The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Kafka
Rank 661 846 895
Rank change year-on-year
+185 +49
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 270 138 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 213 123 81
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38068 41565 45717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 37.75% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33087 35470 38904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Kafka
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK.

Kafka Salary Trend in the UK

Kafka
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Kafka over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +146 259 £70,000 +3.70% 50
London +103 189 £70,000 +3.70% 31
South East +38 31 £68,750 +25.00% 9
City of London +65 23 £50,000 -41.17% 2
South West +30 16 £60,000 -11.11% 3
East of England - 11 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire - 11 £70,000 - 1
St Albans - 11 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 11 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 8 - -
Scotland - 8 - -
Oxfordshire - 7 £80,000 - 2
Berkshire +9 6 £41,250 -43.10% 2
Surrey +28 5 - - 1
Bristol - 5 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Dorset - 5 £70,000 -
Bournemouth - 5 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £60,000 -
Manchester +13 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +12 4 £45,000 +3.44% 2
West Midlands - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £75,000 -
Warwick - 4 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £37,500 -
Alton - 3 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 2 £47,500 -11.62% 1
Guildford +16 2 - -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Kafka.

1 434 (74.70%) Java
2 344 (59.21%) Hadoop
3 316 (54.39%) Apache Spark
4 298 (51.29%) Big Data
5 270 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
6 225 (38.73%) Scala
7 213 (36.66%) Software Engineering
8 205 (35.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 183 (31.50%) Python
10 152 (26.16%) Docker
11 145 (24.96%) NoSQL
12 140 (24.10%) Analytics
13 130 (22.38%) SQL
14 127 (21.86%) Apache Hive
15 124 (21.34%) Linux
15 124 (21.34%) TDD
16 122 (21.00%) DevOps
17 120 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
18 119 (20.48%) MongoDB
19 110 (18.93%) Elasticsearch
20 109 (18.76%) Open Source
21 105 (18.07%) Finance
22 101 (17.38%) Scrum
23 100 (17.21%) HDFS
24 99 (17.04%) Degree
25 98 (16.87%) JavaScript
26 97 (16.70%) Apache
27 96 (16.52%) Low Latency
28 92 (15.83%) Akka
29 89 (15.32%) Analytical Skills

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 316 (54.39%) Apache Spark
2 110 (18.93%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (16.70%) Apache
4 78 (13.43%) Apache Pig
5 31 (5.34%) Tomcat
6 25 (4.30%) nginx
7 19 (3.27%) Apache Solr
8 18 (3.10%) OpenStack
9 17 (2.93%) Confluence
10 11 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.89%) Drupal
10 11 (1.89%) JBoss
10 11 (1.89%) Lightstreamer
10 11 (1.89%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.55%) Apache Qpid
12 8 (1.38%) SAS
13 5 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.86%) GemFire
14 4 (0.69%) WildFly
15 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) MS Office
2 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 120 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.20%) GitHub
3 26 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.30%) PaaS
5 22 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (1.55%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.55%) SaaS
9 8 (1.38%) IaaS
10 7 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (1.20%) Route 53
11 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.86%) iTunes
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.52%) Datadog
14 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.09%) HTTP
2 19 (3.27%) Internet
3 11 (1.89%) SAN
4 9 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.38%) IPv4
6 7 (1.20%) Firewall
7 6 (1.03%) DNS
7 6 (1.03%) LAN
7 6 (1.03%) Network Security
7 6 (1.03%) WAN
8 3 (0.52%) FTP
8 3 (0.52%) SNMP
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
10 1 (0.17%) Broadband
10 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (59.21%) Hadoop
2 298 (51.29%) Big Data
3 205 (35.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 145 (24.96%) NoSQL
5 127 (21.86%) Apache Hive
6 119 (20.48%) MongoDB
7 73 (12.56%) Neo4j
8 72 (12.39%) HBase
9 61 (10.50%) Relational Database
10 60 (10.33%) Redis
11 52 (8.95%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (8.26%) MySQL
13 35 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (5.16%) RDBMS
15 23 (3.96%) Pentaho
16 21 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (3.61%) Impala
17 20 (3.44%) Apache Accumulo
18 19 (3.27%) HAWQ
18 19 (3.27%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 80 (13.77%) Jenkins
2 55 (9.47%) JIRA
3 51 (8.78%) Git (software)
4 34 (5.85%) Maven
5 28 (4.82%) Talend Open Studio
6 27 (4.65%) NUnit
7 25 (4.30%) TeamCity
8 23 (3.96%) JUnit
9 19 (3.27%) Subversion
10 15 (2.58%) gulp
11 14 (2.41%) Vagrant
12 13 (2.24%) Selenium
13 10 (1.72%) Bugzilla
13 10 (1.72%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.72%) Trac
14 9 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.38%) Ant
15 8 (1.38%) RSpec
16 6 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.03%) Mocha
General
1 105 (18.07%) Finance
2 39 (6.71%) Banking
2 39 (6.71%) Games
3 29 (4.99%) Marketing
4 28 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 25 (4.30%) Retail
6 23 (3.96%) Advertising
7 12 (2.07%) Law
7 12 (2.07%) Online Betting
8 11 (1.89%) Legal
9 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.20%) iGaming
12 5 (0.86%) Electronics
12 5 (0.86%) Publishing
13 4 (0.69%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 298 (51.29%) Developer
2 160 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 88 (15.15%) Scala Developer
4 73 (12.56%) Data Engineer
5 64 (11.02%) Big Data Engineer
6 60 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 57 (9.81%) Architect
8 56 (9.64%) Software Engineer
9 52 (8.95%) Java Scala Developer
10 51 (8.78%) Big Data Developer
11 49 (8.43%) Java Engineer
12 45 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
13 37 (6.37%) Hadoop Developer
14 32 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (5.34%) Hadoop Engineer
16 30 (5.16%) .NET Developer
17 29 (4.99%) Data Architect
18 28 (4.82%) Big Data Architect
18 28 (4.82%) Java Architect
19 23 (3.96%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (15.83%) Akka
2 80 (13.77%) REST
3 79 (13.60%) HTML
4 78 (13.43%) AngularJS
5 61 (10.50%) Spring
6 52 (8.95%) ActiveMQ
7 51 (8.78%) .NET
8 49 (8.43%) CSS
9 47 (8.09%) HTML5
10 44 (7.57%) XML
11 43 (7.40%) RabbitMQ
12 42 (7.23%) jQuery
13 38 (6.54%) Web Services
14 35 (6.02%) Hibernate
15 34 (5.85%) Node.js
16 33 (5.68%) Middleware
16 33 (5.68%) WebSockets
17 32 (5.51%) CSS3
17 32 (5.51%) J2EE
18 29 (4.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.09%) Mathematics
4 35 (6.02%) Fintech
5 32 (5.51%) Algorithms
6 31 (5.34%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.61%) Physics
8 20 (3.44%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.75%) Visualisation
10 14 (2.41%) Statistics
11 12 (2.07%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (1.89%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.55%) Clustering
13 9 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.55%) Equities
13 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.55%) Replication
13 9 (1.55%) Social Network
14 8 (1.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 124 (21.34%) Linux
2 60 (10.33%) Unix
3 35 (6.02%) Windows
4 19 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.55%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.20%) CentOS
8 6 (1.03%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.52%) Android
9 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (36.66%) Software Engineering
3 140 (24.10%) Analytics
4 124 (21.34%) TDD
5 122 (21.00%) DevOps
6 109 (18.76%) Open Source
7 101 (17.38%) Scrum
8 96 (16.52%) Low Latency
9 83 (14.29%) OO
10 79 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (12.39%) Microservices
12 68 (11.70%) MapReduce
13 60 (10.33%) BDD
14 59 (10.15%) ETL
15 57 (9.81%) Multithreading
16 52 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
17 47 (8.09%) Machine Learning
18 44 (7.57%) Kanban
19 40 (6.88%) MVC
20 38 (6.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 434 (74.70%) Java
2 225 (38.73%) Scala
3 183 (31.50%) Python
4 130 (22.38%) SQL
5 98 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 78 (13.43%) C#
7 66 (11.36%) Ruby
8 48 (8.26%) C++
9 40 (6.88%) R
10 35 (6.02%) Shell Script
11 32 (5.51%) Perl
12 24 (4.13%) PHP
13 22 (3.79%) Bash Shell
13 22 (3.79%) C
14 20 (3.44%) Clojure
15 15 (2.58%) Go
16 9 (1.55%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.38%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 99 (17.04%) Degree
2 51 (8.78%) PhD
3 25 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.10%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 152 (26.16%) Docker
2 100 (17.21%) HDFS
3 87 (14.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 63 (10.84%) Apache Flume
5 13 (2.24%) KVM
5 13 (2.24%) Varnish
6 12 (2.07%) VirtualBox
7 10 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (1.38%) Squid
9 6 (1.03%) Firmware
9 6 (1.03%) Snort
10 5 (0.86%) Xen
11 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) iptables
12 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 71 (12.22%) Puppet
2 46 (7.92%) Hadoop YARN
3 36 (6.20%) Ansible
3 36 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (5.85%) Kubernetes
5 29 (4.99%) Nagios
6 27 (4.65%) Mesos
7 19 (3.27%) Kibana
8 14 (2.41%) Ambari
9 12 (2.07%) logstash
10 10 (1.72%) Salt
11 8 (1.38%) Oozie
12 6 (1.03%) Consul
12 6 (1.03%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.03%) OSSEC
12 6 (1.03%) Terraform
13 4 (0.69%) Graphite
13 4 (0.69%) Marathon
14 3 (0.52%) Fluentd
14 3 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 62 (10.67%) Oracle
2 55 (9.47%) Hortonworks
3 48 (8.26%) Cloudera
4 36 (6.20%) Informatica
5 32 (5.51%) IBM
6 29 (4.99%) Red Hat
7 28 (4.82%) Talend
8 27 (4.65%) Microsoft
9 25 (4.30%) Greenplum
10 19 (3.27%) Google
10 19 (3.27%) VMware
11 17 (2.93%) MuleSoft
11 17 (2.93%) Splunk
12 16 (2.75%) MapR
13 14 (2.41%) SAP
14 13 (2.24%) AppDynamics
14 13 (2.24%) Vertica
15 12 (2.07%) Tableau
16 11 (1.89%) Adobe
16 11 (1.89%) Akamai
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 - 120,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares +
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Storm Global Analytics
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + free food / parking and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95000 - £140000 per annum + equity + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Downham Market, Norfolk
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £49384.34 - £98768.68 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £110,000 + equity + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago