Kafka Jobs in the UK excluding London

Apache Kafka
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 260 270 222
Rank change year-on-year +10 -48 -6
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 744 781 1,199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.08% 1.23% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.22% 4.43% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 336 359 598
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,447 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.84% -13.33% +25.00%
75th Percentile £80,313 £83,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £91,934 £100,500 -
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
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London 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 14,251 17,635 22,724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.66% 27.86% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10,271 9,620 14,735
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £69,750 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,250 £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 the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in the UK excluding London

Kafka
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kafka in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Kafka in the UK excluding London

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Kafka in the UK excluding London

Kafka
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 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
Scotland +56 416 £70,576 +2.14% 15
South East -21 99 £61,750 -8.52% 41
North of England -56 97 £65,000 +1.96% 30
South West -29 72 £62,500 -3.85% 8
North West -20 71 £62,500 -3.85% 22
Midlands -7 34 £72,500 +16.94% 10
West Midlands +29 25 £76,250 +22.98% 7
Yorkshire +25 24 £70,576 +12.92% 6
East of England -48 18 £85,000 +61.90% 6
East Midlands -23 12 £66,750 +33.50% 3
Wales -7 6 £72,500 +45.00% 2
Northern Ireland +25 5 £70,000 +16.67% 5
North East -33 2 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 133 (17.88%) Apache Spark
2 93 (12.50%) FileNet
3 53 (7.12%) Apache Airflow
4 29 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 26 (3.49%) Apache
6 21 (2.82%) GemFire
7 7 (0.94%) Confluence
7 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.27%) CMS
9 2 (0.27%) IIS
9 2 (0.27%) Liferay
9 2 (0.27%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.13%) nginx
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 347 (46.64%) AWS
2 141 (18.95%) Azure
3 122 (16.40%) Amazon S3
4 108 (14.52%) GCP
5 77 (10.35%) GitHub
6 46 (6.18%) SaaS
7 35 (4.70%) Amazon SQS
8 23 (3.09%) Google Docs
8 23 (3.09%) Lucidchart
8 23 (3.09%) Miro
8 23 (3.09%) Slack
9 21 (2.82%) Serverless
10 19 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (2.28%) Amazon ECS
11 17 (2.28%) Azure DevOps
12 15 (2.02%) BlazeMeter
13 13 (1.75%) Power Platform
14 12 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.61%) GitHub Actions
14 12 (1.61%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.42%) DSL
2 16 (2.15%) Kerberos
3 10 (1.34%) Firewall
4 4 (0.54%) HTTP
4 4 (0.54%) MQTT
4 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (27.69%) NoSQL
2 167 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
3 133 (17.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 129 (17.34%) Big Data
5 82 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (10.89%) MongoDB
7 67 (9.01%) Relational Database
8 55 (7.39%) Redis
9 49 (6.59%) MySQL
10 45 (6.05%) Hadoop
11 37 (4.97%) CockroachDB
12 36 (4.84%) Data Lake
13 32 (4.30%) Tableau
14 26 (3.49%) BigQuery
15 23 (3.09%) RDBMS
15 23 (3.09%) Scylla
16 22 (2.96%) SQL Server
17 21 (2.82%) Hazelcast
18 20 (2.69%) Amazon Aurora
18 20 (2.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 126 (16.94%) JUnit
2 104 (13.98%) Jenkins
3 65 (8.74%) Git
4 47 (6.32%) Mockito
5 44 (5.91%) Jasmine
6 31 (4.17%) Maven
7 28 (3.76%) JIRA
8 23 (3.09%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.82%) Jaeger
10 16 (2.15%) Cypress.io
11 15 (2.02%) Spinnaker
12 14 (1.88%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.21%) GitLab
14 8 (1.08%) Gradle
14 8 (1.08%) Selenium
14 8 (1.08%) SonarQube
15 7 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.94%) Postman
16 6 (0.81%) Eclipse
17 5 (0.67%) GDB
General
1 488 (65.59%) Finance
2 364 (48.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 335 (45.03%) Law
4 185 (24.87%) Banking
5 137 (18.41%) Legal
6 123 (16.53%) Marketing
7 95 (12.77%) Social Skills
8 80 (10.75%) Investment Banking
9 42 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (4.44%) Retail
11 25 (3.36%) Financial Institution
12 21 (2.82%) Prime Brokerage
13 15 (2.02%) Private Banking
14 13 (1.75%) Public Sector
15 10 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
