Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Akka
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 740 756 966
Rank change year-on-year +16 +210 +263
Permanent jobs citing Akka 464 506 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.68% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 345 428 315
UK median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £44,850 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £96,500 £110,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +61.54%

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 69873 74318 83001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57819 64429 71005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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
England +23 459 £70,000 - 30
London -14 397 £75,000 +7.14% 26
UK excluding London +48 63 £50,000 -16.67% 4
North of England +29 33 £47,500 -9.52% 2
North West -3 27 £50,000 -1.96% 2
South East +45 11 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Midlands - 9 £27,500 - 1
East of England +4 8 £68,750 +14.58%
Yorkshire +26 6 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands - 6 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £31,500 - 1
Scotland -9 1 - -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, 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.

1 292 (62.93%) Java
2 289 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (60.56%) Scala
4 208 (44.83%) TDD
5 136 (29.31%) Scrum
6 127 (27.37%) Finance
7 121 (26.08%) BDD
8 120 (25.86%) Play Framework
9 116 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 110 (23.71%) Apache Spark
11 107 (23.06%) REST
11 107 (23.06%) Spring
12 106 (22.84%) Big Data
13 102 (21.98%) Apache
14 97 (20.91%) Docker
15 93 (20.04%) Multithreading
16 92 (19.83%) MongoDB
17 90 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
18 85 (18.32%) SQL
19 83 (17.89%) JavaScript
20 81 (17.46%) JSON
21 76 (16.38%) Apache Cassandra
22 75 (16.16%) Banking
23 73 (15.73%) Elasticsearch
24 72 (15.52%) NoSQL
24 72 (15.52%) Computer Science
25 71 (15.30%) C#
25 71 (15.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 68 (14.66%) Git (software)
27 66 (14.22%) E-Commerce

