Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 907 1106 1189
Rank change year-on-year +199 +83 +84
Permanent jobs citing Flink 200 88 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.051% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.17% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 139 76 8
UK median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +19.23% -25.71%
10th Percentile £60,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £110,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year +158.33% - -

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 43,157 53,147 52,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.65% 30.53% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35,471 44,053 45,210
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +195 197 £85,000 +9.68% 20
London +103 135 £85,000 +6.25% 19
UK excluding London +115 65 £77,500 +158.33% 4
North of England - 43 £70,000 -
North West - 43 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 17 £100,000 -
Midlands - 17 £100,000 -
Scotland - 3 £54,000 - 3
South East +28 2 £62,500 +108.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 194 (97.00%) Hadoop
1 194 (97.00%) Big Data
2 180 (90.00%) Apache Spark
3 178 (89.00%) Java
4 166 (83.00%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (81.00%) Amazon AWS
6 159 (79.50%) Python
7 158 (79.00%) Kafka
8 146 (73.00%) NoSQL
9 141 (70.50%) Amazon Redshift
10 134 (67.00%) Scala
11 122 (61.00%) HBase
12 98 (49.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 95 (47.50%) Apache Hive
14 93 (46.50%) Cloudera
15 92 (46.00%) Impala
16 90 (45.00%) Scrum
17 89 (44.50%) Elasticsearch
18 86 (43.00%) MapReduce
19 76 (38.00%) Hadoop YARN
20 75 (37.50%) Analytics
20 75 (37.50%) Apache Flume
20 75 (37.50%) Web Services
21 71 (35.50%) Hortonworks
21 71 (35.50%) MapR
22 70 (35.00%) Oozie
23 69 (34.50%) Apache Pig
24 68 (34.00%) Couchbase
24 68 (34.00%) CouchDB
24 68 (34.00%) Kanban

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
1 180 (90.00%) Apache Spark
2 89 (44.50%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (34.50%) Apache Pig
4 58 (29.00%) Apache
5 38 (19.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.50%) Confluence
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 162 (81.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (25.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 45 (22.50%) Amazon EMR
4 43 (21.50%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (20.50%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (8.00%) GitHub
8 4 (2.00%) Serverless
9 3 (1.50%) PaaS
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.00%) IaaS
10 2 (1.00%) SaaS
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.50%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (97.00%) Big Data
1 194 (97.00%) Hadoop
2 146 (73.00%) NoSQL
3 141 (70.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 122 (61.00%) HBase
5 98 (49.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 95 (47.50%) Apache Hive
7 92 (46.00%) Impala
8 68 (34.00%) Couchbase
8 68 (34.00%) CouchDB
9 47 (23.50%) MongoDB
10 43 (21.50%) Amazon Athena
11 26 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (12.50%) Redis
13 22 (11.00%) DataStage
13 22 (11.00%) Pentaho
14 17 (8.50%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (8.50%) Power BI
14 17 (8.50%) Spotfire
14 17 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (23.00%) JIRA
2 17 (8.50%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.50%) Maven
4 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.50%) Selenium
5 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (13.50%) Finance
2 23 (11.50%) Banking
3 19 (9.50%) Games
4 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (53.00%) Data Engineer
2 103 (51.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 49 (24.50%) Architect
4 43 (21.50%) Data Architect
5 42 (21.00%) Senior Data Engineer
6 23 (11.50%) Big Data Architect
7 19 (9.50%) Senior Architect
7 19 (9.50%) Senior Data Architect
8 18 (9.00%) Developer
8 18 (9.00%) Games Engineer
9 17 (8.50%) Java Developer
10 14 (7.00%) Consultant
11 13 (6.50%) Big Data Developer
11 13 (6.50%) Core Java Developer
12 11 (5.50%) Principal Consultant
13 9 (4.50%) Hadoop Engineer
13 9 (4.50%) Java Engineer
14 8 (4.00%) Software Engineer
15 6 (3.00%) Data Consultant
15 6 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (79.00%) Kafka
2 75 (37.50%) Web Services
3 64 (32.00%) Spark Streaming
4 30 (15.00%) REST
5 23 (11.50%) .NET
6 17 (8.50%) React
7 15 (7.50%) Apache Avro
7 15 (7.50%) Apache Beam
8 14 (7.00%) JAX-RS
8 14 (7.00%) Redux
9 7 (3.50%) PySpark
10 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.00%) Node.js
11 3 (1.50%) Akka
11 3 (1.50%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.50%) HTML
11 3 (1.50%) Samza
11 3 (1.50%) Spring
11 3 (1.50%) TensorFlow
12 2 (1.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.50%) Internet of Things
2 16 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.50%) Fintech
4 11 (5.50%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Blog
8 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.50%) Unix
2 20 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (83.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (45.00%) Scrum
3 86 (43.00%) MapReduce
4 75 (37.50%) Analytics
5 68 (34.00%) Kanban
6 65 (32.50%) Data Modelling
7 62 (31.00%) TDD
8 61 (30.50%) Open Source
9 59 (29.50%) Computer Science
10 55 (27.50%) Data Science
11 51 (25.50%) DevOps
12 47 (23.50%) Data Engineering
13 46 (23.00%) Mathematics
14 42 (21.00%) Data Ingestion
15 41 (20.50%) Change Management
15 41 (20.50%) Configuration Management
16 39 (19.50%) ETL
17 33 (16.50%) Software Engineering
18 32 (16.00%) Data Analytics
19 28 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 178 (89.00%) Java
2 159 (79.50%) Python
3 134 (67.00%) Scala
4 23 (11.50%) C#
5 19 (9.50%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.00%) C++
6 18 (9.00%) SQL
7 14 (7.00%) Java 8
8 7 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.50%) Go
9 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.50%) F#
10 1 (0.50%) Groovy
10 1 (0.50%) R
10 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (30.50%) Degree
2 53 (26.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (23.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 75 (37.50%) Apache Flume
2 23 (11.50%) HDFS
3 14 (7.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 76 (38.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 70 (35.00%) Oozie
3 15 (7.50%) Puppet
4 3 (1.50%) Terraform
5 2 (1.00%) Ansible
5 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 93 (46.50%) Cloudera
2 71 (35.50%) Hortonworks
2 71 (35.50%) MapR
3 68 (34.00%) Databricks
4 47 (23.50%) Google
5 42 (21.00%) CA Agile Central
6 25 (12.50%) Informatica
7 24 (12.00%) Talend
8 20 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (9.50%) Tableau
10 17 (8.50%) Greenplum
10 17 (8.50%) HP
10 17 (8.50%) IBM
10 17 (8.50%) SAP
10 17 (8.50%) TIBCO
10 17 (8.50%) Vertica
11 13 (6.50%) Splunk
12 4 (2.00%) Reuters
13 3 (1.50%) Apple
13 3 (1.50%) Oracle