Period
to 25 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 973 1081 1173
Rank change year-on-year +108 +92 +119
Permanent jobs citing Flink 140 121 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.070% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.23% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 110 81 13
UK median annual salary £96,250 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.31% - -23.81%
10th Percentile £63,750 £27,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £87,500 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year +191.67% - -

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 40,115 53,281 53,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.81% 30.62% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32,774 43,573 45,011
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +124 138 £97,500 +21.88% 3
London +122 128 £97,500 +21.88% 1
UK excluding London +53 12 £87,500 +191.67% 2
Midlands +39 5 £95,000 +22.58% 1
East Midlands - 5 £95,000 - 1
South East +26 3 £75,000 +150.00%
North West +20 2 £76,250 +1.67% 1
North of England +20 2 £76,250 +1.67% 1
Scotland +13 2 £46,250 -5.61%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 127 (90.71%) Big Data
1 127 (90.71%) Apache Spark
2 123 (87.86%) Java
3 118 (84.29%) Hadoop
4 117 (83.57%) Python
5 113 (80.71%) Kafka
6 110 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
7 109 (77.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 107 (76.43%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (73.57%) HBase
10 100 (71.43%) Apache Hive
11 97 (69.29%) NoSQL
12 96 (68.57%) Impala
13 91 (65.00%) Scrum
14 88 (62.86%) Elasticsearch
15 85 (60.71%) Amazon Redshift
16 81 (57.86%) MapReduce
16 81 (57.86%) Analytics
17 79 (56.43%) Cloudera
17 79 (56.43%) Scala
18 75 (53.57%) Hadoop YARN
19 69 (49.29%) Data Science
20 64 (45.71%) Oozie
20 64 (45.71%) Apache Flume
21 62 (44.29%) Hortonworks
21 62 (44.29%) MapR
22 61 (43.57%) Apache Pig
22 61 (43.57%) Couchbase
22 61 (43.57%) CouchDB
22 61 (43.57%) Databricks

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
1 127 (90.71%) Apache Spark
2 88 (62.86%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (43.57%) Apache Pig
4 51 (36.43%) Apache Solr
5 18 (12.86%) Apache
6 3 (2.14%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.43%) Confluence
7 2 (1.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 110 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (42.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 47 (33.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (12.14%) Power Platform
5 16 (11.43%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (7.86%) SaaS
6 11 (7.86%) Serverless
7 9 (6.43%) IaaS
7 9 (6.43%) PaaS
8 7 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (3.57%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.14%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (2.14%) GitHub
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (90.71%) Big Data
2 118 (84.29%) Hadoop
3 109 (77.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 103 (73.57%) HBase
5 100 (71.43%) Apache Hive
6 97 (69.29%) NoSQL
7 96 (68.57%) Impala
8 85 (60.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 61 (43.57%) Couchbase
9 61 (43.57%) CouchDB
10 39 (27.86%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (25.71%) DataStage
11 36 (25.71%) Pentaho
12 31 (22.14%) BigQuery
13 17 (12.14%) Apache Kudu
13 17 (12.14%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (12.14%) Power BI
13 17 (12.14%) Spotfire
13 17 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.29%) JIRA
2 3 (2.14%) Gradle
3 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 27 (19.29%) Banking
2 17 (12.14%) Finance
3 10 (7.14%) Games
4 6 (4.29%) Retail
5 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.14%) International Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (42.86%) Data Engineer
2 48 (34.29%) Architect
3 39 (27.86%) Big Data Engineer
4 38 (27.14%) Data Architect
5 32 (22.86%) Big Data Architect
6 20 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Games Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Consultant
8 9 (6.43%) Senior Data Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Data Consultant
9 8 (5.71%) Lead Architect
10 7 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Big Data Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Head of Data Management
12 5 (3.57%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (80.71%) Kafka
2 27 (19.29%) Web Services
3 23 (16.43%) Spark Streaming
4 16 (11.43%) .NET
5 14 (10.00%) TensorFlow
6 13 (9.29%) Apache Beam
7 12 (8.57%) HTML
7 12 (8.57%) JSON
8 11 (7.86%) REST
8 11 (7.86%) Samza
9 9 (6.43%) OAuth
9 9 (6.43%) OAuth2
9 9 (6.43%) XML
10 7 (5.00%) SOAP
11 6 (4.29%) Apache NiFi
12 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.57%) Keras
12 5 (3.57%) NumPy
12 5 (3.57%) Pandas
12 5 (3.57%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Cloud Native
2 13 (9.29%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.71%) User Experience
4 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.57%) Social Media
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.14%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Unix
2 7 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (76.43%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (65.00%) Scrum
3 81 (57.86%) Analytics
3 81 (57.86%) MapReduce
4 69 (49.29%) Data Science
5 51 (36.43%) Kanban
6 46 (32.86%) Technology Roadmap
7 41 (29.29%) ETL
7 41 (29.29%) Software Engineering
8 31 (22.14%) Data Analytics
9 23 (16.43%) Data Architecture
9 23 (16.43%) Machine Learning
10 22 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (12.86%) Creative Thinking
11 18 (12.86%) Data Engineering
11 18 (12.86%) DevOps
11 18 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (11.43%) Data Strategy
13 13 (9.29%) Microservices
13 13 (9.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (87.86%) Java
2 117 (83.57%) Python
3 79 (56.43%) Scala
4 19 (13.57%) SQL
5 14 (10.00%) C#
6 11 (7.86%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.29%) Go
9 3 (2.14%) C++
9 3 (2.14%) Erlang
9 3 (2.14%) Lua
9 3 (2.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.71%) Delphi
10 1 (0.71%) F#
10 1 (0.71%) Java 8
10 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 64 (45.71%) Apache Flume
2 13 (9.29%) Docker
3 7 (5.00%) HDFS
4 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 75 (53.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 64 (45.71%) Oozie
3 10 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.14%) Terraform
4 7 (5.00%) Ansible
5 4 (2.86%) Kibana
5 4 (2.86%) Puppet
6 3 (2.14%) Consul
6 3 (2.14%) logstash
7 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 79 (56.43%) Cloudera
2 62 (44.29%) Hortonworks
2 62 (44.29%) MapR
3 61 (43.57%) Databricks
4 43 (30.71%) Google
5 40 (28.57%) Informatica
6 39 (27.86%) Talend
7 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
7 19 (13.57%) Tableau
8 17 (12.14%) Greenplum
8 17 (12.14%) HP
8 17 (12.14%) IBM
8 17 (12.14%) SAP
8 17 (12.14%) TIBCO
8 17 (12.14%) Vertica
9 14 (10.00%) Splunk
10 2 (1.43%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.43%) Netezza
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle