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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 234 314 320
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +6
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 31 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.039% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 0.12% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 0
Average salary £67,500 £82,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £49,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +24.37%
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
2347 3411 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.16% 32.84% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 3047 3586
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 46 (77.97%) Java
2 44 (74.58%) Hadoop
3 38 (64.41%) Big Data
3 38 (64.41%) Apache Spark
4 34 (57.63%) Scala
5 29 (49.15%) Python
6 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
7 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
7 23 (38.98%) Ruby
8 21 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (32.20%) HBase
10 18 (30.51%) Apache Hive
10 18 (30.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (27.12%) Perl
11 16 (27.12%) C++
12 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
13 13 (22.03%) Apache Pig
13 13 (22.03%) MongoDB
13 13 (22.03%) OO
13 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.03%) Banking
14 12 (20.34%) MySQL
14 12 (20.34%) High Availability
14 12 (20.34%) Microservices
15 11 (18.64%) Data Structures
15 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
16 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (15.25%) SQL
17 9 (15.25%) Open Source
17 9 (15.25%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (64.41%) Apache Spark
2 13 (22.03%) Apache Pig
3 7 (11.86%) Node.js
4 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Maximo
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (74.58%) Hadoop
2 38 (64.41%) Big Data
3 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
4 19 (32.20%) HBase
5 18 (30.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (30.51%) Apache Hive
6 13 (22.03%) MongoDB
7 12 (20.34%) MySQL
8 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (11.86%) Aerospike
10 5 (8.47%) Neo4j
11 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
12 2 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.39%) Impala
12 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.69%) HCatalog
13 1 (1.69%) OpenStack Swift
13 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) NUnit
1 4 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
1 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Mockito
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.69%) YourKit
General
1 13 (22.03%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Law
3 7 (11.86%) Advertising
4 5 (8.47%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Scala Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Hadoop Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Apache Spark Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Python Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Lead Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Technical Leader
8 6 (10.17%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Team Leader
8 6 (10.17%) Technical Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Technical Team Leader
9 4 (6.78%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (6.78%) NoSQL Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Development Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (6.78%) NancyFx
3 4 (6.78%) RESTful
3 4 (6.78%) Spring
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Camel
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) HTML5
4 3 (5.08%) Java EE
5 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) D3.js
5 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 2 (3.39%) React
5 2 (3.39%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
3 11 (18.64%) Data Structures
4 6 (10.17%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.78%) Physics
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Fintech
7 1 (1.69%) BBC
7 1 (1.69%) Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (22.03%) OO
2 12 (20.34%) High Availability
2 12 (20.34%) Microservices
3 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
4 9 (15.25%) Open Source
5 8 (13.56%) Analytics
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps
5 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
8 4 (6.78%) CQRS
8 4 (6.78%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.78%) MapReduce
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.08%) ETL
9 3 (5.08%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) Scala
3 29 (49.15%) Python
4 23 (38.98%) Ruby
5 16 (27.12%) C++
5 16 (27.12%) Perl
6 9 (15.25%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) C#
8 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.78%) PHP
9 3 (5.08%) R
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) C
10 1 (1.69%) Clojure
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.69%) F#
10 1 (1.69%) Haskell
10 1 (1.69%) Lisp
10 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) HDFS
2 3 (5.08%) Docker
3 2 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (6.78%) Mesos
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Sony
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) MapR
4 2 (3.39%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.69%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.69%) Netezza
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Syclo
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata
5 1 (1.69%) Vertica
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