Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Akka
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 789 962
Rank change year-on-year +8 +173 +248
Permanent jobs citing Akka 434 497 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.65% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 339 420 287
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £110,000 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% -6.52% +43.75%

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 71214 76293 81952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.46% 38.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59158 66279 69911
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +30 430 £70,000 +3.70% 34
London -6 376 £72,500 +3.57% 27
UK excluding London +56 55 £50,000 -6.98% 8
North of England +13 23 £48,750 -11.36% 4
North West -18 18 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East +48 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England -5 9 £70,000 +7.69%
Midlands - 8 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire +20 5 £45,000 -18.18%
South West 0 2 £61,250 +60.13%
Scotland +14 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 286 (65.90%) Scala
2 278 (64.06%) Java
3 268 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (46.08%) TDD
5 127 (29.26%) Play Framework
5 127 (29.26%) Scrum
6 117 (26.96%) Finance
7 103 (23.73%) BDD
8 102 (23.50%) Spring
9 98 (22.58%) Software Engineering
10 97 (22.35%) Apache
11 94 (21.66%) REST
12 93 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 93 (21.43%) Big Data
13 90 (20.74%) Docker
14 89 (20.51%) Multithreading
15 88 (20.28%) JavaScript
16 87 (20.05%) Apache Spark
17 85 (19.59%) MongoDB
18 80 (18.43%) NoSQL
18 80 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
19 77 (17.74%) SQL
20 76 (17.51%) Jenkins
21 74 (17.05%) Elasticsearch
22 73 (16.82%) AngularJS
22 73 (16.82%) Git (software)
23 70 (16.13%) JSON
23 70 (16.13%) Microservices
24 69 (15.90%) Banking
25 65 (14.98%) Hibernate

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 97 (22.35%) Apache
2 87 (20.05%) Apache Spark
3 74 (17.05%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (5.53%) Apache Solr
5 11 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.92%) Confluence
6 4 (0.92%) Jetty
6 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.69%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) Marvel
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 80 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.30%) SaaS
3 21 (4.84%) PaaS
4 16 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (2.07%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.84%) Google App Engine
9 7 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.61%) GitHub
10 5 (1.15%) IaaS
11 4 (0.92%) Route 53
12 3 (0.69%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.46%) Heroku
14 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.07%) HTTP
2 12 (2.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) DSL
3 1 (0.23%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 93 (21.43%) Big Data
2 85 (19.59%) MongoDB
3 80 (18.43%) NoSQL
4 52 (11.98%) MySQL
5 44 (10.14%) Hadoop
6 34 (7.83%) Redis
7 29 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (5.99%) SQL Server
9 25 (5.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (4.61%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.76%) Couchbase
12 11 (2.53%) HBase
12 11 (2.53%) MemSQL
12 11 (2.53%) Neo4j
13 10 (2.30%) Hazelcast
14 8 (1.84%) DB2
14 8 (1.84%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.61%) KDB
15 7 (1.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 76 (17.51%) Jenkins
2 73 (16.82%) Git (software)
3 56 (12.90%) Maven
4 37 (8.53%) JUnit
5 35 (8.06%) TeamCity
6 24 (5.53%) Gradle
7 22 (5.07%) JIRA
8 17 (3.92%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.53%) Gerrit
9 11 (2.53%) Mockito
9 11 (2.53%) TestNG
10 10 (2.30%) Subversion
11 9 (2.07%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.61%) Selenium
14 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.69%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.46%) NUnit
15 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 117 (26.96%) Finance
2 69 (15.90%) Banking
3 47 (10.83%) Investment Banking
4 42 (9.68%) Retail
5 38 (8.76%) Games
6 33 (7.60%) Retail Banking
7 19 (4.38%) Front Office
8 15 (3.46%) Marketing
9 8 (1.84%) Electronics
9 8 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.92%) Law
