Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 173 196
Rank change year-on-year +75 +23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 29 46 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.32% 0.87% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 2.16% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 22
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,062 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -0.76% -25.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £42,400
90th Percentile £73,500 £77,625 £67,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 986 2,131 2,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 44.80% 40.20% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 622 1,420 1,537
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +6.51%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Scotland

Kafka
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kafka in Scotland.

Salary trend for Kafka in Scotland

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in Scotland over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Scotland

Kafka
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. 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
Edinburgh +67 21 £55,000 -1.89% 6
Glasgow +42 5 £45,000 -30.77% 1
West Lothian +22 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Dundee - 1 £75,000 - 3
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 23 (79.31%) Python
2 15 (51.72%) Azure
2 15 (51.72%) AWS
2 15 (51.72%) Apache Spark
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Data Engineering
5 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (37.93%) Big Data
6 10 (34.48%) R
6 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (34.48%) Data Management
6 10 (34.48%) Microservices
6 10 (34.48%) GCP
7 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
7 9 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (27.59%) Analytics
9 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Google
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
9 7 (24.14%) Databricks
10 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.69%) Scala
11 5 (17.24%) Open Source
11 5 (17.24%) Data Integration

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (51.72%) Apache Spark
2 9 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.90%) SAS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.45%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) AWS
1 15 (51.72%) Azure
2 10 (34.48%) GCP
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (13.79%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (13.79%) Power Platform
3 4 (13.79%) Serverless
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (6.90%) GitHub
6 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Big Data
2 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
3 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (13.79%) Power BI
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
7 3 (10.34%) Impala
8 2 (6.90%) Base SAS
8 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
9 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (3.45%) Flink
9 1 (3.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
3 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.90%) CppUnit
3 2 (6.90%) GitLab
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Cypress.io
4 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.45%) JBehave
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Data Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SSIS Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SSRS Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Django
2 4 (13.79%) Flutter
2 4 (13.79%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.90%) WebSockets
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (3.45%) Dask
5 1 (3.45%) PySpark
5 1 (3.45%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Data Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (34.48%) Data Management
3 10 (34.48%) Microservices
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Analytics
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Data Ingestion
7 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Decision-Making
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile Development
8 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Python
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) R
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Scala
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) Dart
7 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.90%) C
8 2 (6.90%) C++
8 2 (6.90%) Go
8 2 (6.90%) Perl
8 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.45%) Clojure
9 1 (3.45%) ES6
9 1 (3.45%) Java 8
9 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.79%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Databricks
1 7 (24.14%) Google
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Tableau
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Talend
5 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks