Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JetBrains Kotlin
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 238 134
Rank change year-on-year +105 -104 +64
Permanent jobs citing Kotlin 2,071 422 211
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.88% 1.34% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 2.17% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 755 307 206
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £59,375 £53,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +21.74% -8.00%
75th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%

Kotlin is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,884 19,421 5,963
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.63% 61.56% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24,076 16,145 5,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Kotlin
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Kotlin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Kotlin trend for jobs with a WFH option

Kotlin
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Kotlin.

Kotlin salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Kotlin
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Kotlin over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Kotlin salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Kotlin job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Kotlin.

1 1,508 (72.82%) Java
2 1,052 (50.80%) Agile
3 884 (42.68%) Software Engineering
4 782 (37.76%) Android
5 772 (37.28%) Kubernetes
6 705 (34.04%) Docker
7 670 (32.35%) AWS
8 630 (30.42%) JavaScript
9 626 (30.23%) CI/CD
10 606 (29.26%) React
11 586 (28.30%) Python
12 573 (27.67%) Finance
13 494 (23.85%) Android Development
14 487 (23.52%) Microservices
15 473 (22.84%) Social Skills
16 468 (22.60%) Kafka
17 466 (22.50%) Test Automation
18 405 (19.56%) TDD
19 391 (18.88%) Spring
20 388 (18.73%) Scrum
21 376 (18.16%) Apple iOS
22 372 (17.96%) PostgreSQL
23 365 (17.62%) Jenkins
24 359 (17.33%) DevOps
25 349 (16.85%) Full Stack Development
26 339 (16.37%) Mobile App
27 332 (16.03%) TypeScript
28 330 (15.93%) SQL
29 312 (15.07%) Spring Boot
30 291 (14.05%) Go

Kotlin
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 90 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (2.22%) Confluence
3 40 (1.93%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (1.01%) Apache
4 21 (1.01%) Jetty
5 18 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 18 (0.87%) Ethereum
6 11 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 10 (0.48%) IBM Domino
8 9 (0.43%) Geth
9 6 (0.29%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.24%) CMS
11 4 (0.19%) Drupal
12 3 (0.14%) WordPress
13 2 (0.097%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.048%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (0.39%) InVision
2 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.14%) Sketch
3 2 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (2.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 34 (1.64%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.29%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 4 (0.19%) Summit
5 2 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 670 (32.35%) AWS
2 285 (13.76%) Azure
3 283 (13.66%) GCP
4 182 (8.79%) GitHub
5 135 (6.52%) Serverless
6 118 (5.70%) Firebase
7 102 (4.93%) Google Play
8 95 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
9 88 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
10 85 (4.10%) SaaS
11 82 (3.96%) Amazon S3
12 71 (3.43%) Datadog
13 53 (2.56%) GitHub Actions
14 51 (2.46%) Slack
15 46 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
16 42 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
16 42 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
17 40 (1.93%) BrowserStack
18 30 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
19 25 (1.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.88%) HTTP
2 48 (2.32%) VoIP
3 29 (1.40%) Broadband
4 17 (0.82%) Internet
5 11 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
6 6 (0.29%) Network Security
6 6 (0.29%) PBX
7 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.19%) Firewall
8 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.14%) DSL
10 2 (0.097%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.097%) SSL
11 1 (0.048%) DVB
11 1 (0.048%) MQTT
11 1 (0.048%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (17.96%) PostgreSQL
2 178 (8.59%) NoSQL
3 139 (6.71%) MongoDB
4 120 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 114 (5.50%) Amazon Aurora
6 107 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 104 (5.02%) Redis
8 94 (4.54%) MySQL
9 60 (2.90%) SQL Server
10 39 (1.88%) Big Data
11 34 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (1.06%) Hazelcast
14 19 (0.92%) SQLite
15 18 (0.87%) Amazon Athena
15 18 (0.87%) Electronic Patient Records
15 18 (0.87%) Spark SQL
16 13 (0.63%) Aerospike
16 13 (0.63%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 365 (17.62%) Jenkins
2 289 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 119 (5.75%) GitLab
4 117 (5.65%) CircleCI
5 106 (5.12%) Android Studio
6 102 (4.93%) Babel
7 90 (4.35%) JIRA
8 88 (4.25%) Spinnaker
9 86 (4.15%) Gradle
10 63 (3.04%) JUnit
10 63 (3.04%) Postman
11 58 (2.80%) Selenium
12 57 (2.75%) Bitbucket
13 52 (2.51%) Appium
14 49 (2.37%) Cypress.io
15 44 (2.12%) Maven
16 38 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 34 (1.64%) Storybook
17 34 (1.64%) webpack
18 33 (1.59%) Cucumber
General
1 573 (27.67%) Finance
2 473 (22.84%) Social Skills
3 226 (10.91%) Retail
4 190 (9.17%) Banking
5 182 (8.79%) Games
6 154 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
7 100 (4.83%) Marketing
8 54 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 53 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 44 (2.12%) Advertising
10 44 (2.12%) Billing
11 41 (1.98%) Publishing
12 31 (1.50%) Automotive
13 22 (1.06%) Law
14 20 (0.97%) Legal
15 17 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.68%) Public Sector
18 13 (0.63%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.63%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 963 (46.50%) Developer
2 537 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 327 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 295 (14.24%) Android Developer
5 228 (11.01%) Senior Software Engineer
6 221 (10.67%) Senior Developer
7 188 (9.08%) Android Engineer
8 147 (7.10%) Java Engineer
9 116 (5.60%) React Developer
10 100 (4.83%) Java Software Engineer
11 80 (3.86%) Applications Developer
12 70 (3.38%) Senior Android Developer
13 66 (3.19%) QA Engineer
14 60 (2.90%) AWS Developer
14 60 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
15 55 (2.66%) Python Developer
16 49 (2.37%) Java Android Developer
16 49 (2.37%) Senior Java Engineer
17 48 (2.32%) Cloud Developer
18 45 (2.17%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 606 (29.26%) React
2 468 (22.60%) Kafka
3 391 (18.88%) Spring
4 312 (15.07%) Spring Boot
5 245 (11.83%) REST
6 242 (11.69%) React Native
7 234 (11.30%) Node.js
8 210 (10.14%) AngularJS
9 208 (10.04%) RESTful
10 161 (7.77%) Web Services
11 143 (6.90%) .NET
12 133 (6.42%) Dagger
13 124 (5.99%) CSS
14 122 (5.89%) Vue.js
15 121 (5.84%) JSON
16 114 (5.50%) RabbitMQ
17 112 (5.41%) GraphQL
18 101 (4.88%) RxJava
19 99 (4.78%) HTML
20 84 (4.06%) Android Jetpack
Miscellaneous
1 339 (16.37%) Mobile App
2 210 (10.14%) User Experience
3 148 (7.15%) Greenfield Project
4 144 (6.95%) Cloud Native
5 102 (4.93%) Algorithms
6 93 (4.49%) Mobile Payment
7 92 (4.44%) Blockchain
8 75 (3.62%) Video\Live Streaming
9 68 (3.28%) Blog
10 49 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
11 44 (2.12%) Credit Risk
11 44 (2.12%) Handset
11 44 (2.12%) Virtual Team
12 43 (2.08%) Cardano
13 41 (1.98%) Equities
14 40 (1.93%) Fixed Income
15 32 (1.55%) Data Structures
16 30 (1.45%) iPad
16 30 (1.45%) Legacy Systems
17 29 (1.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 782 (37.76%) Android
2 376 (18.16%) Apple iOS
3 160 (7.73%) Linux
4 50 (2.41%) Unix
5 20 (0.97%) Mac OS
5 20 (0.97%) Windows
6 19 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 16 (0.77%) CentOS
8 6 (0.29%) Alpine Linux
8 6 (0.29%) OpenWrt
9 3 (0.14%) Debian
10 2 (0.097%) Android TV
11 1 (0.048%) VMS
11 1 (0.048%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,052 (50.80%) Agile
2 884 (42.68%) Software Engineering
3 626 (30.23%) CI/CD
4 494 (23.85%) Android Development
5 487 (23.52%) Microservices
6 466 (22.50%) Test Automation
7 405 (19.56%) TDD
8 388 (18.73%) Scrum
9 359 (17.33%) DevOps
10 349 (16.85%) Full Stack Development
11 255 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
12 229 (11.06%) Mentoring
13 225 (10.86%) MVVM
14 197 (9.51%) Mobile Development
15 188 (9.08%) Fintech
16 187 (9.03%) Data Science
17 183 (8.84%) Product Roadmap
18 181 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
19 179 (8.64%) Customer-Centricity
20 156 (7.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,508 (72.82%) Java
2 630 (30.42%) JavaScript
3 586 (28.30%) Python
4 332 (16.03%) TypeScript
5 330 (15.93%) SQL
6 291 (14.05%) Go
7 240 (11.59%) Ruby
8 222 (10.72%) Apple Swift
9 215 (10.38%) C#
10 198 (9.56%) Scala
11 98 (4.73%) C++
12 63 (3.04%) Objective-C
13 52 (2.51%) Groovy
14 49 (2.37%) Clojure
15 29 (1.40%) C
16 27 (1.30%) PHP
16 27 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 27 (1.30%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.26%) Bash
18 25 (1.21%) Rust
Qualifications
1 150 (7.24%) Degree
2 50 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 14 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.39%) ISEB
6 8 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 7 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.048%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.048%) CEH
10 1 (0.048%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.048%) OSCP
10 1 (0.048%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (7.19%) QA
2 16 (0.77%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.19%) GDPR
5 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.19%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.19%) ISO 13485
5 4 (0.19%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 705 (34.04%) Docker
2 10 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.048%) LXC
Systems Management
1 772 (37.28%) Kubernetes
2 264 (12.75%) Terraform
3 72 (3.48%) Ansible
4 50 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
5 40 (1.93%) Puppet
6 32 (1.55%) Grafana
7 31 (1.50%) Prometheus
8 21 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.68%) Argo
10 13 (0.63%) Rancher
11 12 (0.58%) Kibana
12 8 (0.39%) Consul
13 7 (0.34%) Graylog
14 6 (0.29%) Istio
14 6 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 5 (0.24%) Bugsnag
16 3 (0.14%) Proxmox
17 2 (0.097%) Salt
18 1 (0.048%) logstash
Vendors
1 205 (9.90%) Google
2 149 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 59 (2.85%) Oracle
4 27 (1.30%) Apple
5 23 (1.11%) Snapchat
6 19 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 18 (0.87%) ConsenSys
8 17 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 16 (0.77%) Datto
10 15 (0.72%) IBM
10 15 (0.72%) YouTube
11 13 (0.63%) BT
11 13 (0.63%) Facebook
11 13 (0.63%) Instagram
11 13 (0.63%) Twitter
11 13 (0.63%) VMware
12 11 (0.53%) Spotify
13 10 (0.48%) Adobe
13 10 (0.48%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.43%) Brandwatch