Period
to 23 October 2018

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

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 204 209
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 47 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 0.94% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 1
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +55.56% -
10th Percentile £42,550 £43,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,600 £76,875 £47,500
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 2,156 2,139 2,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.16% 38.49% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,445 1,385 1,210
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £59,750
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +25 28 £57,500 -25.81% 17
Glasgow -7 14 £50,000 -28.57% 1
West Lothian - 5 - -
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 38 (80.85%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (57.45%) Python
4 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 25 (53.19%) Software Engineering
5 24 (51.06%) Computer Science
5 24 (51.06%) Microservices
5 24 (51.06%) Kubernetes
6 23 (48.94%) SQL
7 21 (44.68%) Degree
8 18 (38.30%) Linux
8 18 (38.30%) Docker
8 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
9 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
9 17 (36.17%) Apache Spark
10 16 (34.04%) Big Data
11 15 (31.91%) C#
12 14 (29.79%) Apache
13 12 (25.53%) Scrum
13 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
14 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
14 11 (23.40%) Node.js
14 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
15 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
15 10 (21.28%) Ruby
15 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
15 10 (21.28%) Multithreading
15 10 (21.28%) Kanban
15 10 (21.28%) React

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 17 (36.17%) Apache Spark
2 14 (29.79%) Apache
3 8 (17.02%) JBoss
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (8.51%) Apache Pig
6 3 (6.38%) Jetty
6 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.77%) OpenShift
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.51%) Serverless
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) AMQP
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.38%) VLAN
3 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Big Data
2 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
3 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
4 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (14.89%) Apache Hive
7 4 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (8.51%) Data Lake
7 4 (8.51%) HBase
7 4 (8.51%) Sqoop
8 3 (6.38%) Couchbase
8 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
8 3 (6.38%) Impala
8 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.38%) Redis
8 3 (6.38%) Riak
9 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) JUnit
3 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
3 5 (10.64%) CppUnit
3 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) FitNesse
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) FindBugs
5 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Front Office
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Software Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Big Data Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Test Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
2 11 (23.40%) Node.js
3 10 (21.28%) React
4 8 (17.02%) RESTful
5 7 (14.89%) .NET
6 6 (12.77%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) Java EE
6 6 (12.77%) JSON
6 6 (12.77%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (10.64%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) WebSockets
7 5 (10.64%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
8 3 (6.38%) CSS
8 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.38%) JMS
8 3 (6.38%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (6.38%) Web Services
8 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Fintech
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.38%) Grid Computing
6 2 (4.26%) Cloud Native
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) DC/OS
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Software Engineering
3 24 (51.06%) Microservices
4 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.53%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) Kanban
6 10 (21.28%) Multithreading
7 9 (19.15%) DevOps
7 9 (19.15%) OO
7 9 (19.15%) OOP
7 9 (19.15%) Open Source
8 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
8 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.89%) Analytics
9 7 (14.89%) Migration
9 7 (14.89%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (14.89%) Refactoring
9 7 (14.89%) TDD
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.64%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) Java
2 27 (57.45%) Python
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (48.94%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) C#
6 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
7 10 (21.28%) Ruby
7 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
8 7 (14.89%) C++
9 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
9 6 (12.77%) Perl
9 6 (12.77%) R
10 5 (10.64%) C
10 5 (10.64%) Scala
11 2 (4.26%) ES6
11 2 (4.26%) Go
11 2 (4.26%) Groovy
11 2 (4.26%) PHP
12 1 (2.13%) Java 9
12 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.26%) PhD
4 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Docker
2 7 (14.89%) HDFS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (51.06%) Kubernetes
2 8 (17.02%) Ansible
3 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.77%) Terraform
5 4 (8.51%) Oozie
5 4 (8.51%) Puppet
6 3 (6.38%) Cobbler
7 2 (4.26%) Packer
8 1 (2.13%) Consul
8 1 (2.13%) Marathon
8 1 (2.13%) Mesos
8 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) Cloudera
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.38%) Informatica
5 2 (4.26%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.13%) Solace
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau