JetBrains Kotlin
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Kotlin skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Kotlin over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 413 359 195
Rank change year-on-year -54 -164 +59
Permanent jobs citing Kotlin 611 749 3,739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.89% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 2.19% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 432 654 1,084
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,875 £45,000
25th Percentile £53,938 £62,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
75th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £116,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% - +13.04%

All Programming Languages
UK

Kotlin falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 31,362 34,138 94,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.36% 40.47% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22,880 24,871 44,431
10th Percentile £35,245 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Kotlin
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kotlin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kotlin in the UK

Kotlin
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kotlin.

Salary trend for Kotlin in the UK

Kotlin
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kotlin over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Kotlin in the UK

Kotlin
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kotlin within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -57 537 £80,000 -5.88% 44
London -41 326 £85,000 -5.56% 31
UK excluding London +21 265 £55,000 -15.38% 17
Work from Home -53 245 £80,000 -5.88% 25
South East +40 97 £45,000 -40.00% 5
North of England +41 57 £60,000 -18.64% 5
Scotland -9 46 £75,000 +7.14% 2
North West +15 45 £60,000 -13.04% 2
South West -33 32 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Yorkshire +38 12 £36,250 -56.06% 2
East of England -44 11 £70,000 - 1
Midlands -35 10 £62,500 -1.96% 1
Northern Ireland +25 7 £100,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -15 6 £58,750 -7.84%
Wales +16 5 £70,000 +154.55%

Kotlin
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (5.56%) Apache
1 34 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (1.15%) nginx
4 4 (0.65%) Apache Pulsar
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.33%) Ethereum
Applications
1 30 (4.91%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Shopify
2 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 338 (55.32%) AWS
2 127 (20.79%) Azure
3 98 (16.04%) GCP
4 36 (5.89%) Google Play
5 23 (3.76%) SaaS
6 22 (3.60%) GitHub
7 17 (2.78%) Firebase
8 14 (2.29%) Serverless
9 7 (1.15%) npm
9 7 (1.15%) Yarn
10 6 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.98%) Amazon MSK
10 6 (0.98%) AWS IoT
11 3 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.49%) SonarCloud
11 3 (0.49%) WhatsApp
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.33%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.33%) IaaS
13 1 (0.16%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.15%) AMQP
2 5 (0.82%) Wireless
3 3 (0.49%) Internet
3 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.16%) DAB
4 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
2 80 (13.09%) NoSQL
3 21 (3.44%) MySQL
4 20 (3.27%) Redis
5 15 (2.45%) Data Lake
6 13 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.64%) Apache Hive
7 10 (1.64%) Flink
7 10 (1.64%) Presto
8 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.47%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.31%) DynamoDB
10 7 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.82%) Big Data
12 4 (0.65%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.65%) Bigtable
13 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 89 (14.57%) Git
2 43 (7.04%) Android Studio
3 31 (5.07%) Vagrant
4 24 (3.93%) JIRA
5 23 (3.76%) Bitbucket
6 18 (2.95%) GitLab
7 14 (2.29%) Maven
8 11 (1.80%) Selenium
9 10 (1.64%) Appium
9 10 (1.64%) Cypress.io
9 10 (1.64%) Xcode
10 8 (1.31%) JUnit
11 7 (1.15%) Mocha
12 6 (0.98%) Crashlytics
12 6 (0.98%) Gatling
13 5 (0.82%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.82%) Gradle
13 5 (0.82%) Mockito
13 5 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 113 (18.49%) Finance
2 62 (10.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 54 (8.84%) Law
4 52 (8.51%) Banking
5 49 (8.02%) Social Skills
6 31 (5.07%) Investment Banking
7 24 (3.93%) Legal
8 20 (3.27%) Tech for Good
9 17 (2.78%) Electronics
10 14 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (1.96%) Billing
11 12 (1.96%) Front Office
12 11 (1.80%) Telecoms
13 10 (1.64%) Marketing
13 10 (1.64%) Turkish Language
14 9 (1.47%) Back Office
15 7 (1.15%) Health Technology
16 6 (0.98%) Games
16 6 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 281 (45.99%) Software Engineer
2 237 (38.79%) Developer
3 122 (19.97%) Senior
4 99 (16.20%) Lead
5 59 (9.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 57 (9.33%) Senior Developer
7 52 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 51 (8.35%) Android Developer
9 44 (7.20%) Lead Software Engineer
10 40 (6.55%) Android Engineer
11 39 (6.38%) Java Engineer
12 36 (5.89%) Senior Android Developer
13 34 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 32 (5.24%) Architect
15 30 (4.91%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
15 30 (4.91%) Software Developer
16 29 (4.75%) Mobile Developer
17 28 (4.58%) Android Software Engineer
17 28 (4.58%) Lead Developer
18 23 (3.76%) Full Stack Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (13.09%) React
2 63 (10.31%) Middleware
3 60 (9.82%) Android Jetpack
4 57 (9.33%) REST
5 55 (9.00%) Kafka
6 48 (7.86%) Spring
7 45 (7.36%) GraphQL
8 41 (6.71%) RESTful
8 41 (6.71%) Spring Boot
9 40 (6.55%) Jetpack Compose
10 35 (5.73%) Node.js
11 30 (4.91%) Lambda Expressions
11 30 (4.91%) Web Services
12 29 (4.75%) CSS
13 27 (4.42%) HTML
14 24 (3.93%) React Native
15 20 (3.27%) Android SDK
15 20 (3.27%) AngularJS
15 20 (3.27%) http4s
16 17 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.47%) Mobile App
2 42 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (5.73%) Algorithms
3 35 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (4.58%) Distributed Systems
5 23 (3.76%) Cloud Native
6 21 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (3.11%) Media Streaming
7 19 (3.11%) Product Ownership
8 17 (2.78%) Virtual Team
9 14 (2.29%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.80%) Animation
10 11 (1.80%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.64%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.64%) IoT
11 10 (1.64%) Onboarding
11 10 (1.64%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (1.31%) Blog
13 7 (1.15%) Educational Technology
Operating Systems
1 183 (29.95%) Android
2 73 (11.95%) Linux
3 65 (10.64%) Apple iOS
4 31 (5.07%) CentOS
4 31 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (5.07%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.96%) Windows
6 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (57.45%) Software Engineering
2 314 (51.39%) Agile
3 151 (24.71%) Fintech
4 149 (24.39%) CI/CD
5 115 (18.82%) Microservices
6 95 (15.55%) Machine Learning
7 86 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
8 85 (13.91%) Test Automation
9 83 (13.58%) SDLC
10 77 (12.60%) Artificial Intelligence
10 77 (12.60%) Computer Science
11 75 (12.27%) TDD
12 74 (12.11%) DevOps
12 74 (12.11%) Infrastructure as Code
13 69 (11.29%) Scrum
14 68 (11.13%) Full Stack Development
15 67 (10.97%) Android Development
15 67 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 64 (10.47%) Mentoring
17 59 (9.66%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 449 (73.49%) Java
2 133 (21.77%) Python
3 114 (18.66%) Scala
4 102 (16.69%) SQL
5 92 (15.06%) JavaScript
6 65 (10.64%) TypeScript
7 47 (7.69%) Swift
8 36 (5.89%) C++
9 32 (5.24%) Go
10 19 (3.11%) C#
11 11 (1.80%) PHP
12 10 (1.64%) Clojure
13 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.98%) Rust
15 4 (0.65%) Bash
15 4 (0.65%) C
16 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.33%) Ruby
16 2 (0.33%) Solidity
16 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (13.58%) Degree
2 58 (9.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (8.67%) Security Cleared
4 52 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.98%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.33%) QA
2 9 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.82%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) Accessibility
System Software
1 55 (9.00%) Docker
2 36 (5.89%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 167 (27.33%) Terraform
2 83 (13.58%) Ansible
3 53 (8.67%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.31%) Grafana
4 8 (1.31%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.33%) Progress Chef
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (13.91%) Google
2 55 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.91%) Xilinx
4 21 (3.44%) Databricks
5 8 (1.31%) ION Trading
6 6 (0.98%) Amplitude
6 6 (0.98%) Apple
7 4 (0.65%) YouTube
8 2 (0.33%) Foundry
8 2 (0.33%) QNX
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco
9 1 (0.16%) Juniper
9 1 (0.16%) ServiceNow