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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 431 418 435
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 19 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.15% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 3
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -32.35%
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
8468 8061 9191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.43% 37.55% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7265 7173 8232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kafka across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Surrey 0 15 £47,500 -11.62%
East Sussex - 4 £51,250 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (78.57%) Hadoop
3 41 (73.21%) Big Data
4 34 (60.71%) Spring
5 29 (51.79%) Apache Accumulo
6 28 (50.00%) Maven
7 24 (42.86%) MySQL
7 24 (42.86%) Linux
7 24 (42.86%) Scrum
7 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (41.07%) SQL
9 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
10 21 (37.50%) Open Source
11 20 (35.71%) Web Services
12 19 (33.93%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (32.14%) SOAP
13 18 (32.14%) XML
13 18 (32.14%) Swing
13 18 (32.14%) WSDL
13 18 (32.14%) REST
14 17 (30.36%) JDBC
14 17 (30.36%) XSD
14 17 (30.36%) Degree
14 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
14 17 (30.36%) Relational Database
15 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
16 14 (25.00%) Social Media
16 14 (25.00%) NoSQL
17 13 (23.21%) Data Security
17 13 (23.21%) Cyber Security

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (78.57%) Hadoop
2 41 (73.21%) Big Data
3 29 (51.79%) Apache Accumulo
4 24 (42.86%) MySQL
5 19 (33.93%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (30.36%) Relational Database
7 14 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (12.50%) Redis
8 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.50%) Apache Hive
8 7 (12.50%) Couchbase
9 5 (8.93%) HBase
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Maven
2 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
4 7 (12.50%) JUnit
4 7 (12.50%) Mockito
4 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
1 42 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Architect
2 6 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (1.79%) Systems Designer
5 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
5 1 (1.79%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (1.79%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) Spring
2 20 (35.71%) Web Services
3 18 (32.14%) XML
3 18 (32.14%) Swing
3 18 (32.14%) WSDL
3 18 (32.14%) SOAP
3 18 (32.14%) REST
4 17 (30.36%) XSD
4 17 (30.36%) JDBC
5 11 (19.64%) J2EE
6 7 (12.50%) JMX
6 7 (12.50%) Memcached
7 6 (10.71%) CSS
7 6 (10.71%) HTML
8 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.93%) Lucene
8 5 (8.93%) J2SE
8 5 (8.93%) jQuery
9 4 (7.14%) Django
9 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Open Source
2 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
3 14 (25.00%) Social Media
4 5 (8.93%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) MVS
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Scrum
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.21%) Data Security
3 13 (23.21%) Cyber Security
4 12 (21.43%) BDD
4 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.50%) Kanban
6 7 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.50%) MapReduce
7 6 (10.71%) Analytics
8 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.57%) Product Management
11 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.79%) Web Development
11 1 (1.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (5.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
1 3 (5.36%) Ambari
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) JBoss
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) SAP