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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 292 334 327
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 16 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.071% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.19% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 4
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £61,500 £52,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+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
3609 4716 4729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.82% 37.27% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 4057 4169
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 16 (76.19%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Hadoop
3 9 (42.86%) Big Data
3 9 (42.86%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Apache Pig
4 8 (38.10%) Scala
4 8 (38.10%) MapReduce
4 8 (38.10%) HBase
4 8 (38.10%) HDFS
4 8 (38.10%) Impala
4 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
4 8 (38.10%) Apache Hive
4 8 (38.10%) Cascading
5 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) JMS
6 6 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (28.57%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (23.81%) Apache Spark
7 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) C
7 5 (23.81%) JDBC
7 5 (23.81%) ActiveMQ

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (38.10%) Apache Pig
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (14.29%) SAS
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (9.52%) Drupal
5 2 (9.52%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (9.52%) nginx
5 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (9.52%) Apache
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (4.76%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Hadoop
2 9 (42.86%) Big Data
3 8 (38.10%) Impala
3 8 (38.10%) Apache Hive
3 8 (38.10%) HBase
4 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (9.52%) Redis
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) Aerospike
7 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
7 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Gradle
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) RSpec
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 2 (9.52%) Games
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Cascading
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (28.57%) JMS
3 6 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (23.81%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (23.81%) JDBC
5 4 (19.05%) CORBA
5 4 (19.05%) J2SE
5 4 (19.05%) Esper
6 2 (9.52%) MCollective
6 2 (9.52%) mod_rewrite
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
7 1 (4.76%) XML-RPC
7 1 (4.76%) Java RMI
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
2 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
2 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (19.05%) Equities
2 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Physics
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) PMI
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) MapReduce
2 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) OOP
6 4 (19.05%) OOD
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Market Making
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Programming
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Contextual Advertising
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Scala
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) C
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) R
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) HDFS
2 2 (9.52%) Squid
2 2 (9.52%) Varnish
2 2 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (14.29%) Salt
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) Check_MK
4 1 (4.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
1 4 (19.05%) StreamBase
2 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Informatica
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
2 2 (9.52%) Teradata
2 2 (9.52%) Terracotta
2 2 (9.52%) Akamai
2 2 (9.52%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
City, London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: (neg. dep. on exp) + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago