Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 155 124 161
Rank change year-on-year -31 +37 +74
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 125 67 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.77% 1.77% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 4.31% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 72
10th Percentile £51,250 £49,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £56,250 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +37.78% +9.76% -6.82%
75th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +7.14%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,228 1,553 2,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.61% 41.04% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,694 1,316 1,911
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Kafka
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kafka in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Kafka in Yorkshire

Kafka
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -4 114 £77,500 +40.91% 13
South Yorkshire -31 11 - - 1
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 74 (59.20%) AWS
2 66 (52.80%) Java
3 60 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (40.00%) DevOps
6 47 (37.60%) Kubernetes
7 43 (34.40%) Jenkins
8 41 (32.80%) CI/CD
9 40 (32.00%) Microservices
10 34 (27.20%) SaaS
11 33 (26.40%) Microsoft
12 32 (25.60%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (24.80%) Docker
13 31 (24.80%) Games
14 29 (23.20%) MySQL
14 29 (23.20%) Spring
14 29 (23.20%) Spring Boot
14 29 (23.20%) Infrastructure as Code
15 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (20.80%) REST
16 26 (20.80%) Kotlin
16 26 (20.80%) Social Skills
17 24 (19.20%) SAP
17 24 (19.20%) IBM
18 21 (16.80%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (16.00%) Coaching
19 20 (16.00%) Scala
19 20 (16.00%) Data Pipeline
20 19 (15.20%) Prometheus
21 18 (14.40%) Apache

Kafka
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (14.40%) Apache
2 13 (10.40%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.80%) Apache Airflow
3 11 (8.80%) Luigi
4 10 (8.00%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.00%) JBoss
5 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.80%) Camunda
7 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 74 (59.20%) AWS
2 34 (27.20%) SaaS
3 18 (14.40%) Azure
4 15 (12.00%) Serverless
5 12 (9.60%) GCP
6 11 (8.80%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.80%) PaaS
9 4 (3.20%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (3.20%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (3.20%) Azure App Service
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Functions
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Service Bus
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Service Fabric
9 4 (3.20%) Azure Storage
9 4 (3.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.80%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) MySQL
2 21 (16.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (12.80%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.00%) Data Lake
5 14 (11.20%) Big Data
5 14 (11.20%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (8.80%) Redis
7 10 (8.00%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
10 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.80%) Metadata
11 4 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (3.20%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (3.20%) Azkaban
11 4 (3.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (3.20%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.60%) GoCD
3 7 (5.60%) Spinnaker
3 7 (5.60%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.00%) Subversion
4 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.20%) Gatling
5 4 (3.20%) JIRA
5 4 (3.20%) Locust
5 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.40%) Selenium
6 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.60%) Babel
7 2 (1.60%) webpack
8 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.80%) GitLab
8 1 (0.80%) JUnit
8 1 (0.80%) kappa
8 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 31 (24.80%) Games
2 26 (20.80%) Social Skills
3 9 (7.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Finance
5 5 (4.00%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (38.40%) Software Engineer
2 27 (21.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (17.60%) Developer
4 18 (14.40%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Lead DevOps
5 16 (12.80%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (12.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 13 (10.40%) Java Engineer
7 13 (10.40%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (9.60%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (9.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (8.00%) Scala Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Scala Software Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Architect
10 9 (7.20%) Data Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior Java Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) Spring
1 29 (23.20%) Spring Boot
2 26 (20.80%) REST
3 17 (13.60%) Node.js
3 17 (13.60%) React
4 16 (12.80%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (9.60%) Apache NiFi
5 12 (9.60%) GraphQL
6 9 (7.20%) Unreal Engine
7 8 (6.40%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (6.40%) RESTful
8 7 (5.60%) .NET
8 7 (5.60%) Akka
8 7 (5.60%) Loki
9 6 (4.80%) Spark Streaming
10 5 (4.00%) SAML
10 5 (4.00%) Web Services
11 4 (3.20%) GeoJSON
11 4 (3.20%) JSON
11 4 (3.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (13.60%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.80%) User Experience
3 7 (5.60%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.80%) Social Media
5 5 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (4.00%) Cyberattack
5 5 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.20%) Social Network
7 3 (2.40%) Legacy Code
8 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.80%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (40.00%) DevOps
4 41 (32.80%) CI/CD
5 40 (32.00%) Microservices
6 29 (23.20%) Infrastructure as Code
7 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.00%) Coaching
8 20 (16.00%) Data Pipeline
9 17 (13.60%) Low Latency
10 16 (12.80%) Line Management
11 14 (11.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
11 14 (11.20%) Test Automation
12 13 (10.40%) Performance Management
12 13 (10.40%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (9.60%) TDD
14 11 (8.80%) Migration
14 11 (8.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.80%) Java
2 26 (20.80%) Kotlin
3 20 (16.00%) Scala
4 17 (13.60%) SQL
5 16 (12.80%) Python
6 12 (9.60%) TypeScript
7 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.00%) PHP
9 4 (3.20%) C#
10 2 (1.60%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) Java 11
11 1 (0.80%) Java 8
11 1 (0.80%) Java 9
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (24.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 47 (37.60%) Kubernetes
2 32 (25.60%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (15.20%) Prometheus
4 16 (12.80%) Terraform
5 15 (12.00%) Ansible
6 14 (11.20%) Puppet
7 9 (7.20%) Grafana
8 4 (3.20%) Graphite
9 1 (0.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.20%) IBM
2 24 (19.20%) SAP
3 7 (5.60%) Databricks
3 7 (5.60%) Google
4 6 (4.80%) Twitter
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.60%) Splunk
7 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco
7 1 (0.80%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.80%) Informatica