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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 302 320 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.042% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,250 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -33.82%
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
4313 4589 5059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.84% 38.20% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 4135 4751
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 August 2014.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the City of London

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 19 (100.00%) Big Data
2 14 (73.68%) HBase
3 12 (63.16%) Redis
3 12 (63.16%) NoSQL
3 12 (63.16%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
6 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
6 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (42.11%) Market Risk
6 8 (42.11%) OO
6 8 (42.11%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (42.11%) Apache Camel
7 7 (36.84%) HDFS
7 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
7 7 (36.84%) HTML5
7 7 (36.84%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (31.58%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
9 5 (26.32%) CQRS
9 5 (26.32%) Couchbase
9 5 (26.32%) Memcached
9 5 (26.32%) Open Source
9 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (26.32%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 19 (100.00%) Big Data
2 14 (73.68%) HBase
3 12 (63.16%) Redis
3 12 (63.16%) NoSQL
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
4 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (26.32%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) Couchbase
6 2 (10.53%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Data Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Camel
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) Memcached
3 5 (26.32%) JMX
4 2 (10.53%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Market Risk
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 8 (42.11%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Complex Event Processing
5 5 (26.32%) CQRS
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
6 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Python
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (21.05%) Scala
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.53%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) HDFS