Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1073 1165 1281
Rank change year-on-year +92 +116 +11
Permanent jobs citing Flink 90 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 78 8 11
UK median annual salary £76,250 £65,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.31% -25.71% +52.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £89,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 - £65,000

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 52,890 52,873 65,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.55% 29.87% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43,850 45,259 55,738
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Flink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Flink in the UK

Flink
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Flink.

Salary trend for Flink in the UK

Flink
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Flink over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Flink in the UK

Flink
Top 6 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 20 January 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 +95 89 £76,250 +17.31% 9
London +68 73 £80,000 -5.88% 9
UK excluding London +27 17 £30,000 -
South East - 12 £30,000 -
South West - 4 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Flink 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 Flink.

1 81 (90.00%) Apache Spark
2 79 (87.78%) Big Data
3 60 (66.67%) Kafka
4 59 (65.56%) Hadoop
5 58 (64.44%) Python
6 54 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 41 (45.56%) Apache Hive
8 39 (43.33%) Machine Learning
9 37 (41.11%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (38.89%) NoSQL
11 34 (37.78%) HBase
12 33 (36.67%) Analytics
12 33 (36.67%) Spark Streaming
13 30 (33.33%) Java
14 28 (31.11%) Hadoop YARN
14 28 (31.11%) Scala
15 27 (30.00%) Impala
16 26 (28.89%) Cloudera
16 26 (28.89%) Degree
17 25 (27.78%) Computer Science
17 25 (27.78%) Unix
18 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
19 22 (24.44%) PhD
19 22 (24.44%) Apache Flume
20 21 (23.33%) Finance
21 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
21 20 (22.22%) Apache Solr
22 19 (21.11%) Linux
22 19 (21.11%) SQL

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 81 (90.00%) Apache Spark
2 37 (41.11%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (22.22%) Apache Solr
4 18 (20.00%) Apache
5 8 (8.89%) Luigi
6 5 (5.56%) Apache Pig
7 4 (4.44%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (1.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.11%) JBoss
8 1 (1.11%) Jupyter
8 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.22%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) GitHub
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
7 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (87.78%) Big Data
2 59 (65.56%) Hadoop
3 54 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 41 (45.56%) Apache Hive
5 35 (38.89%) NoSQL
6 34 (37.78%) HBase
7 27 (30.00%) Impala
8 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 13 (14.44%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.67%) Power BI
11 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.56%) Data Lake
12 5 (5.56%) MySQL
12 5 (5.56%) Pentaho
13 4 (4.44%) Data Mining
13 4 (4.44%) DB2
14 3 (3.33%) Apache Kudu
14 3 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Maven
2 4 (4.44%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
2 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.67%) Marketing
4 5 (5.56%) Electronics
4 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.22%) Front Office
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Data Engineer
2 32 (35.56%) Big Data Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) Architect
3 15 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Big Data Architect
4 13 (14.44%) Data Architect
5 12 (13.33%) Data Scientist
6 5 (5.56%) Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Graduate
6 5 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (4.44%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.22%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (66.67%) Kafka
2 33 (36.67%) Spark Streaming
3 12 (13.33%) scikit-learn
4 11 (12.22%) NumPy
4 11 (12.22%) Pandas
5 8 (8.89%) PySpark
5 8 (8.89%) Samza
5 8 (8.89%) TensorFlow
6 6 (6.67%) SciPy
7 4 (4.44%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (4.44%) Node.js
7 4 (4.44%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.33%) Web Services
9 2 (2.22%) Apache Tez
9 2 (2.22%) Keras
9 2 (2.22%) LDAP
9 2 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.11%) D3.js
10 1 (1.11%) Django
10 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 11 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.89%) Video\Live Streaming
6 7 (7.78%) Equities
7 5 (5.56%) Data Structures
7 5 (5.56%) Fintech
8 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.22%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.11%) CUDA
9 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Unix
2 19 (21.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Mesosphere
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Machine Learning
2 33 (36.67%) Analytics
3 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.11%) Mathematics
6 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (17.78%) DevOps
7 16 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 15 (16.67%) Data Engineering
9 13 (14.44%) MapReduce
10 12 (13.33%) Scrum
11 11 (12.22%) Data Analysis
12 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.89%) ETL
13 8 (8.89%) High Availability
14 7 (7.78%) Change Management
14 7 (7.78%) OO
14 7 (7.78%) Statistics
14 7 (7.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) Python
2 30 (33.33%) Java
3 28 (31.11%) Scala
4 19 (21.11%) SQL
5 18 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.89%) C++
7 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.44%) C#
8 4 (4.44%) Groovy
8 4 (4.44%) R
9 3 (3.33%) C
9 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) CQL
10 2 (2.22%) U-SQL
11 1 (1.11%) F#
11 1 (1.11%) HiveQL
11 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.11%) Perl
11 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Degree
2 22 (24.44%) PhD
3 15 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (13.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.11%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.11%) RHCE
5 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) Data Quality
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.22%) EMIR
2 2 (2.22%) MiFID
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) GCP
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Apache Flume
2 14 (15.56%) Docker
3 11 (12.22%) HDFS
4 6 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.22%) MapR-FS
6 1 (1.11%) Gluster
6 1 (1.11%) iptables
6 1 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (31.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (7.78%) Oozie
3 4 (4.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.22%) Ambari
4 2 (2.22%) Ansible
4 2 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.22%) Kibana
4 2 (2.22%) yum
5 1 (1.11%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.11%) Grafana
5 1 (1.11%) Graylog
5 1 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (1.11%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Cloudera
2 14 (15.56%) Google
2 14 (15.56%) Hortonworks
3 13 (14.44%) MapR
3 13 (14.44%) Tableau
4 9 (10.00%) SAP
5 7 (7.78%) Twitter
6 5 (5.56%) Talend
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Sybase
7 4 (4.44%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.44%) Vertica
8 3 (3.33%) Greenplum
8 3 (3.33%) Informatica
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.22%) Datameer
9 2 (2.22%) EXASOL
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Platfora
9 2 (2.22%) Solace