Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Kotlin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kotlin over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JetBrains Kotlin
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1043 1227 -
Rank change year-on-year +184 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kotlin 144 32 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.016% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.031% -
Number of salaries quoted 138 31 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 - -

Kotlin is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97871 103266 111784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.60% 52.40% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80870 89392 95202
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Kotlin
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Kotlin in the UK

Kotlin
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kotlin.

Salary trend for Kotlin in the UK

Kotlin
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kotlin over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Kotlin in the UK

Kotlin
Top 6 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 21 August 2017. 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 +191 144 £70,000 - 29
London +136 109 £75,000 +7.14% 19
UK excluding London - 35 £55,000 - 10
South West - 29 £55,000 - 4
South East - 4 £49,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £75,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Kotlin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Kotlin.

1 113 (78.47%) Java
2 65 (45.14%) Finance
3 61 (42.36%) Scala
4 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (35.42%) Android
6 46 (31.94%) Android Development
7 45 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 42 (29.17%) TDD
9 37 (25.69%) Fintech
10 34 (23.61%) Git (software)
11 30 (20.83%) Python
12 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (19.44%) Google
13 28 (19.44%) Reactive Extensions
13 28 (19.44%) Blockchain
13 28 (19.44%) Google Play
14 27 (18.75%) RESTful
14 27 (18.75%) OOP
15 26 (18.06%) Ruby
15 26 (18.06%) GitHub
16 25 (17.36%) NoSQL
16 25 (17.36%) MVVM
16 25 (17.36%) Digital Marketing
16 25 (17.36%) Haskell
16 25 (17.36%) Marketing
16 25 (17.36%) Electronics
16 25 (17.36%) Telecoms
16 25 (17.36%) Programme Management
16 25 (17.36%) Manufacturing
16 25 (17.36%) SAP

Kotlin
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 4 (2.78%) Jetty
2 3 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.39%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.44%) Google Play
2 26 (18.06%) GitHub
3 15 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) HbbTV
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) Blockchain
2 25 (17.36%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.47%) Hazelcast
7 4 (2.78%) Mixpanel
8 3 (2.08%) Big Data
8 3 (2.08%) SQLite
9 2 (1.39%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.42%) JIRA
4 9 (6.25%) Gradle
5 7 (4.86%) Maven
6 6 (4.17%) JUnit
7 5 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.47%) TestNG
8 4 (2.78%) Crashlytics
9 2 (1.39%) Subversion
10 1 (0.69%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.69%) jMock
10 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.69%) Mockito
10 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (45.14%) Finance
2 25 (17.36%) Electronics
2 25 (17.36%) Manufacturing
2 25 (17.36%) Marketing
2 25 (17.36%) Telecoms
3 22 (15.28%) Financial Institution
4 14 (9.72%) Banking
5 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.47%) Retail
7 4 (2.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (61.11%) Developer
2 53 (36.81%) Java Developer
3 33 (22.92%) Java Engineer
4 27 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 24 (16.67%) Android Developer
5 24 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (14.58%) Android Engineer
7 17 (11.81%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.03%) Java Scala Developer
8 13 (9.03%) Scala Developer
9 12 (8.33%) Blockchain Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.56%) AWS Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (5.56%) NoSQL Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Scala Software Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.44%) Reactive Extensions
2 27 (18.75%) RESTful
3 19 (13.19%) Spring
4 15 (10.42%) J2EE
5 12 (8.33%) J2SE
6 11 (7.64%) REST
6 11 (7.64%) RxJava
7 10 (6.94%) Android SDK
7 10 (6.94%) Middleware
8 9 (6.25%) Guice
8 9 (6.25%) HTML
9 8 (5.56%) CSS
9 8 (5.56%) Kafka
10 7 (4.86%) HTML5
10 7 (4.86%) Node.js
10 7 (4.86%) Spring Boot
11 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.17%) React
12 5 (3.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.69%) Fintech
2 19 (13.19%) Bitcoin
3 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.03%) Digital Currency
4 9 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.47%) NHS
5 5 (3.47%) Photography
5 5 (3.47%) User Experience
6 4 (2.78%) Chromecast
6 4 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.78%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.08%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Equities
8 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.42%) Android
2 21 (14.58%) Linux
3 13 (9.03%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.94%) Android Development
3 45 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 42 (29.17%) TDD
5 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (18.75%) OOP
7 25 (17.36%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (17.36%) MVVM
7 25 (17.36%) Programme Management
8 24 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (15.97%) BDD
10 22 (15.28%) Test Automation
11 16 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (11.11%) OO
12 13 (9.03%) Cryptocurrency
12 13 (9.03%) Functional Programming
13 12 (8.33%) Microservices
14 11 (7.64%) Open Source
15 10 (6.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (78.47%) Java
2 61 (42.36%) Scala
3 30 (20.83%) Python
4 26 (18.06%) Ruby
5 25 (17.36%) Haskell
6 18 (12.50%) Erlang
7 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.33%) Clojure
9 11 (7.64%) C#
9 11 (7.64%) C++
10 9 (6.25%) SQL
11 6 (4.17%) Apple Swift
11 6 (4.17%) Groovy
12 5 (3.47%) Go
12 5 (3.47%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.78%) Jython
13 4 (2.78%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.08%) C
15 2 (1.39%) OCaml
16 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.47%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Ansible
2 4 (2.78%) HockeyApp
3 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.39%) Grafana
5 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.69%) Rancher
5 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Google
2 25 (17.36%) SAP
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.69%) VMware