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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 438 405 447
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +42
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 9 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.064% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.16% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £44,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
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
7641 7975 8830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.87% 39.44% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6708 6684 8158
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
Surrey -22 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Kafka
England

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
3 14 (82.35%) Web Services
4 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
5 11 (64.71%) Big Data
6 10 (58.82%) XML
7 9 (52.94%) Lucene
7 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (52.94%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (47.06%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (47.06%) REST
8 8 (47.06%) Scrum
8 8 (47.06%) Maven
8 8 (47.06%) XSD
8 8 (47.06%) JDBC
8 8 (47.06%) SOAP
8 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
8 8 (47.06%) SQL
8 8 (47.06%) WSDL
9 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
9 6 (35.29%) Cyber Security
10 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 5 (29.41%) Open Source
10 5 (29.41%) Confluence
10 5 (29.41%) JIRA
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (29.41%) J2EE
10 5 (29.41%) HTML
10 5 (29.41%) CSS

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (29.41%) Confluence
3 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 3 (17.65%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
2 11 (64.71%) Big Data
3 8 (47.06%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Maven
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Spring
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) Lucene
5 8 (47.06%) REST
5 8 (47.06%) XSD
5 8 (47.06%) JDBC
5 8 (47.06%) SOAP
5 8 (47.06%) WSDL
6 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) Swing
8 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) Spring Integration
9 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.76%) Django
9 2 (11.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Grid Computing
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Cyber Security
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) Customer Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Data Security
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Groovy
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Ambari
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP