The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Kafka
Rank 870 877 917
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +40
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 47 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 41 6 5
Average salary £47,500 £82,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.42% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £47,500
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Kafka Salary Histogram in the UK

Kafka
Top 9 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -6 46 £46,250 -43.93% 3
South East - 25 £45,000 - 1
London -36 21 £65,000 -21.21% 2
Surrey - 18 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London -17 6 £65,000 -21.21%
Guildford - 5 £47,500 -
Reigate - 4 £75,000 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (93.22%) Java
2 50 (84.75%) Hadoop
3 46 (77.97%) Big Data
4 45 (76.27%) Open Source
5 32 (54.24%) Spring
6 30 (50.85%) REST
7 28 (47.46%) SQL
8 26 (44.07%) NoSQL
9 25 (42.37%) Scrum
10 24 (40.68%) JDBC
10 24 (40.68%) SOAP
10 24 (40.68%) Web Services
10 24 (40.68%) XML
10 24 (40.68%) XSD
10 24 (40.68%) Swing
10 24 (40.68%) Python
10 24 (40.68%) WSDL
10 24 (40.68%) Apache Accumulo
11 23 (38.98%) Analytics
11 23 (38.98%) MySQL
11 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
12 22 (37.29%) Redis
13 20 (33.90%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (32.20%) Apache Hive
15 17 (28.81%) Memcached
15 17 (28.81%) Bash Shell
15 17 (28.81%) Couchbase
15 17 (28.81%) MapReduce
16 16 (27.12%) Linux
17 14 (23.73%) Degree

Kafka
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (8.47%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.08%) SAS
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) AMQP
2 1 (1.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (84.75%) Hadoop
2 46 (77.97%) Big Data
3 26 (44.07%) NoSQL
4 24 (40.68%) Apache Accumulo
5 23 (38.98%) MySQL
6 22 (37.29%) Redis
7 20 (33.90%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (32.20%) Apache Hive
9 17 (28.81%) Couchbase
10 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
12 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
12 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
12 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (5.08%) Riak
12 3 (5.08%) Spotfire
12 3 (5.08%) QlikView
12 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) Maven
3 3 (5.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) Mockito
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.08%) Publishing
1 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Front Office
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 37 (62.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Software Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (1.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (1.69%) Java Consultant
5 1 (1.69%) Real Time Developer
5 1 (1.69%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) Spring
2 30 (50.85%) REST
3 24 (40.68%) JDBC
3 24 (40.68%) SOAP
3 24 (40.68%) Web Services
3 24 (40.68%) XML
3 24 (40.68%) XSD
3 24 (40.68%) Swing
3 24 (40.68%) WSDL
4 17 (28.81%) Memcached
4 17 (28.81%) MapReduce
5 11 (18.64%) JMX
6 6 (10.17%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.08%) HTML
7 3 (5.08%) JMS
7 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (5.08%) Spring Batch
7 3 (5.08%) Spring Integration
7 3 (5.08%) Spring Security
7 3 (5.08%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 45 (76.27%) Open Source
2 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.86%) Social Media
4 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Scrum
2 23 (38.98%) Analytics
2 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) Data Security
5 9 (15.25%) TDD
6 8 (13.56%) Cyber Security
7 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) BDD
9 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.08%) CRM
10 3 (5.08%) SOA
10 3 (5.08%) ETL
10 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.08%) Web Analytics
10 3 (5.08%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Migration
10 3 (5.08%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.08%) Data Governance
10 3 (5.08%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) Python
4 17 (28.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) C++
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) Clojure
6 3 (5.08%) Scala
6 3 (5.08%) Erlang
6 3 (5.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.39%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Nagios
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
1 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.08%) Informatica
1 3 (5.08%) Foundry
1 3 (5.08%) Tableau
1 3 (5.08%) Splunk
1 3 (5.08%) Talend
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago