Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 244 218
Rank change year-on-year +78 -26 +88
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 30 64 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.85% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.43% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 75
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £47,250 £42,375 £45,100
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.07% -1.43%

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 1,798 2,639 3,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.72% 35.07% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 2,290 3,246
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,675 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.76% +2.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +24 27 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 22 (73.33%) Docker
2 21 (70.00%) Kubernetes
3 19 (63.33%) Microservices
3 19 (63.33%) AWS
3 19 (63.33%) Java
4 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (53.33%) DevOps
6 13 (43.33%) Python
7 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (36.67%) MySQL
8 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
9 10 (33.33%) Data Lake
9 10 (33.33%) Data Engineering
10 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (30.00%) Scala
10 9 (30.00%) Azure
10 9 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (26.67%) Apache Avro
11 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
11 8 (26.67%) Kanban
11 8 (26.67%) Scrum
11 8 (26.67%) C
11 8 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (26.67%) Rancher
11 8 (26.67%) Observability
12 7 (23.33%) SDLC
12 7 (23.33%) React
12 7 (23.33%) Node.js

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 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) AWS
2 9 (30.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.67%) Serverless
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.33%) Apigee
5 1 (3.33%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data
4 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (13.33%) HBase
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) Sqoop
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.33%) Redis
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Appium
5 1 (3.33%) Charles Proxy
5 1 (3.33%) Gradle
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 4 (13.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) React Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Avro
3 7 (23.33%) Node.js
3 7 (23.33%) React
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (16.67%) XHTML
5 4 (13.33%) WebSockets
6 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (6.67%) JPA
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) JSON Schema
7 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) Samza
8 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Microservices
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) DevOps
4 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
6 10 (33.33%) Data Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (26.67%) Kanban
8 8 (26.67%) Observability
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) SDLC
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.67%) High Availability
10 5 (16.67%) Lean Software Development
11 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) TDD
12 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Scala
4 8 (26.67%) C
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 3 (10.00%) Java 8
7 3 (10.00%) Kotlin
8 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (26.67%) Rancher
4 5 (16.67%) Terraform
5 3 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (6.67%) Graphite
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (6.67%) Nagios
6 2 (6.67%) Opsview
6 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Talend