The table below looks at the statistics for Kafka skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Kafka over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Kafka
Rank 765 859 854
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -5
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 139 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.044% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.11% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 119 46 20
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
40832 43547 42223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.43% 38.18% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34986 36594 36546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Kafka
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kafka within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
England +99 138 £67,500 +12.50% 25
London +85 115 £67,500 +8.00% 17
City of London +46 22 £85,000 +41.66% 5
South East +15 16 £52,500 - 2
Berkshire - 9 £60,000 - 2
Newbury - 9 £60,000 - 2
Surrey +1 6 £52,500 +7.69%
North West -6 5 £43,500 -20.90% 2
Liverpool - 4 £43,500 -
Merseyside - 4 £43,500 -
East of England -2 2 £67,500 -15.62% 2
Guildford -7 2 £52,500 -
St Albans - 2 £67,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Manchester +1 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £75,000 -
Street - 1 £67,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
South West - 1 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 236 (81.66%) Java
2 204 (70.59%) Big Data
3 196 (67.82%) Hadoop
4 169 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (49.48%) NoSQL
6 126 (43.60%) Spring
7 113 (39.10%) SQL
8 111 (38.41%) Elasticsearch
9 110 (38.06%) REST
10 107 (37.02%) Apache Spark
11 105 (36.33%) Scala
12 99 (34.26%) RabbitMQ
13 98 (33.91%) OO
14 96 (33.22%) Apache Hive
15 95 (32.87%) Python
16 87 (30.10%) ActiveMQ
17 85 (29.41%) Finance
18 81 (28.03%) TDD
18 81 (28.03%) Apache Cassandra
19 80 (27.68%) Multithreading
20 79 (27.34%) JDBC
20 79 (27.34%) XML
21 78 (26.99%) Relational Database
22 75 (25.95%) SOAP
23 74 (25.61%) Software Architecture
24 72 (24.91%) PL/SQL
25 71 (24.57%) Apache Pig
26 66 (22.84%) HBase
26 66 (22.84%) Banking
27 65 (22.49%) XML-RPC

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 111 (38.41%) Elasticsearch
2 107 (37.02%) Apache Spark
3 71 (24.57%) Apache Pig
4 30 (10.38%) Apache Solr
5 25 (8.65%) Apache
6 24 (8.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (5.54%) SAS
8 11 (3.81%) MQSeries
9 8 (2.77%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.73%) GemFire
11 5 (1.73%) nginx
12 4 (1.38%) Node.js
13 2 (0.69%) Lightstreamer
13 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.69%) Drupal
14 1 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 63 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.23%) Amazon EMR
2 18 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.50%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (1.38%) IaaS
6 3 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (1.04%) PaaS
6 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.34%) AMQP
2 7 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.42%) SAN
3 4 (1.38%) HTTP
4 2 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (70.59%) Big Data
2 196 (67.82%) Hadoop
3 143 (49.48%) NoSQL
4 96 (33.22%) Apache Hive
5 81 (28.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 78 (26.99%) Relational Database
7 66 (22.84%) HBase
8 56 (19.38%) Redis
9 38 (13.15%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (12.11%) RDBMS
11 30 (10.38%) MySQL
11 30 (10.38%) MongoDB
12 24 (8.30%) Riak
13 22 (7.61%) Data Mining
13 22 (7.61%) Impala
14 19 (6.57%) SQL Server
14 19 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (2.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.11%) PowerDesigner
4 8 (2.77%) Maven
5 5 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.38%) JIRA
7 3 (1.04%) JUnit
7 3 (1.04%) Mockito
7 3 (1.04%) Gradle
8 2 (0.69%) RSpec
8 2 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 85 (29.41%) Finance
2 66 (22.84%) Banking
3 43 (14.88%) Retail
4 41 (14.19%) Telecoms
5 35 (12.11%) Online Betting
6 14 (4.84%) Games
7 12 (4.15%) Advertising
8 7 (2.42%) Law
9 4 (1.38%) Marketing
10 3 (1.04%) Front Office
10 3 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Publishing
