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

Apache Kafka
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 142 175
Rank change year-on-year +50 +33 +42
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 55 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.67% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 1.12% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 8
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +11.65% -26.43%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,000 £49,075
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £57,525
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +26.21% +3.00%

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 833 807 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 40.40% 33.33% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 729 697 788
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (61.82%) Java
1 34 (61.82%) Linux
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (43.64%) Big Data
4 22 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (36.36%) Apache Spark
5 20 (36.36%) Web Services
5 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
6 18 (32.73%) Python
6 18 (32.73%) Microservices
7 17 (30.91%) Unix
7 17 (30.91%) Spring
7 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
7 17 (30.91%) Multithreading
8 16 (29.09%) RESTful
8 16 (29.09%) Eclipse
8 16 (29.09%) Kibana
8 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
9 15 (27.27%) Analytics
9 15 (27.27%) DevOps
9 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (25.45%) Java 8
11 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (23.64%) Degree
11 13 (23.64%) Hadoop
12 12 (21.82%) Apache Solr
12 12 (21.82%) Spring MVC
12 12 (21.82%) Guice

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 22 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 12 (21.82%) Apache Solr
4 9 (16.36%) Apache
5 4 (7.27%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) Confluence
7 1 (1.82%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (21.82%) GitHub
4 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
6 4 (7.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (5.45%) IaaS
7 3 (5.45%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (5.45%) PaaS
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.64%) Route 53
8 2 (3.64%) Serverless
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) Big Data
2 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
3 13 (23.64%) Hadoop
4 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (16.36%) HBase
6 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (12.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (10.91%) Apache Hive
8 6 (10.91%) MySQL
9 5 (9.09%) Data Mining
10 4 (7.27%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (7.27%) Couchbase
10 4 (7.27%) MariaDB
10 4 (7.27%) QlikView
10 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (7.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Eclipse
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.82%) IntelliJ
2 12 (21.82%) JUnit
3 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.91%) Subversion
5 5 (9.09%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.45%) Gradle
8 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 10 (18.18%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Data Scientist
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) CloudOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Web Services
2 17 (30.91%) Spring
3 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
3 16 (29.09%) RESTful
4 12 (21.82%) Guice
4 12 (21.82%) JAX-RS
4 12 (21.82%) Spring MVC
5 7 (12.73%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (12.73%) JSON
6 6 (10.91%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (9.09%) NumPy
7 5 (9.09%) Pandas
7 5 (9.09%) React
7 5 (9.09%) REST
7 5 (9.09%) scikit-learn
7 5 (9.09%) SciPy
7 5 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
7 5 (9.09%) TensorFlow
8 4 (7.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (9.09%) Digital Currency
3 5 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Microservices
3 17 (30.91%) Multithreading
3 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
4 15 (27.27%) Analytics
4 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (27.27%) DevOps
5 12 (21.82%) Data Security
5 12 (21.82%) MVC
6 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.36%) High Availability
6 9 (16.36%) OO
6 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
7 8 (14.55%) ETL
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) Secure Coding
9 6 (10.91%) Data Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
10 5 (9.09%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 14 (25.45%) Java 8
4 12 (21.82%) Go
5 10 (18.18%) C++
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.73%) SQL
7 6 (10.91%) Scala
8 5 (9.09%) C
8 5 (9.09%) Erlang
8 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) R
10 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) HDFS
3 6 (10.91%) Apache Flume
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Kibana
2 11 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 10 (18.18%) Ansible
4 9 (16.36%) Puppet
5 6 (10.91%) Grafana
5 6 (10.91%) Graylog
6 4 (7.27%) Oozie
6 4 (7.27%) Rundeck
6 4 (7.27%) Terraform
7 3 (5.45%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.64%) Nagios
8 2 (3.64%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Hortonworks
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Tableau
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Alteryx
4 4 (7.27%) Cloudera
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.82%) SaltStack