Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 146 183
Rank change year-on-year +26 +37 +61
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 31 65 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.22% 1.45% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 3.97% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 65 55
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £44,700 £41,250 £42,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,209 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +10.00%

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 1,095 1,639 2,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.25% 36.50% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1,439 2,147
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kafka in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Kafka in West Yorkshire

Kafka
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 0 15 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Halifax - 8 £75,000 -
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 23 (74.19%) Docker
2 21 (67.74%) DevOps
3 20 (64.52%) AWS
3 20 (64.52%) Kubernetes
4 19 (61.29%) Microservices
4 19 (61.29%) Java
5 16 (51.61%) Python
5 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
6 12 (38.71%) Azure
6 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
7 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
8 10 (32.26%) Data Lake
8 10 (32.26%) Data Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) Scala
9 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (25.81%) Scrum
10 8 (25.81%) C
10 8 (25.81%) MySQL
10 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
10 8 (25.81%) Apache Avro
10 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.81%) Kanban
10 8 (25.81%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (25.81%) Rancher
10 8 (25.81%) Observability
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
12 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (19.35%) Web Services

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 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) AWS
2 12 (38.71%) Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Serverless
4 4 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (6.45%) Apigee
5 2 (6.45%) GCP
5 2 (6.45%) SaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Data Lake
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.90%) HBase
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Sqoop
7 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.23%) Informix
7 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.23%) Redis
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) Appium
5 2 (6.45%) Charles Proxy
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) TestNG
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Data Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) AWS Architect
5 3 (9.68%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Java Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Python Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Apache Avro
2 6 (19.35%) React
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) XHTML
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) DevOps
2 19 (61.29%) Microservices
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) Data Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Kanban
7 8 (25.81%) Observability
7 8 (25.81%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.68%) High Availability
10 3 (9.68%) Lean Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) TDD
11 2 (6.45%) API Testing
11 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
11 2 (6.45%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) Scala
4 8 (25.81%) C
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) Java 8
7 3 (9.68%) Kotlin
7 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) C#
8 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Kubernetes
2 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (25.81%) Rancher
4 5 (16.13%) Terraform
5 3 (9.68%) Ansible
6 2 (6.45%) Graphite
6 2 (6.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (6.45%) Nagios
6 2 (6.45%) Opsview
6 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle