Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1055 1160 1266
Rank change year-on-year +105 +106 +40
Permanent jobs citing Flink 125 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.036% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 104 10 21
UK median annual salary £76,250 £80,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.69% -20.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £114,250 £86,250 £120,000
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 54,138 52,218 64,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.60% 30.69% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45,100 44,518 54,622
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Flink in the UK

Flink
Top 10 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 25 April 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 +107 119 £75,000 -6.25% 21
London +70 91 £80,000 - 17
UK excluding London +16 29 £30,000 - 7
South East - 22 £30,000 - 1
Midlands -1 3 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +1 2 £70,000 - 1
North West - 2 £75,000 -
North of England - 2 £75,000 - 2
Scotland -35 1 £49,000 - 3
South West - 1 £49,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 116 (92.80%) Big Data
2 110 (88.00%) Apache Spark
3 84 (67.20%) Python
4 81 (64.80%) Hadoop
5 79 (63.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 77 (61.60%) Kafka
7 60 (48.00%) HBase
7 60 (48.00%) Apache Hive
8 55 (44.00%) Scala
9 54 (43.20%) NoSQL
9 54 (43.20%) Elasticsearch
10 51 (40.80%) Analytics
11 46 (36.80%) Spark Streaming
12 45 (36.00%) Impala
12 45 (36.00%) Cloudera
13 43 (34.40%) Hadoop YARN
14 41 (32.80%) Java
15 38 (30.40%) Machine Learning
16 37 (29.60%) Software Engineering
16 37 (29.60%) Data Science
17 36 (28.80%) Unix
17 36 (28.80%) Apache Flume
18 34 (27.20%) Apache Solr
18 34 (27.20%) Computer Science
19 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (24.80%) MongoDB
21 30 (24.00%) Degree
22 29 (23.20%) Performance Tuning
23 28 (22.40%) Google
23 28 (22.40%) Amazon Redshift

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
1 110 (88.00%) Apache Spark
2 54 (43.20%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (27.20%) Apache Solr
4 27 (21.60%) Apache
5 10 (8.00%) Apache Pig
6 9 (7.20%) Luigi
7 5 (4.00%) Documentum
7 5 (4.00%) FileNet
7 5 (4.00%) SAS
7 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.20%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.60%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.80%) Confluence
10 1 (0.80%) JBoss
10 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.40%) GitHub
5 3 (2.40%) Serverless
6 2 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.60%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (92.80%) Big Data
2 81 (64.80%) Hadoop
3 79 (63.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 60 (48.00%) Apache Hive
4 60 (48.00%) HBase
5 54 (43.20%) NoSQL
6 45 (36.00%) Impala
7 31 (24.80%) MongoDB
8 28 (22.40%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (14.40%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (12.80%) Power BI
11 15 (12.00%) Pentaho
12 12 (9.60%) Apache Kudu
12 12 (9.60%) Spotfire
13 11 (8.80%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (8.80%) DataStage
13 11 (8.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (5.60%) MySQL
15 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
16 4 (3.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Maven
2 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.20%) JIRA
5 3 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.40%) CA Release Automation
5 3 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.60%) JUnit
6 2 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.60%) TestNG
6 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 6 (4.80%) Marketing
5 5 (4.00%) Electronics
5 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (44.80%) Data Engineer
2 46 (36.80%) Big Data Engineer
3 30 (24.00%) Architect
4 28 (22.40%) Big Data Architect
4 28 (22.40%) Data Architect
5 21 (16.80%) Hadoop Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Graduate
7 10 (8.00%) Data Scientist
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.80%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Analytics Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Big Data Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Data Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (61.60%) Kafka
2 46 (36.80%) Spark Streaming
3 17 (13.60%) NumPy
3 17 (13.60%) scikit-learn
3 17 (13.60%) TensorFlow
4 14 (11.20%) Samza
5 13 (10.40%) D3.js
5 13 (10.40%) Pandas
5 13 (10.40%) SciPy
6 12 (9.60%) Web Services
7 9 (7.20%) PySpark
8 8 (6.40%) Leaflet
9 6 (4.80%) Keras
10 5 (4.00%) Akka
10 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.00%) Play Framework
11 4 (3.20%) Apache Avro
11 4 (3.20%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (2.40%) Apache Camel
12 3 (2.40%) Apache Drill
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.20%) Video\Live Streaming
5 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.20%) Fintech
8 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.60%) Equities
8 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.60%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.80%) CUDA
9 1 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.80%) Unix
2 23 (18.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Mesosphere
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Analytics
2 38 (30.40%) Machine Learning
3 37 (29.60%) Data Science
3 37 (29.60%) Software Engineering
4 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (23.20%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (21.60%) Data Engineering
6 27 (21.60%) Scrum
7 25 (20.00%) MapReduce
8 24 (19.20%) Data Analytics
8 24 (19.20%) ETL
9 23 (18.40%) Artificial Intelligence
9 23 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (18.40%) Mathematics
10 21 (16.80%) Visualisation
11 15 (12.00%) Data Modelling
12 14 (11.20%) DevOps
12 14 (11.20%) Physics
13 13 (10.40%) Data Analysis
14 12 (9.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (67.20%) Python
2 55 (44.00%) Scala
3 41 (32.80%) Java
4 26 (20.80%) Bash Shell
5 17 (13.60%) SQL
6 13 (10.40%) R
7 12 (9.60%) C++
8 7 (5.60%) C
9 4 (3.20%) C#
9 4 (3.20%) Clojure
9 4 (3.20%) Java 8
10 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.60%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) CQL
12 1 (0.80%) F#
12 1 (0.80%) Groovy
12 1 (0.80%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (24.00%) Degree
2 26 (20.80%) PhD
3 21 (16.80%) Master's Degree
4 16 (12.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) CCNA
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) RHCE
6 1 (0.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) Data Quality
1 8 (6.40%) GDPR
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.60%) EMIR
2 2 (1.60%) MiFID
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) GCP
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (28.80%) Apache Flume
2 15 (12.00%) HDFS
3 9 (7.20%) Docker
4 4 (3.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.80%) Gluster
5 1 (0.80%) iptables
5 1 (0.80%) KVM
5 1 (0.80%) MapR-FS
Systems Management
1 43 (34.40%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (10.40%) Kibana
3 11 (8.80%) Oozie
4 3 (2.40%) Ansible
4 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.80%) Ambari
5 1 (0.80%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.80%) Grafana
5 1 (0.80%) Graylog
5 1 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.80%) Nagios
5 1 (0.80%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (36.00%) Cloudera
2 28 (22.40%) Google
3 23 (18.40%) Tableau
4 18 (14.40%) SAP
5 17 (13.60%) Informatica
6 16 (12.80%) IBM
7 15 (12.00%) Vertica
8 14 (11.20%) Hortonworks
9 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.40%) Talend
9 13 (10.40%) TIBCO
10 11 (8.80%) Greenplum
10 11 (8.80%) HP
11 9 (7.20%) MapR
12 8 (6.40%) RapidMiner
13 7 (5.60%) Twitter
14 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
14 4 (3.20%) Datameer
14 4 (3.20%) Oracle
15 3 (2.40%) Sonatype