Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Akka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Akka over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Akka
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 706 931
Rank change year-on-year -49 +225 +225
Permanent jobs citing Akka 445 521 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.75% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 297 446 334
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £110,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £59,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.17% -0.83% +84.62%

Akka 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,282 69,416 78,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 39.15% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58,912 60,033 67,780
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,986
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Akka
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Akka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Akka in the UK

Akka
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Akka.

Salary trend for Akka in the UK

Akka
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Akka over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Akka in the UK

Akka
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Akka within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England -58 433 £72,500 +3.57% 55
London -64 346 £75,000 +7.14% 38
UK excluding London +29 95 £47,500 -20.17% 17
East of England +16 32 £67,500 +3.85% 3
North of England +9 31 £47,500 -4.04% 6
North West +8 30 £47,500 -4.04% 5
South East +30 15 £50,000 - 5
Scotland - 8 £65,000 -
Midlands - 8 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +39 1 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Akka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Akka.

1 306 (68.76%) Java
2 292 (65.62%) Scala
3 279 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (40.90%) TDD
5 147 (33.03%) Amazon AWS
6 141 (31.69%) Finance
7 131 (29.44%) Spring
8 128 (28.76%) SQL
9 112 (25.17%) Software Engineering
9 112 (25.17%) DevOps
10 110 (24.72%) AngularJS
11 109 (24.49%) Fintech
12 101 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
13 100 (22.47%) E-Commerce
13 100 (22.47%) REST
14 99 (22.25%) Docker
15 96 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 94 (21.12%) BDD
16 94 (21.12%) Apache Spark
17 89 (20.00%) Microservices
17 89 (20.00%) Python
18 88 (19.78%) Jenkins
19 87 (19.55%) Scrum
20 86 (19.33%) NoSQL
21 85 (19.10%) Multithreading
22 82 (18.43%) .NET
23 79 (17.75%) JavaScript
23 79 (17.75%) Big Data
24 77 (17.30%) C#
25 76 (17.08%) Web Services

