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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 279 323 323
Rank change year-on-year
+44 0
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 22 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.084% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 5
Average salary £85,000 £60,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +2.22%
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 4434 4620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.53% 37.29% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2934 3847 4162
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 £37,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 25 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 23 (65.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Big Data
3 22 (62.86%) Apache Pig
3 22 (62.86%) Apache Hive
3 22 (62.86%) HBase
4 20 (57.14%) Scala
5 16 (45.71%) Banking
6 15 (42.86%) OO
6 15 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (40.00%) Impala
7 14 (40.00%) Apache Spark
7 14 (40.00%) MapReduce
7 14 (40.00%) Python
8 13 (37.14%) HDFS
8 13 (37.14%) Cascading
8 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
9 12 (34.29%) Data Structures
9 12 (34.29%) C++
9 12 (34.29%) Ruby
10 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 10 (28.57%) Perl
11 10 (28.57%) Finance
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
13 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
13 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
14 5 (14.29%) Functional Programming

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (62.86%) Apache Pig
2 14 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) SAS
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.71%) Drupal
5 2 (5.71%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (5.71%) nginx
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.86%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 23 (65.71%) Big Data
3 22 (62.86%) HBase
3 22 (62.86%) Apache Hive
4 14 (40.00%) Impala
5 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
6 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.57%) MySQL
9 2 (5.71%) Aerospike
9 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.71%) Redis
9 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.86%) HCatalog
10 1 (2.86%) MarkLogic
10 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
10 1 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
10 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) RSpec
3 2 (5.71%) Gradle
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 16 (45.71%) Banking
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Scala Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Cascading
2 5 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) JMS
3 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.57%) JDBC
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) CORBA
5 2 (5.71%) J2SE
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Esper
5 2 (5.71%) mod_rewrite
5 2 (5.71%) MCollective
6 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.86%) spray
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
2 12 (34.29%) Data Structures
3 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.71%) Equities
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) OO
2 14 (40.00%) MapReduce
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Functional Programming
5 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Market Making
8 2 (5.71%) Contextual Advertising
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Scala
3 14 (40.00%) Python
4 12 (34.29%) C++
4 12 (34.29%) Ruby
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (14.29%) C
9 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.71%) R
10 1 (2.86%) Clojure
10 1 (2.86%) Haskell
10 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.86%) Lisp
10 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) HDFS
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) Squid
3 2 (5.71%) Varnish
3 2 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Puppet
4 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) Salt
5 2 (5.71%) Mesos
5 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.71%) Nagios
6 1 (2.86%) Oozie
6 1 (2.86%) Graphite
6 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
1 3 (8.57%) Teradata
2 2 (5.71%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.71%) Terracotta
2 2 (5.71%) Akamai
2 2 (5.71%) F5
2 2 (5.71%) Cognos
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Informatica
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
2 2 (5.71%) StreamBase
2 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) Vertica
3 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.86%) MapR
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Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Talex Index LTD.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago