86.21%) Big Data
2 24 (82.76%) Apache Spark
2 24 (82.76%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (68.97%) Python
4 19 (65.52%) Hadoop
5 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
7 14 (48.28%) Java
7 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
8 13 (44.83%) Azure
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
8 13 (44.83%) Data Science
9 12 (41.38%) Analytics
10 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
10 11 (37.93%) Visualisation
10 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (37.93%) OO
11 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
11 10 (34.48%) C++
11 10 (34.48%) Workflow
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
11 10 (34.48%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (34.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (34.48%) AWS
11 10 (34.48%) Data Integration
11 10 (34.48%) Scala
11 10 (34.48%) Workflow Management
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (34.48%) Statistics

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 24 (82.76%) Apache Spark
2 10 (34.48%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (34.48%) Luigi
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Azure
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (34.48%) AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Logic Apps
3 5 (17.24%) Power Platform
4 3 (10.34%) SaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Serverless
6 1 (3.45%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) Big Data
2 24 (82.76%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (65.52%) Hadoop
4 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
6 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (34.48%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (34.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (34.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (34.48%) Azkaban
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (31.03%) Apache Hive
8 9 (31.03%) Impala
9 8 (27.59%) Apache Kudu
9 8 (27.59%) OLTP
10 5 (17.24%) Power BI
11 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
12 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (3.45%) git-flow
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
1 13 (44.83%) Data Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Big Data Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Data Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Power BI Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Data Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Tableau Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Swagger
3 1 (3.45%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
1 10 (34.48%) Data Structures
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
1 8 (27.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (44.83%) Data Science
3 12 (41.38%) Analytics
4 11 (37.93%) OO
4 11 (37.93%) Visualisation
5 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (34.48%) Customer Acquisition
5 10 (34.48%) Data Integration
5 10 (34.48%) Data Munging
5 10 (34.48%) Data Transformation
5 10 (34.48%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
5 10 (34.48%) Informatics
5 10 (34.48%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (34.48%) Process Improvement
5 10 (34.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (34.48%) Statistics
5 10 (34.48%) Workflow
5 10 (34.48%) Workflow Management
5 10 (34.48%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Python
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) C++
4 10 (34.48%) Scala
5 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) Java 8
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CEH
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) GIAC
2 1 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SANS
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SSCP
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Apache Flume
2 3 (10.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Oozie
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cloudera
2 7 (24.14%) Tableau
3 5 (17.24%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Percona
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk