Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1009 1143 1221
Rank change year-on-year +134 +78 +92
Permanent jobs citing Flink 148 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.023% 0.003%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.075% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 80 36 4
UK median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £88,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.86% +36.54%
10th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £71,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £111,250 £105,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £86,250 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year +81.58% - -

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 48,595 53,446 56,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.51% 30.48% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39,659 43,984 48,035
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 +154 141 £85,000 +6.25% 18
London +116 106 £85,000 -5.56% 14
UK excluding London +39 36 £86,250 +81.58% 5
East Midlands - 17 £100,000 -
Midlands - 17 £100,000 - 1
North West - 16 £83,750 -
North of England - 16 £83,750 -
South East - 2 £60,000 - 3
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 141 (95.27%) Big Data
2 128 (86.49%) Hadoop
3 125 (84.46%) Apache Spark
4 119 (80.41%) Java
5 105 (70.95%) Kafka
6 96 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (60.81%) Python
7 90 (60.81%) Amazon AWS
8 80 (54.05%) Scala
9 79 (53.38%) HBase
9 79 (53.38%) NoSQL
10 72 (48.65%) Analytics
11 69 (46.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 66 (44.59%) Apache Hive
13 63 (42.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 63 (42.57%) Cloudera
14 61 (41.22%) Impala
15 60 (40.54%) Elasticsearch
16 50 (33.78%) Scrum
17 49 (33.11%) Web Services
17 49 (33.11%) MapReduce
18 42 (28.38%) Apache Flume
18 42 (28.38%) Google Cloud Platform
19 41 (27.70%) Hadoop YARN
19 41 (27.70%) Open Source
19 41 (27.70%) Google
20 40 (27.03%) Degree
20 40 (27.03%) Spark Streaming
21 36 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 35 (23.65%) Finance

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
1 125 (84.46%) Apache Spark
2 60 (40.54%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (20.95%) Apache Pig
4 27 (18.24%) Apache
5 20 (13.51%) Apache Solr
6 7 (4.73%) SAS
7 6 (4.05%) Documentum
7 6 (4.05%) FileNet
7 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 90 (60.81%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (28.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 36 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (12.16%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (11.49%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (4.05%) GitHub
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.35%) PaaS
8 2 (1.35%) Serverless
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.68%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (95.27%) Big Data
2 128 (86.49%) Hadoop
3 79 (53.38%) HBase
3 79 (53.38%) NoSQL
4 69 (46.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 66 (44.59%) Apache Hive
6 63 (42.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 61 (41.22%) Impala
8 31 (20.95%) CouchDB
8 31 (20.95%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (20.27%) Couchbase
10 26 (17.57%) MongoDB
11 20 (13.51%) Spotfire
12 19 (12.84%) Apache Kudu
12 19 (12.84%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (12.84%) DataStage
12 19 (12.84%) Pentaho
12 19 (12.84%) Power BI
12 19 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (10.81%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.49%) JIRA
2 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.38%) Maven
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.35%) RStudio
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 27 (18.24%) Banking
3 18 (12.16%) Front Office
3 18 (12.16%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 11 (7.43%) Games
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (47.30%) Data Engineer
2 60 (40.54%) Big Data Engineer
3 38 (25.68%) Architect
4 35 (23.65%) Data Architect
5 24 (16.22%) Big Data Architect
6 18 (12.16%) Senior Data Engineer
7 14 (9.46%) Hadoop Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Games Engineer
9 10 (6.76%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Big Data Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) Data Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Analytics Consultant
11 8 (5.41%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 8 (5.41%) Senior Architect
11 8 (5.41%) Senior Data Architect
12 7 (4.73%) Big Data Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (70.95%) Kafka
2 49 (33.11%) Web Services
3 40 (27.03%) Spark Streaming
4 15 (10.14%) REST
5 12 (8.11%) .NET
6 10 (6.76%) D3.js
7 9 (6.08%) Leaflet
7 9 (6.08%) Spring
7 9 (6.08%) TensorFlow
8 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.73%) React
10 5 (3.38%) Apache Avro
10 5 (3.38%) JAX-RS
10 5 (3.38%) Redux
11 3 (2.03%) JMS
12 2 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (1.35%) J2EE
12 2 (1.35%) JDBC
12 2 (1.35%) MLlib
12 2 (1.35%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.30%) Computer Science
2 23 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.51%) Equities
4 16 (10.81%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (8.78%) Public Cloud
6 12 (8.11%) Algorithms
6 12 (8.11%) Data Structures
7 9 (6.08%) Fintech
7 9 (6.08%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.68%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Unix
2 19 (12.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.65%) Analytics
3 50 (33.78%) Scrum
4 49 (33.11%) MapReduce
5 41 (27.70%) Open Source
6 33 (22.30%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 32 (21.62%) ETL
8 30 (20.27%) Data Analytics
8 30 (20.27%) Kanban
9 26 (17.57%) Data Engineering
9 26 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (17.57%) Software Engineering
10 25 (16.89%) Data Science
11 22 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (14.86%) TDD
12 20 (13.51%) Mathematics
13 19 (12.84%) Creative Thinking
13 19 (12.84%) DevOps
14 18 (12.16%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 119 (80.41%) Java
2 90 (60.81%) Python
3 80 (54.05%) Scala
4 31 (20.95%) C++
5 24 (16.22%) SQL
6 14 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.11%) C#
8 11 (7.43%) Java 8
8 11 (7.43%) R
9 10 (6.76%) C
10 9 (6.08%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.35%) Perl
12 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.03%) Degree
2 28 (18.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (12.84%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.05%) GDPR
3 3 (2.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.35%) MiFID
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 42 (28.38%) Apache Flume
2 17 (11.49%) HDFS
3 13 (8.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (27.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 32 (21.62%) Oozie
3 9 (6.08%) Kibana
4 5 (3.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) Consul
5 1 (0.68%) Packer
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (42.57%) Cloudera
2 41 (27.70%) Google
3 33 (22.30%) Hortonworks
4 32 (21.62%) MapR
5 31 (20.95%) Databricks
6 29 (19.59%) Informatica
7 25 (16.89%) IBM
8 22 (14.86%) SAP
8 22 (14.86%) Vertica
9 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.19%) Tableau
10 20 (13.51%) Talend
11 19 (12.84%) Greenplum
11 19 (12.84%) HP
11 19 (12.84%) TIBCO
12 16 (10.81%) Sybase
13 15 (10.14%) CA Agile Central
14 9 (6.08%) RapidMiner
15 5 (3.38%) Oracle
16 4 (2.70%) Reuters