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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 554 620 595
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -25
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 58 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.023% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 53 0 8
Average salary £65,000 - £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,350 - £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
14714 17190 17680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.14% 40.57% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12511 14372 15447
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £57,500 -
City of London 0 2 £82,500 - 2
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 109 (81.95%) Big Data
2 107 (80.45%) Java
3 97 (72.93%) Hadoop
4 77 (57.89%) NoSQL
5 61 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (41.35%) SQL
7 52 (39.10%) Finance
8 48 (36.09%) Spring
9 47 (35.34%) HDFS
10 46 (34.59%) Apache Pig
11 44 (33.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (33.08%) Apache Hive
12 41 (30.83%) Banking
13 39 (29.32%) OO
14 38 (28.57%) REST
14 38 (28.57%) MapReduce
15 37 (27.82%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (27.07%) RabbitMQ
16 36 (27.07%) E-Commerce
17 35 (26.32%) JDBC
18 34 (25.56%) Software Architecture
18 34 (25.56%) Scala
19 33 (24.81%) MongoDB
19 33 (24.81%) Multithreading
20 32 (24.06%) XML
21 31 (23.31%) Apache Spark
22 30 (22.56%) SOAP
22 30 (22.56%) ActiveMQ
23 29 (21.80%) Linux
23 29 (21.80%) PL/SQL

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 46 (34.59%) Apache Pig
2 37 (27.82%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (23.31%) Apache Spark
4 16 (12.03%) SAS
5 5 (3.76%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) GitHub
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) AMQP
2 4 (3.01%) LDAP
2 4 (3.01%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (81.95%) Big Data
2 97 (72.93%) Hadoop
3 77 (57.89%) NoSQL
4 44 (33.08%) Apache Hive
4 44 (33.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 33 (24.81%) MongoDB
6 29 (21.80%) HBase
7 27 (20.30%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 21 (15.79%) Impala
9 20 (15.04%) Sqoop
10 18 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (12.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (12.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (12.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (12.78%) VLDB
12 15 (11.28%) Relational Database
13 14 (10.53%) Redis
14 11 (8.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.26%) Maven
3 6 (4.51%) JUnit
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.26%) Gradle
6 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.50%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.75%) JIRA
7 1 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 52 (39.10%) Finance
2 41 (30.83%) Banking
3 25 (18.80%) Retail
3 25 (18.80%) Online Betting
3 25 (18.80%) Telecoms
4 18 (13.53%) Advertising
4 18 (13.53%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Games
6 3 (2.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 75 (56.39%) Developer
2 61 (45.86%) Java Developer
3 27 (20.30%) Senior Developer
3 27 (20.30%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Senior DBA
5 9 (6.77%) Architect
5 9 (6.77%) DBA
6 8 (6.02%) Administrator
6 8 (6.02%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (4.51%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.51%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.76%) SQL DBA
8 5 (3.76%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Data Administrator
9 4 (3.01%) Senior SQL DBA
10 3 (2.26%) Database Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Senior Database Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Hadoop Administrator
10 3 (2.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.09%) Spring
2 38 (28.57%) REST
3 36 (27.07%) RabbitMQ
4 35 (26.32%) JDBC
5 32 (24.06%) XML
6 30 (22.56%) SOAP
6 30 (22.56%) ActiveMQ
7 27 (20.30%) Java RMI
7 27 (20.30%) XML-RPC
8 20 (15.04%) Cascading
9 12 (9.02%) JSON
10 8 (6.02%) Akka
10 8 (6.02%) JMS
11 6 (4.51%) HTML
12 5 (3.76%) J2SE
12 5 (3.76%) HTML5
12 5 (3.76%) Java EE
13 4 (3.01%) Grails
13 4 (3.01%) CSS
14 3 (2.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Grid Computing
1 27 (20.30%) Client/Server
2 26 (19.55%) Open Source
3 21 (15.79%) Replication
4 19 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 13 (9.77%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.26%) Data Structures
7 6 (4.51%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.01%) Clustering
10 3 (2.26%) Equities
10 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.26%) User Experience
11 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.50%) Physics
12 1 (0.75%) BBC
12 1 (0.75%) Statistics
12 1 (0.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.80%) Linux
2 4 (3.01%) Windows
3 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.32%) OO
3 38 (28.57%) MapReduce
4 36 (27.07%) E-Commerce
5 34 (25.56%) Software Architecture
6 33 (24.81%) Multithreading
7 19 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.78%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (12.78%) Change Data Capture
10 15 (11.28%) Analytics
11 14 (10.53%) Low Latency
12 13 (9.77%) TDD
12 13 (9.77%) ETL
13 12 (9.02%) Scrum
14 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (6.02%) Data Modelling
15 8 (6.02%) BDD
16 6 (4.51%) Microservices
17 5 (3.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 107 (80.45%) Java
2 55 (41.35%) SQL
3 34 (25.56%) Scala
4 29 (21.80%) PL/SQL
5 26 (19.55%) Python
6 25 (18.80%) Bash Shell
7 20 (15.04%) C
8 17 (12.78%) T-SQL
8 17 (12.78%) C++
9 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.77%) Clojure
10 9 (6.77%) Ruby
11 8 (6.02%) Groovy
12 5 (3.76%) PHP
13 4 (3.01%) Perl
13 4 (3.01%) Erlang
13 4 (3.01%) Golang
14 3 (2.26%) HiveQL
14 3 (2.26%) C#
15 1 (0.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (17.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) VCP4
3 2 (1.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 47 (35.34%) HDFS
2 20 (15.04%) Apache Flume
3 7 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (3.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (12.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (6.77%) Puppet
3 4 (3.01%) Ambari
3 4 (3.01%) OpenView
3 4 (3.01%) Nagios
3 4 (3.01%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.01%) Cacti
3 4 (3.01%) Munin
3 4 (3.01%) Oozie
3 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.75%) Mesos
4 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) HP
2 19 (14.29%) Informatica
3 16 (12.03%) Sony
3 16 (12.03%) Ab Initio
3 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.28%) Teradata
4 15 (11.28%) Cognos
5 8 (6.02%) Oracle
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco
6 4 (3.01%) NetApp
6 4 (3.01%) Splunk
6 4 (3.01%) Vertica
6 4 (3.01%) Hortonworks
6 4 (3.01%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.26%) StreamBase
7 3 (2.26%) Talend
7 3 (2.26%) Tableau
7 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
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