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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 782 835 859
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +24
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 96 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.076% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 82 25 9
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
38426 43503 41921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.59% 40.77% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33017 36666 36948
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +74 79 £67,500 +3.84% 12
South East +1 11 £60,000 +50.00% 1
North West - 6 £45,000 - 1
Kafka
UK

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 169 (82.04%) Java
2 166 (80.58%) Big Data
3 144 (69.90%) Hadoop
4 111 (53.88%) NoSQL
5 101 (49.03%) SQL
6 99 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (40.29%) Spring
8 69 (33.50%) Finance
9 68 (33.01%) Apache Hive
10 66 (32.04%) Apache Pig
11 64 (31.07%) REST
11 64 (31.07%) Elasticsearch
12 61 (29.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 61 (29.61%) OO
13 58 (28.16%) JDBC
14 56 (27.18%) XML
15 55 (26.70%) MapReduce
16 54 (26.21%) HDFS
17 53 (25.73%) RabbitMQ
17 53 (25.73%) SOAP
18 52 (25.24%) Banking
18 52 (25.24%) Open Source
19 50 (24.27%) Python
20 49 (23.79%) Scala
20 49 (23.79%) Multithreading
20 49 (23.79%) Apache Spark
21 48 (23.30%) Linux
22 45 (21.84%) Software Architecture
23 44 (21.36%) E-Commerce
24 43 (20.87%) ActiveMQ

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 66 (32.04%) Apache Pig
2 64 (31.07%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (23.79%) Apache Spark
4 19 (9.22%) SAS
5 13 (6.31%) nginx
6 9 (4.37%) Apache
7 7 (3.40%) MQSeries
7 7 (3.40%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.43%) Confluence
10 3 (1.46%) JBoss
10 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.85%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.91%) GitHub
4 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Heroku
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) AMQP
2 4 (1.94%) LDAP
2 4 (1.94%) RTP
3 2 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (80.58%) Big Data
2 144 (69.90%) Hadoop
3 111 (53.88%) NoSQL
4 68 (33.01%) Apache Hive
5 61 (29.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 43 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (19.42%) MongoDB
8 37 (17.96%) HBase
9 29 (14.08%) MySQL
10 27 (13.11%) SQL Server
10 27 (13.11%) Sqoop
10 27 (13.11%) Relational Database
11 24 (11.65%) Impala
12 23 (11.17%) Redis
13 18 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (8.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Maven
1 15 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.40%) JUnit
4 6 (2.91%) JIRA
5 4 (1.94%) Subversion
5 4 (1.94%) Gradle
6 3 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) Mockito
8 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (33.50%) Finance
2 52 (25.24%) Banking
3 34 (16.50%) Telecoms
4 31 (15.05%) Online Betting
4 31 (15.05%) Retail
5 21 (10.19%) Marketing
6 20 (9.71%) Advertising
7 12 (5.83%) Games
8 4 (1.94%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (59.22%) Developer
2 97 (47.09%) Java Developer
3 44 (21.36%) Senior Developer
4 43 (20.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (7.77%) Architect
6 15 (7.28%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (5.34%) Hadoop Developer
7 11 (5.34%) Senior DBA
8 9 (4.37%) Data Architect
8 9 (4.37%) DBA
9 8 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.88%) Administrator
10 5 (2.43%) SQL DBA
11 4 (1.94%) Data Administrator
11 4 (1.94%) Senior SQL DBA
11 4 (1.94%) Big Data Architect
12 3 (1.46%) Hadoop Administrator
12 3 (1.46%) Linux Software Architect
12 3 (1.46%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (40.29%) Spring
2 64 (31.07%) REST
3 58 (28.16%) JDBC
4 56 (27.18%) XML
5 53 (25.73%) SOAP
5 53 (25.73%) RabbitMQ
6 43 (20.87%) ActiveMQ
7 39 (18.93%) XML-RPC
7 39 (18.93%) Java RMI
8 31 (15.05%) Web Services
9 23 (11.17%) Cascading
10 17 (8.25%) JSON
11 16 (7.77%) Akka
12 12 (5.83%) HTML
13 11 (5.34%) JMS
14 10 (4.85%) CSS
15 8 (3.88%) J2SE
15 8 (3.88%) WSDL
15 8 (3.88%) XSD
15 8 (3.88%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.24%) Open Source
2 42 (20.39%) Grid Computing
3 39 (18.93%) Client/Server
4 22 (10.68%) Data Integration
5 21 (10.19%) Replication
5 21 (10.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.34%) Data Structures
7 10 (4.85%) User Experience
8 9 (4.37%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.40%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.94%) Clustering
11 4 (1.94%) Equities
12 3 (1.46%) Blog
12 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.97%) Physics
13 2 (0.97%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.30%) Linux
2 8 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.61%) OO
3 55 (26.70%) MapReduce
4 49 (23.79%) Multithreading
5 45 (21.84%) Software Architecture
6 44 (21.36%) E-Commerce
7 40 (19.42%) Software Delivery
8 33 (16.02%) Software Engineering
9 28 (13.59%) TDD
10 25 (12.14%) Mentoring
10 25 (12.14%) Analytics
11 24 (11.65%) Scrum
12 23 (11.17%) ETL
13 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (9.71%) Low Latency
15 17 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (8.25%) Change Data Capture
16 15 (7.28%) Data Modelling
17 14 (6.80%) BDD
18 12 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (82.04%) Java
2 101 (49.03%) SQL
3 50 (24.27%) Python
4 49 (23.79%) Scala
5 41 (19.90%) PL/SQL
6 32 (15.53%) C++
6 32 (15.53%) Bash Shell
7 30 (14.56%) C
8 24 (11.65%) Ruby
9 19 (9.22%) JavaScript
10 17 (8.25%) T-SQL
11 16 (7.77%) Groovy
12 15 (7.28%) Clojure
13 14 (6.80%) C#
14 10 (4.85%) HiveQL
15 7 (3.40%) Golang
16 6 (2.91%) Erlang
17 5 (2.43%) Perl
17 5 (2.43%) PHP
18 2 (0.97%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 54 (26.21%) HDFS
2 28 (13.59%) Apache Flume
3 10 (4.85%) Docker
4 8 (3.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (8.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (5.83%) Puppet
3 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.43%) Ambari
5 4 (1.94%) OpenView
5 4 (1.94%) Nagios
5 4 (1.94%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.94%) Cacti
5 4 (1.94%) Munin
5 4 (1.94%) Oozie
6 3 (1.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) Mesos
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (14.08%) Informatica
2 20 (9.71%) HP
3 19 (9.22%) Ab Initio
4 18 (8.74%) Teradata
4 18 (8.74%) Cognos
5 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.77%) Sony
6 13 (6.31%) Oracle
7 11 (5.34%) SAP
8 10 (4.85%) Talend
9 4 (1.94%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.94%) StreamBase
9 4 (1.94%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.94%) NetApp
9 4 (1.94%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.94%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.94%) Cisco
9 4 (1.94%) Splunk
9 4 (1.94%) Tableau
9 4 (1.94%) Vertica
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