Kafka Jobs in Scotland

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland

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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 57 112 185
Rank change year-on-year +55 +73 -86
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 419 126 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.32% 2.64% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.66% 8.50% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 15
10th Percentile £50,686 £57,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £58,882 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,576 £69,099 £73,060
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% -5.42% +16.90%
75th Percentile £72,433 £97,328 £87,500
90th Percentile £91,934 £117,236 £90,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% +10.34%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,246 1,483 1,959
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 33.89% 31.03% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 640 779 1,116
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,706 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.32% +14.01% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,433 £77,715 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +13.64%

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 14 April 2024.

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 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow +50 345 £66,000 -1.86% 3
Edinburgh +24 71 £70,576 -11.28% 10
West Lothian - 1 £72,500 -
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (22.20%) FileNet
2 90 (21.48%) Apache Spark
3 47 (11.22%) Apache Airflow
4 29 (6.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 21 (5.01%) GemFire
6 5 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 202 (48.21%) AWS
2 116 (27.68%) Amazon S3
3 53 (12.65%) GCP
4 47 (11.22%) GitHub
5 45 (10.74%) SaaS
6 31 (7.40%) Azure
7 28 (6.68%) Amazon SQS
8 23 (5.49%) Google Docs
8 23 (5.49%) Lucidchart
8 23 (5.49%) Miro
8 23 (5.49%) Slack
9 15 (3.58%) BlazeMeter
10 6 (1.43%) Amazon MSK
10 6 (1.43%) Datadog
11 5 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.95%) Serverless
13 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.72%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.30%) DSL
2 16 (3.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (40.81%) NoSQL
2 136 (32.46%) Elasticsearch
3 130 (31.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 96 (22.91%) Big Data
5 47 (11.22%) MongoDB
6 37 (8.83%) CockroachDB
7 27 (6.44%) Hadoop
8 23 (5.49%) Redis
8 23 (5.49%) Scylla
9 21 (5.01%) Hazelcast
10 18 (4.30%) Data Lake
10 18 (4.30%) DB2
10 18 (4.30%) Tableau
11 16 (3.82%) Amazon Aurora
12 15 (3.58%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.34%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.19%) Pentaho
15 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.48%) Metadata
17 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 120 (28.64%) JUnit
2 58 (13.84%) Jenkins
3 46 (10.98%) Mockito
4 43 (10.26%) Jasmine
5 24 (5.73%) Maven
6 21 (5.01%) Jaeger
7 15 (3.58%) Git
8 14 (3.34%) Cucumber
9 13 (3.10%) Cypress.io
10 8 (1.91%) JIRA
11 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.19%) Selenium
13 2 (0.48%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.24%) Postman
General
1 375 (89.50%) Finance
2 354 (84.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 333 (79.47%) Law
4 132 (31.50%) Legal
5 126 (30.07%) Banking
6 122 (29.12%) Marketing
7 80 (19.09%) Investment Banking
8 39 (9.31%) Social Skills
9 21 (5.01%) Prime Brokerage
10 18 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (4.30%) Financial Institution
11 15 (3.58%) Private Banking
12 6 (1.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 352 (84.01%) Software Engineer
2 191 (45.58%) Java Engineer
3 187 (44.63%) Java Software Engineer
4 132 (31.50%) Lead
5 127 (30.31%) Lead Software Engineer
6 116 (27.68%) Full Stack Engineer
6 116 (27.68%) Full Stack Software Engineer
7 71 (16.95%) Lead Java Engineer
8 58 (13.84%) Data Engineer
9 50 (11.93%) Senior
10 45 (10.74%) Python Engineer
10 45 (10.74%) Python Software Engineer
11 40 (9.55%) Senior Software Engineer
12 39 (9.31%) Big Data Engineer
12 39 (9.31%) Big Data Software Engineer
13 28 (6.68%) Architect
14 25 (5.97%) Principal Engineer
14 25 (5.97%) Principal Software Engineer
15 21 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (67.78%) Spring
2 136 (32.46%) GraphQL
3 134 (31.98%) J2EE
4 124 (29.59%) React
5 123 (29.36%) AngularJS
6 117 (27.92%) Spring Boot
7 107 (25.54%) Hibernate
8 97 (23.15%) Spring Integration
9 88 (21.00%) JMS
10 70 (16.71%) CSS
10 70 (16.71%) HTML
11 68 (16.23%) JSON
12 64 (15.27%) Web Services
13 59 (14.08%) REST
14 51 (12.17%) Node.js
15 50 (11.93%) jQuery
15 50 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 50 (11.93%) XML
16 47 (11.22%) PySpark
17 38 (9.07%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 203 (48.45%) Cloud Native
2 94 (22.43%) Algorithms
3 54 (12.89%) Public Cloud
4 38 (9.07%) Onboarding
5 32 (7.64%) Management Information System
6 23 (5.49%) Data Structures
7 21 (5.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (5.01%) Replication
8 19 (4.53%) Product Ownership
8 19 (4.53%) Reference Data
9 17 (4.06%) Private Cloud
10 14 (3.34%) Blockchain
10 14 (3.34%) Robotics
11 10 (2.39%) SWIFT Messaging Network
12 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.24%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.43%) Linux
2 5 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (89.98%) Agile
2 370 (88.31%) Software Engineering
3 303 (72.32%) SDLC
4 297 (70.88%) CI/CD
5 272 (64.92%) Operational Stability
6 223 (53.22%) Artificial Intelligence
7 220 (52.51%) Machine Learning
8 211 (50.36%) Community of Practice
8 211 (50.36%) Microservices
9 127 (30.31%) Full Stack Development
10 114 (27.21%) Risk Management
11 109 (26.01%) Decision-Making
12 105 (25.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 101 (24.11%) Visualisation
14 93 (22.20%) AOP
14 93 (22.20%) Document Management
15 86 (20.53%) Architectural Design
16 79 (18.85%) Information Architecture
17 67 (15.99%) Unit Testing
18 66 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 355 (84.73%) Java
2 262 (62.53%) SQL
3 117 (27.92%) Python
4 75 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 51 (12.17%) TypeScript
6 43 (10.26%) Scala
7 24 (5.73%) Bash
7 24 (5.73%) Go
8 21 (5.01%) Groovy
9 19 (4.53%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.67%) C#
10 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (9.31%) Degree
2 35 (8.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.92%) Master's Degree
4 19 (4.53%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.30%) SLA
2 14 (3.34%) SEPA
3 4 (0.95%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (15.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 255 (60.86%) Kubernetes
2 48 (11.46%) Grafana
3 33 (7.88%) Terraform
4 26 (6.21%) ITRS Geneos
5 21 (5.01%) HAProxy
5 21 (5.01%) Kibana
5 21 (5.01%) Prometheus
5 21 (5.01%) Zipkin
6 7 (1.67%) Graphite
7 3 (0.72%) Rancher
8 2 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 155 (36.99%) Oracle
2 54 (12.89%) Splunk
3 44 (10.50%) Google
4 37 (8.83%) Databricks
5 36 (8.59%) Dynatrace
6 24 (5.73%) Dell
7 23 (5.49%) Sybase
8 18 (4.30%) Alteryx
8 18 (4.30%) Cognos
9 5 (1.19%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.19%) CA
10 4 (0.95%) Confluent
10 4 (0.95%) IBM
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.24%) StreamSets
12 1 (0.24%) Teradata