Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 193 242
Rank change year-on-year +4 +49 +3
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 31 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.20% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 0.53% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% -20.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £51,000 £42,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.90% +7.41% +12.50%

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 2213 1899 2286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.85% 38.29% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1232 1439
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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
Glasgow -5 25 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Edinburgh -12 6 - - 1
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 27 (87.10%) Hadoop
2 22 (70.97%) Python
2 22 (70.97%) IBM
3 21 (67.74%) WebSphere
3 21 (67.74%) Bash Shell
4 20 (64.52%) HTML5
4 20 (64.52%) Cucumber
4 20 (64.52%) BDD
4 20 (64.52%) Puppet
4 20 (64.52%) MongoDB
4 20 (64.52%) NoSQL
4 20 (64.52%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (64.52%) AMQP
4 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
4 20 (64.52%) Redis
4 20 (64.52%) Riak
4 20 (64.52%) Cobbler
4 20 (64.52%) Couchbase
4 20 (64.52%) Vagrant
4 20 (64.52%) Ansible
4 20 (64.52%) Docker
4 20 (64.52%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (64.52%) Concurrent Programming
4 20 (64.52%) TIBCO EMS
4 20 (64.52%) QA
4 20 (64.52%) Selenium
4 20 (64.52%) FitNesse
4 20 (64.52%) Integration Testing
4 20 (64.52%) Jetty
4 20 (64.52%) Multithreading

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 21 (67.74%) WebSphere
2 20 (64.52%) JBoss
2 20 (64.52%) Jetty
2 20 (64.52%) Tomcat
2 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) AMQP
2 6 (19.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) Hadoop
2 20 (64.52%) Couchbase
2 20 (64.52%) MongoDB
2 20 (64.52%) NoSQL
2 20 (64.52%) Redis
2 20 (64.52%) Riak
3 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (22.58%) HBase
5 6 (19.35%) Apache Hive
6 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) Big Data
7 1 (3.23%) Impala
7 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Cucumber
1 20 (64.52%) FitNesse
1 20 (64.52%) Selenium
1 20 (64.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Data Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
1 20 (64.52%) HTML5
1 20 (64.52%) JMS
1 20 (64.52%) JPA
1 20 (64.52%) RabbitMQ
1 20 (64.52%) Spring
1 20 (64.52%) TIBCO EMS
1 20 (64.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (16.13%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (64.52%) BDD
1 20 (64.52%) Concurrent Programming
1 20 (64.52%) DSDM
1 20 (64.52%) Integration Testing
1 20 (64.52%) Kanban
1 20 (64.52%) Multithreading
1 20 (64.52%) RUP
1 20 (64.52%) Scrum
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
1 20 (64.52%) System Testing
1 20 (64.52%) TDD
1 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
1 20 (64.52%) UML
2 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 21 (67.74%) Bash Shell
3 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 20 (64.52%) Ruby
4 17 (54.84%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (64.52%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Ansible
1 20 (64.52%) Cobbler
1 20 (64.52%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (64.52%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) IBM
2 20 (64.52%) TIBCO
3 8 (25.81%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata