Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Kafka
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 182 221
Rank change year-on-year +52 +39 +28
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 72 55 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 2.40% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 70 60 58
Median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £75,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +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 1,686 2,296 2,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.10% 37.65% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 2,005 2,370
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +55 62 £65,000 +23.81% 17
South Yorkshire -1 6 £65,000 -6.14%
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Kafka
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (62.50%) DevOps
2 40 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (54.17%) AWS
3 39 (54.17%) Ansible
4 37 (51.39%) Apache
5 35 (48.61%) MySQL
6 34 (47.22%) Games
7 32 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (38.89%) Apache Flex
9 26 (36.11%) Jenkins
9 26 (36.11%) Python
9 26 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (33.33%) Apache Spark
11 23 (31.94%) Coaching
12 22 (30.56%) Hadoop
13 21 (29.17%) Visualisation
13 21 (29.17%) Big Data
13 21 (29.17%) Java
13 21 (29.17%) Linux
14 20 (27.78%) Docker
14 20 (27.78%) Data Engineering
15 19 (26.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (23.61%) SQL
16 17 (23.61%) Kubernetes
17 16 (22.22%) Graphite
17 16 (22.22%) Terraform
17 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
18 15 (20.83%) Azure

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 37 (51.39%) Apache
2 24 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Synapse
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (2.78%) Luigi
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Jetty
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 39 (54.17%) AWS
2 15 (20.83%) Azure
3 9 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (11.11%) GCP
5 5 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.94%) SaaS
6 3 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) DNS
1 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.39%) AMQP
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) MySQL
2 22 (30.56%) Hadoop
3 21 (29.17%) Big Data
4 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
5 12 (16.67%) HBase
6 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (12.50%) Apache Hive
8 8 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (9.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (9.72%) Sqoop
10 6 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (8.33%) BigQuery
11 5 (6.94%) Data Lake
11 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
11 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
12 4 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (5.56%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) Maven
4 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.94%) Gradle
4 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (47.22%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Data Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (23.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Site Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Head of Delivery
7 2 (2.78%) Head of Engineering
7 2 (2.78%) Scala Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) Apache Flex
2 9 (12.50%) Node.js
3 7 (9.72%) Spring
3 7 (9.72%) Web Services
4 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.94%) Swagger
6 3 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (4.17%) Apache NiFi
6 3 (4.17%) Loki
6 3 (4.17%) React
7 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.78%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.39%) Blazor
8 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.39%) HTML5
8 1 (1.39%) JMS
8 1 (1.39%) JPA
8 1 (1.39%) REST
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) DevOps
2 32 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
3 26 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (31.94%) Coaching
5 21 (29.17%) Visualisation
6 20 (27.78%) Data Engineering
7 19 (26.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.28%) Decision-Making
9 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.72%) Microservices
10 7 (9.72%) SDLC
10 7 (9.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 7 (9.72%) Software Delivery
10 7 (9.72%) TDD
11 6 (8.33%) ETL
11 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) Python
2 21 (29.17%) Java
3 17 (23.61%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) Go
5 9 (12.50%) Kotlin
6 8 (11.11%) Scala
7 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.72%) R
8 2 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) C#
9 1 (1.39%) Java 8
9 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Docker
2 9 (12.50%) HDFS
3 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (54.17%) Ansible
3 17 (23.61%) Kubernetes
4 16 (22.22%) Graphite
4 16 (22.22%) Terraform
5 12 (16.67%) Prometheus
6 9 (12.50%) ZABBIX
7 8 (11.11%) Puppet
8 7 (9.72%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (9.72%) Nagios
8 7 (9.72%) Opsview
9 4 (5.56%) Grafana
10 3 (4.17%) WSUS
11 2 (2.78%) Oozie
12 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
12 1 (1.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Databricks
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Confluent
3 2 (2.78%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Informatica
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) TIBCO