Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 167 241
Rank change year-on-year +35 +74 +22
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 42 109 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.31% 1.64% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 4.70% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53 120 44
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%

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 1,329 2,320 3,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.61% 34.87% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 2,013 2,575
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,146
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.30% +1.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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
West Yorkshire +20 36 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South Yorkshire +8 4 £61,250 -10.58% 1
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 26 (61.90%) DevOps
2 22 (52.38%) AWS
3 20 (47.62%) Python
4 16 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (38.10%) Docker
5 15 (35.71%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
6 14 (33.33%) Apache
6 14 (33.33%) Azure
7 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
8 12 (28.57%) MySQL
8 12 (28.57%) Ansible
9 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
9 11 (26.19%) SQL
9 11 (26.19%) Games
9 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (23.81%) Kotlin
11 9 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (21.43%) Microservices
11 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (21.43%) Go
11 9 (21.43%) Apache Flex
11 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.05%) Apache Spark
12 8 (19.05%) Graphite
13 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 7 (16.67%) Linux

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 14 (33.33%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) Apache Spark
3 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.14%) Apache Synapse
5 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) AWS
2 14 (33.33%) Azure
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (11.90%) Serverless
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (7.14%) GCP
5 3 (7.14%) SaaS
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (4.76%) Route 53
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.38%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) MySQL
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
5 7 (16.67%) HBase
6 6 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.52%) Data Lake
8 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
8 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (7.14%) Big Data
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.52%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.76%) GoCD
7 1 (2.38%) Appium
7 1 (2.38%) Charles Proxy
7 1 (2.38%) JUnit
7 1 (2.38%) Maven
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) TestNG
7 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (26.19%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Data Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Site Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Python Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Apache Flex
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js
3 6 (14.29%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Core
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (11.90%) CSS
4 5 (11.90%) CSS3
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 5 (11.90%) HTML5
4 5 (11.90%) jQuery
4 5 (11.90%) React
4 5 (11.90%) React Native
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.38%) JPA
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) DevOps
2 9 (21.43%) Microservices
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) BDD
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Personalization
5 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.90%) Web Development
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Kotlin
5 9 (21.43%) Go
6 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.90%) C#
7 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Scala
7 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
10 1 (2.38%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) HDFS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
3 12 (28.57%) Ansible
4 8 (19.05%) Graphite
5 6 (14.29%) Terraform
6 5 (11.90%) Prometheus
6 5 (11.90%) Puppet
6 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
7 3 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (7.14%) Nagios
7 3 (7.14%) Opsview
8 2 (4.76%) Marathon
8 2 (4.76%) Mesos
8 2 (4.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Databricks
4 1 (2.38%) Confluent
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica