Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 776 946 1068
Rank change year-on-year +170 +122 +119
Permanent jobs citing Flink 95 151 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 75 118 102
Median annual salary £85,000 £92,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £200,000 £120,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +150.00% -

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 23,537 39,968 52,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.88% 28.02% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19,103 32,570 43,172
Median annual salary £54,000 £51,978 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +3.96% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +7.14%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +165 94 £86,250 -9.21% 8
London +85 81 £97,500 - 3
UK excluding London +174 14 £75,000 - 5
Midlands +93 8 £85,000 -12.82% 1
East Midlands +64 8 £85,000 -12.82% 1
Work from Home +56 6 £81,250 -18.75% 1
East of England - 3 £75,000 - 3
North of England +111 1 - -
North West +83 1 - -
Scotland +66 1 £60,000 +26.32%
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 78 (82.11%) AWS
1 78 (82.11%) Apache Spark
2 69 (72.63%) Kafka
3 60 (63.16%) Big Data
4 57 (60.00%) Hadoop
5 54 (56.84%) Java
5 54 (56.84%) Python
6 49 (51.58%) Scala
7 47 (49.47%) Kubernetes
7 47 (49.47%) Machine Learning
8 46 (48.42%) GCP
9 43 (45.26%) Docker
10 42 (44.21%) Microservices
11 35 (36.84%) Finance
12 34 (35.79%) Data Science
13 30 (31.58%) Degree
14 28 (29.47%) Data Engineering
15 27 (28.42%) NoSQL
15 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (26.32%) Hedge funds
16 25 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
17 24 (25.26%) Analytics
17 24 (25.26%) SQL
17 24 (25.26%) Azure
18 23 (24.21%) Google
18 23 (24.21%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (23.16%) OOP
19 22 (23.16%) ETL
19 22 (23.16%) Apache Cassandra
19 22 (23.16%) HBase

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 78 (82.11%) Apache Spark
2 21 (22.11%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (17.89%) Apache
4 13 (13.68%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (4.21%) Apache Pulsar
6 3 (3.16%) Confluence
6 3 (3.16%) Luigi
6 3 (3.16%) OpenWhisk
6 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.11%) Jupyter
7 2 (2.11%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 78 (82.11%) AWS
2 46 (48.42%) GCP
3 24 (25.26%) Azure
4 9 (9.47%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (7.37%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (7.37%) Serverless
6 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (5.26%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.21%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.16%) AWS Step Functions
10 2 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.11%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.11%) SaaS
10 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.05%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (1.05%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.05%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (63.16%) Big Data
2 57 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 27 (28.42%) NoSQL
4 23 (24.21%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (23.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (23.16%) HBase
6 21 (22.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 20 (21.05%) MongoDB
7 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 18 (18.95%) Neo4j
9 16 (16.84%) Data Mining
10 14 (14.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
11 13 (13.68%) Apache Hive
11 13 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (12.63%) BigQuery
13 11 (11.58%) Apache Ignite
14 10 (10.53%) Redis
15 9 (9.47%) MySQL
15 9 (9.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.42%) JIRA
3 6 (6.32%) CircleCI
3 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.21%) Gradle
4 4 (4.21%) Maven
4 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.16%) GitLab
5 3 (3.16%) GoCD
5 3 (3.16%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 35 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Data Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Big Data Engineer
3 16 (16.84%) Senior Data Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Python Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Engineering Manager
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Software Manager
12 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Logistics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (72.63%) Kafka
2 15 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
3 12 (12.63%) Web Services
4 11 (11.58%) Spark Streaming
5 9 (9.47%) Samza
6 7 (7.37%) REST
7 4 (4.21%) MLlib
7 4 (4.21%) Pandas
7 4 (4.21%) React
7 4 (4.21%) SciPy
8 3 (3.16%) Akka
8 3 (3.16%) Apache Beam
8 3 (3.16%) GraphQL
8 3 (3.16%) H2O
8 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.16%) React Native
8 3 (3.16%) RESTful
8 3 (3.16%) TensorFlow
9 2 (2.11%) HTML5
9 2 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Hedge funds
2 21 (22.11%) Equities
3 15 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (9.47%) Cloud Native
6 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
7 7 (7.37%) Algorithms
7 7 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
11 2 (2.11%) Replication
11 2 (2.11%) User Experience
12 1 (1.05%) Blog
12 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Machine Learning
2 42 (44.21%) Microservices
3 34 (35.79%) Data Science
4 28 (29.47%) Data Engineering
5 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.26%) Analytics
7 22 (23.16%) ETL
7 22 (23.16%) OOP
8 20 (21.05%) Open Source
9 19 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 18 (18.95%) Computer Science
11 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
12 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.58%) Fintech
13 11 (11.58%) Visualisation
14 9 (9.47%) TDD
15 8 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (8.42%) OO
15 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) Java
1 54 (56.84%) Python
2 49 (51.58%) Scala
3 24 (25.26%) SQL
4 13 (13.68%) C++
5 11 (11.58%) C#
6 6 (6.32%) Haskell
7 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.16%) Clojure
8 3 (3.16%) Erlang
8 3 (3.16%) F#
8 3 (3.16%) Go
8 3 (3.16%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.16%) OCaml
8 3 (3.16%) Rust
9 2 (2.11%) Java 8
9 2 (2.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) Degree
2 25 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) GDPR
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 43 (45.26%) Docker
2 5 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.11%) Varnish
4 1 (1.05%) Alluxio
4 1 (1.05%) Ceph
4 1 (1.05%) etcd
4 1 (1.05%) Gluster
4 1 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (49.47%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.26%) Oozie
2 5 (5.26%) Terraform
3 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.16%) Ansible
4 3 (3.16%) Knative
4 3 (3.16%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) Istio
5 1 (1.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Google
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Remedy
4 4 (4.21%) Talend
5 3 (3.16%) Databricks
5 3 (3.16%) Tableau
6 2 (2.11%) Sybase
7 1 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica