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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 300 312 310
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.010% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.024% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £82,500 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.37% -5.88%
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
3322 4102 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.82% 38.98% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3530 4018
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (100.00%) HDFS
2 6 (85.71%) HBase
2 6 (85.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Pig
4 4 (57.14%) Ambari
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Oozie
4 4 (57.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (57.14%) Vertica
4 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) AppDynamics
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (57.14%) OpenView
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) Nagios
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) LDAP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Apache Pig
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (85.71%) HBase
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (28.57%) Redis
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
1 4 (57.14%) Data Governance
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data Analytics
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) HDFS
2 4 (57.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (57.14%) OpenView
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) ZABBIX
2 4 (57.14%) Cacti
2 4 (57.14%) Munin
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Ambari
2 4 (57.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
1 4 (57.14%) Vertica
1 4 (57.14%) Hortonworks
1 4 (57.14%) AppDynamics
City, London
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Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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