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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 507 608 597
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -11
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 126 45 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.092% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.24% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 113 40 6
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 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £86,600 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
16609 19103 17607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.26% 38.99% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 16467 15160
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 3 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 3 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 +42 16 £72,500 +7.40% 4
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 3 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.

1 182 (86.67%) Java
2 144 (68.57%) Big Data
3 140 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 125 (59.52%) NoSQL
5 121 (57.62%) Spring
6 120 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (45.71%) REST
8 90 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
9 86 (40.95%) Elasticsearch
10 83 (39.52%) SQL
11 79 (37.62%) JDBC
11 79 (37.62%) OO
12 77 (36.67%) Finance
13 76 (36.19%) ActiveMQ
13 76 (36.19%) XML
14 75 (35.71%) Scala
15 74 (35.24%) Software Architecture
16 73 (34.76%) Apache Spark
17 70 (33.33%) SOAP
17 70 (33.33%) Multithreading
18 68 (32.38%) Apache Cassandra
19 62 (29.52%) Python
20 59 (28.10%) PL/SQL
21 58 (27.62%) Client/Server
21 58 (27.62%) Java RMI
21 58 (27.62%) Degree
21 58 (27.62%) XML-RPC
22 56 (26.67%) E-Commerce
23 55 (26.19%) Grid Computing
23 55 (26.19%) Apache Hive

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 86 (40.95%) Elasticsearch
2 73 (34.76%) Apache Spark
3 29 (13.81%) Apache Pig
4 25 (11.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 25 (11.90%) Apache Solr
5 15 (7.14%) MQSeries
6 13 (6.19%) SAS
7 7 (3.33%) Apache
8 6 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.38%) GemFire
10 3 (1.43%) nginx
11 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.95%) Drupal
11 2 (0.95%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 9 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.43%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.95%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.33%) AMQP
2 3 (1.43%) HTTP
3 2 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (68.57%) Big Data
2 140 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 125 (59.52%) NoSQL
4 68 (32.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 55 (26.19%) Apache Hive
6 53 (25.24%) Relational Database
7 37 (17.62%) Redis
8 25 (11.90%) Riak
8 25 (11.90%) HBase
9 23 (10.95%) MySQL
10 22 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (9.52%) MongoDB
12 16 (7.62%) Impala
13 13 (6.19%) SQL Server
13 13 (6.19%) RDBMS
14 11 (5.24%) Data Mining
15 7 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (2.86%) PowerCenter
16 6 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
16 6 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Maven
2 8 (3.81%) PowerDesigner
2 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.33%) JUnit
4 6 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (2.86%) Gradle
5 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.90%) Mockito
6 3 (1.43%) JIRA
7 2 (0.95%) Subversion
7 2 (0.95%) RSpec
General
1 77 (36.67%) Finance
2 51 (24.29%) Banking
3 35 (16.67%) Retail
3 35 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 34 (16.19%) Online Betting
5 11 (5.24%) Games
6 6 (2.86%) Front Office
7 4 (1.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 153 (72.86%) Developer
2 129 (61.43%) Java Developer
3 73 (34.76%) Senior Developer
4 72 (34.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
6 18 (8.57%) Architect
7 16 (7.62%) Lead Developer
8 13 (6.19%) Hadoop Developer
8 13 (6.19%) Data Architect
9 12 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
10 11 (5.24%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
12 5 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.38%) C# Developer
13 4 (1.90%) Consultant
14 3 (1.43%) Software Engineer
15 2 (0.95%) Software Developer
15 2 (0.95%) Team Leader
15 2 (0.95%) Java Team Leader
15 2 (0.95%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (57.62%) Spring
2 96 (45.71%) REST
3 90 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
4 79 (37.62%) JDBC
5 76 (36.19%) XML
5 76 (36.19%) ActiveMQ
6 70 (33.33%) SOAP
7 58 (27.62%) XML-RPC
7 58 (27.62%) Java RMI
8 43 (20.48%) JMS
9 40 (19.05%) Akka
10 28 (13.33%) JSON
11 25 (11.90%) Grails
12 17 (8.10%) Web Services
13 16 (7.62%) Cascading
14 15 (7.14%) Java EE
15 13 (6.19%) HTML
16 11 (5.24%) HTML5
17 10 (4.76%) Spring Security
17 10 (4.76%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.62%) Client/Server
2 55 (26.19%) Grid Computing
3 41 (19.52%) Computer Science
4 25 (11.90%) Data Structures
5 19 (9.05%) Algorithms
6 13 (6.19%) Blog
7 10 (4.76%) Mathematics
8 9 (4.29%) Data Integration
9 8 (3.81%) Equities
10 6 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.86%) User Experience
10 6 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.90%) Statistics
11 4 (1.90%) Physics
12 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.95%) Clustering
13 2 (0.95%) PMI
14 1 (0.48%) Social Media
14 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.57%) Linux
2 10 (4.76%) Windows
3 3 (1.43%) UNIX
4 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (37.62%) OO
3 74 (35.24%) Software Architecture
4 70 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 56 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 49 (23.33%) TDD
7 45 (21.43%) Software Delivery
8 43 (20.48%) Mentoring
9 41 (19.52%) Low Latency
10 36 (17.14%) MapReduce
11 34 (16.19%) Open Source
12 31 (14.76%) Software Engineering
13 27 (12.86%) ETL
14 22 (10.48%) BDD
15 21 (10.00%) Data Modelling
16 17 (8.10%) SOA
16 17 (8.10%) Analytics
17 13 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (6.19%) Memory Management
18 12 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (86.67%) Java
2 83 (39.52%) SQL
3 75 (35.71%) Scala
4 62 (29.52%) Python
5 59 (28.10%) PL/SQL
6 38 (18.10%) Clojure
7 35 (16.67%) Groovy
8 28 (13.33%) Ruby
9 25 (11.90%) Erlang
9 25 (11.90%) Go
10 21 (10.00%) Bash Shell
11 18 (8.57%) C
12 16 (7.62%) JavaScript
13 14 (6.67%) C++
14 13 (6.19%) Perl
15 10 (4.76%) C#
16 6 (2.86%) HiveQL
17 4 (1.90%) R
18 3 (1.43%) F#
19 2 (0.95%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 58 (27.62%) Degree
2 5 (2.38%) PhD
3 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 28 (13.33%) Docker
2 18 (8.57%) HDFS
3 7 (3.33%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.43%) Varnish
5 2 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.95%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (14.76%) Puppet
2 28 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.71%) Mesos
4 8 (3.81%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.43%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.43%) Ansible
5 3 (1.43%) Salt
6 2 (0.95%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.95%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) Graphite
7 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.48%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (9.05%) Oracle
2 15 (7.14%) Informatica
3 9 (4.29%) Cognos
3 9 (4.29%) Ab Initio
3 9 (4.29%) Teradata
4 8 (3.81%) Business Objects
4 8 (3.81%) Tableau
5 6 (2.86%) Talend
5 6 (2.86%) StreamBase
5 6 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (1.43%) Google
7 2 (0.95%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.95%) Akamai
7 2 (0.95%) F5
7 2 (0.95%) Adobe
7 2 (0.95%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
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