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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 845 853 886
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 54 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.019% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.048% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 50 18 3
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,250 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -33.82%

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 22 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 29 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
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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 -3 52 £60,000 -7.69% 6
London +24 31 £65,000 -27.77% 3
South East -21 12 £52,500 -6.66% 4
Surrey -4 11 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Guildford +12 10 £52,500 - 3
City of London +1 10 £60,000 -33.33% 1
North West - 4 £55,000 -
East of England - 3 £80,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £80,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £80,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £80,000 -
Manchester - 2 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £80,000 -
Chester - 2 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £80,000 -
Brighton - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £57,500 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 133 (95.00%) Java
2 115 (82.14%) Hadoop
3 103 (73.57%) Big Data
4 83 (59.29%) NoSQL
5 72 (51.43%) MySQL
6 68 (48.57%) Python
7 67 (47.86%) Open Source
8 64 (45.71%) Redis
9 63 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (43.57%) Linux
11 56 (40.00%) Apache Hive
12 55 (39.29%) MapReduce
13 54 (38.57%) Bash Shell
14 50 (35.71%) Memcached
14 50 (35.71%) Couchbase
15 47 (33.57%) SQL
16 38 (27.14%) JMX
17 36 (25.71%) Spring
18 35 (25.00%) Degree
19 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (20.71%) Apache Accumulo
21 28 (20.00%) Maven
22 27 (19.29%) TDD
22 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
23 26 (18.57%) Scrum
23 26 (18.57%) Web Services
24 24 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
24 24 (17.14%) REST
25 23 (16.43%) Computer Science
26 22 (15.71%) Relational Database

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (12.14%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.43%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.86%) Tornado
4 4 (2.86%) Apache
4 4 (2.86%) SAS
4 4 (2.86%) nginx
5 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) CTI
3 1 (0.71%) AMQP
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (82.14%) Hadoop
2 103 (73.57%) Big Data
3 83 (59.29%) NoSQL
4 72 (51.43%) MySQL
5 64 (45.71%) Redis
6 63 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (40.00%) Apache Hive
8 50 (35.71%) Couchbase
9 29 (20.71%) Apache Accumulo
10 24 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (15.71%) Relational Database
12 21 (15.00%) HBase
13 17 (12.14%) MongoDB
14 13 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (6.43%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (5.71%) OLAP
17 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
18 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
18 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Maven
2 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.43%) JUnit
3 9 (6.43%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.00%) Mockito
4 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (3.57%) Publishing
1 5 (3.57%) Marketing
2 4 (2.86%) Advertising
2 4 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.43%) Front Office
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Games
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Law
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (47.86%) Developer
2 62 (44.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Chief Technology Officer
5 8 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Consultant
8 4 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.86%) Data Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Administrator
8 4 (2.86%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Data Consultant
9 3 (2.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.71%) Memcached
2 38 (27.14%) JMX
3 36 (25.71%) Spring
4 26 (18.57%) Web Services
5 24 (17.14%) REST
6 19 (13.57%) XML
6 19 (13.57%) SOAP
7 18 (12.86%) JDBC
7 18 (12.86%) Swing
7 18 (12.86%) WSDL
8 17 (12.14%) HTML
8 17 (12.14%) XSD
9 15 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (8.57%) J2EE
11 11 (7.86%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (5.71%) Apache Camel
13 7 (5.00%) J2SE
13 7 (5.00%) HTML5
14 6 (4.29%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (47.86%) Open Source
2 23 (16.43%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.00%) Social Media
4 8 (5.71%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.57%) Clustering
6 4 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.43%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.43%) Physics
7 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
8 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.57%) Linux
2 5 (3.57%) Windows
3 4 (2.86%) UNIX
4 3 (2.14%) AIX
4 3 (2.14%) MVS
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) MapReduce
2 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.29%) TDD
4 26 (18.57%) Scrum
5 21 (15.00%) BDD
6 18 (12.86%) Analytics
7 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.00%) Data Security
9 14 (10.00%) Cyber Security
10 12 (8.57%) OO
11 10 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.43%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.71%) B2B
14 7 (5.00%) Kanban
14 7 (5.00%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.00%) Resource Management
15 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (4.29%) Complex Event Processing
15 6 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 133 (95.00%) Java
2 68 (48.57%) Python
3 54 (38.57%) Bash Shell
4 47 (33.57%) SQL
5 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.00%) C#
6 7 (5.00%) C++
6 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.00%) Scala
7 6 (4.29%) Ruby
8 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.14%) Perl
9 3 (2.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.43%) F#
10 2 (1.43%) Golang
11 1 (0.71%) Clojure
11 1 (0.71%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.71%) Erlang
11 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) HDFS
2 5 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (3.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) Puppet
2 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.57%) Nagios
3 4 (2.86%) Ansible
3 4 (2.86%) Ambari
4 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) Oozie
4 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (6.43%) JBoss
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.86%) Informatica
3 4 (2.86%) Splunk
3 4 (2.86%) Tableau
3 4 (2.86%) Talend
3 4 (2.86%) Birst
4 1 (0.71%) SAP
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