Akka
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 94 (21.12%) Apache Spark
2 53 (11.91%) Apache
3 40 (8.99%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.15%) Confluence
4 14 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.92%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.02%) JBoss
7 8 (1.80%) Jetty
7 8 (1.80%) nginx
8 3 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 147 (33.03%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (12.81%) OpenShift
3 52 (11.69%) GitHub
4 27 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (5.17%) Amazon S3
6 22 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (4.94%) SaaS
7 20 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (2.47%) Route 53
9 9 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (2.02%) Serverless
10 7 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (1.57%) AWS CloudTrail
10 7 (1.57%) CloudFront
10 7 (1.57%) Slack
10 7 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.09%) HTTP
2 3 (0.67%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 86 (19.33%) NoSQL
3 79 (17.75%) Big Data
4 61 (13.71%) MongoDB
5 57 (12.81%) Hadoop
6 45 (10.11%) MySQL
7 25 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (3.60%) HBase
8 16 (3.60%) Redis
9 15 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.37%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.47%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.02%) Hazelcast
12 8 (1.80%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.80%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.80%) DB2
13 7 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 88 (19.78%) Jenkins
2 65 (14.61%) Git (software)
3 55 (12.36%) Maven
4 40 (8.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 35 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.17%) JIRA
7 19 (4.27%) Gradle
8 17 (3.82%) JUnit
9 14 (3.15%) Mockito
10 13 (2.92%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.70%) Phabricator
12 10 (2.25%) TestNG
13 9 (2.02%) Selenium
14 8 (1.80%) Travis CI
15 6 (1.35%) Subversion
16 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
17 3 (0.67%) GitLab
17 3 (0.67%) SpecFlow
18 2 (0.45%) Babel
18 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
General
1 141 (31.69%) Finance
2 65 (14.61%) Banking
3 57 (12.81%) Games
4 41 (9.21%) Investment Banking
5 31 (6.97%) Retail Banking
6 18 (4.04%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.82%) Front Office
8 13 (2.92%) Retail
9 12 (2.70%) Marketing
10 9 (2.02%) Advertising
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.67%) Back Office
11 3 (0.67%) Electronics
11 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 308 (69.21%) Developer
2 153 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 151 (33.93%) Scala Developer
4 65 (14.61%) Senior Developer
5 63 (14.16%) Java Scala Developer
6 41 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (8.76%) C# Developer
8 32 (7.19%) Software Engineer
9 31 (6.97%) Senior Scala Developer
10 25 (5.62%) Java Engineer
11 24 (5.39%) Software Developer
12 21 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 21 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.82%) Scala Software Engineer
13 17 (3.82%) Senior Java Scala Developer
14 16 (3.60%) Apache Spark Developer
14 16 (3.60%) Hadoop Developer
14 16 (3.60%) Java Hadoop Developer
15 13 (2.92%) .NET Developer
15 13 (2.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (29.44%) Spring
2 110 (24.72%) AngularJS
3 100 (22.47%) REST
4 82 (18.43%) .NET
5 76 (17.08%) Web Services
6 71 (15.96%) JSON
7 70 (15.73%) Kafka
8 68 (15.28%) Play Framework
9 66 (14.83%) RESTful
10 58 (13.03%) Node.js
11 53 (11.91%) React
12 52 (11.69%) WebSockets
13 45 (10.11%) HTML
14 36 (8.09%) Hibernate
15 35 (7.87%) HTML5
16 33 (7.42%) Reactive Extensions
16 33 (7.42%) Spring MVC
17 31 (6.97%) CSS
17 31 (6.97%) Spring Boot
18 30 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (24.49%) Fintech
2 68 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 57 (12.81%) Algorithms
4 55 (12.36%) Private Cloud
5 49 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (10.79%) Public Cloud
7 44 (9.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (7.64%) Data Structures
9 30 (6.74%) Client/Server
10 20 (4.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (4.49%) Online Games
11 17 (3.82%) Hedge funds
12 12 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (2.02%) Derivative
14 8 (1.80%) Equities
15 7 (1.57%) Fixed Income
15 7 (1.57%) Market Risk
16 6 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
17 5 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
17 5 (1.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.18%) Linux
2 27 (6.07%) Apple iOS
3 26 (5.84%) Android
4 20 (4.49%) Unix
5 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (40.90%) TDD
3 112 (25.17%) DevOps
3 112 (25.17%) Software Engineering
4 101 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (22.47%) E-Commerce
6 94 (21.12%) BDD
7 89 (20.00%) Microservices
8 87 (19.55%) Scrum
9 85 (19.10%) Multithreading
10 65 (14.61%) Functional Programming
11 64 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 55 (12.36%) Analytics
13 41 (9.21%) Algorithmic Trading
14 39 (8.76%) Asset Management
15 37 (8.31%) OOD
16 35 (7.87%) Machine Learning
17 34 (7.64%) Low Latency
18 32 (7.19%) Multithreaded Programming
19 31 (6.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 306 (68.76%) Java
2 292 (65.62%) Scala
3 128 (28.76%) SQL
4 89 (20.00%) Python
5 79 (17.75%) JavaScript
6 77 (17.30%) C#
7 41 (9.21%) Ruby
8 40 (8.99%) F#
9 37 (8.31%) PHP
10 18 (4.04%) C++
11 12 (2.70%) Clojure
12 8 (1.80%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.80%) R
13 7 (1.57%) ES6
13 7 (1.57%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.35%) Haskell
14 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.12%) C
15 5 (1.12%) Groovy
15 5 (1.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (10.79%) Degree
2 19 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.49%) PCI DSS
1 20 (4.49%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) MiFID
2 5 (1.12%) SEPA
3 3 (0.67%) GCP
3 3 (0.67%) PSD2
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 99 (22.25%) Docker
2 11 (2.47%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.90%) HDFS
5 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 66 (14.83%) Ansible
2 56 (12.58%) Puppet
3 26 (5.84%) Kubernetes
4 20 (4.49%) Nagios
5 12 (2.70%) Mesos
5 12 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.70%) Terraform
6 9 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.67%) Grafana
8 2 (0.45%) Kibana
9 1 (0.22%) Consul
9 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (11.69%) WorldPay
2 29 (6.52%) Oracle
3 28 (6.29%) Google
4 22 (4.94%) Splunk
5 20 (4.49%) AppDynamics
5 20 (4.49%) Qualys
6 14 (3.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (2.25%) Mercator
8 9 (2.02%) IBM
9 7 (1.57%) Apigee
9 7 (1.57%) Databricks
9 7 (1.57%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.12%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.12%) SAP
10 5 (1.12%) VMware
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe
12 2 (0.45%) FXall
12 2 (0.45%) Reuters
12 2 (0.45%) StreamBase
13 1 (0.22%) Dynatrace