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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 292 347 325
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -22
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 13 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.069% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -
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
3444 4914 4608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.05% 37.66% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 4236 4055
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 15 (88.24%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
4 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (35.29%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (35.29%) Big Data
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (29.41%) HDFS
6 5 (29.41%) HBase
6 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Scala
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) JDBC
6 5 (29.41%) JMS
7 4 (23.53%) OOD
7 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (23.53%) Nagios

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (29.41%) Apache Pig
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (17.65%) SAS
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) Apache
4 2 (11.76%) nginx
4 2 (11.76%) Lightstreamer
4 2 (11.76%) Drupal
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
3 5 (29.41%) HBase
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 3 (17.65%) Impala
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Redis
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Aerospike
7 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
7 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Gradle
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) RSpec
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (29.41%) JDBC
3 5 (29.41%) JMS
4 4 (23.53%) J2SE
4 4 (23.53%) CORBA
4 4 (23.53%) Esper
5 3 (17.65%) Cascading
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) MCollective
6 2 (11.76%) mod_rewrite
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (23.53%) Equities
1 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
1 4 (23.53%) Physics
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
2 6 (35.29%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
4 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Market Making
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Contextual Advertising
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) R
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) HDFS
2 4 (23.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 2 (11.76%) Varnish
4 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (17.65%) Salt
3 2 (11.76%) OpenView
3 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.76%) Cacti
3 2 (11.76%) Munin
3 2 (11.76%) Check_MK
3 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Ambari
3 2 (11.76%) Oozie
4 1 (5.88%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
1 4 (23.53%) StreamBase
1 4 (23.53%) AppDynamics
2 3 (17.65%) Splunk
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata
3 2 (11.76%) Ab Initio
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Terracotta
3 2 (11.76%) Akamai
3 2 (11.76%) Vertica
3 2 (11.76%) Hortonworks
4 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago