Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 125 145
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +40
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 17 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.71% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.07% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
Reading median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +44.58%
10th Percentile £57,250 £48,750 £38,550
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £74,000 £73,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.34% +22.92% +44.58%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 885 967 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.77% 39.75% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 806 871 704
Reading median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% -1.00%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Reading

Kafka
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Reading

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Reading over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
4 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Big Data
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Maven
5 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (52.94%) Docker
5 9 (52.94%) Scala
5 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 8 (47.06%) Node.js
6 8 (47.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
6 8 (47.06%) Analytics
6 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
6 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) Python

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (41.18%) Apache Spark
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Pig
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (23.53%) Confluence
4 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (47.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (23.53%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (58.82%) Big Data
2 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (23.53%) HBase
4 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Cassandra Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
1 8 (47.06%) Node.js
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (47.06%) Analytics
5 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
6 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (35.29%) Microservices
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Scala
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 22301
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
1 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Informatica
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
2 4 (23.53%) Teradata
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) VMware