Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 125 175
Rank change year-on-year -46 +50 +90
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 65 12 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.61% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 1.52% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 94
10th Percentile £42,500 " £40,250
25th Percentile £44,375 £57,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £67,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.81% +28.57% -4.55%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £68,875 " £77,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 1,307 792 2,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.05% 40.31% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 804 631 1,674
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,750 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -33 41 £57,500 -11.54% 5
Hertfordshire - 10 £62,500 - 3
Bedfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Essex -6 3 £72,500 -3.33% 4
Suffolk - 1 - -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 49 (75.38%) AWS
2 32 (49.23%) Python
3 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) SQL
4 26 (40.00%) Java
5 23 (35.38%) Analytics
6 20 (30.77%) Data Science
6 20 (30.77%) Web Services
6 20 (30.77%) ETL
7 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
7 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
7 18 (27.69%) Azure
7 18 (27.69%) MuleSoft
8 17 (26.15%) React
8 17 (26.15%) Big Data
8 17 (26.15%) TypeScript
9 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
9 16 (24.62%) Docker
9 16 (24.62%) Microservices
10 15 (23.08%) JSON
11 14 (21.54%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (21.54%) MySQL
11 14 (21.54%) Apache Spark
11 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (21.54%) Spring Boot
11 14 (21.54%) Social Skills
12 13 (20.00%) Spring
13 12 (18.46%) Oracle
13 12 (18.46%) Life Science
13 12 (18.46%) 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 14 (21.54%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 49 (75.38%) AWS
2 18 (27.69%) Azure
3 12 (18.46%) GCP
4 9 (13.85%) IaaS
4 9 (13.85%) iPaaS
4 9 (13.85%) PaaS
4 9 (13.85%) Power Automate
4 9 (13.85%) SaaS
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon S3
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (9.23%) AWS CloudTrail
5 6 (9.23%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (9.23%) Serverless
6 4 (6.15%) AWS Step Functions
6 4 (6.15%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
2 17 (26.15%) Big Data
3 14 (21.54%) MySQL
4 11 (16.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (13.85%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (13.85%) Tableau
7 8 (12.31%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (9.23%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (9.23%) Data Lake
8 6 (9.23%) Electronic Patient Records
9 5 (7.69%) Star Schema
10 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
11 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.08%) kappa
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Social Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 4 (6.15%) Law
2 4 (6.15%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Data Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Integration Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Lead Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Java Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) ERP Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Integration Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) Web Services
2 17 (26.15%) React
3 15 (23.08%) JSON
4 14 (21.54%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (21.54%) Spring Boot
5 13 (20.00%) Spring
6 11 (16.92%) Apache Flex
6 11 (16.92%) RESTful
7 9 (13.85%) EDI
8 7 (10.77%) .NET
9 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.08%) JMS
10 2 (3.08%) Spring Cloud
11 1 (1.54%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Life Science
2 11 (16.92%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.62%) CMDB
3 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.62%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Analytics
3 20 (30.77%) Data Science
3 20 (30.77%) ETL
4 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
5 16 (24.62%) Microservices
6 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (16.92%) Data Integration
7 11 (16.92%) Event-Driven
7 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
7 11 (16.92%) Software Delivery
7 11 (16.92%) TDD
8 9 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (13.85%) Change Control
8 9 (13.85%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (13.85%) ERP
8 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (13.85%) Strategic Roadmap
8 9 (13.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) Python
2 26 (40.00%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) TypeScript
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.23%) Scala
6 3 (4.62%) VBA
7 2 (3.08%) Java 11
7 2 (3.08%) Java 8
8 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 6 (9.23%) AWS Certification
1 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.23%) CISSP
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) CCSP
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.15%) Kibana
2 4 (6.15%) Terraform
3 3 (4.62%) Prometheus
4 2 (3.08%) Consul
4 2 (3.08%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) MuleSoft
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle
3 9 (13.85%) Confluent
3 9 (13.85%) Sage
3 9 (13.85%) SAP
3 9 (13.85%) SnapLogic
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.23%) Databricks
6 3 (4.62%) Facebook
7 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow