Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Akka
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 815 848
Rank change year-on-year +119 +33 +202
Permanent jobs citing Akka 521 401 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.56% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 340 339 382
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -9.09%

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 70,300 72,142 78,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.59% 40.62% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58,548 60,399 68,310
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 July 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 23 July 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 +121 511 £70,000 - 53
London +7 347 £75,000 +7.14% 36
UK excluding London +100 156 £57,500 +15.00% 22
East of England +101 99 £70,000 - 4
South East +22 46 £55,000 +22.22% 11
North of England +4 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North East - 4 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +13 3 £65,000 +48.57%
West Midlands +25 2 £70,000 +55.56%
North West -6 2 £34,000 -32.00% 1
East Midlands +3 1 £60,000 +90.48%
South West -9 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £62,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Akka 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 with a requirement for Akka.

1 424 (81.38%) Java
2 346 (66.41%) Scala
3 340 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (42.23%) Spring
5 219 (42.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 204 (39.16%) TDD
7 182 (34.93%) Microservices
8 173 (33.21%) Finance
9 172 (33.01%) NoSQL
10 166 (31.86%) JavaScript
11 162 (31.09%) Amazon AWS
12 155 (29.75%) Kafka
13 147 (28.21%) DevOps
14 146 (28.02%) Docker
15 143 (27.45%) SQL
15 143 (27.45%) Web Services
16 129 (24.76%) Big Data
17 126 (24.18%) AngularJS
18 125 (23.99%) RESTful
19 123 (23.61%) Software Engineering
20 120 (23.03%) Problem-Solving
21 115 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
22 104 (19.96%) Play Framework
22 104 (19.96%) Apache Spark
23 103 (19.77%) MongoDB
24 102 (19.58%) Jenkins
25 94 (18.04%) Banking
26 88 (16.89%) OO
27 86 (16.51%) Low Latency
27 86 (16.51%) BDD