15 10 (1.34%) Publishing
16 7 (0.94%) Automotive
16 7 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
17 6 (0.81%) Games
17 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 410 (55.11%) Software Engineer
2 238 (31.99%) Java Engineer
3 210 (28.23%) Java Software Engineer
4 174 (23.39%) Lead
5 147 (19.76%) Senior
6 146 (19.62%) Developer
7 134 (18.01%) Lead Software Engineer
8 133 (17.88%) Full Stack Engineer
9 130 (17.47%) Full Stack Software Engineer
10 84 (11.29%) Data Engineer
11 81 (10.89%) Lead Java Engineer
12 69 (9.27%) Architect
13 65 (8.74%) Senior Developer
14 55 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
15 51 (6.85%) Python Engineer
16 48 (6.45%) Java Developer
17 45 (6.05%) Python Software Engineer
18 43 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
19 40 (5.38%) Big Data Engineer
20 39 (5.24%) Big Data Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (48.12%) Spring
2 202 (27.15%) Spring Boot
3 190 (25.54%) AngularJS
4 178 (23.92%) React
5 166 (22.31%) GraphQL
6 134 (18.01%) J2EE
7 129 (17.34%) Hibernate
8 109 (14.65%) REST
9 100 (13.44%) Web Services
10 97 (13.04%) Spring Integration
11 90 (12.10%) JMS
11 90 (12.10%) Node.js
12 82 (11.02%) HTML
13 81 (10.89%) CSS
14 79 (10.62%) JSON
15 61 (8.20%) .NET
16 60 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
17 56 (7.53%) RESTful
18 52 (6.99%) jQuery
18 52 (6.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 208 (27.96%) Cloud Native
2 115 (15.46%) Algorithms
3 61 (8.20%) Public Cloud
4 40 (5.38%) Data Structures
5 38 (5.11%) Onboarding
6 35 (4.70%) Management Information System
7 32 (4.30%) Product Ownership
8 22 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (2.82%) Replication
10 19 (2.55%) Blockchain
10 19 (2.55%) Private Cloud
10 19 (2.55%) Reference Data
10 19 (2.55%) Robotics
11 18 (2.42%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
13 9 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
13 9 (1.21%) SWIFT Messaging Network
14 8 (1.08%) PropTech
15 6 (0.81%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.09%) Linux
2 6 (0.81%) Unix
3 2 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (76.61%) Agile
2 487 (65.46%) Software Engineering
3 379 (50.94%) CI/CD
4 370 (49.73%) Microservices
5 333 (44.76%) SDLC
6 275 (36.96%) Operational Stability
7 271 (36.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 249 (33.47%) Machine Learning
9 210 (28.23%) Community of Practice
10 170 (22.85%) Full Stack Development
11 122 (16.40%) Computer Science
12 121 (16.26%) Decision-Making
13 120 (16.13%) Risk Management
14 115 (15.46%) TDD
14 115 (15.46%) Visualisation
15 109 (14.65%) DevOps
16 108 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 101 (13.58%) Architectural Design
18 99 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
19 93 (12.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (70.70%) Java
2 348 (46.77%) SQL
3 214 (28.76%) Python
4 132 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 115 (15.46%) TypeScript
6 76 (10.22%) Go
7 61 (8.20%) C#
8 55 (7.39%) Scala
9 25 (3.36%) Bash
10 22 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.82%) Groovy
12 14 (1.88%) Kotlin
13 7 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.54%) R
14 4 (0.54%) VB
15 3 (0.40%) C++
15 3 (0.40%) Rust
16 2 (0.27%) C
16 2 (0.27%) PHP
16 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (9.27%) Degree
2 55 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.84%) Master's Degree
4 21 (2.82%) AWS Certification
5 19 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.54%) PhD
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.55%) SEPA
2 18 (2.42%) SLA
3 10 (1.34%) ISO 20022
4 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 224 (30.11%) Docker
2 3 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 401 (53.90%) Kubernetes
2 56 (7.53%) Terraform
3 49 (6.59%) Grafana
4 26 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 26 (3.49%) Kibana
5 22 (2.96%) Prometheus
6 21 (2.82%) HAProxy
6 21 (2.82%) Zipkin
7 14 (1.88%) Ansible
8 7 (0.94%) Graphite
9 3 (0.40%) Rancher
10 1 (0.13%) Consul
10 1 (0.13%) Control-M
10 1 (0.13%) Istio
10 1 (0.13%) Kiali
10 1 (0.13%) Oozie
10 1 (0.13%) Progress Chef
10 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 173 (23.25%) Oracle
2 77 (10.35%) Google
3 56 (7.53%) Splunk
4 45 (6.05%) Databricks
5 36 (4.84%) Dynatrace
6 26 (3.49%) Microsoft
7 24 (3.23%) Dell
8 23 (3.09%) Sybase
9 18 (2.42%) Alteryx
9 18 (2.42%) Cognos
9 18 (2.42%) Confluent
10 13 (1.75%) Teradata
11 10 (1.34%) Apple
12 8 (1.08%) IBM
13 6 (0.81%) Informatica
13 6 (0.81%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.67%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.67%) CA
15 3 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
15 3 (0.40%) Salesforce