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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 410 451 449
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -2
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 31 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.024% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.066% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 34
Median salary £68,750 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7352 7520 8727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.80% 36.19% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6594 6525 7620
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Hampshire - 11 £70,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £80,000 - 2
Berkshire +3 6 £47,000 -35.17% 2
Surrey +29 5 - - 1
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 50 (87.72%) Hadoop
2 49 (85.96%) Java
3 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (70.18%) Big Data
5 30 (52.63%) SQL
6 29 (50.88%) Apache Spark
7 26 (45.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (45.61%) Linux
8 25 (43.86%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (42.11%) Apache
9 24 (42.11%) Scrum
9 24 (42.11%) JIRA
10 23 (40.35%) Jenkins
11 22 (38.60%) HDFS
12 21 (36.84%) Open Source
12 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
13 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
14 18 (31.58%) Apache Hive
14 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
14 18 (31.58%) Docker
15 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
15 17 (29.82%) J2EE
16 16 (28.07%) Python
16 16 (28.07%) TDD
17 15 (26.32%) JSON
17 15 (26.32%) Business Development
17 15 (26.32%) Unix
17 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
17 15 (26.32%) Shell Script
17 15 (26.32%) Hadoop YARN

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 29 (50.88%) Apache Spark
2 25 (43.86%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (42.11%) Apache
4 14 (24.56%) Apache Pig
5 12 (21.05%) OpenStack
6 8 (14.04%) nginx
7 5 (8.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (7.02%) GemFire
8 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (22.81%) PaaS
2 8 (14.04%) IaaS
3 6 (10.53%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Heroku
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
1 8 (14.04%) IPv4
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (87.72%) Hadoop
2 40 (70.18%) Big Data
3 26 (45.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
5 18 (31.58%) Apache Hive
6 15 (26.32%) Redis
7 14 (24.56%) Relational Database
8 13 (22.81%) HBase
8 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
9 10 (17.54%) Riak
10 9 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
11 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.53%) Data Mining
12 6 (10.53%) Sqoop
13 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
13 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (8.77%) PowerCenter
14 4 (7.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) JIRA
2 23 (40.35%) Jenkins
3 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.54%) Bugzilla
4 10 (17.54%) Subversion
4 10 (17.54%) Trac
5 8 (14.04%) Ant
5 8 (14.04%) Maven
5 8 (14.04%) Selenium
6 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.02%) Gradle
6 4 (7.02%) Grunt
6 4 (7.02%) gulp
6 4 (7.02%) JUnit
7 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Data Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Java Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Java Software Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Hadoop Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Data Scientist
5 6 (10.53%) Software Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Team Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
2 17 (29.82%) J2EE
3 15 (26.32%) JSON
4 14 (24.56%) HTML
5 12 (21.05%) Spring
6 11 (19.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (17.54%) .NET
7 10 (17.54%) XML
8 8 (14.04%) Drools
8 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
8 8 (14.04%) REST
8 8 (14.04%) WebSockets
9 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.28%) React
10 6 (10.53%) Cascading
10 6 (10.53%) jQuery
10 6 (10.53%) Middleware
10 6 (10.53%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (8.77%) Apache Camel
12 4 (7.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) PKI
2 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.53%) Neural Network
2 6 (10.53%) Statistics
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
3 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
3 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.26%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) Unix
3 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) Open Source
3 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 16 (28.07%) TDD
5 15 (26.32%) Business Development
6 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (19.30%) ETL
7 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
7 10 (17.54%) User Stories
8 9 (15.79%) Open Source Development
9 8 (14.04%) BDD
9 8 (14.04%) Defensive Programming
9 8 (14.04%) High Availability
9 8 (14.04%) Logistics
9 8 (14.04%) Memory Management
9 8 (14.04%) SOA
9 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.04%) UML
10 7 (12.28%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 49 (85.96%) Java
2 30 (52.63%) SQL
3 16 (28.07%) Python
4 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 13 (22.81%) C#
6 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
7 8 (14.04%) Scala
8 7 (12.28%) R
9 6 (10.53%) C
9 6 (10.53%) C++
9 6 (10.53%) Perl
10 2 (3.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) HDFS
2 18 (31.58%) Docker
3 15 (26.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (14.04%) KVM
4 8 (14.04%) VirtualBox
4 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (17.54%) Ambari
3 8 (14.04%) Kibana
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
5 1 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) Informatica
5 6 (10.53%) SAP
6 5 (8.77%) Google
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.51%) Greenplum
8 2 (3.51%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 2 (3.51%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.51%) Tableau
8 2 (3.51%) Talend
9 1 (1.75%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) New Relic
9 1 (1.75%) Splunk
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