The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 727 814 862
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +48
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 132 87 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.079% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.20% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 117 82 11
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -33.33%
Kafka
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38751 43240 41035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.81% 39.31% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33370 37117 35764
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +86 117 £67,500 +12.50% 14
North West - 7 £43,500 - 1
South East -1 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £67,500 -
Kafka
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Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 212 (83.14%) Java
2 169 (66.27%) Hadoop
3 168 (65.88%) Big Data
4 152 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (52.94%) NoSQL
6 127 (49.80%) Spring
7 108 (42.35%) REST
8 104 (40.78%) SQL
9 100 (39.22%) Elasticsearch
10 98 (38.43%) RabbitMQ
11 90 (35.29%) Apache Spark
12 89 (34.90%) Scala
13 87 (34.12%) OO
14 84 (32.94%) Finance
15 82 (32.16%) Python
16 80 (31.37%) ActiveMQ
17 79 (30.98%) JDBC
18 77 (30.20%) Apache Cassandra
19 76 (29.80%) Apache Hive
19 76 (29.80%) XML
20 75 (29.41%) Software Architecture
21 73 (28.63%) Multithreading
22 70 (27.45%) Degree
22 70 (27.45%) SOAP
22 70 (27.45%) TDD
23 68 (26.67%) Relational Database
24 60 (23.53%) PL/SQL
25 58 (22.75%) Client/Server
25 58 (22.75%) Java RMI
25 58 (22.75%) XML-RPC

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 100 (39.22%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (35.29%) Apache Spark
3 49 (19.22%) Apache Pig
4 30 (11.76%) Apache Solr
5 28 (10.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (5.88%) Apache
6 15 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 15 (5.88%) SAS
7 7 (2.75%) nginx
8 6 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.96%) GemFire
10 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.78%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.78%) Drupal
11 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.06%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (5.10%) OpenShift
3 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.35%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.16%) AMQP
2 4 (1.57%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (66.27%) Hadoop
2 168 (65.88%) Big Data
3 135 (52.94%) NoSQL
4 77 (30.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 76 (29.80%) Apache Hive
6 68 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 55 (21.57%) Redis
8 37 (14.51%) HBase
9 32 (12.55%) MongoDB
10 28 (10.98%) MySQL
10 28 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (10.98%) Riak
11 23 (9.02%) RDBMS
12 18 (7.06%) Impala
13 17 (6.67%) Data Mining
14 16 (6.27%) SQL Server
15 11 (4.31%) PowerCenter
15 11 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (4.31%) SAP Data Services
15 11 (4.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.92%) Maven
4 9 (3.53%) PowerDesigner
5 7 (2.75%) JUnit
6 6 (2.35%) Gradle
7 4 (1.57%) JIRA
7 4 (1.57%) Mockito
8 2 (0.78%) RSpec
8 2 (0.78%) Subversion
9 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (32.94%) Finance
2 52 (20.39%) Banking
3 34 (13.33%) Retail
4 33 (12.94%) Telecoms
5 32 (12.55%) Online Betting
6 16 (6.27%) Games
7 6 (2.35%) Advertising
7 6 (2.35%) Front Office
8 3 (1.18%) Law
8 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 180 (70.59%) Developer
2 146 (57.25%) Java Developer
3 80 (31.37%) Senior Developer
4 78 (30.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (9.02%) Architect
6 20 (7.84%) Lead Developer
7 19 (7.45%) Core Java Developer
8 16 (6.27%) Big Data Developer
9 15 (5.88%) Data Architect
9 15 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
10 14 (5.49%) Lead Java Developer
11 9 (3.53%) Big Data Architect
12 5 (1.96%) C# Developer
12 5 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (1.57%) Consultant
14 3 (1.18%) Software Engineer
15 2 (0.78%) DevOps Engineer
15 2 (0.78%) Real Time Software Engineer
15 2 (0.78%) Real Time Engineer
15 2 (0.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (49.80%) Spring
2 108 (42.35%) REST
3 98 (38.43%) RabbitMQ
4 80 (31.37%) ActiveMQ
5 79 (30.98%) JDBC
6 76 (29.80%) XML
7 70 (27.45%) SOAP
8 58 (22.75%) Java RMI
8 58 (22.75%) XML-RPC
9 52 (20.39%) Akka
10 46 (18.04%) JMS
11 28 (10.98%) Grails
11 28 (10.98%) JSON
12 21 (8.24%) HTML
12 21 (8.24%) Web Services
13 18 (7.06%) Cascading
14 15 (5.88%) Java EE
15 13 (5.10%) Spring Boot
15 13 (5.10%) Spring XD
15 13 (5.10%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.75%) Client/Server
2 55 (21.57%) Grid Computing
3 53 (20.78%) Computer Science
4 27 (10.59%) Data Structures
5 22 (8.63%) Algorithms
6 18 (7.06%) Mathematics
7 15 (5.88%) Blog
8 11 (4.31%) User Experience
9 9 (3.53%) Equities
10 8 (3.14%) Data Integration
10 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.35%) Statistics
11 6 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.57%) Physics
14 3 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
15 2 (0.78%) PMI
15 2 (0.78%) Clustering
16 1 (0.39%) Social Media
16 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.76%) Linux
2 13 (5.10%) Windows
3 4 (1.57%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (34.12%) OO
3 75 (29.41%) Software Architecture
4 73 (28.63%) Multithreading
5 70 (27.45%) TDD
6 55 (21.57%) E-Commerce
7 54 (21.18%) MapReduce
8 51 (20.00%) Open Source
9 45 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 43 (16.86%) Software Delivery
11 41 (16.08%) Low Latency
12 33 (12.94%) BDD
13 32 (12.55%) ETL
14 31 (12.16%) Software Engineering
14 31 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (9.41%) Analytics
16 23 (9.02%) Data Modelling
17 17 (6.67%) SOA
18 15 (5.88%) Data Architecture
18 15 (5.88%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (83.14%) Java
2 104 (40.78%) SQL
3 89 (34.90%) Scala
4 82 (32.16%) Python
5 60 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 41 (16.08%) Clojure
7 38 (14.90%) Groovy
7 38 (14.90%) Ruby
8 29 (11.37%) Go
9 28 (10.98%) Erlang
10 24 (9.41%) Bash Shell
11 23 (9.02%) C
11 23 (9.02%) C#
11 23 (9.02%) JavaScript
12 17 (6.67%) C++
13 16 (6.27%) Perl
14 11 (4.31%) HiveQL
15 8 (3.14%) R
16 3 (1.18%) F#
17 2 (0.78%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 70 (27.45%) Degree
2 7 (2.75%) PhD
3 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 36 (14.12%) Docker
2 28 (10.98%) HDFS
3 12 (4.71%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.18%) Varnish
5 2 (0.78%) Squid
5 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (13.73%) Puppet
2 14 (5.49%) Mesos
3 11 (4.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.75%) Salt
5 5 (1.96%) Graphite
6 4 (1.57%) Ansible
7 3 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.78%) Nagios
8 2 (0.78%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.39%) logstash
9 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (8.24%) Oracle
2 19 (7.45%) Informatica
3 11 (4.31%) SAP
3 11 (4.31%) Talend
4 9 (3.53%) Tableau
5 8 (3.14%) Cognos
5 8 (3.14%) Teradata
5 8 (3.14%) Ab Initio
6 6 (2.35%) StreamBase
6 6 (2.35%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.96%) Splunk
8 3 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (0.78%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.78%) Akamai
9 2 (0.78%) F5
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.78%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
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