12 3 (0.69%) Advertising
13 2 (0.46%) Legal
13 2 (0.46%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 306 (70.51%) Developer
2 148 (34.10%) Java Developer
3 144 (33.18%) Scala Developer
4 72 (16.59%) Senior Developer
5 49 (11.29%) Java Scala Developer
6 36 (8.29%) C# Developer
7 35 (8.06%) Senior Scala Developer
7 35 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 28 (6.45%) Architect
10 17 (3.92%) Scala Software Engineer
10 17 (3.92%) Software Developer
11 12 (2.76%) Agile Developer
11 12 (2.76%) AWS Developer
11 12 (2.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 11 (2.53%) Agile Java Developer
12 11 (2.53%) DevOps Administrator
12 11 (2.53%) E-Commerce Developer
12 11 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (29.26%) Play Framework
2 102 (23.50%) Spring
3 94 (21.66%) REST
4 73 (16.82%) AngularJS
5 70 (16.13%) JSON
6 65 (14.98%) Hibernate
7 64 (14.75%) Spring MVC
8 57 (13.13%) HTML
8 57 (13.13%) spray
9 56 (12.90%) React
10 45 (10.37%) Node.js
11 40 (9.22%) .NET
12 39 (8.99%) WebSockets
13 35 (8.06%) HTML5
14 34 (7.83%) Kafka
15 33 (7.60%) CSS
15 33 (7.60%) RabbitMQ
15 33 (7.60%) Web Services
16 32 (7.37%) Reactive Extensions
17 31 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 58 (13.36%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (12.21%) Computer Science
3 46 (10.60%) Algorithms
4 33 (7.60%) Client/Server
5 29 (6.68%) Data Structures
6 25 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (5.30%) Fintech
8 14 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.76%) Hedge funds
10 11 (2.53%) Equities
11 10 (2.30%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.15%) Derivative
12 5 (1.15%) Life Science
12 5 (1.15%) User Experience
13 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.46%) Contract for Difference
14 2 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.46%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.98%) Linux
2 9 (2.07%) Unix
3 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.92%) Android
4 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (46.08%) TDD
3 127 (29.26%) Scrum
4 103 (23.73%) BDD
5 98 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 89 (20.51%) Multithreading
7 70 (16.13%) Microservices
8 65 (14.98%) Functional Programming
9 64 (14.75%) E-Commerce
10 52 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (11.75%) OO
12 47 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 47 (10.83%) DevOps
13 45 (10.37%) Asset Management
14 44 (10.14%) Analytics
15 38 (8.76%) Mentoring
15 38 (8.76%) Open Source
16 37 (8.53%) Multithreaded Programming
16 37 (8.53%) MVC
17 33 (7.60%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (65.90%) Scala
2 278 (64.06%) Java
3 88 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 77 (17.74%) SQL
5 61 (14.06%) C#
6 53 (12.21%) Python
7 42 (9.68%) F#
8 22 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.92%) Clojure
10 14 (3.23%) Groovy
10 14 (3.23%) Ruby
11 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.84%) C++
11 8 (1.84%) PHP
11 8 (1.84%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.38%) ES6
13 5 (1.15%) Haskell
13 5 (1.15%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.15%) XAML
14 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (9.68%) Degree
2 22 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.69%) Master's Degree
3 3 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.07%) MiFID
2 3 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.23%) EMIR
3 1 (0.23%) GCP
System Software
1 90 (20.74%) Docker
2 12 (2.76%) HDFS
3 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (5.53%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.76%) Puppet
4 8 (1.84%) Ansible
5 7 (1.61%) Mesos
6 5 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.69%) Graphite
7 3 (0.69%) Salt
8 1 (0.23%) Grafana
8 1 (0.23%) Marathon
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (4.38%) Google
2 15 (3.46%) SAP
3 13 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.30%) IBM
4 10 (2.30%) Splunk
5 7 (1.61%) FXall
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle
5 7 (1.61%) Reuters
5 7 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.38%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.15%) GigaSpaces
7 5 (1.15%) Mercator
8 4 (0.92%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.46%) Solace
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) Apigee
10 1 (0.23%) Sybase