Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 247 300
Rank change year-on-year +68 +53 +49
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 69 71 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 2.15% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 48
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +16.67%
10th Percentile £42,400 £44,500 £59,250
90th Percentile £85,600 £77,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -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 2,096 3,299 4,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.82% 35.88% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 2,664 4,124
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Cambridgeshire +55 31 £62,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +40 29 £75,000 -
Suffolk -1 5 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +9 3 £52,500 -26.06% 4
Norfolk -9 1 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Big Data
2 34 (49.28%) Apache Spark
3 33 (47.83%) Kubernetes
3 33 (47.83%) Docker
3 33 (47.83%) Java
3 33 (47.83%) SQL
3 33 (47.83%) Python
4 32 (46.38%) AWS
5 31 (44.93%) DevOps
5 31 (44.93%) Microservices
6 28 (40.58%) Linux
7 27 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (39.13%) NoSQL
7 27 (39.13%) RESTful
8 26 (37.68%) Apache Hive
8 26 (37.68%) Impala
8 26 (37.68%) Oozie
8 26 (37.68%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (36.23%) Scrum
9 25 (36.23%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (36.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (34.78%) Apache Flume
11 23 (33.33%) Apache Kudu
11 23 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 23 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (33.33%) Unix
12 22 (31.88%) Data Modelling
12 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (31.88%) GCP

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 34 (49.28%) Apache Spark
2 16 (23.19%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) AWS
2 22 (31.88%) GCP
3 20 (28.99%) Amazon ECS
3 20 (28.99%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (7.25%) GitHub
5 3 (4.35%) Serverless
6 2 (2.90%) Azure
7 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) DNS
1 7 (10.14%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) MPLS
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) Big Data
2 27 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 27 (39.13%) NoSQL
3 26 (37.68%) Apache Hive
3 26 (37.68%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (37.68%) Impala
4 23 (33.33%) Apache Kudu
5 22 (31.88%) Hadoop
6 20 (28.99%) OLTP
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
8 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 5 (7.25%) Data Lake
10 4 (5.80%) HBase
10 4 (5.80%) Sqoop
11 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) GitLab
2 6 (8.70%) JUnit
3 5 (7.25%) Charles Proxy
3 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.25%) Gradle
3 5 (7.25%) JMeter
3 5 (7.25%) Postman
3 5 (7.25%) REST Assured
3 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) TestNG
4 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.35%) git-flow
5 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Archiva
6 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 23 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 18 (26.09%) Developer
4 17 (24.64%) Java Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Java Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Big Data Architect
7 9 (13.04%) Hadoop Architect
7 9 (13.04%) Technical Architect
8 8 (11.59%) Tableau Architect
9 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (5.80%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) RESTful
2 18 (26.09%) Spring
3 15 (21.74%) Java EE
3 15 (21.74%) Spring Boot
4 7 (10.14%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.70%) JSON
5 6 (8.70%) REST
6 5 (7.25%) jOOQ
6 5 (7.25%) OAuth
6 5 (7.25%) OAuth2
6 5 (7.25%) OpenID
6 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 4 (5.80%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.35%) .NET
8 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.90%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.45%) jQuery
10 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) DevOps
2 31 (44.93%) Microservices
3 25 (36.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 25 (36.23%) Scrum
4 23 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.88%) Data Modelling
6 20 (28.99%) Data Engineering
7 19 (27.54%) Conceptual Models
7 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (24.64%) Logical Data Model
8 17 (24.64%) Physical Data Model
9 16 (23.19%) Coaching
9 16 (23.19%) Waterfall
10 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
10 15 (21.74%) Secure Coding
11 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.94%) Technical Leadership
13 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) Java
1 33 (47.83%) Python
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) C#
5 5 (7.25%) Groovy
6 4 (5.80%) R
6 4 (5.80%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.35%) C
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) Java 8
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) CCNA
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) CISSP
2 2 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) GIAC
2 2 (2.90%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (2.90%) SANS
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) SSCP
3 1 (1.45%) CEH
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.83%) Docker
2 24 (34.78%) Apache Flume
3 15 (21.74%) HDFS
4 3 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (47.83%) Kubernetes
2 26 (37.68%) Oozie
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.90%) Kibana
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) IBM
2 15 (21.74%) Cloudera
3 10 (14.49%) Tableau
4 9 (13.04%) Informatica
5 3 (4.35%) Splunk
6 2 (2.90%) BT
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Hortonworks