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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 299 335 319
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -16
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.076% 0.048% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
3490 4686 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.16% 37.22% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 4045 4120
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the City of London

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Nagios
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) MapReduce
5 5 (41.67%) HBase
5 5 (41.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Pig
5 5 (41.67%) HDFS
5 5 (41.67%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (41.67%) AppDynamics
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (41.67%) Apache Pig
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (8.33%) nginx
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
4 5 (41.67%) HBase
5 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (16.67%) Aerospike
8 1 (8.33%) Impala
8 1 (8.33%) Redis
8 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (25.00%) JDBC
3 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Esper
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) CORBA
4 2 (16.67%) J2SE
4 2 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) Java RMI
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) XML-RPC
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) MCollective
5 1 (8.33%) Cascading
5 1 (8.33%) mod_rewrite
5 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) PMI
3 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) Equities
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
1 5 (41.67%) MapReduce
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Contextual Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) Market Making
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) R
6 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (41.67%) HDFS
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) Nagios
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (33.33%) OpenView
2 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 4 (33.33%) Cacti
2 4 (33.33%) Munin
2 4 (33.33%) Ambari
2 4 (33.33%) Oozie
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
3 1 (8.33%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) AppDynamics
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk
2 4 (33.33%) Vertica
2 4 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) StreamBase
4 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (8.33%) Terracotta
4 1 (8.33%) Akamai
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago