Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 203 183
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20 +53
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 57 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 1.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 10 14
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -27.42% +29.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £44,375 £62,375
90th Percentile £72,875 £67,750 £90,125
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +3.70%

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 2,158 2,303 1,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.83% 40.41% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,474 1,653 1,230
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £28,680
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Scotland

Kafka
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Scotland

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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
Edinburgh -9 32 £40,000 -28.89% 4
Glasgow +43 19 £62,500 +4.17% 2
West Lothian - 6 £47,500 -
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 36 (63.16%) Java
1 36 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Kubernetes
3 23 (40.35%) SQL
4 21 (36.84%) Microservices
5 18 (31.58%) Apache Spark
5 18 (31.58%) Docker
6 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
6 16 (28.07%) Scala
7 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 15 (26.32%) Linux
7 15 (26.32%) Python
7 15 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (26.32%) Big Data
8 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
9 13 (22.81%) RESTful
9 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (21.05%) Spring
10 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (19.30%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
12 10 (17.54%) Open Source
12 10 (17.54%) Apache
12 10 (17.54%) OO
12 10 (17.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery

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 18 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 10 (17.54%) Apache
3 9 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.51%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) AMQP
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Big Data
1 15 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 10 (17.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.53%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (10.53%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.26%) Flink
7 2 (3.51%) HBase
7 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.51%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.51%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.51%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) HSQLDB
8 1 (1.75%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) Artifactory
2 7 (12.28%) GoCD
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.51%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) Mockito
6 1 (1.75%) Spock
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Software Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Data Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Python Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Data Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) RESTful
2 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 12 (21.05%) Spring
3 11 (19.30%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (15.79%) Node.js
5 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.28%) NumPy
5 7 (12.28%) Pandas
5 7 (12.28%) Spring Boot
6 6 (10.53%) .NET
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.77%) React
8 4 (7.02%) HTML
8 4 (7.02%) HTML5
8 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (7.02%) Web Services
9 3 (5.26%) CSS
9 3 (5.26%) CSS3
9 3 (5.26%) JSON
10 2 (3.51%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Life Science
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) Microservices
4 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (17.54%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) Open Source
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (15.79%) Data Science
9 8 (14.04%) Analytics
9 8 (14.04%) DevOps
9 8 (14.04%) Scrum
9 8 (14.04%) SDLC
9 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) Business Development
10 7 (12.28%) Kanban
10 7 (12.28%) OOP
11 5 (8.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) Scala
4 15 (26.32%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) C#
6 6 (10.53%) Java 8
6 6 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (7.02%) Ruby
8 3 (5.26%) Java 9
9 2 (3.51%) C
9 2 (3.51%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) Elixir
9 2 (3.51%) Go
9 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) Delphi
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) GDPR
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.28%) Prometheus
3 5 (8.77%) Ansible
4 4 (7.02%) Kibana
4 4 (7.02%) logstash
4 4 (7.02%) Puppet
5 3 (5.26%) Terraform
6 2 (3.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) PagerDuty
3 4 (7.02%) AppDynamics
3 4 (7.02%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.02%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.26%) New Relic
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) F5
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO