Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 181 231
Rank change year-on-year +19 +50 +32
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 29 44 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.74% 0.89% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 2.48% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 1
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,250 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,460 1,777 1,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.22% 35.93% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 1,555 1,705
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,363
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Leeds

Kafka
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Leeds

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) Microservices
3 19 (65.52%) Docker
3 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (58.62%) DevOps
6 16 (55.17%) Spring Boot
6 16 (55.17%) Spring
6 16 (55.17%) MySQL
7 15 (51.72%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (48.28%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (48.28%) Kotlin
8 14 (48.28%) Java 8
9 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
9 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
9 13 (44.83%) Scala
10 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
10 12 (41.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
10 12 (41.38%) Riak
11 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
12 7 (24.14%) Linux
13 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
14 5 (17.24%) High Availability
15 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
15 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 4 (13.79%) PHP
15 4 (13.79%) Games
15 4 (13.79%) TDD

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Serverless
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) MySQL
2 12 (41.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
2 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
2 12 (41.38%) Riak
3 4 (13.79%) Redis
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (3.45%) HBase
6 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Scala Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Scala Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Java Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Games Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Spring
1 16 (55.17%) Spring Boot
2 15 (51.72%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (13.79%) GraphQL
3 4 (13.79%) React
4 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (10.34%) Node.js
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.45%) J2SE
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Microservices
2 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (58.62%) DevOps
5 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
8 4 (13.79%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
9 3 (10.34%) Coaching
9 3 (10.34%) Kanban
9 3 (10.34%) OO
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) SDET
10 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Java 8
2 14 (48.28%) Kotlin
3 13 (44.83%) Scala
4 4 (13.79%) Go
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
3 4 (13.79%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) logstash
4 1 (3.45%) Oozie
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics