Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 311 343
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 43 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.15% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 28
North West median annual salary £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% +11.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70% -3.57%

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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,150 4,850 5,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.15% 40.06% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,140 4,106 4,876
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the North West

Kafka
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka in the North West.

Salary trend for Kafka in the North West

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in the North West over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the North West

Kafka
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. 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
Manchester +15 25 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Merseyside -2 11 £90,000 +74.76%
Cheshire +17 6 £47,500 -20.83%
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) AWS
4 21 (48.84%) Python
4 21 (48.84%) Apache Spark
5 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure as Code
5 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
6 17 (39.53%) Big Data
6 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
6 17 (39.53%) Kubernetes
7 16 (37.21%) Docker
7 16 (37.21%) Linux
8 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 14 (32.56%) Ansible
8 14 (32.56%) Terraform
9 13 (30.23%) Serverless
9 13 (30.23%) DevOps
9 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
9 13 (30.23%) Azure
9 13 (30.23%) Scala
9 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.23%) JIRA
10 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (27.91%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
11 11 (25.58%) SQL
11 11 (25.58%) Oracle
12 10 (23.26%) Finance
12 10 (23.26%) Degree
12 10 (23.26%) Computer Science

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (48.84%) Apache Spark
2 12 (27.91%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (20.93%) Confluence
3 9 (20.93%) SAS
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 27 (62.79%) AWS
2 13 (30.23%) Azure
2 13 (30.23%) Serverless
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
4 9 (20.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (20.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (20.93%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (20.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (18.60%) Apigee
6 6 (13.95%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (13.95%) Power Platform
7 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (6.98%) GCP
9 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
10 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (2.33%) IaaS
10 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Big Data
2 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (20.93%) Hadoop
5 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
6 6 (13.95%) Power BI
7 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
7 3 (6.98%) BigQuery
7 3 (6.98%) Mixpanel
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.65%) CouchDB
8 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
8 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) MySQL
8 2 (4.65%) QlikView
8 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.23%) JIRA
3 9 (20.93%) Bitbucket
4 5 (11.63%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Data Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.30%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) RESTful
2 9 (20.93%) JSON
3 8 (18.60%) Akka
3 8 (18.60%) Apache Flex
3 8 (18.60%) Vue.js
4 6 (13.95%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) .NET
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
6 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Beam
7 1 (2.33%) JSP
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Algorithms
1 5 (11.63%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Amazon Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Fedora
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.23%) DevOps
5 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (23.26%) Analytics
6 10 (23.26%) BDD
6 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
7 9 (20.93%) Auto-Scaling
7 9 (20.93%) Creative Thinking
7 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.60%) Machine Learning
9 7 (16.28%) Data Science
10 5 (11.63%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 13 (30.23%) Scala
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
5 9 (20.93%) Ruby
6 5 (11.63%) R
7 4 (9.30%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) OpenEdge ABL
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Docker
2 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Squid
3 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Kubernetes
2 14 (32.56%) Ansible
2 14 (32.56%) Terraform
3 9 (20.93%) Puppet
4 2 (4.65%) Ambari
5 1 (2.33%) Grafana
5 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Atlassian
2 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.30%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 2 (4.65%) Teradata
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.33%) Syncsort
5 1 (2.33%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO