The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 515 601 611
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +10
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 117 50 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.10% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.26% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 104 45 8
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £86,400 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -33.33%
Kafka
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16427 18923 17730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.99% 38.93% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14111 16281 15118
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in London

Kafka
Salary Trend in London

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

Kafka Salary Trend in London

Kafka
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kafka across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Kafka Salary Histogram in London

Kafka
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the London 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
City of London +20 16 £80,000 +33.33% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £75,000 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 187 (85.39%) Java
2 149 (68.04%) Hadoop
3 147 (67.12%) Big Data
4 128 (58.45%) NoSQL
5 127 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (57.53%) Spring
7 99 (45.21%) REST
8 93 (42.47%) RabbitMQ
9 89 (40.64%) Elasticsearch
10 86 (39.27%) SQL
11 80 (36.53%) OO
11 80 (36.53%) ActiveMQ
11 80 (36.53%) Scala
12 79 (36.07%) JDBC
13 77 (35.16%) Apache Spark
14 76 (34.70%) Finance
14 76 (34.70%) XML
15 75 (34.25%) Software Architecture
16 73 (33.33%) Multithreading
17 72 (32.88%) Python
18 70 (31.96%) SOAP
19 69 (31.51%) Apache Cassandra
20 64 (29.22%) Degree
21 60 (27.40%) PL/SQL
21 60 (27.40%) Relational Database
22 59 (26.94%) Apache Hive
23 58 (26.48%) Client/Server
23 58 (26.48%) Java RMI
23 58 (26.48%) XML-RPC
24 57 (26.03%) TDD

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 89 (40.64%) Elasticsearch
2 77 (35.16%) Apache Spark
3 32 (14.61%) Apache Pig
4 28 (12.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 28 (12.79%) Apache Solr
5 15 (6.85%) MQSeries
5 15 (6.85%) SAS
6 6 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (2.74%) Apache
7 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.28%) GemFire
8 3 (1.37%) nginx
9 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.91%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (0.91%) Drupal
9 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.94%) OpenShift
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.74%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.16%) AMQP
2 3 (1.37%) HTTP
3 2 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (68.04%) Hadoop
2 147 (67.12%) Big Data
3 128 (58.45%) NoSQL
4 69 (31.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 60 (27.40%) Relational Database
6 59 (26.94%) Apache Hive
7 39 (17.81%) Redis
8 29 (13.24%) HBase
9 28 (12.79%) Riak
10 24 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (10.96%) MySQL
11 20 (9.13%) MongoDB
12 18 (8.22%) Impala
13 17 (7.76%) Data Mining
14 15 (6.85%) RDBMS
15 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
16 9 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (2.74%) Sqoop
18 6 (2.74%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Maven
2 9 (4.11%) PowerDesigner
2 9 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.20%) JUnit
4 6 (2.74%) Gradle
4 6 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.83%) Mockito
6 4 (1.83%) JIRA
7 2 (0.91%) RSpec
7 2 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 76 (34.70%) Finance
2 52 (23.74%) Banking
3 34 (15.53%) Retail
4 33 (15.07%) Telecoms
5 32 (14.61%) Online Betting
6 11 (5.02%) Games
7 6 (2.74%) Advertising
7 6 (2.74%) Front Office
8 3 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Law
9 2 (0.91%) Legal
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 162 (73.97%) Developer
2 134 (61.19%) Java Developer
3 78 (35.62%) Senior Developer
4 77 (35.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (10.05%) Architect
6 20 (9.13%) Lead Developer
7 19 (8.68%) Core Java Developer
8 15 (6.85%) Hadoop Developer
8 15 (6.85%) Data Architect
9 14 (6.39%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (5.48%) Big Data Developer
11 9 (4.11%) Big Data Architect
12 5 (2.28%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (1.83%) Consultant
14 3 (1.37%) Software Engineer
15 2 (0.91%) Software Developer
15 2 (0.91%) Team Leader
15 2 (0.91%) Real Time Software Engineer
15 2 (0.91%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (57.53%) Spring
2 99 (45.21%) REST
3 93 (42.47%) RabbitMQ
4 80 (36.53%) ActiveMQ
5 79 (36.07%) JDBC
6 76 (34.70%) XML
7 70 (31.96%) SOAP
8 58 (26.48%) Java RMI
8 58 (26.48%) XML-RPC
9 46 (21.00%) JMS
10 44 (20.09%) Akka
11 28 (12.79%) Grails
11 28 (12.79%) JSON
12 18 (8.22%) Cascading
13 17 (7.76%) Web Services
14 15 (6.85%) Java EE
15 13 (5.94%) Spring Boot
15 13 (5.94%) Spring XD
15 13 (5.94%) HTML
15 13 (5.94%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.48%) Client/Server
2 55 (25.11%) Grid Computing
3 47 (21.46%) Computer Science
4 27 (12.33%) Data Structures
5 22 (10.05%) Algorithms
6 15 (6.85%) Blog
7 14 (6.39%) Mathematics
8 9 (4.11%) Equities
9 8 (3.65%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.74%) Statistics
10 6 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.74%) User Experience
10 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.83%) Physics
12 3 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.91%) Clustering
13 2 (0.91%) PMI
14 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.13%) Linux
2 10 (4.57%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) UNIX
4 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.53%) OO
3 75 (34.25%) Software Architecture
4 73 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 57 (26.03%) TDD
6 54 (24.66%) E-Commerce
7 45 (20.55%) Mentoring
8 43 (19.63%) Software Delivery
9 41 (18.72%) Low Latency
9 41 (18.72%) MapReduce
10 34 (15.53%) Open Source
11 30 (13.70%) Software Engineering
12 27 (12.33%) ETL
13 25 (11.42%) BDD
14 21 (9.59%) Data Modelling
15 17 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (7.76%) SOA
16 16 (7.31%) Analytics
17 15 (6.85%) Data Architecture
17 15 (6.85%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (85.39%) Java
2 86 (39.27%) SQL
3 80 (36.53%) Scala
4 72 (32.88%) Python
5 60 (27.40%) PL/SQL
6 41 (18.72%) Clojure
7 38 (17.35%) Groovy
8 32 (14.61%) Ruby
9 28 (12.79%) Go
9 28 (12.79%) Erlang
10 22 (10.05%) Bash Shell
11 17 (7.76%) C
12 16 (7.31%) JavaScript
12 16 (7.31%) Perl
13 13 (5.94%) C++
14 11 (5.02%) C#
15 8 (3.65%) R
16 6 (2.74%) HiveQL
17 3 (1.37%) F#
18 2 (0.91%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 64 (29.22%) Degree
2 7 (3.20%) PhD
3 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 31 (14.16%) Docker
2 20 (9.13%) HDFS
3 7 (3.20%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.37%) Varnish
5 2 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (15.53%) Puppet
2 31 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.39%) Mesos
4 11 (5.02%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.37%) Ansible
5 3 (1.37%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.37%) Salt
6 2 (0.91%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.91%) Nagios
7 1 (0.46%) Graphite
7 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (8.68%) Oracle
2 14 (6.39%) Informatica
3 9 (4.11%) Tableau
4 8 (3.65%) Teradata
4 8 (3.65%) Ab Initio
4 8 (3.65%) Cognos
5 6 (2.74%) StreamBase
5 6 (2.74%) Talend
5 6 (2.74%) SAP
5 6 (2.74%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (0.91%) F5
7 2 (0.91%) Akamai
7 2 (0.91%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.91%) Adobe
7 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.91%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
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