Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 129 198
Rank change year-on-year +14 +69 +57
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 161 30 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.48% 1.15% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.26% 2.59% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 105
10th Percentile £39,750 £48,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,938 £43,834
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £84,375 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £70,775 £63,354
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 2,219 1,159 2,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.23% 44.42% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 1,064 2,100
10th Percentile £31,625 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £64,118
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% +5.31%

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 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +3 134 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South Yorkshire -27 27 - -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 108 (67.08%) Software Engineering
2 97 (60.25%) Java
3 95 (59.01%) Kubernetes
4 87 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (52.17%) AWS
6 72 (44.72%) Kotlin
7 62 (38.51%) Microservices
8 61 (37.89%) Docker
8 61 (37.89%) MySQL
9 60 (37.27%) React
10 53 (32.92%) Node.js
11 50 (31.06%) DevOps
12 49 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
13 47 (29.19%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (26.09%) Scala
15 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
16 37 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (22.36%) Test Automation
17 36 (22.36%) GraphQL
18 35 (21.74%) User Experience
19 34 (21.12%) TypeScript
19 34 (21.12%) NoSQL
19 34 (21.12%) Prometheus
20 31 (19.25%) Akka
21 30 (18.63%) Redis
21 30 (18.63%) Graphite
21 30 (18.63%) PHP
22 29 (18.01%) Serverless
23 27 (16.77%) Spring
24 26 (16.15%) JavaScript

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 (11.18%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.59%) Apache
3 5 (3.11%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (3.11%) Luigi
3 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Camunda
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 84 (52.17%) AWS
2 29 (18.01%) Serverless
3 26 (16.15%) AWS Lambda
4 25 (15.53%) Azure
5 21 (13.04%) SaaS
6 17 (10.56%) PaaS
7 10 (6.21%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (5.59%) Amazon S3
8 9 (5.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 7 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.73%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (3.73%) GCP
11 5 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.86%) IaaS
13 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (1.24%) Azure Key Vault
13 2 (1.24%) GitHub
13 2 (1.24%) GitHub Actions
14 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.89%) MySQL
2 34 (21.12%) NoSQL
3 30 (18.63%) Redis
4 26 (16.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (13.04%) Big Data
5 21 (13.04%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.70%) Hadoop
7 12 (7.45%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (6.21%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (6.21%) Metadata
9 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.35%) Data Lake
11 5 (3.11%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (3.11%) Azkaban
11 5 (3.11%) HBase
11 5 (3.11%) Metadata Repository
11 5 (3.11%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.70%) Babel
3 14 (8.70%) webpack
4 10 (6.21%) JUnit
5 9 (5.59%) Maven
6 7 (4.35%) JIRA
7 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.86%) GoCD
9 2 (1.24%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.24%) kappa
10 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.62%) Gatling
10 1 (0.62%) Locust
10 1 (0.62%) Mockito
10 1 (0.62%) Selenium
10 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.62%) Spock
10 1 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 16 (9.94%) Games
2 12 (7.45%) Social Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 39 (24.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 24 (14.91%) Developer
4 21 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 20 (12.42%) Scala Engineer
5 20 (12.42%) Scala Software Engineer
6 17 (10.56%) Java Engineer
6 17 (10.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Senior Java Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) Data Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Senior Data Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Architect
11 9 (5.59%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Lead Java Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.27%) React
2 53 (32.92%) Node.js
3 36 (22.36%) GraphQL
4 31 (19.25%) Akka
5 27 (16.77%) Spring
6 26 (16.15%) Spring Boot
7 20 (12.42%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (9.94%) ActiveMQ
8 16 (9.94%) RESTful
9 14 (8.70%) CSS
9 14 (8.70%) HTML
9 14 (8.70%) Redux
10 12 (7.45%) REST
11 10 (6.21%) Spark Streaming
12 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.59%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.59%) Vue.js
12 9 (5.59%) Web Services
13 6 (3.73%) Play Framework
14 4 (2.48%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.19%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (21.74%) User Experience
3 23 (14.29%) Legacy Code
4 22 (13.66%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.11%) NHS
7 3 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.08%) Software Engineering
2 87 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (38.51%) Microservices
4 50 (31.06%) DevOps
5 37 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (22.36%) Test Automation
7 26 (16.15%) Scrum
8 25 (15.53%) TDD
9 24 (14.91%) Unit Testing
10 19 (11.80%) Full Stack Development
10 19 (11.80%) Kanban
11 18 (11.18%) Pair Programming
12 16 (9.94%) Coaching
12 16 (9.94%) Data Pipeline
12 16 (9.94%) Software Testing
13 15 (9.32%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.70%) SOLID
15 12 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 97 (60.25%) Java
2 72 (44.72%) Kotlin
3 42 (26.09%) Scala
4 34 (21.12%) TypeScript
5 30 (18.63%) PHP
6 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.80%) SQL
8 17 (10.56%) Python
9 11 (6.83%) Java 11
9 11 (6.83%) Java 8
10 9 (5.59%) Java 9
11 4 (2.48%) C++
11 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.24%) Ruby
13 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (3.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 61 (37.89%) Docker
2 4 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 95 (59.01%) Kubernetes
2 49 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (21.12%) Prometheus
4 30 (18.63%) Graphite
5 18 (11.18%) Ansible
6 10 (6.21%) Terraform
7 7 (4.35%) Puppet
8 5 (3.11%) Grafana
9 3 (1.86%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (1.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
1 19 (11.80%) Oracle
2 14 (8.70%) Splunk
3 12 (7.45%) Databricks
4 11 (6.83%) IBM
4 11 (6.83%) SAP
5 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.11%) Cisco
5 5 (3.11%) Remedy
6 1 (0.62%) Google
6 1 (0.62%) Talend