Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Kafka skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kafka over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 234 279
Rank change year-on-year +44 +45 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 59 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.96% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 1.58% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 5
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £45,200 £42,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,875 £68,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% -11.63%

Kafka is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,232 2,591 2,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.29% 37.26% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,934 2,244 2,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,146 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.87% - -

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Kafka as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kafka in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Leeds +31 55 £55,000 - 14
Bradford - 3 £50,000 -
Halifax - 1 £91,000 -
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Kafka 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 41 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 29 (49.15%) Docker
4 28 (47.46%) MySQL
5 27 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (42.37%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (37.29%) Spring
7 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (37.29%) Microservices
8 21 (35.59%) DevOps
9 19 (32.20%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
10 18 (30.51%) High Availability
10 18 (30.51%) Web Services
11 17 (28.81%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (27.12%) XML
13 15 (25.42%) Scala
13 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
14 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
14 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
15 13 (22.03%) NoSQL
15 13 (22.03%) Node.js
15 13 (22.03%) RESTful
15 13 (22.03%) JSON
15 13 (22.03%) Oracle
15 13 (22.03%) Spring Boot
15 13 (22.03%) Java 8
16 12 (20.34%) Kotlin
16 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
16 12 (20.34%) Maven

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Serverless
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) MySQL
2 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
2 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
3 13 (22.03%) NoSQL
4 11 (18.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (18.64%) Big Data
5 10 (16.95%) Riak
6 9 (15.25%) Redis
7 8 (13.56%) HBase
8 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
9 5 (8.47%) Sqoop
10 4 (6.78%) Data Lake
10 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (6.78%) Impala
10 4 (6.78%) MOLAP
10 4 (6.78%) OLAP
10 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.78%) ROLAP
11 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) Maven
3 9 (15.25%) JUnit
3 9 (15.25%) Mockito
4 5 (8.47%) GitLab
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Java Scala Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Scala Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Lead PHP Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Web Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (8.47%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.47%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Data Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Software Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) RabbitMQ
2 22 (37.29%) Spring
3 18 (30.51%) Web Services
4 17 (28.81%) ActiveMQ
5 16 (27.12%) XML
6 13 (22.03%) JSON
6 13 (22.03%) Node.js
6 13 (22.03%) RESTful
6 13 (22.03%) Spring Boot
7 11 (18.64%) React
8 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.17%) REST
10 4 (6.78%) GraphQL
10 4 (6.78%) SOAP
10 4 (6.78%) XSD
11 3 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (5.08%) Memcached
11 3 (5.08%) Middleware
12 2 (3.39%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
2 4 (6.78%) Taxonomies
2 4 (6.78%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (37.29%) Microservices
3 21 (35.59%) DevOps
4 18 (30.51%) High Availability
4 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.86%) SDLC
7 7 (11.86%) UML
8 6 (10.17%) Data Architecture
8 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.17%) MapReduce
8 6 (10.17%) Prototyping
8 6 (10.17%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 5 (8.47%) Kanban
9 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) Scala
3 13 (22.03%) Java 8
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.34%) Kotlin
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 10 (16.95%) PHP
7 8 (13.56%) Python
8 7 (11.86%) R
9 4 (6.78%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 9 (15.25%) HDFS
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.17%) Ansible
4 5 (8.47%) Oozie
5 4 (6.78%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Vertica
4 3 (5.08%) Google