The first table below looks at the demand for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 815 817 875
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +58
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 80 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.047% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 75 17 2
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% -20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £65,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-28.84% -23.52%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42455 40377 45907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.00% 39.80% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36363 35251 40806
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kafka across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in England

Kafka
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka across the England region.

Kafka Salary Trend in England

Kafka
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kafka across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Kafka Salary Histogram in England

Kafka
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 46 £65,000 -13.33% 5
South East +14 32 £47,500 -26.92% 3
East of England - 2 £40,000 - 1
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 128 (94.81%) Java
2 114 (84.44%) Hadoop
3 102 (75.56%) Big Data
4 77 (57.04%) NoSQL
5 72 (53.33%) Open Source
5 72 (53.33%) MySQL
6 70 (51.85%) Python
7 64 (47.41%) Redis
8 60 (44.44%) Linux
9 56 (41.48%) Apache Hive
10 55 (40.74%) MapReduce
10 55 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (40.00%) Bash Shell
12 50 (37.04%) Memcached
12 50 (37.04%) Couchbase
13 44 (32.59%) SQL
14 42 (31.11%) Spring
15 38 (28.15%) JMX
16 34 (25.19%) Apache Accumulo
17 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (24.44%) Degree
18 31 (22.96%) Web Services
19 30 (22.22%) Scrum
19 30 (22.22%) REST
20 28 (20.74%) Maven
21 27 (20.00%) TDD
21 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
22 24 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
22 24 (17.78%) XML
22 24 (17.78%) SOAP

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 17 (12.59%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.41%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.70%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.96%) SAS
4 4 (2.96%) Apache
4 4 (2.96%) nginx
4 4 (2.96%) Tornado
5 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.22%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) AMQP
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (84.44%) Hadoop
2 102 (75.56%) Big Data
3 77 (57.04%) NoSQL
4 72 (53.33%) MySQL
5 64 (47.41%) Redis
6 56 (41.48%) Apache Hive
7 55 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (37.04%) Couchbase
9 34 (25.19%) Apache Accumulo
10 24 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (17.04%) Relational Database
12 21 (15.56%) HBase
13 15 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (9.63%) MongoDB
15 9 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
17 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (2.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 28 (20.74%) Maven
2 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.67%) JUnit
3 9 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.19%) Mockito
5 4 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (3.70%) Marketing
1 5 (3.70%) Publishing
2 4 (2.96%) Advertising
3 2 (1.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (50.37%) Developer
2 65 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.37%) Architect
4 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.19%) Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.96%) Data Consultant
8 4 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.96%) Data Architect
8 4 (2.96%) Administrator
8 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (2.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (2.96%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (2.96%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (2.22%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.74%) MapReduce
2 50 (37.04%) Memcached
3 42 (31.11%) Spring
4 38 (28.15%) JMX
5 31 (22.96%) Web Services
6 30 (22.22%) REST
7 24 (17.78%) XML
7 24 (17.78%) SOAP
8 23 (17.04%) JDBC
8 23 (17.04%) Swing
8 23 (17.04%) WSDL
9 22 (16.30%) XSD
10 17 (12.59%) HTML
11 13 (9.63%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (8.15%) J2EE
13 9 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (5.93%) Apache Camel
15 7 (5.19%) HTML5
15 7 (5.19%) J2SE
16 6 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (53.33%) Open Source
2 21 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.37%) Social Media
4 8 (5.93%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.70%) Clustering
6 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Windows
3 4 (2.96%) UNIX
4 3 (2.22%) AIX
4 3 (2.22%) MVS
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.22%) Scrum
3 27 (20.00%) TDD
4 21 (15.56%) BDD
5 20 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (11.11%) Data Security
8 14 (10.37%) Analytics
8 14 (10.37%) Cyber Security
9 10 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.93%) OO
11 7 (5.19%) Kanban
11 7 (5.19%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.19%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.44%) Complex Event Processing
12 6 (4.44%) DevOps
13 5 (3.70%) CQRS
13 5 (3.70%) ETL
13 5 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 128 (94.81%) Java
2 70 (51.85%) Python
3 54 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 44 (32.59%) SQL
5 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.67%) Scala
7 8 (5.93%) Ruby
8 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.70%) C#
9 5 (3.70%) C++
10 4 (2.96%) Golang
11 3 (2.22%) Groovy
11 3 (2.22%) Clojure
11 3 (2.22%) Perl
11 3 (2.22%) PHP
11 3 (2.22%) Erlang
12 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.48%) F#
13 1 (0.74%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) HDFS
2 5 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 5 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Puppet
2 7 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.70%) Nagios
4 4 (2.96%) Ambari
4 4 (2.96%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.74%) Oozie
5 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (5.93%) JBoss
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.96%) Informatica
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.96%) Splunk
3 4 (2.96%) Tableau
3 4 (2.96%) Talend
4 1 (0.74%) SAP
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