Period
to 26 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > North East
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 75 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 26 9 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.94% 0.94% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 2.32% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 9
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £57,500 £37,560
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £65,000 £45,412
Median % change year-on-year -38.46% +43.13% -7.96%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £57,275
90th Percentile - - -
England median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +7.14%

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 488 388 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 36.50% 40.71% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 333 354 305
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,850
25th Percentile £33,250 £35,063 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,275
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the North East

Kafka
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kafka in the North East.

Salary trend for Kafka in the North East

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in the North East over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the North East

Kafka
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the North East region over the 6 months to 26 January 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
Tyne and Wear -7 19 £70,000 +7.69% 5
Cleveland - 7 £40,000 -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 20 (76.92%) Oracle
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 14 (53.85%) Docker
3 14 (53.85%) Apigee
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 13 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 13 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 13 (50.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 13 (50.00%) Microservices
4 13 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) Spring
5 12 (46.15%) Azure
5 12 (46.15%) CI/CD
6 7 (26.92%) GitHub Actions
6 7 (26.92%) JWT
6 7 (26.92%) Backlog Refinement
6 7 (26.92%) Sprint Backlog
6 7 (26.92%) Storybook
6 7 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
6 7 (26.92%) React
6 7 (26.92%) Redux
6 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Thought Leadership
6 7 (26.92%) Sprint Retrospective
6 7 (26.92%) Sprint Planning
6 7 (26.92%) Sprint Review
6 7 (26.92%) Bash

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
1 7 (26.92%) JBoss
1 7 (26.92%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Apigee
2 12 (46.15%) Azure
3 7 (26.92%) GitHub
3 7 (26.92%) GitHub Actions
3 7 (26.92%) OpenShift
4 5 (19.23%) AWS
4 5 (19.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon Athena
2 5 (19.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (26.92%) Mercurial
1 7 (26.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (26.92%) Storybook
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
General
1 13 (50.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 13 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Systems Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Unix Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Unix Scripter
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Data Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 13 (50.00%) Spring
1 13 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 7 (26.92%) JWT
2 7 (26.92%) Node.js
2 7 (26.92%) OAuth
2 7 (26.92%) OAuth2
2 7 (26.92%) React
2 7 (26.92%) Redux
2 7 (26.92%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (26.92%) AIX
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Microservices
3 12 (46.15%) CI/CD
4 7 (26.92%) Backlog Refinement
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 7 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Sprint Backlog
4 7 (26.92%) Sprint Planning
4 7 (26.92%) Sprint Retrospective
4 7 (26.92%) Sprint Review
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Thought Leadership
4 7 (26.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Bash
2 7 (26.92%) SAPscript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Docker
2 7 (26.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
3 5 (19.23%) Databricks