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
1 110 (23.71%) Apache Spark
2 102 (21.98%) Apache
3 73 (15.73%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 15 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.51%) Jetty
7 6 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.08%) JBoss
9 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.65%) Confluence
9 3 (0.65%) nginx
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 90 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.03%) SaaS
3 22 (4.74%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.80%) PaaS
7 10 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (2.16%) Google App Engine
7 10 (2.16%) Route 53
8 7 (1.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (1.51%) npm
8 7 (1.51%) Yarn
9 6 (1.29%) GitHub
10 5 (1.08%) IaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Bluemix
11 3 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.43%) Serverless
12 2 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.33%) HTTP
2 9 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.84%) Big Data
2 92 (19.83%) MongoDB
3 76 (16.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 72 (15.52%) NoSQL
5 51 (10.99%) Hadoop
6 42 (9.05%) MySQL
7 35 (7.54%) Redis
8 34 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (4.31%) SQL Server
11 13 (2.80%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.59%) HBase
13 11 (2.37%) DB2
14 9 (1.94%) Hazelcast
14 9 (1.94%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.72%) Couchbase
16 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (1.29%) MemSQL
18 5 (1.08%) Kdb+
18 5 (1.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 68 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 65 (14.01%) Jenkins
3 48 (10.34%) Maven
4 38 (8.19%) JUnit
5 32 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 26 (5.60%) Gradle
7 24 (5.17%) Cucumber
8 20 (4.31%) JIRA
9 16 (3.45%) TestNG
10 15 (3.23%) Mockito
11 11 (2.37%) Selenium
12 9 (1.94%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (1.29%) Gerrit
15 5 (1.08%) Subversion
16 3 (0.65%) SoapUI
16 3 (0.65%) Travis CI
16 3 (0.65%) WebDriver
17 2 (0.43%) Babel
17 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 127 (27.37%) Finance
2 75 (16.16%) Banking
3 56 (12.07%) Investment Banking
4 45 (9.70%) Retail Banking
5 43 (9.27%) Games
6 24 (5.17%) Front Office
7 16 (3.45%) Marketing
8 12 (2.59%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.16%) Retail
10 8 (1.72%) Electronics
10 8 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.86%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 336 (72.41%) Developer
2 162 (34.91%) Java Developer
3 151 (32.54%) Scala Developer
4 76 (16.38%) Senior Developer
5 51 (10.99%) Java Scala Developer
6 45 (9.70%) C# Developer
7 38 (8.19%) Software Engineer
8 37 (7.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (7.97%) Senior Scala Developer
9 24 (5.17%) Architect
10 20 (4.31%) Scala Software Engineer
10 20 (4.31%) Software Developer
11 14 (3.02%) Apache Spark Developer
11 14 (3.02%) Hadoop Developer
11 14 (3.02%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 13 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (2.80%) Technical Leader
13 12 (2.59%) Senior Java Scala Developer
14 10 (2.16%) AWS Developer
14 10 (2.16%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.86%) Play Framework
2 107 (23.06%) REST
2 107 (23.06%) Spring
3 81 (17.46%) JSON
4 66 (14.22%) AngularJS
5 63 (13.58%) Spring MVC
6 61 (13.15%) WebSockets
7 59 (12.72%) Hibernate
8 54 (11.64%) .NET
9 48 (10.34%) Kafka
9 48 (10.34%) React
10 47 (10.13%) HTML
11 45 (9.70%) RESTful
11 45 (9.70%) spray
12 39 (8.41%) Reactive Extensions
12 39 (8.41%) Spring Boot
13 37 (7.97%) Node.js
14 36 (7.76%) Web Services
15 31 (6.68%) HTML5
16 30 (6.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 71 (15.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 59 (12.72%) Algorithms
4 58 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (9.48%) Client/Server
6 36 (7.76%) Data Structures
7 30 (6.47%) Fintech
8 22 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (3.02%) Equities
10 13 (2.80%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.59%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.72%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.08%) Life Science
13 5 (1.08%) User Experience
14 4 (0.86%) Derivative
14 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
15 3 (0.65%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.28%) Linux
2 12 (2.59%) Unix
3 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.65%) Android
6 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (44.83%) TDD
3 136 (29.31%) Scrum
4 121 (26.08%) BDD
5 116 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 93 (20.04%) Multithreading
7 66 (14.22%) E-Commerce
8 65 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (13.58%) Functional Programming
10 61 (13.15%) Microservices
11 55 (11.85%) Asset Management
12 54 (11.64%) Analytics
13 48 (10.34%) Multithreaded Programming
14 46 (9.91%) DevOps
15 44 (9.48%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (9.48%) Wealth Management
16 43 (9.27%) OOD
17 42 (9.05%) Mentoring
17 42 (9.05%) OO
18 39 (8.41%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 292 (62.93%) Java
2 281 (60.56%) Scala
3 85 (18.32%) SQL
4 83 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 71 (15.30%) C#
6 55 (11.85%) Python
7 49 (10.56%) F#
8 16 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.23%) Clojure
10 13 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.16%) PHP
11 10 (2.16%) Ruby
12 9 (1.94%) ES6
12 9 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.51%) C++
14 5 (1.08%) Groovy
14 5 (1.08%) XAML
15 4 (0.86%) Haskell
15 4 (0.86%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (10.99%) Degree
2 30 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) MiFID
2 5 (1.08%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) SEPA
4 2 (0.43%) PSD2
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 97 (20.91%) Docker
2 10 (2.16%) HDFS
3 6 (1.29%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (7.76%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.80%) Ansible
3 11 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.51%) Puppet
5 6 (1.29%) Mesos
6 5 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.86%) Terraform
8 3 (0.65%) Grafana
9 2 (0.43%) Graphite
9 2 (0.43%) Salt
10 1 (0.22%) Consul
10 1 (0.22%) Kibana
10 1 (0.22%) Marathon
10 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (5.60%) Google
2 17 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.02%) IBM
4 13 (2.80%) SAP
5 10 (2.16%) Mercator
6 9 (1.94%) FXall
6 9 (1.94%) Reuters
7 7 (1.51%) Apigee
7 7 (1.51%) Splunk
7 7 (1.51%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.08%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (1.08%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.65%) Adobe
9 3 (0.65%) Databricks
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle
9 3 (0.65%) VMware
10 2 (0.43%) Solace
10 2 (0.43%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.22%) Dynatrace