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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 126 107 173
Rank change year-on-year -19 +66 +72
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 135 115 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.25% 2.59% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 6.59% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 75 96 22
10th Percentile £42,500 - £38,000
25th Percentile £58,500 £32,500 £42,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +60.00% - -20.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £67,188 £64,688
90th Percentile £89,300 £83,750 £70,875
North West median annual salary £80,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +60.00% - -13.04%

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 2,084 1,745 1,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.69% 39.24% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,416 1,377
10th Percentile £38,250 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,375 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £73,675 £65,000 £61,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Kubernetes
2 87 (64.44%) Agile
3 81 (60.00%) Java
4 75 (55.56%) DevOps
5 65 (48.15%) Microservices
5 65 (48.15%) Software Engineering
6 59 (43.70%) AWS
7 55 (40.74%) Azure
8 54 (40.00%) Full Stack Development
9 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
10 46 (34.07%) Docker
11 44 (32.59%) Big Data
11 44 (32.59%) Python
12 43 (31.85%) Microsoft
12 43 (31.85%) AngularJS
13 42 (31.11%) NoSQL
14 40 (29.63%) C#
15 39 (28.89%) Git (software)
16 37 (27.41%) Test Automation
17 36 (26.67%) React
17 36 (26.67%) SQL
18 35 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
19 32 (23.70%) Kotlin
19 32 (23.70%) CI/CD
20 31 (22.96%) Serverless
20 31 (22.96%) Data Engineering
21 30 (22.22%) .NET
21 30 (22.22%) OO
21 30 (22.22%) Spring
22 29 (21.48%) TDD

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 18 (13.33%) Apache Solr
2 13 (9.63%) Apache Spark
3 10 (7.41%) Apache
4 6 (4.44%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (3.70%) Confluence
5 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.22%) Apache Pulsar
7 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 59 (43.70%) AWS
2 55 (40.74%) Azure
3 31 (22.96%) Serverless
4 26 (19.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 26 (19.26%) Azure Functions
4 26 (19.26%) Azure Logic Apps
4 26 (19.26%) Azure Pipelines
5 25 (18.52%) GCP
6 15 (11.11%) SaaS
7 14 (10.37%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (9.63%) GitHub
9 8 (5.93%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (4.44%) Apigee
11 4 (2.96%) OpenShift
12 3 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
12 3 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.74%) LoRaWAN
4 1 (0.74%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) Big Data
2 42 (31.11%) NoSQL
3 35 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (15.56%) Redis
5 13 (9.63%) MongoDB
6 11 (8.15%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.70%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.96%) DataStage
9 4 (2.96%) MySQL
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.22%) BigQuery
10 3 (2.22%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.48%) CockroachDB
11 2 (1.48%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.48%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 39 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.67%) GitLab
4 6 (4.44%) JIRA
5 3 (2.22%) Gradle
6 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.48%) GoCD
6 2 (1.48%) JUnit
6 2 (1.48%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.74%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.74%) Gatling
7 1 (0.74%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.74%) Maven
7 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 27 (20.00%) Finance
2 26 (19.26%) Social Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.22%) Automotive
4 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (60.00%) Developer
2 41 (30.37%) Java Developer
3 30 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 28 (20.74%) Senior Developer
5 26 (19.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (8.15%) Data Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Backend Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.22%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (2.22%) Architect
11 3 (2.22%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.22%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.22%) Team Leader
12 2 (1.48%) Big Data Engineer
12 2 (1.48%) Designer
12 2 (1.48%) Solutions Designer
12 2 (1.48%) SQL Database Developer
12 2 (1.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) AngularJS
2 36 (26.67%) React
3 30 (22.22%) .NET
3 30 (22.22%) Spring
4 29 (21.48%) Node.js
5 26 (19.26%) .NET Core
6 23 (17.04%) REST
7 20 (14.81%) React Native
8 18 (13.33%) Angular 2
8 18 (13.33%) WPF
9 13 (9.63%) Spring Boot
10 10 (7.41%) Apache NiFi
11 7 (5.19%) Apache Beam
11 7 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (5.19%) gRPC
12 3 (2.22%) RESTful
13 2 (1.48%) CSS
13 2 (1.48%) HTML
13 2 (1.48%) J2EE
13 2 (1.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Cloud Native
1 24 (17.78%) User Experience
2 18 (13.33%) Social Media
3 16 (11.85%) Mobile Payment
4 9 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) IoT
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) NB-IoT
8 1 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Linux
2 4 (2.96%) CentOS
2 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (64.44%) Agile
2 75 (55.56%) DevOps
3 65 (48.15%) Microservices
3 65 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 54 (40.00%) Full Stack Development
5 37 (27.41%) Test Automation
6 32 (23.70%) CI/CD
7 31 (22.96%) Data Engineering
8 30 (22.22%) OO
9 29 (21.48%) TDD
10 27 (20.00%) Data Pipeline
11 26 (19.26%) Project Planning
11 26 (19.26%) Scrum
12 23 (17.04%) Event-Driven
13 22 (16.30%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 21 (15.56%) Functional Programming
14 21 (15.56%) Observability
15 19 (14.07%) Collaborative Working
15 19 (14.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.00%) Java
2 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.59%) Python
4 40 (29.63%) C#
5 36 (26.67%) SQL
6 32 (23.70%) Kotlin
7 24 (17.78%) Go
8 19 (14.07%) TypeScript
9 16 (11.85%) Ruby
10 13 (9.63%) C++
10 13 (9.63%) Scala
11 9 (6.67%) F#
12 6 (4.44%) C
13 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.74%) Bash
14 1 (0.74%) PHP
14 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 46 (34.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) Ceph
2 2 (1.48%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 106 (78.52%) Kubernetes
2 27 (20.00%) Terraform
3 9 (6.67%) Ansible
3 9 (6.67%) Prometheus
4 7 (5.19%) Grafana
5 3 (2.22%) Istio
6 2 (1.48%) Mesos
7 1 (0.74%) Kibana
7 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (31.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.33%) Twitter
3 9 (6.67%) Google
3 9 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (2.96%) IBM
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.22%) Informatica
6 2 (1.48%) SAP
6 2 (1.48%) Teradata
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.74%) Databricks
7 1 (0.74%) New Relic
7 1 (0.74%) Splunk
7 1 (0.74%) Tealium
7 1 (0.74%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.74%) Vertica