Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1061 1159 1278
Rank change year-on-year +98 +119 +37
Permanent jobs citing Flink 121 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.046% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 77 19 17
UK median annual salary £80,000 £95,000 £105,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -9.52% +82.61%
10th Percentile £42,200 £53,750 £73,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -

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 53,483 54,545 61,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.42% 30.71% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43,592 45,819 52,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +105 110 £80,000 -15.79% 10
London +91 90 £80,000 -17.95% 5
UK excluding London +13 21 £49,000 +3.16% 6
South East - 13 £30,000 - 2
North of England - 4 £65,000 - 1
North West - 4 £65,000 - 1
Midlands +23 3 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +23 2 £70,000 - 1
Scotland -31 1 £49,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 115 (95.04%) Big Data
2 95 (78.51%) Apache Spark
3 85 (70.25%) Hadoop
4 77 (63.64%) Kafka
5 72 (59.50%) Python
6 66 (54.55%) Scala
7 62 (51.24%) Java
8 60 (49.59%) Analytics
9 56 (46.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 55 (45.45%) Apache Hive
11 51 (42.15%) HBase
12 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (36.36%) Cloudera
13 44 (36.36%) NoSQL
14 43 (35.54%) Elasticsearch
15 42 (34.71%) Impala
16 34 (28.10%) Hadoop YARN
16 34 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (27.27%) Data Analytics
17 33 (27.27%) Spark Streaming
18 32 (26.45%) Finance
19 31 (25.62%) Apache Flume
20 30 (24.79%) Unix
20 30 (24.79%) ETL
21 29 (23.97%) Amazon Redshift
22 28 (23.14%) Data Warehouse
22 28 (23.14%) Scrum
22 28 (23.14%) Data Engineering
23 27 (22.31%) Data Science
23 27 (22.31%) Degree

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 95 (78.51%) Apache Spark
2 43 (35.54%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (19.83%) Apache Solr
4 22 (18.18%) Apache
5 14 (11.57%) Apache Pig
6 11 (9.09%) SAS
7 10 (8.26%) Documentum
7 10 (8.26%) FileNet
7 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.48%) Luigi
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (17.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.13%) GitHub
5 4 (3.31%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (3.31%) Serverless
6 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.83%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (95.04%) Big Data
2 85 (70.25%) Hadoop
3 56 (46.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 55 (45.45%) Apache Hive
5 51 (42.15%) HBase
6 44 (36.36%) NoSQL
7 42 (34.71%) Impala
8 29 (23.97%) Amazon Redshift
9 28 (23.14%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (18.18%) MongoDB
11 17 (14.05%) DB2
11 17 (14.05%) MemSQL
12 16 (13.22%) Pentaho
13 15 (12.40%) Power BI
13 15 (12.40%) Spotfire
14 14 (11.57%) Apache Kudu
14 14 (11.57%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (11.57%) DataStage
14 14 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (9.09%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) Maven
3 6 (4.96%) JIRA
4 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.48%) CA Release Automation
4 3 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.65%) JUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.65%) RStudio
5 2 (1.65%) TestNG
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Banking
3 19 (15.70%) Financial Institution
3 19 (15.70%) Front Office
3 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) Data Engineer
2 37 (30.58%) Big Data Engineer
3 28 (23.14%) Architect
4 27 (22.31%) Data Architect
5 25 (20.66%) Big Data Architect
6 14 (11.57%) Hadoop Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
7 11 (9.09%) Consultant
7 11 (9.09%) Data Consultant
8 10 (8.26%) Analytics Consultant
8 10 (8.26%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Graduate
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Data Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Data Governance Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Governance Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Information Governance Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.31%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (63.64%) Kafka
2 33 (27.27%) Spark Streaming
3 20 (16.53%) D3.js
3 20 (16.53%) TensorFlow
4 16 (13.22%) Web Services
5 15 (12.40%) Leaflet
6 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.61%) NumPy
7 8 (6.61%) REST
7 8 (6.61%) Samza
7 8 (6.61%) scikit-learn
7 8 (6.61%) Spring
8 7 (5.79%) SciPy
9 5 (4.13%) Akka
9 5 (4.13%) Apache Avro
9 5 (4.13%) Play Framework
10 4 (3.31%) Keras
10 4 (3.31%) Pandas
11 3 (2.48%) Apache Drill
11 3 (2.48%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Computer Science
1 21 (17.36%) Equities
2 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.22%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (10.74%) Algorithms
5 11 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.48%) Fintech
8 3 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.48%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.65%) User Experience
10 1 (0.83%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Unix
2 26 (21.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.59%) Analytics
2 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 30 (24.79%) ETL
5 28 (23.14%) Data Engineering
5 28 (23.14%) Scrum
6 27 (22.31%) Data Science
6 27 (22.31%) MapReduce
7 26 (21.49%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (21.49%) Visualisation
8 23 (19.01%) Data Modelling
8 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
9 20 (16.53%) Open Source
10 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (15.70%) Low Latency
10 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (14.05%) Investment Management
11 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
12 16 (13.22%) Machine Learning
12 16 (13.22%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.50%) Python
2 66 (54.55%) Scala
3 62 (51.24%) Java
4 25 (20.66%) SQL
5 22 (18.18%) C++
6 18 (14.88%) Bash Shell
6 18 (14.88%) R
7 15 (12.40%) C
8 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.61%) Java 8
10 4 (3.31%) Clojure
11 3 (2.48%) C#
12 2 (1.65%) Perl
12 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.26%) Master's Degree
3 10 (8.26%) PhD
4 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) GDPR
2 12 (9.92%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.96%) QA
4 3 (2.48%) SLA
5 2 (1.65%) MiFID
6 1 (0.83%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) Apache Flume
2 22 (18.18%) HDFS
3 12 (9.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Hadoop YARN
2 18 (14.88%) Kibana
3 13 (10.74%) Oozie
4 3 (2.48%) Ansible
5 2 (1.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) Consul
6 1 (0.83%) Packer
6 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Cloudera
2 27 (22.31%) Informatica
3 24 (19.83%) IBM
4 23 (19.01%) Google
5 21 (17.36%) Tableau
6 19 (15.70%) Vertica
7 17 (14.05%) SAP
7 17 (14.05%) Sybase
8 15 (12.40%) Hortonworks
8 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 15 (12.40%) RapidMiner
8 15 (12.40%) Talend
9 14 (11.57%) Greenplum
9 14 (11.57%) HP
9 14 (11.57%) TIBCO
10 9 (7.44%) MapR
11 6 (4.96%) Databricks
11 6 (4.96%) Oracle
12 4 (3.31%) Atlassian
12 4 (3.31%) Datameer