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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > East of England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 132 179
Rank change year-on-year -39 +47 +76
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 100 58 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.48% 1.47% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 5.61% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 33
10th Percentile £56,500 £57,250 £51,250
25th Percentile £58,750 £62,813 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% - +15.38%
75th Percentile £72,500 £88,438 £83,750
90th Percentile £96,000 £97,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £81,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%

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 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 1,745 1,033 1,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.79% 26.15% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 752 730 1,109
10th Percentile £35,964 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -33 47 £71,250 +1.79% 13
Hertfordshire -35 36 £62,500 -30.56% 7
Bedfordshire -15 8 £66,750 -1.11% 2
Essex - 8 - - 2
Suffolk -17 1 £55,000 - 2
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 64 (64.00%) AWS
2 60 (60.00%) Java
2 60 (60.00%) SQL
3 55 (55.00%) Agile
4 46 (46.00%) Software Engineering
5 43 (43.00%) Migration
6 40 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 37 (37.00%) Analytics
8 36 (36.00%) NoSQL
8 36 (36.00%) JSON
8 36 (36.00%) ETL
8 36 (36.00%) Data Science
9 32 (32.00%) Data Migration
9 32 (32.00%) QA
10 31 (31.00%) Python
10 31 (31.00%) Azure
11 28 (28.00%) Apache Spark
12 27 (27.00%) MySQL
12 27 (27.00%) Degree
12 27 (27.00%) Spring
13 26 (26.00%) Spring Boot
14 24 (24.00%) Data Modelling
15 23 (23.00%) Social Skills
16 22 (22.00%) Big Data
17 21 (21.00%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (21.00%) REST
17 21 (21.00%) GCP
17 21 (21.00%) Data Engineering
17 21 (21.00%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (21.00%) Artificial Intelligence

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 28 (28.00%) Apache Spark
2 21 (21.00%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (8.00%) Apache
4 4 (4.00%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.00%) Confluence
5 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 64 (64.00%) AWS
2 31 (31.00%) Azure
3 21 (21.00%) GCP
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.00%) GitHub
5 5 (5.00%) SaaS
6 4 (4.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 4 (4.00%) Serverless
7 3 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.00%) CloudFront
7 3 (3.00%) GitHub Actions
7 3 (3.00%) Route 53
7 3 (3.00%) Snowflake
7 3 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.00%) Dropbox
8 2 (2.00%) Fivetran
8 2 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) SMS
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.00%) NoSQL
2 27 (27.00%) MySQL
3 22 (22.00%) Big Data
4 21 (21.00%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
5 16 (16.00%) Tableau
6 15 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (6.00%) Flink
10 5 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.00%) Data Lake
12 3 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
12 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
13 2 (2.00%) BigQuery
13 2 (2.00%) OLTP
13 2 (2.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 40 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.00%) Eclipse
2 17 (17.00%) Subversion
3 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) GitLab
5 3 (3.00%) JUnit
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (23.00%) Social Skills
2 18 (18.00%) Law
3 17 (17.00%) Automotive
3 17 (17.00%) Publishing
3 17 (17.00%) Retail
4 15 (15.00%) Finance
4 15 (15.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 15 (15.00%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Data Engineer
2 27 (27.00%) Software Engineer
3 21 (21.00%) Java Engineer
4 20 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (15.00%) Developer
5 15 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Java Analyst Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Data Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Software Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Head of Engineering
10 3 (3.00%) Head of Software Engineering
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Site Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.00%) JSON
2 27 (27.00%) Spring
3 26 (26.00%) Spring Boot
4 21 (21.00%) REST
5 19 (19.00%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (18.00%) Hibernate
6 18 (18.00%) Spring MVC
7 17 (17.00%) Swing
7 17 (17.00%) Web Services
7 17 (17.00%) XML
8 11 (11.00%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (9.00%) jQuery
10 8 (8.00%) Thymeleaf
11 7 (7.00%) Apache Flex
12 4 (4.00%) .NET
12 4 (4.00%) Angular 2
12 4 (4.00%) React
12 4 (4.00%) RESTful
13 3 (3.00%) .NET Core
13 3 (3.00%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Life Science
2 17 (17.00%) FMCG
2 17 (17.00%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (12.00%) Renewable Energy
4 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) IoT
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Agile
2 46 (46.00%) Software Engineering
3 43 (43.00%) Migration
4 37 (37.00%) Analytics
5 36 (36.00%) Data Science
5 36 (36.00%) ETL
6 32 (32.00%) Data Migration
7 24 (24.00%) Data Modelling
8 21 (21.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 21 (21.00%) Data Engineering
9 18 (18.00%) Release Management
10 17 (17.00%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (17.00%) Integration Testing
10 17 (17.00%) Logistics
10 17 (17.00%) Microservices
10 17 (17.00%) MVC
10 17 (17.00%) Web Application Development
11 16 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (16.00%) Machine Learning
11 16 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.00%) Java
1 60 (60.00%) SQL
2 31 (31.00%) Python
3 10 (10.00%) Scala
4 8 (8.00%) C#
5 6 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.00%) Go
7 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Degree
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) GxP
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) PSD2
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Kubernetes
2 16 (16.00%) Kibana
3 6 (6.00%) Terraform
4 5 (5.00%) Ansible
4 5 (5.00%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.00%) Grafana
6 3 (3.00%) Istio
6 3 (3.00%) Packer
7 2 (2.00%) Control-M
8 1 (1.00%) Mesos
8 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.00%) Confluent
3 3 (3.00%) PagerDuty
4 2 (2.00%) BEA
4 2 (2.00%) CrowdStrike
4 2 (2.00%) Databricks
4 2 (2.00%) Google
4 2 (2.00%) Spotify
5 1 (1.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk