Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Akka
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 732 940
Rank change year-on-year -22 +208 +291
Permanent jobs citing Akka 464 534 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.73% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 345 457 355
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £97,750 £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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -10 457 £70,000 - 44
London -52 384 £75,000 +7.14% 35
UK excluding London +37 76 £50,000 -16.67% 10
North of England +25 37 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North West +5 33 £50,000 +1.01% 3
South East +34 13 £52,500 -25.00%
East of England -12 12 £67,500 +3.85% 4
Midlands - 10 £28,750 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +10 4 £56,250 +2.27%
East Midlands - 4 £34,500 - 2
Scotland -16 3 - - 1
South West +11 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 295 (63.58%) Java
2 293 (63.15%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (61.21%) Scala
4 200 (43.10%) TDD
5 138 (29.74%) Finance
6 126 (27.16%) Scrum
7 119 (25.65%) BDD
8 113 (24.35%) Software Engineering
9 108 (23.28%) REST
9 108 (23.28%) Apache Spark
10 102 (21.98%) Big Data
11 101 (21.77%) Play Framework
12 100 (21.55%) Multithreading
13 99 (21.34%) SQL
14 98 (21.12%) Spring
15 96 (20.69%) Docker
15 96 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
16 84 (18.10%) MongoDB
17 82 (17.67%) Apache
18 79 (17.03%) Computer Science
19 78 (16.81%) C#
19 78 (16.81%) JavaScript
19 78 (16.81%) AngularJS
20 77 (16.59%) JSON
21 74 (15.95%) E-Commerce
22 72 (15.52%) NoSQL
23 71 (15.30%) Microservices
24 68 (14.66%) Algorithms
25 67 (14.44%) Banking
26 64 (13.79%) Continuous Integration

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
1 108 (23.28%) Apache Spark
2 82 (17.67%) Apache
3 62 (13.36%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.02%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.37%) Jetty
7 7 (1.51%) nginx
8 6 (1.29%) JBoss
9 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Confluence
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
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 96 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.03%) SaaS
3 23 (4.96%) Amazon S3
3 23 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (3.23%) GitHub
6 11 (2.37%) Route 53
7 8 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.72%) Google App Engine
8 7 (1.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (1.29%) AWS CloudTrail
9 6 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.29%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.29%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.29%) Serverless
9 6 (1.29%) Slack
9 6 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.68%) HTTP
2 4 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (21.98%) Big Data
2 84 (18.10%) MongoDB
3 72 (15.52%) NoSQL
4 62 (13.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 53 (11.42%) Hadoop
6 39 (8.41%) MySQL
7 28 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (5.82%) Redis
9 24 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.45%) SQL Server
11 13 (2.80%) Hazelcast
12 12 (2.59%) DB2
13 11 (2.37%) HBase
14 6 (1.29%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.29%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.08%) KDB
15 5 (1.08%) Kdb+
15 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 55 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 52 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 46 (9.91%) Maven
4 29 (6.25%) Gradle
5 28 (6.03%) JUnit
6 25 (5.39%) Cucumber
7 19 (4.09%) TeamCity
8 16 (3.45%) JIRA
9 15 (3.23%) Mockito
9 15 (3.23%) TestNG
10 12 (2.59%) Selenium
11 7 (1.51%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.29%) Subversion
13 4 (0.86%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.86%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.65%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.43%) Babel
15 2 (0.43%) Bower
General
1 138 (29.74%) Finance
2 67 (14.44%) Banking
3 49 (10.56%) Games
3 49 (10.56%) Investment Banking
4 45 (9.70%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.66%) Front Office
5 17 (3.66%) Marketing
6 14 (3.02%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.37%) Retail
8 8 (1.72%) Electronics
8 8 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.51%) Advertising
10 4 (0.86%) Law
11 3 (0.65%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 338 (72.84%) Developer
2 162 (34.91%) Java Developer
3 161 (34.70%) Scala Developer
4 62 (13.36%) Java Scala Developer
5 61 (13.15%) Senior Developer
6 49 (10.56%) C# Developer
7 42 (9.05%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.11%) Senior Scala Developer
9 28 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (4.96%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.74%) Scala Software Engineer
12 19 (4.09%) Apache Spark Developer
12 19 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (4.09%) Hadoop Developer
12 19 (4.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
13 18 (3.88%) Architect
14 16 (3.45%) Java Engineer
15 13 (2.80%) Technical Leader
16 12 (2.59%) Lead Developer
17 11 (2.37%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (23.28%) REST
2 101 (21.77%) Play Framework
3 98 (21.12%) Spring
4 78 (16.81%) AngularJS
5 77 (16.59%) JSON
6 64 (13.79%) .NET
7 63 (13.58%) WebSockets
8 55 (11.85%) Kafka
8 55 (11.85%) React
8 55 (11.85%) Spring MVC
9 53 (11.42%) HTML
10 51 (10.99%) Hibernate
10 51 (10.99%) RESTful
11 43 (9.27%) Reactive Extensions
12 42 (9.05%) Node.js
13 41 (8.84%) Web Services
14 39 (8.41%) CSS
15 35 (7.54%) HTML5
16 34 (7.33%) spray
17 30 (6.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 79 (17.03%) Computer Science
2 68 (14.66%) Algorithms
3 60 (12.93%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 49 (10.56%) Fintech
6 44 (9.48%) Client/Server
7 41 (8.84%) Data Structures
8 19 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (3.23%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.59%) Equities
11 10 (2.16%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.72%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.29%) Derivative
13 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.08%) Life Science
14 5 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
14 5 (1.08%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.07%) Linux
2 11 (2.37%) Unix
3 9 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.72%) Android
5 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (63.15%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (43.10%) TDD
3 126 (27.16%) Scrum
4 119 (25.65%) BDD
5 113 (24.35%) Software Engineering
6 100 (21.55%) Multithreading
7 74 (15.95%) E-Commerce
8 71 (15.30%) Microservices
9 64 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (13.79%) Functional Programming
10 63 (13.58%) DevOps
11 59 (12.72%) Analytics
12 55 (11.85%) Asset Management
13 47 (10.13%) Multithreaded Programming
13 47 (10.13%) OOD
14 45 (9.70%) Algorithmic Trading
15 44 (9.48%) Wealth Management
16 42 (9.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 40 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
18 37 (7.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 295 (63.58%) Java
2 284 (61.21%) Scala
3 99 (21.34%) SQL
4 78 (16.81%) C#
4 78 (16.81%) JavaScript
5 56 (12.07%) Python
6 52 (11.21%) F#
7 19 (4.09%) Clojure
8 14 (3.02%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.80%) PHP
10 11 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.94%) C++
12 8 (1.72%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.72%) Ruby
13 7 (1.51%) Groovy
14 6 (1.29%) R
15 5 (1.08%) ES6
15 5 (1.08%) Haskell
15 5 (1.08%) XAML
16 4 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (10.78%) Degree
2 24 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.94%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) MiFID
2 5 (1.08%) SEPA
3 3 (0.65%) GCP
4 2 (0.43%) PSD2
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (20.69%) Docker
2 10 (2.16%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.65%) HDFS
5 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 34 (7.33%) Kubernetes
2 26 (5.60%) Ansible
3 13 (2.80%) Puppet
4 10 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.16%) Terraform
5 7 (1.51%) Mesos
6 6 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.65%) Grafana
7 3 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Consul
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) Marathon
8 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (5.17%) Google
2 16 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.80%) IBM
4 12 (2.59%) SAP
5 10 (2.16%) Mercator
6 9 (1.94%) Oracle
7 7 (1.51%) Apigee
7 7 (1.51%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.29%) Databricks
8 6 (1.29%) Splunk
9 5 (1.08%) VMware
9 5 (1.08%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
10 4 (0.86%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.65%) Adobe
11 3 (0.65%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.65%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.43%) Qualys
12 2 (0.43%) Reuters
12 2 (0.43%) Solace