Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 115 225
Rank change year-on-year +15 +110 -41
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 165 56 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.02% 1.84% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 4.07% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 79 47 17
10th Percentile £32,500 - £26,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% -14.29%
75th Percentile £61,250 £70,625 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £95,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -7.69%

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 1,949 1,375 2,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.68% 45.19% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,492 1,259 1,956
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kafka in Manchester.

Salary trend for Kafka in Manchester

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 115 (69.70%) Java
2 112 (67.88%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (60.00%) Microservices
4 82 (49.70%) Spring
4 82 (49.70%) Docker
5 61 (36.97%) Kubernetes
6 60 (36.36%) Spring Boot
7 57 (34.55%) Linux
8 55 (33.33%) AWS
9 54 (32.73%) Software Engineering
10 53 (32.12%) JavaScript
11 51 (30.91%) Git (software)
12 44 (26.67%) Test Automation
12 44 (26.67%) DevOps
12 44 (26.67%) Scrum
13 42 (25.45%) Node.js
14 38 (23.03%) React
15 37 (22.42%) OO
16 36 (21.82%) MySQL
16 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
17 35 (21.21%) Jenkins
18 34 (20.61%) Oracle
18 34 (20.61%) Python
18 34 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (20.00%) MongoDB
20 32 (19.39%) SQL
21 31 (18.79%) C++
21 31 (18.79%) OOP
21 31 (18.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 29 (17.58%) REST

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 27 (16.36%) Apache Spark
2 15 (9.09%) Confluence
3 14 (8.48%) JBoss
3 14 (8.48%) nginx
4 11 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.64%) Apache
5 6 (3.64%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 55 (33.33%) AWS
2 24 (14.55%) GCP
3 17 (10.30%) OpenShift
4 15 (9.09%) Apigee
4 15 (9.09%) Azure
5 9 (5.45%) SaaS
6 8 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (4.24%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.64%) GitHub
9 4 (2.42%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.42%) Serverless
10 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.61%) AWS Step Functions
12 1 (0.61%) Collibra
12 1 (0.61%) Google Data Studio
12 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.82%) MySQL
1 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 33 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 28 (16.97%) Big Data
4 16 (9.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (8.48%) NoSQL
6 13 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
8 9 (5.45%) Couchbase
9 8 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.24%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (3.64%) Redis
12 5 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (2.42%) BigQuery
13 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.82%) DataStage
14 3 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (1.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 51 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.91%) JIRA
4 17 (10.30%) JUnit
5 14 (8.48%) Maven
5 14 (8.48%) Mercurial
5 14 (8.48%) Storybook
5 14 (8.48%) Subversion
6 12 (7.27%) SonarQube
7 11 (6.67%) CircleCI
7 11 (6.67%) Gradle
7 11 (6.67%) Mockito
7 11 (6.67%) TestNG
8 4 (2.42%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.42%) GitLab
9 3 (1.82%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.82%) Selenium
10 2 (1.21%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (0.61%) Pa11y
11 1 (0.61%) Spinnaker
General
1 31 (18.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 25 (15.15%) Public Sector
3 22 (13.33%) Finance
4 16 (9.70%) Marketing
5 13 (7.88%) Social Skills
6 11 (6.67%) Law
6 11 (6.67%) Legal
7 6 (3.64%) Banking
8 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.03%) Retail
9 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 85 (51.52%) Developer
2 44 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 39 (23.64%) Software Engineer
4 24 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 24 (14.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 23 (13.94%) Software Developer
6 21 (12.73%) PHP Developer
7 20 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (10.91%) Java Engineer
9 14 (8.48%) Architect
9 14 (8.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (7.27%) Senior Java Engineer
11 11 (6.67%) Technical Architect
12 10 (6.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 10 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
12 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
14 6 (3.64%) .NET Developer
14 6 (3.64%) Data Engineer
15 5 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.70%) Spring
2 60 (36.36%) Spring Boot
3 42 (25.45%) Node.js
4 38 (23.03%) React
5 29 (17.58%) REST
6 27 (16.36%) AngularJS
7 25 (15.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 24 (14.55%) jQuery
9 23 (13.94%) OAuth
9 23 (13.94%) OAuth2
10 20 (12.12%) Symfony
11 15 (9.09%) Apache NiFi
12 14 (8.48%) JWT
12 14 (8.48%) Redux
12 14 (8.48%) XML
13 13 (7.88%) Swagger
14 11 (6.67%) .NET
14 11 (6.67%) Drools
14 11 (6.67%) Micronaut
14 11 (6.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Cloud Native
2 16 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.48%) SWIFT
4 11 (6.67%) Reinsurance
5 9 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.45%) Virtual Team
6 7 (4.24%) Cyberattack
7 6 (3.64%) Social Media
8 5 (3.03%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.42%) User Experience
10 3 (1.82%) Legacy Code
11 2 (1.21%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.21%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.55%) Linux
2 22 (13.33%) Unix
3 14 (8.48%) CentOS
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (67.88%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (60.00%) Microservices
3 54 (32.73%) Software Engineering
4 44 (26.67%) DevOps
4 44 (26.67%) Scrum
4 44 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 37 (22.42%) OO
6 34 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (18.79%) OOP
8 28 (16.97%) TDD
9 26 (15.76%) Open Source
10 25 (15.15%) BDD
11 23 (13.94%) Full Stack Development
12 21 (12.73%) Event-Driven
12 21 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 21 (12.73%) MVC
13 20 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (12.12%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 19 (11.52%) Kanban
14 19 (11.52%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 115 (69.70%) Java
2 53 (32.12%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.61%) Python
4 32 (19.39%) SQL
5 31 (18.79%) C++
6 21 (12.73%) Go
6 21 (12.73%) PHP
7 15 (9.09%) C
8 14 (8.48%) Kotlin
9 12 (7.27%) TypeScript
10 11 (6.67%) C#
10 11 (6.67%) Java 8
11 10 (6.06%) Scala
12 4 (2.42%) F#
13 3 (1.82%) Java 11
14 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.45%) Degree
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (49.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 61 (36.97%) Kubernetes
2 18 (10.91%) Ansible
3 14 (8.48%) Terraform
4 10 (6.06%) Puppet
5 6 (3.64%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.42%) Istio
7 2 (1.21%) Grafana
8 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (20.61%) Oracle
2 20 (12.12%) Zend
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.24%) Google
6 6 (3.64%) Twitter
7 3 (1.82%) IBM
7 3 (1.82%) Teradata
8 1 (0.61%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.61%) BT
8 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.61%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.61%) Vertica