Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 261 285
Rank change year-on-year +87 +24 -23
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 94 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.48% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 82 11 6
Manchester median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -7.32% -14.58%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £67,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +36.84% -9.52% -19.23%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,750 3,601 3,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.42% 48.98% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,252 3,144 2,970
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,575 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,800
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Altrincham - 5 £60,000 - 1
Salford - 1 £62,500 -
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 81 (86.17%) Java
2 77 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (68.09%) Big Data
3 64 (68.09%) DevOps
4 60 (63.83%) Apache Spark
5 59 (62.77%) MongoDB
6 58 (61.70%) Hadoop
7 55 (58.51%) NoSQL
7 55 (58.51%) Amazon AWS
7 55 (58.51%) Apache
8 51 (54.26%) Degree
9 50 (53.19%) TDD
10 49 (52.13%) Python
11 46 (48.94%) Scala
12 44 (46.81%) Data Engineering
12 44 (46.81%) Data Modelling
13 43 (45.74%) Web Services
13 43 (45.74%) Computer Science
13 43 (45.74%) Computer Science Degree
14 41 (43.62%) Open Source
15 40 (42.55%) Cloud Computing
15 40 (42.55%) JIRA
15 40 (42.55%) Change Management
15 40 (42.55%) CA Agile Central
16 37 (39.36%) Mathematics
17 36 (38.30%) Spark Streaming
17 36 (38.30%) Flink
18 35 (37.23%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (37.23%) Amazon EMR
18 35 (37.23%) Amazon Athena

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 60 (63.83%) Apache Spark
2 55 (58.51%) Apache
3 26 (27.66%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 55 (58.51%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (42.55%) Cloud Computing
3 35 (37.23%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (37.23%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (8.51%) Apigee
6 6 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Internet
2 9 (9.57%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (68.09%) Big Data
2 59 (62.77%) MongoDB
3 58 (61.70%) Hadoop
4 55 (58.51%) NoSQL
5 36 (38.30%) Flink
6 35 (37.23%) Amazon Athena
6 35 (37.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 9 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (9.57%) Apache Hive
7 9 (9.57%) CockroachDB
8 6 (6.38%) CouchDB
8 6 (6.38%) MySQL
9 5 (5.32%) HBase
9 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
10 3 (3.19%) Data Lake
10 3 (3.19%) DB2
10 3 (3.19%) Redis
11 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (42.55%) JIRA
2 6 (6.38%) JMeter
2 6 (6.38%) Selenium
2 6 (6.38%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.26%) EasyMock
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.19%) Chocolatey
4 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Advertising
3 6 (6.38%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Developer
2 30 (31.91%) Data Engineer
3 24 (25.53%) Big Data Engineer
3 24 (25.53%) Senior Developer
4 22 (23.40%) Senior Data Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Architect
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Architect
7 14 (14.89%) Data Architect
7 14 (14.89%) Senior Data Architect
8 12 (12.77%) Java Developer
9 10 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (9.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (9.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (8.51%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 6 (6.38%) Consultant
12 6 (6.38%) Development Consultant
12 6 (6.38%) Graduate Consultant
12 6 (6.38%) Graduate Software Consultant
12 6 (6.38%) Software Consultant
12 6 (6.38%) Software Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) Web Services
2 36 (38.30%) Spark Streaming
3 20 (21.28%) Node.js
4 17 (18.09%) JSON
4 17 (18.09%) Spring
5 15 (15.96%) RESTful
6 11 (11.70%) HTML
6 11 (11.70%) HTML5
7 9 (9.57%) Ajax
7 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.57%) CSS
8 8 (8.51%) Akka
8 8 (8.51%) Apache Flex
8 8 (8.51%) React
8 8 (8.51%) Vue.js
9 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (6.38%) SOAP
10 3 (3.19%) J2EE
11 2 (2.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Internet of Things
2 6 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (68.09%) DevOps
3 50 (53.19%) TDD
4 44 (46.81%) Data Engineering
4 44 (46.81%) Data Modelling
5 43 (45.74%) Computer Science
6 41 (43.62%) Open Source
7 40 (42.55%) Change Management
8 37 (39.36%) Mathematics
9 35 (37.23%) Configuration Management
9 35 (37.23%) Data Ingestion
10 26 (27.66%) Data Analysis
11 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
12 21 (22.34%) BDD
13 19 (20.21%) E-Commerce
14 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (14.89%) Data Architecture
15 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
16 11 (11.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (10.64%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 81 (86.17%) Java
2 49 (52.13%) Python
3 46 (48.94%) Scala
4 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.51%) PHP
6 7 (7.45%) SQL
7 3 (3.19%) Java 8
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) R
9 1 (1.06%) C#
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (54.26%) Degree
2 43 (45.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (37.23%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) GDPR
2 7 (7.45%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (6.38%) Google
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.19%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.19%) Hortonworks
3 3 (3.19%) MapR
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Teradata
4 2 (2.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) Splunk
4 2 (2.13%) TIBCO