11 2 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (71.63%) Developer
2 151 (52.25%) Java Developer
3 87 (30.10%) Senior Developer
4 79 (27.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (11.07%) Architect
6 26 (9.00%) Lead Developer
7 20 (6.92%) Hadoop Developer
8 19 (6.57%) Data Architect
9 16 (5.54%) Core Java Developer
10 15 (5.19%) Big Data Developer
11 14 (4.84%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (3.46%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.11%) Big Data Architect
13 9 (3.11%) Scala Developer
14 8 (2.77%) Team Leader
15 5 (1.73%) DevOps Engineer
16 4 (1.38%) C# .NET Developer
16 4 (1.38%) Senior C# Developer
16 4 (1.38%) Real Time Software Engineer
16 4 (1.38%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (43.60%) Spring
2 110 (38.06%) REST
3 99 (34.26%) RabbitMQ
4 87 (30.10%) ActiveMQ
5 79 (27.34%) JDBC
5 79 (27.34%) XML
6 75 (25.95%) SOAP
7 65 (22.49%) XML-RPC
7 65 (22.49%) Java RMI
8 45 (15.57%) Akka
9 39 (13.49%) JMS
10 35 (12.11%) HTML
11 24 (8.30%) Grails
12 23 (7.96%) Web Services
13 22 (7.61%) JSON
14 20 (6.92%) Cascading
15 15 (5.19%) HTML5
15 15 (5.19%) .NET
15 15 (5.19%) CSS
16 14 (4.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.49%) Client/Server
2 62 (21.45%) Grid Computing
3 59 (20.42%) Computer Science
4 34 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 32 (11.07%) Data Structures
6 17 (5.88%) Blog
7 15 (5.19%) Mathematics
7 15 (5.19%) Data Integration
8 11 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.42%) User Experience
11 6 (2.08%) Equities
11 6 (2.08%) Statistics
12 4 (1.38%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (0.69%) Clustering
14 2 (0.69%) PMI
14 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.53%) Linux
2 21 (7.27%) Windows
3 10 (3.46%) UNIX
4 4 (1.38%) Android
4 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (33.91%) OO
3 81 (28.03%) TDD
4 80 (27.68%) Multithreading
5 74 (25.61%) Software Architecture
6 63 (21.80%) E-Commerce
7 57 (19.72%) MapReduce
8 47 (16.26%) Open Source
8 47 (16.26%) Mentoring
9 46 (15.92%) Software Delivery
10 43 (14.88%) Low Latency
11 41 (14.19%) BDD
12 40 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (12.11%) ETL
14 29 (10.03%) Software Engineering
14 29 (10.03%) Analytics
15 27 (9.34%) Data Modelling
16 19 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.23%) Data Architecture
18 17 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 236 (81.66%) Java
2 113 (39.10%) SQL
3 105 (36.33%) Scala
4 95 (32.87%) Python
5 72 (24.91%) PL/SQL
6 44 (15.22%) Ruby
7 39 (13.49%) JavaScript
8 36 (12.46%) Clojure
9 31 (10.73%) Groovy
10 30 (10.38%) Perl
11 28 (9.69%) C#
11 28 (9.69%) C++
12 27 (9.34%) Bash Shell
13 25 (8.65%) Go
14 24 (8.30%) Erlang
15 18 (6.23%) C
16 12 (4.15%) R
17 5 (1.73%) HiveQL
18 4 (1.38%) PHP
18 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (21.11%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) PhD
3 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 36 (12.46%) HDFS
2 35 (12.11%) Docker
3 9 (3.11%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.69%) Squid
5 2 (0.69%) Varnish
6 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (12.46%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (12.11%) Puppet
3 17 (5.88%) Mesos
3 17 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.42%) Salt
5 6 (2.08%) Ansible
6 5 (1.73%) Graphite
7 4 (1.38%) Oozie
8 3 (1.04%) Ambari
9 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.69%) Nagios
9 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (10.03%) Oracle
2 14 (4.84%) Informatica
3 13 (4.50%) Tableau
4 12 (4.15%) Teradata
4 12 (4.15%) Google
5 9 (3.11%) Cognos
5 9 (3.11%) Ab Initio
6 6 (2.08%) Splunk
7 5 (1.73%) Talend
7 5 (1.73%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.73%) SAP
8 4 (1.38%) Netezza
8 4 (1.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.38%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.38%) Twitter
8 4 (1.38%) Vertica
9 3 (1.04%) StreamBase
9 3 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.69%) Terracotta
10 2 (0.69%) Adobe
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40,000-45,000
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
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Manchester
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Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
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