The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 313 334 321
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.065% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £82,500 £67,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.51%
Kafka
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3741 4680 4547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.49% 39.95% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3327 4065 4227
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kafka across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Kafka
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka across the City of London region.

Kafka Salary Trend in the City of London

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kafka across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the City of London

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Kafka also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Kafka.

1 17 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 16 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) HBase
2 16 (94.12%) Big Data
3 15 (88.24%) MongoDB
4 14 (82.35%) HDFS
4 14 (82.35%) NoSQL
5 13 (76.47%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (70.59%) SQL
7 11 (64.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (58.82%) Apache Camel
8 10 (58.82%) OO
8 10 (58.82%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (58.82%) Market Risk
9 9 (52.94%) TDD
9 9 (52.94%) BDD
9 9 (52.94%) HTML5
9 9 (52.94%) HTML
9 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
9 9 (52.94%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (52.94%) Redis
10 7 (41.18%) Python
10 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
11 6 (35.29%) Complex Event Processing
11 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
12 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
12 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (29.41%) Replication
12 5 (29.41%) Linux
12 5 (29.41%) MySQL

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Kafka also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Kafka. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 16 (94.12%) HBase
2 16 (94.12%) Big Data
3 15 (88.24%) MongoDB
4 14 (82.35%) NoSQL
5 11 (64.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (52.94%) Redis
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.88%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (58.82%) Apache Camel
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) J2SE
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Market Risk
2 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
4 6 (35.29%) Complex Event Processing
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) CQRS
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
6 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
8 1 (5.88%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Scala
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) HDFS
2 4 (23.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (23.53%) OpenView
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
2 4 (23.53%) Munin
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Ambari
2 4 (23.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) NetApp
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
1 4 (23.53%) Vertica
1 4 (23.53%) Hortonworks
1 4 (23.53%) AppDynamics
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Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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