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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 750 838 864
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +26
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 87 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.037% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 83 8 8
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £44,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.37% -5.88%
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
36038 40060 44156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.09% 41.21% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31261 33751 39564
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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 +62 68 £60,000 - 6
North West - 12 £45,000 -
South East -28 6 £53,000 +32.50% 1
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 120 (86.33%) Java
2 118 (84.89%) Big Data
3 95 (68.35%) Hadoop
4 77 (55.40%) NoSQL
5 69 (49.64%) SQL
6 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (35.25%) HDFS
8 47 (33.81%) Apache Pig
9 46 (33.09%) Finance
10 44 (31.65%) Spring
11 42 (30.22%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (30.22%) Elasticsearch
12 41 (29.50%) Linux
12 41 (29.50%) Banking
13 39 (28.06%) Apache Hive
14 37 (26.62%) REST
14 37 (26.62%) OO
15 36 (25.90%) MapReduce
16 35 (25.18%) Apache Cassandra
17 33 (23.74%) MongoDB
17 33 (23.74%) XML
18 32 (23.02%) Software Architecture
19 31 (22.30%) HBase
19 31 (22.30%) JDBC
19 31 (22.30%) SOAP
20 30 (21.58%) Bash Shell
21 29 (20.86%) RabbitMQ
21 29 (20.86%) C++
22 28 (20.14%) Multithreading
23 26 (18.71%) Scala

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 47 (33.81%) Apache Pig
2 42 (30.22%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (18.71%) Apache Spark
4 18 (12.95%) SAS
5 10 (7.19%) nginx
6 5 (3.60%) JBoss
6 5 (3.60%) Apache
6 5 (3.60%) Confluence
7 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) GitHub
3 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) LDAP
1 4 (2.88%) RTP
2 3 (2.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (84.89%) Big Data
2 95 (68.35%) Hadoop
3 77 (55.40%) NoSQL
4 42 (30.22%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (28.06%) Apache Hive
6 35 (25.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (23.74%) MongoDB
8 31 (22.30%) HBase
9 23 (16.55%) Impala
10 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
11 20 (14.39%) MySQL
12 18 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (12.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (12.23%) VLDB
13 17 (12.23%) Sqoop
13 17 (12.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (10.07%) Redis
14 14 (10.07%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.91%) Maven
3 6 (4.32%) JIRA
3 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.88%) Subversion
5 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.44%) JUnit
5 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 41 (29.50%) Banking
3 24 (17.27%) Telecoms
4 22 (15.83%) Retail
4 22 (15.83%) Online Betting
5 21 (15.11%) Marketing
6 18 (12.95%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (54.68%) Developer
2 63 (45.32%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Senior Java Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.63%) Architect
5 11 (7.91%) Senior DBA
6 9 (6.47%) DBA
6 9 (6.47%) Hadoop Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Administrator
8 7 (5.04%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Chief Technology Officer
10 5 (3.60%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.88%) Data Administrator
11 4 (2.88%) Senior SQL DBA
11 4 (2.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (2.16%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.16%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.65%) Spring
2 37 (26.62%) REST
3 33 (23.74%) XML
4 31 (22.30%) JDBC
4 31 (22.30%) SOAP
5 29 (20.86%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (17.99%) ActiveMQ
7 24 (17.27%) Web Services
8 23 (16.55%) Java RMI
8 23 (16.55%) XML-RPC
9 22 (15.83%) Cascading
10 9 (6.47%) Lucene
11 8 (5.76%) WSDL
11 8 (5.76%) HTML
11 8 (5.76%) XSD
12 6 (4.32%) J2EE
12 6 (4.32%) CSS
12 6 (4.32%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.32%) Play Framework
12 6 (4.32%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Grid Computing
2 25 (17.99%) Open Source
3 23 (16.55%) Client/Server
4 21 (15.11%) Replication
4 21 (15.11%) Data Integration
5 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.88%) Clustering
7 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.72%) DTV
9 1 (0.72%) BBC
9 1 (0.72%) Statistics
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.72%) Android
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.62%) OO
3 36 (25.90%) MapReduce
4 32 (23.02%) Software Architecture
5 28 (20.14%) Multithreading
6 26 (18.71%) E-Commerce
7 22 (15.83%) Analytics
8 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
9 19 (13.67%) Scrum
10 17 (12.23%) Change Data Capture
10 17 (12.23%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.79%) TDD
13 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.76%) Low Latency
16 7 (5.04%) B2B
16 7 (5.04%) ETL
16 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (4.32%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 120 (86.33%) Java
2 69 (49.64%) SQL
3 30 (21.58%) Bash Shell
4 29 (20.86%) C++
5 26 (18.71%) Scala
6 25 (17.99%) Python
6 25 (17.99%) PL/SQL
7 20 (14.39%) JavaScript
8 19 (13.67%) C
9 17 (12.23%) T-SQL
10 15 (10.79%) Ruby
11 4 (2.88%) Groovy
11 4 (2.88%) PHP
11 4 (2.88%) C#
12 2 (1.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.44%) Clojure
13 1 (0.72%) R
13 1 (0.72%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 49 (35.25%) HDFS
2 18 (12.95%) Apache Flume
3 8 (5.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (12.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Ambari
3 4 (2.88%) Oozie
3 4 (2.88%) OpenView
3 4 (2.88%) Nagios
3 4 (2.88%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.88%) Cacti
3 4 (2.88%) Munin
4 3 (2.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) HP
2 18 (12.95%) Informatica
2 18 (12.95%) Ab Initio
3 17 (12.23%) Teradata
3 17 (12.23%) Cognos
4 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.51%) Sony
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco
6 4 (2.88%) NetApp
6 4 (2.88%) Splunk
6 4 (2.88%) Vertica
6 4 (2.88%) Hortonworks
6 4 (2.88%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.44%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
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