Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 211 279
Rank change year-on-year +6 +68 +24
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 37 48 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.68% 0.70% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.07% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 2
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £44,250 £42,500 £44,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £64,000 £52,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% -

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 1,976 2,316 2,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.08% 33.89% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 2,032 2,429
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +5 29 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Bradford - 7 £75,000 -
Halifax - 1 £91,000 -
Kafka
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 28 (75.68%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (67.57%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (59.46%) MySQL
5 21 (56.76%) Microservices
6 20 (54.05%) Java 8
7 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
8 18 (48.65%) Docker
8 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
9 17 (45.95%) DevOps
10 15 (40.54%) Spring Boot
10 15 (40.54%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (40.54%) Spring
11 13 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (35.14%) Kotlin
12 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
12 12 (32.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
12 12 (32.43%) Scala
13 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
13 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
13 11 (29.73%) Redis
13 11 (29.73%) Riak
14 10 (27.03%) Node.js
15 9 (24.32%) Big Data
15 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
15 9 (24.32%) Python
16 8 (21.62%) Oracle
16 8 (21.62%) Test Automation

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 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Serverless
3 3 (8.11%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) MySQL
2 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
3 12 (32.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
4 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
4 11 (29.73%) Redis
4 11 (29.73%) Riak
5 9 (24.32%) Big Data
6 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
6 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.70%) DB2
8 1 (2.70%) HBase
8 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Architect
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Java Scala Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Scala Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Games Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) RabbitMQ
1 15 (40.54%) Spring
1 15 (40.54%) Spring Boot
2 10 (27.03%) Node.js
3 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.62%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (18.92%) Memcached
5 7 (18.92%) Middleware
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 4 (10.81%) GraphQL
6 4 (10.81%) React
7 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.41%) J2EE
8 2 (5.41%) RESTful
9 1 (2.70%) .NET
9 1 (2.70%) J2SE
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) Velocity
9 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (70.27%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (56.76%) Microservices
3 17 (45.95%) DevOps
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) ArchiMate
6 7 (18.92%) Logistics
6 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.92%) SOA
6 7 (18.92%) UML
6 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (13.51%) High Availability
8 5 (13.51%) Presales
8 5 (13.51%) Validation
9 4 (10.81%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Java 8
3 13 (35.14%) Kotlin
4 12 (32.43%) Scala
5 9 (24.32%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.81%) Go
7 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) R
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.81%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.70%) Kibana
4 1 (2.70%) logstash
4 1 (2.70%) Oozie
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics