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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 505 602 625
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +23
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 117 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.069% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.18% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 100 28 7
Average salary £67,500 £66,250 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -26.38%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
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
16216 17726 17748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.73% 38.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13918 15154 15187
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 £77,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +37 22 £85,000 +41.66% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £75,000 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 202 (83.13%) Java
2 176 (72.43%) Big Data
3 168 (69.14%) Hadoop
4 136 (55.97%) NoSQL
5 134 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (51.44%) Spring
7 102 (41.98%) REST
8 100 (41.15%) Elasticsearch
9 93 (38.27%) SQL
9 93 (38.27%) OO
10 92 (37.86%) RabbitMQ
11 91 (37.45%) Scala
11 91 (37.45%) Python
12 89 (36.63%) Apache Spark
13 87 (35.80%) ActiveMQ
14 79 (32.51%) JDBC
14 79 (32.51%) XML
15 78 (32.10%) Multithreading
16 77 (31.69%) Apache Hive
17 76 (31.28%) Finance
18 75 (30.86%) SOAP
18 75 (30.86%) Software Architecture
19 70 (28.81%) PL/SQL
20 67 (27.57%) Apache Cassandra
21 65 (26.75%) Client/Server
21 65 (26.75%) Java RMI
21 65 (26.75%) XML-RPC
21 65 (26.75%) Banking
21 65 (26.75%) Relational Database
22 62 (25.51%) Grid Computing

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 100 (41.15%) Elasticsearch
2 89 (36.63%) Apache Spark
3 49 (20.16%) Apache Pig
4 29 (11.93%) Apache Solr
5 25 (10.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (6.58%) SAS
7 11 (4.53%) MQSeries
8 10 (4.12%) Apache
9 6 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.06%) GemFire
11 3 (1.23%) nginx
12 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.82%) Drupal
12 2 (0.82%) Lightstreamer
13 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.17%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (5.35%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.47%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.65%) IaaS
7 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.82%) PaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.11%) AMQP
2 4 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (72.43%) Big Data
2 168 (69.14%) Hadoop
3 136 (55.97%) NoSQL
4 77 (31.69%) Apache Hive
5 67 (27.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 65 (26.75%) Relational Database
7 49 (20.16%) HBase
8 37 (15.23%) Redis
9 33 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (10.70%) MySQL
11 25 (10.29%) Riak
12 22 (9.05%) Impala
12 22 (9.05%) Data Mining
13 21 (8.64%) RDBMS
14 19 (7.82%) MongoDB
15 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
16 16 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (4.53%) Amazon Redshift
18 10 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
19 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.12%) PowerDesigner
3 8 (3.29%) Maven
4 7 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.65%) JIRA
6 3 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.23%) Mockito
6 3 (1.23%) Gradle
6 3 (1.23%) JUnit
7 2 (0.82%) RSpec
7 2 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 76 (31.28%) Finance
2 65 (26.75%) Banking
3 42 (17.28%) Retail
4 38 (15.64%) Telecoms
5 35 (14.40%) Online Betting
6 11 (4.53%) Games
6 11 (4.53%) Advertising
7 5 (2.06%) Law
8 3 (1.23%) Front Office
8 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (72.43%) Developer
2 136 (55.97%) Java Developer
3 81 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 79 (32.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (11.11%) Architect
6 24 (9.88%) Lead Developer
7 18 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 18 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
8 16 (6.58%) Core Java Developer
9 14 (5.76%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Big Data Developer
11 9 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
11 9 (3.70%) Scala Developer
12 6 (2.47%) Team Leader
13 4 (1.65%) Technical Team Leader
13 4 (1.65%) Consultant
13 4 (1.65%) DevOps Engineer
14 3 (1.23%) Technical Analyst
14 3 (1.23%) Software Engineer
14 3 (1.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (51.44%) Spring
2 102 (41.98%) REST
3 92 (37.86%) RabbitMQ
4 87 (35.80%) ActiveMQ
5 79 (32.51%) JDBC
5 79 (32.51%) XML
6 75 (30.86%) SOAP
7 65 (26.75%) XML-RPC
7 65 (26.75%) Java RMI
8 41 (16.87%) Akka
9 39 (16.05%) JMS
10 25 (10.29%) Grails
11 22 (9.05%) JSON
12 20 (8.23%) Cascading
13 18 (7.41%) HTML
14 17 (7.00%) Web Services
15 13 (5.35%) Spring Security
15 13 (5.35%) HTML5
15 13 (5.35%) Spring Batch
15 13 (5.35%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.75%) Client/Server
2 62 (25.51%) Grid Computing
3 56 (23.05%) Computer Science
4 35 (14.40%) Algorithms
5 34 (13.99%) Data Structures
6 17 (7.00%) Blog
7 12 (4.94%) Mathematics
7 12 (4.94%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.47%) Equities
8 6 (2.47%) Statistics
8 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.06%) User Experience
10 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.82%) Clustering
12 2 (0.82%) PMI
12 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.35%) Linux
2 9 (3.70%) UNIX
3 8 (3.29%) Windows
4 3 (1.23%) Android
4 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (38.27%) OO
3 78 (32.10%) Multithreading
4 75 (30.86%) Software Architecture
5 59 (24.28%) E-Commerce
6 58 (23.87%) TDD
7 49 (20.16%) MapReduce
8 47 (19.34%) Mentoring
9 46 (18.93%) Software Delivery
10 41 (16.87%) Low Latency
11 31 (12.76%) ETL
11 31 (12.76%) Open Source
12 27 (11.11%) BDD
13 26 (10.70%) Software Engineering
14 25 (10.29%) Data Modelling
15 22 (9.05%) Analytics
16 18 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (7.41%) Data Architecture
17 16 (6.58%) Memory Management
18 15 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 202 (83.13%) Java
2 93 (38.27%) SQL
3 91 (37.45%) Python
3 91 (37.45%) Scala
4 70 (28.81%) PL/SQL
5 40 (16.46%) Ruby
6 38 (15.64%) Clojure
7 33 (13.58%) Groovy
8 31 (12.76%) Perl
9 26 (10.70%) Bash Shell
10 25 (10.29%) Go
10 25 (10.29%) Erlang
11 23 (9.47%) C++
11 23 (9.47%) JavaScript
12 15 (6.17%) C
13 12 (4.94%) R
14 8 (3.29%) C#
15 4 (1.65%) PHP
15 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.23%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 56 (23.05%) Degree
2 6 (2.47%) PhD
3 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 32 (13.17%) Docker
2 23 (9.47%) HDFS
3 5 (2.06%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.23%) Varnish
4 3 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 36 (14.81%) Puppet
2 33 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.00%) Mesos
3 17 (7.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.06%) Ansible
5 3 (1.23%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.23%) Salt
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.82%) Oozie
7 1 (0.41%) Ambari
7 1 (0.41%) logstash
7 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 23 (9.47%) Oracle
2 12 (4.94%) Informatica
2 12 (4.94%) Teradata
2 12 (4.94%) Tableau
3 9 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 9 (3.70%) Cognos
4 8 (3.29%) Google
5 4 (1.65%) Netezza
5 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.65%) Vertica
6 3 (1.23%) Talend
6 3 (1.23%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.23%) Twitter
6 3 (1.23%) SAP
6 3 (1.23%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.23%) StreamBase
7 2 (0.82%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.82%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe
7 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
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