Period
to

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

Apache Kafka
England > North East
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 78 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 40 12 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.40% 1.04% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.39% 3.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £32,500 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £37,500 -
90th Percentile £83,125 - -
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 541 398 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.41% 34.34% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 396 338 271
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,388 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -3.41%
75th Percentile £59,813 £57,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,105
% change year-on-year +13.04% +0.69% +8.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Cleveland - 24 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear -1 16 £78,750 +125.00% 5
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (85.00%) DevOps
1 34 (85.00%) Kubernetes
2 33 (82.50%) Docker
3 27 (67.50%) GitHub
3 27 (67.50%) Jenkins
3 27 (67.50%) Azure
3 27 (67.50%) Azure DevOps
3 27 (67.50%) Degree
3 27 (67.50%) CI/CD
4 26 (65.00%) SQL
4 26 (65.00%) Apache
4 26 (65.00%) Ansible
5 24 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (60.00%) Bash
5 24 (60.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (60.00%) Apigee
5 24 (60.00%) LAN
5 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (60.00%) SAPscript
5 24 (60.00%) Firewall
5 24 (60.00%) CRM
5 24 (60.00%) Oracle
5 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (60.00%) SAP
5 24 (60.00%) ITIL
5 24 (60.00%) Unix
5 24 (60.00%) Windows
5 24 (60.00%) AIX

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 26 (65.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (67.50%) Azure
1 27 (67.50%) Azure DevOps
1 27 (67.50%) GitHub
2 24 (60.00%) Apigee
2 24 (60.00%) GitHub Actions
3 3 (7.50%) AWS
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (5.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.00%) Azure Service Bus
4 2 (5.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
1 24 (60.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) KNIME
3 2 (5.00%) Metadata
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Power BI
3 2 (5.00%) Presto
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) Semantic Layer
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Jenkins
2 24 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (10.00%) JMeter
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) Postman
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) TestNG
5 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.50%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.50%) Gatling
6 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Unix Scripter
2 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Unix Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Applications Support
3 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Unix Support
4 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Data Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Data Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) GCP Data Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) GCP Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Beam
2 2 (5.00%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (5.00%) JMS
2 2 (5.00%) Samza
2 2 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Virtual Team
2 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) AIX
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
1 24 (60.00%) Unix
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) DevOps
2 27 (67.50%) CI/CD
3 24 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
3 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (60.00%) CRM
3 24 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (60.00%) ITIL
3 24 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 24 (60.00%) Migration
3 24 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (25.00%) Fintech
5 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Agile
6 4 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) Bash
2 24 (60.00%) SAPscript
3 7 (17.50%) Go
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) R
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) Docker
2 24 (60.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (85.00%) Kubernetes
2 26 (65.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (60.00%) Oracle
1 24 (60.00%) SAP
1 24 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (7.50%) Databricks
2 3 (7.50%) FIS
2 3 (7.50%) WorldPay
3 2 (5.00%) Alteryx