Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 184 231
Rank change year-on-year +33 +47 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 44 44 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.05% 0.89% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.88% 2.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 2
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.52% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,500 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -

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 1,526 1,901 1,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.51% 38.28% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,625 1,677
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £29,650 £27,500 £27,615
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) Microservices
4 22 (50.00%) Docker
5 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (45.45%) MySQL
6 20 (45.45%) Spring
6 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (40.91%) DevOps
8 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (36.36%) Scala
8 16 (36.36%) Spring Boot
9 15 (34.09%) Kotlin
10 13 (29.55%) Java 8
10 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
10 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
11 12 (27.27%) High Availability
11 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 12 (27.27%) Kubernetes
12 11 (25.00%) Riak
12 11 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
13 9 (20.45%) Hadoop
13 9 (20.45%) RESTful
13 9 (20.45%) ActiveMQ
14 8 (18.18%) HDFS
14 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
14 8 (18.18%) JSON
14 8 (18.18%) Linux

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 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Serverless
3 3 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) MySQL
2 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
3 11 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (25.00%) Riak
4 9 (20.45%) Hadoop
5 7 (15.91%) Apache Hive
5 7 (15.91%) Big Data
5 7 (15.91%) HBase
6 5 (11.36%) Redis
6 5 (11.36%) Sqoop
7 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
7 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.09%) Impala
7 4 (9.09%) MOLAP
7 4 (9.09%) OLAP
7 4 (9.09%) ROLAP
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) Mockito
3 2 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 4 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Java Scala Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Scala Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Games Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
1 20 (45.45%) Spring
2 16 (36.36%) Spring Boot
3 9 (20.45%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (20.45%) RESTful
4 8 (18.18%) JSON
4 8 (18.18%) XML
5 7 (15.91%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
6 6 (13.64%) React
7 5 (11.36%) Node.js
7 5 (11.36%) REST
8 4 (9.09%) GraphQL
8 4 (9.09%) SOAP
8 4 (9.09%) XSD
9 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.55%) J2EE
11 1 (2.27%) Apache Tez
11 1 (2.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Taxonomies
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Microservices
3 20 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.91%) DevOps
5 12 (27.27%) High Availability
5 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.91%) SDLC
8 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Data Science
8 5 (11.36%) ETL
8 5 (11.36%) MapReduce
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) Scala
3 15 (34.09%) Kotlin
4 13 (29.55%) Java 8
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) R
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 5 (11.36%) SQL
8 4 (9.09%) Go
8 4 (9.09%) Python
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) HDFS
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (27.27%) Kubernetes
3 5 (11.36%) Oozie
4 4 (9.09%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Vertica