Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 199 232
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 32 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 0.92% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 0
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £73,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.42% - -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +1.89%

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 2,292 2,076 2,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.14% 39.89% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 1,315 1,293
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £67,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +1 21 £60,000 -22.58% 8
Glasgow -10 12 £55,000 -21.43% 4
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 24 (75.00%) Python
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) Apache Spark
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 17 (53.13%) Hadoop
6 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) C#
7 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (34.38%) Ruby
8 10 (31.25%) Apache Hive
8 10 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (31.25%) Node.js
8 10 (31.25%) Big Data
9 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
9 9 (28.13%) Microservices
9 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) OO
10 8 (25.00%) Linux
10 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 8 (25.00%) Scrum
10 8 (25.00%) React
10 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.00%) Ansible
10 8 (25.00%) Docker
11 7 (21.88%) HDFS
11 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 7 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (21.88%) HBase

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 19 (59.38%) Apache Spark
2 7 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (18.75%) Apache
4 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
5 4 (12.50%) JBoss
5 4 (12.50%) Jetty
5 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) SAS
6 1 (3.13%) Tornado
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon S3
2 6 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (18.75%) Serverless
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) AMQP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) Hadoop
2 10 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (31.25%) Apache Hive
2 10 (31.25%) Big Data
3 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
4 7 (21.88%) HBase
5 6 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (15.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (12.50%) Couchbase
7 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 4 (12.50%) Redis
7 4 (12.50%) Riak
7 4 (12.50%) Sqoop
8 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
8 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.25%) OpenTSDB
8 2 (6.25%) Parquet
9 1 (3.13%) Flink
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Gatling
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Data Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Node.js
2 8 (25.00%) React
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) Spring
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (15.63%) REST
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) JMS
6 4 (12.50%) JPA
6 4 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (9.38%) PostGIS
8 2 (6.25%) Apache Thrift
8 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (6.25%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (6.25%) Redux
8 2 (6.25%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Native
3 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (3.13%) DataPower
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Microservices
2 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.00%) OO
3 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.75%) OOP
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (15.63%) ETL
6 5 (15.63%) Kanban
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Python
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) Ruby
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (18.75%) Scala
8 4 (12.50%) R
9 2 (6.25%) C++
9 2 (6.25%) ES6
9 2 (6.25%) Groovy
9 2 (6.25%) PHP
10 1 (3.13%) Clojure
10 1 (3.13%) Erlang
10 1 (3.13%) F#
10 1 (3.13%) Haskell
10 1 (3.13%) Perl
10 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) GCP
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 7 (21.88%) HDFS
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (15.63%) Puppet
4 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
4 4 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 4 (12.50%) logstash
4 4 (12.50%) Oozie
5 3 (9.38%) Terraform
6 2 (6.25%) Kibana
6 2 (6.25%) Mesos
7 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (3.13%) Control-M
7 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Tableau
5 1 (3.13%) VMware