Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 173 237
Rank change year-on-year +32 +64 +1
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 34 42 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.07% 0.86% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 2.28% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 1
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,500 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

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 1,221 1,840 1,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.43% 37.57% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,666 1,754
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +8.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (79.41%) DevOps
4 26 (76.47%) MongoDB
4 26 (76.47%) NoSQL
5 25 (73.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (73.53%) Scala
6 24 (70.59%) Spring
6 24 (70.59%) Microservices
6 24 (70.59%) Spring Boot
7 23 (67.65%) Kubernetes
7 23 (67.65%) Kotlin
8 22 (64.71%) MySQL
9 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (55.88%) Docker
11 19 (55.88%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (55.88%) Java 8
12 18 (52.94%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
13 17 (50.00%) Riak
14 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
15 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
16 9 (26.47%) SQL
17 8 (23.53%) Oracle
17 8 (23.53%) Unix
17 8 (23.53%) Python
17 8 (23.53%) ETL
17 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
17 8 (23.53%) Data Integration

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 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 20 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) GitHub
3 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.88%) Serverless
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) MongoDB
1 26 (76.47%) NoSQL
2 25 (73.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (64.71%) MySQL
4 17 (50.00%) Riak
5 8 (23.53%) Apache Hive
5 8 (23.53%) Big Data
5 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 8 (23.53%) HBase
5 8 (23.53%) Spark SQL
5 8 (23.53%) Sqoop
6 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) GitLab
2 1 (2.94%) gulp
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Scala Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Scala Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Data Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Python Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Spring
1 24 (70.59%) Spring Boot
2 18 (52.94%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (23.53%) Spark Streaming
4 6 (17.65%) RESTful
5 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.94%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.94%) Dropwizard
7 1 (2.94%) Express
7 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.94%) Mongoose
7 1 (2.94%) Node.js
7 1 (2.94%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) DevOps
3 24 (70.59%) Microservices
4 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
6 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 8 (23.53%) Analytics
7 8 (23.53%) Coaching
7 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) Data Engineering
7 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
7 8 (23.53%) Data Reconciliation
7 8 (23.53%) Data Transformation
7 8 (23.53%) ETL
7 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
7 8 (23.53%) Use Case
8 4 (11.76%) High Availability
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source Development
8 4 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) Scala
3 23 (67.65%) Kotlin
4 19 (55.88%) Java 8
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Docker
2 8 (23.53%) Apache Flume
2 8 (23.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (67.65%) Kubernetes
2 19 (55.88%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (23.53%) Oozie
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Kibana
4 2 (5.88%) logstash
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Cloudera
1 8 (23.53%) Hortonworks
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft