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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 548 631 625
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -6
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 92 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.041% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.10% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 78 16 6
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
16385 19903 18711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.80% 40.31% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13930 16762 16288
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +28 6 £70,000 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £58,750 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Java
2 129 (76.79%) Big Data
3 116 (69.05%) Hadoop
4 104 (61.90%) NoSQL
5 88 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (50.60%) Spring
7 76 (45.24%) SQL
8 67 (39.88%) REST
9 63 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
9 63 (37.50%) Finance
10 61 (36.31%) OO
11 59 (35.12%) JDBC
11 59 (35.12%) Elasticsearch
12 56 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 55 (32.74%) XML
14 54 (32.14%) SOAP
15 52 (30.95%) Software Architecture
15 52 (30.95%) Multithreading
16 49 (29.17%) E-Commerce
16 49 (29.17%) ActiveMQ
17 46 (27.38%) Banking
17 46 (27.38%) Apache Hive
17 46 (27.38%) Apache Pig
18 45 (26.79%) XML-RPC
18 45 (26.79%) Client/Server
18 45 (26.79%) Java RMI
18 45 (26.79%) PL/SQL
19 44 (26.19%) Software Delivery
20 43 (25.60%) Grid Computing
21 42 (25.00%) Scala

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (35.12%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (27.38%) Apache Pig
3 40 (23.81%) Apache Spark
4 13 (7.74%) SAS
5 10 (5.95%) MQSeries
6 9 (5.36%) Apache Solr
6 9 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (2.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) AMQP
2 4 (2.38%) LDAP
2 4 (2.38%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (76.79%) Big Data
2 116 (69.05%) Hadoop
3 104 (61.90%) NoSQL
4 56 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 46 (27.38%) Apache Hive
6 34 (20.24%) MongoDB
7 27 (16.07%) Relational Database
8 26 (15.48%) SQL Server
9 24 (14.29%) HBase
10 22 (13.10%) Sqoop
11 21 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (10.71%) MySQL
13 17 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (10.12%) Impala
14 16 (9.52%) Redis
14 16 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (9.52%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.76%) Maven
3 6 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (2.98%) JUnit
5 4 (2.38%) Subversion
5 4 (2.38%) Gradle
6 3 (1.79%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) JIRA
8 1 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 63 (37.50%) Finance
2 46 (27.38%) Banking
3 34 (20.24%) Telecoms
4 33 (19.64%) Retail
4 33 (19.64%) Online Betting
5 21 (12.50%) Advertising
6 17 (10.12%) Marketing
7 8 (4.76%) Games
8 4 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 107 (63.69%) Developer
2 87 (51.79%) Java Developer
3 46 (27.38%) Senior Developer
4 45 (26.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (6.55%) Big Data Developer
5 11 (6.55%) Architect
6 10 (5.95%) Senior DBA
6 10 (5.95%) Hadoop Developer
7 8 (4.76%) DBA
7 8 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Administrator
8 7 (4.17%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.98%) SQL DBA
10 4 (2.38%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.38%) Senior SQL DBA
10 4 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (1.79%) Database Engineer
11 3 (1.79%) Senior Database Engineer
11 3 (1.79%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (1.79%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (50.60%) Spring
2 67 (39.88%) REST
3 63 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
4 59 (35.12%) JDBC
5 55 (32.74%) XML
6 54 (32.14%) SOAP
7 49 (29.17%) ActiveMQ
8 45 (26.79%) XML-RPC
8 45 (26.79%) Java RMI
9 23 (13.69%) JSON
10 17 (10.12%) Akka
11 16 (9.52%) JMS
12 15 (8.93%) Cascading
13 10 (5.95%) Java EE
14 9 (5.36%) CSS
14 9 (5.36%) Web Services
14 9 (5.36%) HTML
14 9 (5.36%) Grails
14 9 (5.36%) HTML5
15 5 (2.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.79%) Client/Server
2 43 (25.60%) Grid Computing
3 33 (19.64%) Open Source
4 21 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 20 (11.90%) Replication
6 15 (8.93%) Data Integration
7 13 (7.74%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.57%) User Experience
9 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.98%) Blog
9 5 (2.98%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.38%) Equities
10 4 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.38%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.19%) Physics
12 2 (1.19%) PMI
13 1 (0.60%) BBC
13 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.64%) Linux
2 10 (5.95%) Windows
3 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.31%) OO
3 52 (30.95%) Multithreading
3 52 (30.95%) Software Architecture
4 49 (29.17%) E-Commerce
5 44 (26.19%) Software Delivery
6 36 (21.43%) MapReduce
7 29 (17.26%) Mentoring
8 26 (15.48%) Low Latency
9 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
10 20 (11.90%) ETL
10 20 (11.90%) TDD
11 16 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
12 15 (8.93%) Analytics
12 15 (8.93%) Data Modelling
13 11 (6.55%) Scrum
14 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.36%) BDD
15 8 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 135 (80.36%) Java
2 76 (45.24%) SQL
3 45 (26.79%) PL/SQL
4 42 (25.00%) Scala
5 31 (18.45%) Python
6 21 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.50%) Clojure
7 20 (11.90%) C
8 18 (10.71%) Groovy
9 16 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 15 (8.93%) JavaScript
11 14 (8.33%) C++
12 13 (7.74%) Ruby
13 9 (5.36%) Erlang
13 9 (5.36%) Golang
14 6 (3.57%) HiveQL
14 6 (3.57%) C#
15 5 (2.98%) PHP
16 3 (1.79%) Perl
16 3 (1.79%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 36 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.19%) PhD
2 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 40 (23.81%) HDFS
2 22 (13.10%) Apache Flume
3 10 (5.95%) Docker
4 7 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (8.33%) Puppet
2 12 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.38%) Ambari
4 4 (2.38%) OpenView
4 4 (2.38%) Nagios
4 4 (2.38%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.38%) Cacti
4 4 (2.38%) Munin
4 4 (2.38%) Oozie
5 2 (1.19%) Mesos
6 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (11.31%) HP
1 19 (11.31%) Informatica
2 15 (8.93%) Sony
2 15 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.33%) Oracle
4 13 (7.74%) Ab Initio
5 12 (7.14%) Teradata
5 12 (7.14%) Cognos
6 6 (3.57%) SAP
6 6 (3.57%) Talend
7 4 (2.38%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.38%) StreamBase
7 4 (2.38%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.38%) Splunk
7 4 (2.38%) Tableau
7 4 (2.38%) Vertica
7 4 (2.38%) Cisco
7 4 (2.38%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.38%) NetApp
7 4 (2.38%) TIBCO
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Salary: Very competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, cash incentive and benefits
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