The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 432 466 457
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 26 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 26
Median salary £41,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7385 7881 9090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.57% 37.06% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6587 6799 7859
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Kafka as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Kafka Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Kafka
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka across the South East region.

Kafka Salary Trend in the South East

Kafka
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kafka across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the South East

Kafka
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 16 £41,500 -30.83%
Surrey - 6 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Kent - 1 £90,000 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Kafka also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Kafka.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
1 36 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 33 (91.67%) Big Data
3 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (72.22%) Linux
5 24 (66.67%) SQL
5 24 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (61.11%) HDFS
7 21 (58.33%) Apache
8 18 (50.00%) Open Source
8 18 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (47.22%) Apache Spark
10 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
10 16 (44.44%) Apache Hive
10 16 (44.44%) HTML
11 15 (41.67%) TDD
11 15 (41.67%) Redis
11 15 (41.67%) JIRA
11 15 (41.67%) OpenStack
12 14 (38.89%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
12 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
13 13 (36.11%) Python
13 13 (36.11%) PaaS
13 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
14 12 (33.33%) Apache Pig
14 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
14 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
14 12 (33.33%) HBase
14 12 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (58.33%) Apache
3 17 (47.22%) Apache Spark
4 15 (41.67%) OpenStack
5 12 (33.33%) Apache Pig
6 8 (22.22%) nginx
7 5 (13.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (11.11%) GemFire
8 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
9 2 (5.56%) Alfresco
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
9 2 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) PaaS
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) IaaS
4 4 (11.11%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
1 8 (22.22%) IPv4
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 33 (91.67%) Big Data
3 18 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (44.44%) Apache Hive
5 15 (41.67%) Redis
6 12 (33.33%) HBase
6 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 10 (27.78%) Riak
8 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 6 (16.67%) OpenStack Swift
10 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
10 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (11.11%) OLTP
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (11.11%) PowerCenter
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.11%) Sqoop
11 3 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) JIRA
2 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
4 10 (27.78%) Bugzilla
4 10 (27.78%) Subversion
4 10 (27.78%) Trac
5 8 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 4 (11.11%) Gradle
6 4 (11.11%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Data Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Data Scientist
6 4 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Unix Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Open Source Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) JSON
3 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 8 (22.22%) J2EE
4 8 (22.22%) REST
4 8 (22.22%) WebSockets
4 8 (22.22%) XML
5 6 (16.67%) jQuery
5 6 (16.67%) Spring
5 6 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) Cascading
6 4 (11.11%) Middleware
6 4 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (11.11%) Spring Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) PKI
2 5 (13.89%) Cybercrime
3 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.11%) Neural Network
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Open Source
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.78%) User Stories
6 9 (25.00%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) Business Development
6 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.22%) Defensive Programming
7 8 (22.22%) ETL
7 8 (22.22%) High Availability
7 8 (22.22%) Logistics
7 8 (22.22%) Memory Management
7 8 (22.22%) SOA
7 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 7 (19.44%) Open Source Development
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (16.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) Python
5 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.89%) Scala
8 4 (11.11%) C#
8 4 (11.11%) Perl
8 4 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) HDFS
2 12 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (25.00%) Docker
4 8 (22.22%) KVM
4 8 (22.22%) VirtualBox
4 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (27.78%) Ambari
2 10 (27.78%) Kibana
3 2 (5.56%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Informatica
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) New Relic
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk
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