Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 266 283
Rank change year-on-year +77 +17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 98 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 0.31% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 0.65% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 91 20 3
Manchester median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +16.67% -28.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £66,625 £51,000
North West median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +47.37% +5.56% -30.77%

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 3,015 3,689 3,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.79% 47.07% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 3,124 2,898
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,675 £61,250
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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 - 7 £70,000 - 1
Kafka
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 83 (84.69%) Java
2 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (65.31%) NoSQL
4 60 (61.22%) MongoDB
4 60 (61.22%) Hadoop
5 59 (60.20%) Amazon AWS
5 59 (60.20%) DevOps
6 57 (58.16%) Big Data
7 56 (57.14%) Apache
8 55 (56.12%) Python
8 55 (56.12%) Apache Spark
9 51 (52.04%) Scala
9 51 (52.04%) TDD
10 45 (45.92%) Data Modelling
11 44 (44.90%) Web Services
11 44 (44.90%) Data Engineering
12 43 (43.88%) Degree
13 41 (41.84%) Open Source
14 39 (39.80%) CA Agile Central
14 39 (39.80%) JIRA
15 38 (38.78%) Mathematics
15 38 (38.78%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (38.78%) Change Management
16 37 (37.76%) Amazon EC2
17 36 (36.73%) Flink
17 36 (36.73%) Amazon Athena
17 36 (36.73%) Amazon Redshift
17 36 (36.73%) Amazon EMR
18 35 (35.71%) Numerate Degree
18 35 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree

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 56 (57.14%) Apache
2 55 (56.12%) Apache Spark
3 21 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (10.20%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.08%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 59 (60.20%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (38.78%) Cloud Computing
3 37 (37.76%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (36.73%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (6.12%) SaaS
8 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.02%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) Internet
2 11 (11.22%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) AMQP
4 1 (1.02%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (65.31%) NoSQL
2 60 (61.22%) Hadoop
2 60 (61.22%) MongoDB
3 57 (58.16%) Big Data
4 36 (36.73%) Amazon Athena
4 36 (36.73%) Amazon Redshift
4 36 (36.73%) Flink
5 15 (15.31%) CockroachDB
6 11 (11.22%) Apache Hive
7 10 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (7.14%) Redis
9 6 (6.12%) HBase
9 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
10 4 (4.08%) Data Lake
10 4 (4.08%) DB2
11 2 (2.04%) Couchbase
11 2 (2.04%) MySQL
11 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 39 (39.80%) JIRA
2 6 (6.12%) JMeter
2 6 (6.12%) Selenium
2 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.06%) Chocolatey
5 3 (3.06%) EasyMock
5 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (9.18%) Advertising
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Law
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Data Engineer
2 28 (28.57%) Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Big Data Engineer
4 20 (20.41%) Senior Data Engineer
5 18 (18.37%) Architect
6 16 (16.33%) Data Architect
6 16 (16.33%) Java Developer
6 16 (16.33%) Senior Architect
6 16 (16.33%) Senior Data Architect
7 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (9.18%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Consultant
10 6 (6.12%) Graduate
10 6 (6.12%) Graduate Consultant
10 6 (6.12%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 6 (6.12%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (6.12%) NoSQL Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.90%) Web Services
2 35 (35.71%) Spark Streaming
3 26 (26.53%) Node.js
4 22 (22.45%) Spring
5 14 (14.29%) HTML
5 14 (14.29%) HTML5
6 12 (12.24%) CSS
6 12 (12.24%) JSON
7 11 (11.22%) Ajax
7 11 (11.22%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
8 10 (10.20%) React
9 8 (8.16%) RESTful
10 6 (6.12%) SOAP
11 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.08%) J2EE
13 3 (3.06%) Natural Language Processing
14 2 (2.04%) NumPy
14 2 (2.04%) Pandas
14 2 (2.04%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Internet of Things
2 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) DevOps
3 51 (52.04%) TDD
4 45 (45.92%) Data Modelling
5 44 (44.90%) Data Engineering
6 41 (41.84%) Open Source
7 38 (38.78%) Change Management
7 38 (38.78%) Mathematics
8 35 (35.71%) Computer Science
8 35 (35.71%) Data Ingestion
9 34 (34.69%) Configuration Management
10 23 (23.47%) Software Engineering
11 22 (22.45%) Data Analysis
12 20 (20.41%) Mentoring
13 17 (17.35%) Microservices
14 16 (16.33%) Data Architecture
15 15 (15.31%) BDD
15 15 (15.31%) Data Science
16 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 83 (84.69%) Java
2 55 (56.12%) Python
3 51 (52.04%) Scala
4 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.18%) PHP
6 7 (7.14%) SQL
7 4 (4.08%) C++
8 3 (3.06%) C#
8 3 (3.06%) R
9 2 (2.04%) Java 8
10 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.02%) Rust
Qualifications
1 43 (43.88%) Degree
2 35 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 35 (35.71%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) GDPR
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Mesos
3 1 (1.02%) Oozie
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (7.14%) Google
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.08%) Hortonworks
5 4 (4.08%) MapR
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) Teradata
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (2.04%) Splunk
6 2 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) Polycom
7 1 (1.02%) Talend