Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 141 183
Rank change year-on-year +42 +42 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 48 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.14% 0.56% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 1.72% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 8
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +29.21% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £81,375 £85,000 £57,525
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +16.50% -14.17%

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 894 756 1,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 39.89% 32.78% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 794 644 923
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 34 (70.83%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) Big Data
2 24 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Kibana
3 18 (37.50%) Apache Spark
4 17 (35.42%) Web Services
4 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
4 17 (35.42%) MongoDB
5 16 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (33.33%) Microservices
6 15 (31.25%) DevOps
6 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 15 (31.25%) Analytics
6 15 (31.25%) RESTful
6 15 (31.25%) Unix
6 15 (31.25%) Python
6 15 (31.25%) Eclipse
6 15 (31.25%) Spring
7 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (25.00%) Apache Solr
9 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 12 (25.00%) Degree
9 12 (25.00%) Guice
9 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (25.00%) Data Security
9 12 (25.00%) MVC

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 24 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 12 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 5 (10.42%) Apache
5 4 (8.33%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (4.17%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.75%) GitHub
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (6.25%) IaaS
6 3 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (6.25%) PaaS
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
1 3 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) Big Data
2 17 (35.42%) MongoDB
3 16 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.75%) Apache Hive
6 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (14.58%) HBase
6 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (10.42%) MySQL
9 4 (8.33%) Impala
9 4 (8.33%) Power BI
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (6.25%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (6.25%) Couchbase
10 3 (6.25%) Data Lake
10 3 (6.25%) Parquet
10 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.25%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 12 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 12 (25.00%) JUnit
3 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.42%) Subversion
6 3 (6.25%) Gradle
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
1 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.17%) CloudOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Web Services
2 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 15 (31.25%) RESTful
2 15 (31.25%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) Guice
3 12 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (14.58%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (12.50%) JSON
6 5 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (6.25%) Apache Avro
8 3 (6.25%) CSS
8 3 (6.25%) HTML5
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) Middleware
8 3 (6.25%) MLlib
8 3 (6.25%) React
8 3 (6.25%) REST
8 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Digital Currency
3 5 (10.42%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.17%) Replication
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Unix
3 9 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
3 16 (33.33%) Microservices
4 15 (31.25%) Analytics
4 15 (31.25%) DevOps
5 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.00%) Data Security
6 12 (25.00%) MVC
6 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
8 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) High Availability
8 8 (16.67%) OO
9 7 (14.58%) ETL
9 7 (14.58%) MapReduce
9 7 (14.58%) Secure Coding
10 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning
11 5 (10.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Python
3 12 (25.00%) Java 8
4 10 (20.83%) Go
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) C++
6 8 (16.67%) Scala
7 6 (12.50%) C
7 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.42%) Erlang
9 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.17%) R
10 2 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
1 8 (16.67%) HDFS
2 6 (12.50%) Apache Flume
3 3 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Kibana
2 8 (16.67%) Puppet
3 7 (14.58%) Ansible
4 6 (12.50%) Grafana
4 6 (12.50%) Graylog
5 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (6.25%) Oozie
6 3 (6.25%) Rundeck
7 2 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (4.17%) Nagios
7 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
7 2 (4.17%) Terraform
7 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Hortonworks
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Tableau
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) Alteryx
4 4 (8.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (2.08%) MapR
6 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.08%) Talend