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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 207 231 315
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +84
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 26 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.41% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 3
Median salary £76,250 £62,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2187 2413 3903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.97% 35.41% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 2174 3455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 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 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 30 (61.22%) Big Data
2 29 (59.18%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) Scala
3 28 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 23 (46.94%) Akka
5 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.73%) Advertising
7 17 (34.69%) Apache Spark
8 15 (30.61%) TDD
9 14 (28.57%) Low Latency
10 13 (26.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 13 (26.53%) SDLC
10 13 (26.53%) BDD
11 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
12 11 (22.45%) Python
13 10 (20.41%) Docker
13 10 (20.41%) DevOps
14 9 (18.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (18.37%) PhD
14 9 (18.37%) Linux
14 9 (18.37%) Apache Hive
14 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
15 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
15 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (14.29%) Analytics
16 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (12.24%) Microservices
17 6 (12.24%) Hortonworks
17 6 (12.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (12.24%) HDFS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.04%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Engine Yard
2 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.04%) Heroku
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (61.22%) Big Data
2 28 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
4 9 (18.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (18.37%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.16%) Couchbase
5 4 (8.16%) HAWQ
5 4 (8.16%) HBase
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) Sqoop
6 3 (6.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.12%) RethinkDB
6 3 (6.12%) SAP HANA
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 2 (4.08%) Tick Data
8 1 (2.04%) Aerospike
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) gulp
3 3 (6.12%) Mocha
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (36.73%) Advertising
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Games
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Scala Developer
3 15 (30.61%) Senior Developer
4 14 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
5 12 (24.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (24.49%) Senior Scala Developer
6 11 (22.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 7 (14.29%) Architect
8 5 (10.20%) Data Architect
9 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Data Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
10 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Akka
2 4 (8.16%) Java EE
2 4 (8.16%) Play Framework
3 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.12%) Express
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) HTML5
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) React
3 3 (6.12%) Sass
3 3 (6.12%) scikit-learn
4 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Avro
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) CSS3
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) Online Games
3 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.08%) Fintech
4 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Debian
2 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Mesosphere
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 14 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 13 (26.53%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 13 (26.53%) SDLC
5 10 (20.41%) DevOps
6 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.29%) Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.24%) Microservices
9 5 (10.20%) Data Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Data Ingestion
9 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) System Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Business Analytics
11 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Java
1 29 (59.18%) Scala
2 11 (22.45%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) C
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) C++
4 4 (8.16%) R
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) PhD
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
2 6 (12.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (12.24%) HDFS
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Flume
4 2 (4.08%) KVM
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Terraform
3 3 (6.12%) Ansible
3 3 (6.12%) Marathon
3 3 (6.12%) Mesos
4 2 (4.08%) Ambari
4 2 (4.08%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (4.08%) Salt
5 1 (2.04%) Graphite
5 1 (2.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Hortonworks
2 4 (8.16%) Cloudera
2 4 (8.16%) MapR
2 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) Vertica
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.04%) Apigee
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) EXASOL
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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