Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Flink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Flink over the 6 months to 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 618 942 1016
Rank change year-on-year +324 +74 +156
Permanent jobs citing Flink 73 123 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.090% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56 88 92
Median annual salary £108,750 £85,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £65,625 £68,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £200,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +78.95%

Flink is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 14,202 37,317 48,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 27.23% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11,980 30,752 39,647
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

Flink
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Flink as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Flink in the UK

Flink
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Flink.

Salary trend for Flink in the UK

Flink
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Flink over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Flink in the UK

Flink
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Flink within the UK over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. 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 +317 71 £110,000 +29.41% 11
London +232 59 £150,000 +71.43% 7
UK excluding London +324 13 £75,000 - 5
East of England - 6 £75,000 - 3
Midlands +114 4 £75,000 -11.76%
East Midlands +84 4 £75,000 -11.76%
Work from Home +16 3 £62,500 -10.71% 2
South West - 2 £62,500 - 1
Scotland +89 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, IT jobs citing Flink 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 Flink.

1 59 (80.82%) Kafka
2 51 (69.86%) Apache Spark
3 45 (61.64%) AWS
4 44 (60.27%) Finance
5 39 (53.42%) Hadoop
6 38 (52.05%) SQL
7 34 (46.58%) Big Data
8 29 (39.73%) NoSQL
9 28 (38.36%) Hedge funds
9 28 (38.36%) Java
9 28 (38.36%) Microservices
10 25 (34.25%) Python
10 25 (34.25%) Degree
11 24 (32.88%) Kubernetes
12 23 (31.51%) Equities
12 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (30.14%) Mathematics
13 22 (30.14%) Docker
14 21 (28.77%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (28.77%) Azure
14 21 (28.77%) Snowflake Schema
15 20 (27.40%) GCP
15 20 (27.40%) SDLC
16 19 (26.03%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (26.03%) Analytics
16 19 (26.03%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (26.03%) Scala
16 19 (26.03%) Machine Learning
17 18 (24.66%) Visualisation
17 18 (24.66%) OOP

Flink
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 51 (69.86%) Apache Spark
2 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (12.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) nginx
4 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.37%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 45 (61.64%) AWS
2 21 (28.77%) Azure
3 20 (27.40%) GCP
4 7 (9.59%) SaaS
5 6 (8.22%) OpenShift
5 6 (8.22%) Serverless
6 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.48%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (5.48%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (4.11%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (4.11%) IaaS
8 3 (4.11%) PaaS
9 2 (2.74%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (53.42%) Hadoop
2 34 (46.58%) Big Data
3 29 (39.73%) NoSQL
4 21 (28.77%) Snowflake Schema
5 19 (26.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (26.03%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (24.66%) BigQuery
7 16 (21.92%) Data Lake
8 15 (20.55%) Apache Hive
9 14 (19.18%) Data Mining
10 9 (12.33%) Apache Ignite
11 8 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (10.96%) Tableau
12 6 (8.22%) CouchDB
12 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
12 6 (8.22%) Redis
12 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (6.85%) HBase
13 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (8.22%) CircleCI
1 6 (8.22%) GitLab
1 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
1 6 (8.22%) Travis CI
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
General
1 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Data Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Senior Data Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Data Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (80.82%) Kafka
2 12 (16.44%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (12.33%) React
4 8 (10.96%) .NET
5 7 (9.59%) GraphQL
5 7 (9.59%) REST
6 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.85%) Apache Avro
6 5 (6.85%) Samza
7 4 (5.48%) JSON
7 4 (5.48%) SOAP
7 4 (5.48%) Web Services
8 3 (4.11%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (2.74%) Esper
9 2 (2.74%) Node.js
9 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.74%) React Native
10 1 (1.37%) Akka
10 1 (1.37%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Hedge funds
2 23 (31.51%) Equities
3 14 (19.18%) Data Structures
4 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (16.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (12.33%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (6.85%) Cloud Native
8 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (5.48%) Replication
10 3 (4.11%) Social Media
10 3 (4.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Microservices
2 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.14%) Mathematics
4 20 (27.40%) SDLC
5 19 (26.03%) Analytics
5 19 (26.03%) Machine Learning
6 18 (24.66%) OOP
6 18 (24.66%) Visualisation
7 17 (23.29%) Asset Management
8 15 (20.55%) ETL
9 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
10 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.33%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (10.96%) People Management
11 8 (10.96%) Quantitative Analysis
11 8 (10.96%) Statistics
11 8 (10.96%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (9.59%) Data Engineering
13 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) Python
4 19 (26.03%) Scala
5 15 (20.55%) C#
6 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.96%) R
8 6 (8.22%) Clojure
8 6 (8.22%) F#
8 6 (8.22%) Haskell
8 6 (8.22%) Rust
9 5 (6.85%) Go
10 4 (5.48%) C++
11 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.11%) Elixir
11 3 (4.11%) Erlang
11 3 (4.11%) Kotlin
11 3 (4.11%) OCaml
11 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 21 (28.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) Docker
2 4 (5.48%) HDFS
2 4 (5.48%) Varnish
3 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) Kubernetes
2 9 (12.33%) Ansible
2 9 (12.33%) Puppet
3 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.85%) Terraform
5 3 (4.11%) Cobbler
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Databricks
2 4 (5.48%) Cloudera
2 4 (5.48%) Google
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.74%) Teradata
4 2 (2.74%) Yahoo!