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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 530 633 598
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -35
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 77 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.076% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 67 9 9
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
15673 18405 18122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.63% 40.51% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13315 15448 15791
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 27 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 27 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
City of London +10 5 £70,000 +7.69% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £57,500 - 1
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 129 (80.63%) Java
2 128 (80.00%) Big Data
3 113 (70.63%) Hadoop
4 95 (59.38%) NoSQL
5 77 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (43.75%) SQL
7 68 (42.50%) Spring
8 63 (39.38%) Finance
9 54 (33.75%) REST
10 53 (33.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (33.13%) OO
11 51 (31.88%) RabbitMQ
11 51 (31.88%) Elasticsearch
12 50 (31.25%) Apache Hive
13 49 (30.63%) JDBC
14 48 (30.00%) Banking
14 48 (30.00%) Apache Pig
15 47 (29.38%) HDFS
16 46 (28.75%) Multithreading
17 45 (28.13%) Software Architecture
17 45 (28.13%) XML
18 44 (27.50%) SOAP
18 44 (27.50%) E-Commerce
19 42 (26.25%) ActiveMQ
20 41 (25.63%) MapReduce
21 40 (25.00%) Scala
21 40 (25.00%) PL/SQL
22 38 (23.75%) XML-RPC
22 38 (23.75%) Grid Computing
22 38 (23.75%) Client/Server

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 51 (31.88%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (30.00%) Apache Pig
3 36 (22.50%) Apache Spark
4 16 (10.00%) SAS
5 7 (4.38%) MQSeries
6 6 (3.75%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.25%) Apache
7 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) GitHub
2 5 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) AMQP
2 4 (2.50%) LDAP
2 4 (2.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (80.00%) Big Data
2 113 (70.63%) Hadoop
3 95 (59.38%) NoSQL
4 53 (33.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 50 (31.25%) Apache Hive
6 37 (23.13%) MongoDB
7 29 (18.13%) HBase
8 28 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 22 (13.75%) Sqoop
11 21 (13.13%) Impala
12 20 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 18 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (10.63%) VLDB
15 16 (10.00%) Redis
16 15 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.00%) Maven
3 7 (4.38%) JUnit
4 5 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (2.50%) Subversion
5 4 (2.50%) Gradle
6 3 (1.88%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA
8 1 (0.63%) Mockito
General
1 63 (39.38%) Finance
2 48 (30.00%) Banking
3 32 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 31 (19.38%) Retail
4 31 (19.38%) Online Betting
5 19 (11.88%) Advertising
6 18 (11.25%) Marketing
7 7 (4.38%) Games
8 4 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 97 (60.63%) Developer
2 80 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 39 (24.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 39 (24.38%) Senior Developer
4 11 (6.88%) Architect
4 11 (6.88%) Senior DBA
5 10 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
6 9 (5.63%) DBA
7 8 (5.00%) Administrator
7 8 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.13%) SQL DBA
10 4 (2.50%) Data Administrator
10 4 (2.50%) Senior SQL DBA
11 3 (1.88%) Database Engineer
11 3 (1.88%) Senior Database Engineer
11 3 (1.88%) Hadoop Administrator
11 3 (1.88%) C# Developer
11 3 (1.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (42.50%) Spring
2 54 (33.75%) REST
3 51 (31.88%) RabbitMQ
4 49 (30.63%) JDBC
5 45 (28.13%) XML
6 44 (27.50%) SOAP
7 42 (26.25%) ActiveMQ
8 38 (23.75%) Java RMI
8 38 (23.75%) XML-RPC
9 20 (12.50%) Cascading
10 17 (10.63%) JSON
11 13 (8.13%) Akka
12 11 (6.88%) JMS
13 9 (5.63%) HTML
14 8 (5.00%) HTML5
15 7 (4.38%) Java EE
15 7 (4.38%) CSS
16 6 (3.75%) J2SE
16 6 (3.75%) Web Services
16 6 (3.75%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.75%) Client/Server
1 38 (23.75%) Grid Computing
2 32 (20.00%) Open Source
3 21 (13.13%) Replication
4 19 (11.88%) Data Integration
5 16 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.88%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.38%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.13%) User Experience
8 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.13%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.50%) Clustering
9 4 (2.50%) Equities
9 4 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.25%) Physics
11 2 (1.25%) Blog
11 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (4.38%) Windows
3 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.63%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.13%) OO
3 46 (28.75%) Multithreading
4 45 (28.13%) Software Architecture
5 44 (27.50%) E-Commerce
6 41 (25.63%) MapReduce
7 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 21 (13.13%) Software Engineering
9 19 (11.88%) Low Latency
10 18 (11.25%) ETL
11 17 (10.63%) TDD
11 17 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (10.63%) Change Data Capture
12 16 (10.00%) Analytics
13 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
14 12 (7.50%) Scrum
15 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.25%) BDD
17 6 (3.75%) Data Analytics
17 6 (3.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 129 (80.63%) Java
2 70 (43.75%) SQL
3 40 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 40 (25.00%) Scala
4 32 (20.00%) Python
5 25 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 22 (13.75%) C
7 17 (10.63%) C++
7 17 (10.63%) T-SQL
8 14 (8.75%) Clojure
9 13 (8.13%) Groovy
9 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.88%) Ruby
11 6 (3.75%) Erlang
11 6 (3.75%) Golang
12 5 (3.13%) HiveQL
12 5 (3.13%) Perl
12 5 (3.13%) PHP
13 3 (1.88%) C#
14 1 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 47 (29.38%) HDFS
2 22 (13.75%) Apache Flume
3 7 (4.38%) Docker
3 7 (4.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (6.88%) Puppet
3 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.50%) Ambari
4 4 (2.50%) OpenView
4 4 (2.50%) Nagios
4 4 (2.50%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.50%) Cacti
4 4 (2.50%) Munin
4 4 (2.50%) Oozie
5 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Informatica
2 20 (12.50%) HP
3 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.00%) Sony
3 16 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 15 (9.38%) Teradata
4 15 (9.38%) Cognos
5 11 (6.88%) Oracle
6 5 (3.13%) SAP
6 5 (3.13%) Talend
7 4 (2.50%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.50%) StreamBase
7 4 (2.50%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.50%) NetApp
7 4 (2.50%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.50%) Cisco
7 4 (2.50%) Splunk
7 4 (2.50%) Tableau
7 4 (2.50%) Vertica
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Strong bonuses etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Large Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 17 days ago