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
1 104 (19.96%) Apache Spark
2 37 (7.10%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (4.41%) Apache
5 20 (3.84%) Confluence
6 7 (1.34%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.77%) CMS
9 3 (0.58%) SAS
10 2 (0.38%) JBoss
10 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 43 (8.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 162 (31.09%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (12.48%) GitHub
2 65 (12.48%) OpenShift
3 17 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.88%) PaaS
5 14 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (2.30%) SaaS
7 7 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (1.34%) Runscope
8 6 (1.15%) Slack
9 5 (0.96%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.77%) IaaS
11 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.38%) Serverless
12 1 (0.19%) npm
12 1 (0.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.99%) HTTP
2 11 (2.11%) Internet
3 7 (1.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (42.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 172 (33.01%) NoSQL
3 129 (24.76%) Big Data
4 103 (19.77%) MongoDB
5 68 (13.05%) Hadoop
6 48 (9.21%) MySQL
7 36 (6.91%) Apache Hive
8 35 (6.72%) SQL Server
9 32 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.65%) HBase
11 17 (3.26%) Cloud Spanner
11 17 (3.26%) NewSQL
11 17 (3.26%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.73%) Redis
15 7 (1.34%) Hazelcast
16 6 (1.15%) PowerCenter
17 5 (0.96%) Flink
Development Applications
1 102 (19.58%) Jenkins
2 63 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 53 (10.17%) Cucumber
4 47 (9.02%) Sonatype Nexus
5 42 (8.06%) Maven
6 24 (4.61%) JIRA
7 22 (4.22%) JUnit
8 19 (3.65%) Selenium
9 17 (3.26%) Gatling
10 10 (1.92%) Phabricator
11 9 (1.73%) TestNG
12 8 (1.54%) Mockito
12 8 (1.54%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.34%) Gradle
13 7 (1.34%) JMeter
14 5 (0.96%) JBehave
14 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.77%) GoCD
15 4 (0.77%) gulp
16 3 (0.58%) CA Release Automation
General
1 173 (33.21%) Finance
2 94 (18.04%) Banking
3 72 (13.82%) Games
4 56 (10.75%) Investment Banking
5 54 (10.36%) Financial Institution
6 24 (4.61%) Front Office
6 24 (4.61%) Retail
7 11 (2.11%) Back Office
8 8 (1.54%) Marketing
9 7 (1.34%) Advertising
10 6 (1.15%) Electronics
10 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.15%) Retail Finance
10 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.58%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 273 (52.40%) Developer
2 154 (29.56%) Scala Developer
3 144 (27.64%) Java Developer
4 70 (13.44%) Senior Developer
5 60 (11.52%) Java Scala Developer
6 53 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 44 (8.45%) Java Engineer
7 44 (8.45%) Senior Scala Developer
8 41 (7.87%) Software Engineer
9 31 (5.95%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 28 (5.37%) Team Leader
11 22 (4.22%) Data Engineer
12 21 (4.03%) Development Team Leader
13 20 (3.84%) Java Software Engineer
14 18 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
14 18 (3.45%) Software Developer
15 17 (3.26%) Java Team Leader
16 16 (3.07%) AWS Engineer
16 16 (3.07%) Consultant
16 16 (3.07%) Java Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (42.23%) Spring
2 155 (29.75%) Kafka
3 143 (27.45%) Web Services
4 126 (24.18%) AngularJS
5 125 (23.99%) RESTful
6 104 (19.96%) Play Framework
7 75 (14.40%) HTML
7 75 (14.40%) REST
8 68 (13.05%) Spring Boot
9 58 (11.13%) Vert.x
10 52 (9.98%) Node.js
11 50 (9.60%) .NET
12 46 (8.83%) React
13 41 (7.87%) HTML5
14 40 (7.68%) Hibernate
15 34 (6.53%) CSS
16 33 (6.33%) RxJava
17 30 (5.76%) .NET Framework
18 26 (4.99%) Middleware
19 23 (4.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.12%) Fintech
2 61 (11.71%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (9.60%) Cyberthreat
4 45 (8.64%) Private Cloud
5 43 (8.25%) Computer Science
6 41 (7.87%) Public Cloud
7 33 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (5.95%) Online Games
9 29 (5.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 27 (5.18%) Fixed Income
11 25 (4.80%) Algorithms
11 25 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (4.22%) Data Structures
13 18 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (3.45%) User Experience
14 16 (3.07%) Mobile App
15 14 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (2.50%) Data Centre
17 12 (2.30%) Hedge funds
18 11 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.01%) Linux
2 32 (6.14%) Android
2 32 (6.14%) Apple iOS
3 26 (4.99%) Unix
4 6 (1.15%) Windows
5 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (39.16%) TDD
3 182 (34.93%) Microservices
4 147 (28.21%) DevOps
5 123 (23.61%) Software Engineering
6 120 (23.03%) Problem-Solving
7 115 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (16.89%) OO
9 86 (16.51%) BDD
9 86 (16.51%) Low Latency
10 85 (16.31%) E-Commerce
11 83 (15.93%) Scrum
12 71 (13.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 70 (13.44%) Analytics
13 70 (13.44%) Machine Learning
14 64 (12.28%) Test Automation
15 56 (10.75%) Mentoring
16 51 (9.79%) Artificial Intelligence
16 51 (9.79%) Investment Management
16 51 (9.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 424 (81.38%) Java
2 346 (66.41%) Scala
3 166 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 143 (27.45%) SQL
5 83 (15.93%) Java 8
6 68 (13.05%) Python
7 47 (9.02%) Ruby
8 39 (7.49%) C#
9 26 (4.99%) PHP
10 25 (4.80%) Haskell
11 16 (3.07%) Groovy
12 14 (2.69%) C++
13 13 (2.50%) R
14 10 (1.92%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.73%) ES6
16 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.58%) Clojure
17 3 (0.58%) Java 9
17 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (11.71%) Degree
2 23 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.50%) PhD
4 11 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.10%) QA
2 29 (5.57%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.30%) PSD2
4 10 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.15%) MiFID
6 5 (0.96%) GCP
7 3 (0.58%) SLA
8 2 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 146 (28.02%) Docker
2 27 (5.18%) Apache Flume
3 13 (2.50%) HDFS
4 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 81 (15.55%) Ansible
2 79 (15.16%) Kubernetes
3 38 (7.29%) Terraform
4 27 (5.18%) Puppet
5 19 (3.65%) Mesos
6 12 (2.30%) Nagios
7 4 (0.77%) Grafana
8 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.58%) Kibana
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Shiro
9 2 (0.38%) Oozie
9 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (12.86%) Oracle
2 61 (11.71%) WorldPay
3 33 (6.33%) Splunk
4 28 (5.37%) AppDynamics
5 19 (3.65%) SAP
6 12 (2.30%) IBM
6 12 (2.30%) Qualys
7 11 (2.11%) Google
8 9 (1.73%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.54%) Concur
10 6 (1.15%) Capita
10 6 (1.15%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.15%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.15%) Informatica
11 5 (0.96%) MapR
11 5 (0.96%) Microsoft
11 5 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.96%) Tableau
12 4 (0.77%) Sun
12 4 (0.77%) Sybase