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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 243 301 351
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +50
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 23 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.14% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 5
Median salary £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £58,250 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
2600 3636 4881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.15% 35.09% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2354 3165 4212
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the City of London

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 35 (67.31%) Apache Spark
2 34 (65.38%) Java
3 30 (57.69%) Hadoop
4 29 (55.77%) Big Data
5 24 (46.15%) Scala
6 23 (44.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (32.69%) Docker
7 17 (32.69%) Python
8 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 11 (21.15%) Apache
10 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
11 10 (19.23%) Open Source
11 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
11 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.23%) HTML
11 10 (19.23%) Akka
11 10 (19.23%) Node.js
12 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
12 9 (17.31%) Mesos
12 9 (17.31%) Advertising
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.38%) Degree
13 8 (15.38%) HDFS
13 8 (15.38%) DevOps
13 8 (15.38%) Analytics
14 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
14 7 (13.46%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (13.46%) HTML5

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 35 (67.31%) Apache Spark
2 11 (21.15%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.92%) GemFire
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) Broadband
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) Hadoop
2 29 (55.77%) Big Data
3 23 (44.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
6 7 (13.46%) Aerospike
7 6 (11.54%) RethinkDB
8 5 (9.62%) Neo4j
9 4 (7.69%) HBase
9 4 (7.69%) MySQL
10 3 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (5.77%) HAWQ
10 3 (5.77%) Pentaho
10 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (5.77%) Spark SQL
11 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
12 1 (1.92%) Redis
12 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
12 1 (1.92%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) gulp
2 6 (11.54%) Mocha
3 3 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Mockito
4 1 (1.92%) NUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (17.31%) Advertising
2 7 (13.46%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Scala Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Big Data Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Data Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Data Scientist
7 5 (9.62%) Junior
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.77%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Akka
1 10 (19.23%) HTML
1 10 (19.23%) Node.js
2 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
2 7 (13.46%) HTML5
3 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 6 (11.54%) Dropwizard
3 6 (11.54%) Express
3 6 (11.54%) React
3 6 (11.54%) Sass
4 3 (5.77%) CSS3
4 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) .NET
5 2 (3.85%) JMS
5 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.92%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Social Network
3 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Physics
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.85%) Fintech
7 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
2 10 (19.23%) Open Source
3 8 (15.38%) Analytics
3 8 (15.38%) DevOps
4 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Low Latency
6 5 (9.62%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (9.62%) Machine Learning
6 5 (9.62%) Microservices
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (5.77%) Deep Learning
8 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.77%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) BDD
9 2 (3.85%) MapReduce
9 2 (3.85%) SDLC
9 2 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Java
2 24 (46.15%) Scala
3 17 (32.69%) Python
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Ruby
7 5 (9.62%) R
8 3 (5.77%) C#
8 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) Clojure
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Docker
2 8 (15.38%) HDFS
3 5 (9.62%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Mesos
2 6 (11.54%) Consul
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Sony
3 3 (5.77%) Greenplum
3 3 (5.77%) Informatica
3 3 (5.77%) Talend
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.92%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.92%) MapR
5 1 (1.92%) Sybase
5 1 (1.92%) Vertica
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