Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Flink
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 1014 1171
Rank change year-on-year +55 +157 +68
Permanent jobs citing Flink 117 151 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.092% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.31% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 79 80 38
UK median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -9.86%
10th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £50,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £110,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £87,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +84.21% -

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 36,959 48,241 53,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.98% 29.49% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30,358 39,375 43,610
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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 +79 116 £85,000 - 17
London +80 105 £87,500 +2.94% 13
UK excluding London +35 12 £75,000 -14.29% 4
North of England +6 6 £75,000 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £75,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 3 £55,000 -45.00% 2
Midlands +12 3 £55,000 -45.00% 2
North West +27 2 £70,000 -20.00%
South East +23 2 £88,750 +47.92%
Scotland +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 102 (87.18%) Apache Spark
2 95 (81.20%) Python
3 83 (70.94%) Big Data
4 81 (69.23%) AWS
5 74 (63.25%) Analytics
6 71 (60.68%) GCP
7 70 (59.83%) Hadoop
8 69 (58.97%) Kafka
9 62 (52.99%) Java
9 62 (52.99%) Google
10 54 (46.15%) SQL
11 49 (41.88%) Software Engineering
11 49 (41.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (40.17%) PostgreSQL
13 45 (38.46%) HBase
14 43 (36.75%) Machine Learning
14 43 (36.75%) Data Science
15 41 (35.04%) Scala
15 41 (35.04%) BigQuery
16 40 (34.19%) ETL
17 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (33.33%) Apache Beam
18 37 (31.62%) Data Analytics
19 35 (29.91%) NoSQL
19 35 (29.91%) Apache Hive
20 33 (28.21%) MySQL
21 31 (26.50%) Data Engineering
22 29 (24.79%) Business Intelligence
22 29 (24.79%) Degree
23 28 (23.93%) 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
1 102 (87.18%) Apache Spark
2 25 (21.37%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (13.68%) Apache Airflow
4 15 (12.82%) Apache Solr
5 10 (8.55%) Luigi
6 8 (6.84%) Apache
7 6 (5.13%) nginx
8 2 (1.71%) Confluence
9 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 81 (69.23%) AWS
2 71 (60.68%) GCP
3 23 (19.66%) Azure
4 12 (10.26%) Amazon ECS
4 12 (10.26%) Serverless
5 10 (8.55%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (8.55%) SaaS
6 9 (7.69%) IaaS
6 9 (7.69%) PaaS
7 6 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (5.13%) Cloudflare
8 5 (4.27%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (3.42%) GitHub
10 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 3 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.56%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) DNS
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (70.94%) Big Data
2 70 (59.83%) Hadoop
3 49 (41.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 47 (40.17%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (38.46%) HBase
6 41 (35.04%) BigQuery
7 35 (29.91%) Apache Hive
7 35 (29.91%) NoSQL
8 33 (28.21%) MySQL
9 28 (23.93%) Amazon Redshift
10 24 (20.51%) Impala
11 21 (17.95%) Redis
12 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
13 14 (11.97%) Presto
14 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (9.40%) Amazon Athena
15 11 (9.40%) Looker
16 8 (6.84%) Data Mining
17 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
18 4 (3.42%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.85%) Gradle
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Law
3 6 (5.13%) Local Government
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
6 3 (2.56%) Back Office
7 2 (1.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (47.86%) Data Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) Architect
3 14 (11.97%) Consultant
4 13 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Data Architect
5 12 (10.26%) Data Consultant
5 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Big Data Architect
6 11 (9.40%) Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Big Data Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Principal Consultant
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Lead Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.13%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Python Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (58.97%) Kafka
2 39 (33.33%) Apache Beam
3 22 (18.80%) Web Services
4 16 (13.68%) REST
5 12 (10.26%) JSON
6 11 (9.40%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (8.55%) HTML
8 9 (7.69%) OAuth
8 9 (7.69%) OAuth2
8 9 (7.69%) XML
9 7 (5.98%) TensorFlow
10 6 (5.13%) NumPy
10 6 (5.13%) Pandas
11 5 (4.27%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (4.27%) scikit-learn
11 5 (4.27%) Spark Streaming
12 4 (3.42%) gRPC
12 4 (3.42%) Keras
12 4 (3.42%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 12 (10.26%) Data Structures
2 12 (10.26%) Public Cloud
3 10 (8.55%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.13%) Blog
4 6 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) Social Media
7 3 (2.56%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.56%) Industry 4.0
7 3 (2.56%) User Experience
8 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) Linux
2 19 (16.24%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.25%) Analytics
2 49 (41.88%) Software Engineering
3 43 (36.75%) Data Science
3 43 (36.75%) Machine Learning
4 40 (34.19%) ETL
5 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.62%) Data Analytics
7 31 (26.50%) Data Engineering
8 29 (24.79%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (21.37%) Data Modelling
10 24 (20.51%) DevOps
11 16 (13.68%) Data Analysis
11 16 (13.68%) Open Source
12 15 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 14 (11.97%) Data Management
14 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
14 13 (11.11%) Scrum
14 13 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
14 13 (11.11%) Use Case
15 12 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 95 (81.20%) Python
2 62 (52.99%) Java
3 54 (46.15%) SQL
4 41 (35.04%) Scala
5 13 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.55%) C
7 9 (7.69%) C++
7 9 (7.69%) Go
7 9 (7.69%) Lua
8 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.98%) Java 8
9 7 (5.98%) R
10 6 (5.13%) Rust
11 3 (2.56%) Erlang
12 1 (0.85%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) Clojure
12 1 (0.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.13%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.42%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.85%) KVM
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (11.97%) Kubernetes
3 13 (11.11%) Oozie
4 8 (6.84%) Ansible
5 6 (5.13%) Terraform
6 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.27%) Puppet
7 4 (3.42%) Control-M
8 2 (1.71%) Rancher
9 1 (0.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 62 (52.99%) Google
2 23 (19.66%) Splunk
3 15 (12.82%) Tableau
4 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.84%) IBM
6 5 (4.27%) Netezza
7 4 (3.42%) Informatica
7 4 (3.42%) Talend
8 3 (2.56%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.56%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.56%) Greenplum
8 3 (2.56%) HP
8 3 (2.56%) SAP
8 3 (2.56%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.56%) Vertica
9 2 (1.71%) Samsung
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat