Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 194 204
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 +46
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 56 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.06% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 1.39% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 2
Scotland median annual salary £53,250 £70,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.93% +51.35% -22.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £51,000 £42,625
90th Percentile £68,775 £75,000 £50,875
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +7.41%

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 2,159 2,233 1,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.72% 39.71% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,449 1,468 1,251
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +23 37 £56,250 - 15
Glasgow -8 13 £50,000 -28.57% 4
West Lothian - 6 - - 2
Kafka
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 44 (78.57%) Java
2 33 (58.93%) Kubernetes
3 32 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (55.36%) Software Engineering
5 29 (51.79%) SQL
6 27 (48.21%) Degree
6 27 (48.21%) Microservices
7 26 (46.43%) Python
8 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 24 (42.86%) Apache Spark
9 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
10 20 (35.71%) Linux
11 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
11 19 (33.93%) Docker
12 17 (30.36%) C#
13 16 (28.57%) Apache
13 16 (28.57%) Big Data
14 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
14 14 (25.00%) Open Source
15 13 (23.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
16 11 (19.64%) OO
16 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
16 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
16 11 (19.64%) RESTful
16 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
17 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
17 10 (17.86%) Node.js

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 24 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 16 (28.57%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) JBoss
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.36%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.93%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (8.93%) Serverless
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 5 (8.93%) AMQP
3 5 (8.93%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.36%) VLAN
4 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Big Data
2 13 (23.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
5 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (10.71%) Apache Hive
7 5 (8.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.14%) Impala
8 4 (7.14%) Parquet
9 3 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (5.36%) Data Lake
9 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
9 3 (5.36%) HBase
9 3 (5.36%) Sqoop
10 2 (3.57%) Flink
10 2 (3.57%) OpenTSDB
10 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) JUnit
3 6 (10.71%) ClearCase
3 6 (10.71%) CppUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 4 (7.14%) GoCD
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) FindBugs
6 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) Pylint
General
1 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Front Office
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
2 12 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Software Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Junior
6 4 (7.14%) Python Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Big Data Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Web Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Test Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 11 (19.64%) RESTful
3 10 (17.86%) Node.js
4 8 (14.29%) .NET
4 8 (14.29%) Java EE
5 7 (12.50%) JSON
5 7 (12.50%) React
6 6 (10.71%) SOAP
6 6 (10.71%) WebSockets
6 6 (10.71%) XML
7 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (8.93%) Spring
8 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 3 (5.36%) 802.1X
9 3 (5.36%) CSS
9 3 (5.36%) HTML
9 3 (5.36%) NumPy
9 3 (5.36%) PostGIS
9 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Fintech
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.36%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) AIX
3 1 (1.79%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) Software Engineering
3 27 (48.21%) Microservices
4 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
5 14 (25.00%) Open Source
6 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
6 11 (19.64%) OO
7 9 (16.07%) Analytics
7 9 (16.07%) OOP
7 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (14.29%) Data Science
8 8 (14.29%) Kanban
8 8 (14.29%) Migration
8 8 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 7 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (12.50%) Refactoring
9 7 (12.50%) Scrum
10 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) Python
4 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.36%) C#
6 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
8 9 (16.07%) Scala
9 7 (12.50%) Perl
10 6 (10.71%) C
10 6 (10.71%) C++
10 6 (10.71%) Ruby
11 5 (8.93%) R
12 3 (5.36%) Java 8
13 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
13 2 (3.57%) Go
13 2 (3.57%) Java 9
13 2 (3.57%) PHP
14 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
4 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Docker
2 7 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (58.93%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.50%) Ansible
2 7 (12.50%) Terraform
3 4 (7.14%) Prometheus
4 3 (5.36%) Mesos
4 3 (5.36%) Oozie
4 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Kibana
5 2 (3.57%) logstash
5 2 (3.57%) Packer
6 1 (1.79%) Consul
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.79%) Marathon
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.14%) PagerDuty
4 2 (3.57%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.57%) New Relic
4 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Solace
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO