Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 677 987 1065
Rank change year-on-year +310 +78 +143
Permanent jobs citing Flink 99 124 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.087% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 97 85
Median annual salary £108,750 £97,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £71,875 £63,750 £53,000
90th Percentile £200,000 £118,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £86,250 £68,750
% change year-on-year -13.04% +25.45% +44.74%

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 17,801 39,057 51,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.38% 27.35% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14,484 32,043 42,016
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Flink in the UK

Flink
Top 11 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 8 August 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 +293 98 £110,000 +12.82% 2
London +180 83 £150,000 +53.85% 2
UK excluding London +291 16 £75,000 -13.04%
Midlands +119 7 £75,000 -21.05%
East Midlands +87 7 £75,000 -21.05%
East of England - 6 £75,000 -
Work from Home +70 2 £67,500 -32.50%
Scotland +98 1 £60,000 +33.33%
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 77 (77.78%) Kafka
2 67 (67.68%) Apache Spark
3 66 (66.67%) AWS
4 56 (56.57%) Finance
5 54 (54.55%) Hadoop
6 52 (52.53%) Big Data
7 46 (46.46%) Microservices
8 45 (45.45%) Kubernetes
9 43 (43.43%) Machine Learning
10 40 (40.40%) Docker
10 40 (40.40%) Hedge funds
11 39 (39.39%) Java
11 39 (39.39%) GCP
12 38 (38.38%) Python
13 35 (35.35%) Degree
14 34 (34.34%) Equities
14 34 (34.34%) NoSQL
15 32 (32.32%) OOP
15 32 (32.32%) Computer Science Degree
16 31 (31.31%) Mathematics
17 29 (29.29%) SQL
17 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (28.28%) Scala
18 28 (28.28%) Amazon Redshift
19 24 (24.24%) Azure
20 23 (23.23%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (23.23%) Analytics
21 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (21.21%) Data Mining
22 20 (20.20%) BigQuery

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 67 (67.68%) Apache Spark
2 15 (15.15%) Apache
2 15 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Pulsar
4 4 (4.04%) nginx
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) Jupyter
6 2 (2.02%) OpenWhisk
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.01%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 66 (66.67%) AWS
2 39 (39.39%) GCP
3 24 (24.24%) Azure
4 8 (8.08%) Serverless
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (5.05%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.04%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (4.04%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (4.04%) SaaS
8 3 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (3.03%) AWS Step Functions
8 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.02%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 52 (52.53%) Big Data
3 34 (34.34%) NoSQL
4 28 (28.28%) Amazon Redshift
5 23 (23.23%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (21.21%) Data Mining
7 20 (20.20%) BigQuery
8 19 (19.19%) HBase
9 18 (18.18%) Data Lake
10 17 (17.17%) Snowflake Schema
11 15 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (15.15%) MongoDB
11 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 14 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
14 12 (12.12%) Apache Ignite
14 12 (12.12%) Redis
15 11 (11.11%) Apache Hive
16 8 (8.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (7.07%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.09%) CircleCI
2 9 (9.09%) JIRA
3 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.06%) GitLab
4 6 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.06%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.03%) GoCD
6 2 (2.02%) Gradle
6 2 (2.02%) Maven
7 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 56 (56.57%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Data Engineer
2 20 (20.20%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Senior Data Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Big Data Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Python Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Data Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (77.78%) Kafka
2 20 (20.20%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (10.10%) React
4 9 (9.09%) Web Services
5 7 (7.07%) REST
5 7 (7.07%) Spark Streaming
6 6 (6.06%) .NET
6 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.05%) Apache Avro
8 4 (4.04%) GraphQL
8 4 (4.04%) JSON
8 4 (4.04%) Pandas
8 4 (4.04%) React Native
8 4 (4.04%) Samza
8 4 (4.04%) SciPy
8 4 (4.04%) SOAP
9 3 (3.03%) H2O
9 3 (3.03%) MLlib
9 3 (3.03%) TensorFlow
10 2 (2.02%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.40%) Hedge funds
2 34 (34.34%) Equities
3 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (20.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (12.12%) Data Structures
5 12 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (10.10%) Cloud Native
6 10 (10.10%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.04%) Replication
8 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.01%) Blog
9 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.46%) Microservices
2 43 (43.43%) Machine Learning
3 32 (32.32%) OOP
4 31 (31.31%) Mathematics
5 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (23.23%) Analytics
7 19 (19.19%) Data Science
7 19 (19.19%) ETL
8 18 (18.18%) SDLC
9 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
10 15 (15.15%) Visualisation
11 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (14.14%) Open Source
12 13 (13.13%) Asset Management
13 12 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 11 (11.11%) TDD
14 11 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
15 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.39%) Java
2 38 (38.38%) Python
3 29 (29.29%) SQL
4 28 (28.28%) Scala
5 17 (17.17%) C#
6 10 (10.10%) C++
6 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.06%) Clojure
7 6 (6.06%) F#
7 6 (6.06%) Haskell
7 6 (6.06%) R
7 6 (6.06%) Rust
8 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.03%) Elixir
8 3 (3.03%) Erlang
8 3 (3.03%) Go
8 3 (3.03%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.03%) OCaml
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) Degree
2 32 (32.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) GDPR
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 40 (40.40%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (4.04%) Varnish
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.09%) Ansible
2 9 (9.09%) Puppet
3 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.06%) Terraform
5 3 (3.03%) Cobbler
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.02%) Knative
6 2 (2.02%) Oozie
7 1 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Google
2 13 (13.13%) Databricks
3 8 (8.08%) Tableau
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.05%) Remedy
6 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.02%) Sybase
8 1 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.01%) Informatica