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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Kafka
UK
Rank 509 711 843
Rank change year-on-year
+202 +132
Permanent jobs citing Kafka 353 217 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 299 163 99
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.38%

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
33216 38165 38475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.51% 38.12% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28718 32873 33157
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +184 339 £70,000 +3.70% 67
London +171 275 £72,500 - 50
City of London +24 34 £67,500 - 8
South East +63 22 £65,000 +30.00% 2
West Midlands +15 14 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire +42 11 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Warwickshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Warwick - 11 £50,000 - 1
South West +17 10 £52,500 -6.66% 1
East of England +35 9 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Scotland +33 8 £85,000 +41.66%
Reading +42 7 £51,500 -26.42%
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +13 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
St Albans -1 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
North West -14 5 £52,500 -25.00% 4
Banbury - 5 £65,000 -
Edinburgh +11 4 £85,000 +41.66%
Suffolk - 4 £57,500 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £55,000 -
Bournemouth +18 3 £80,000 +52.38%
Dorset +17 3 £80,000 +52.38%
Manchester -26 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Nottingham - 3 £57,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £57,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -

Kafka
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 426 (69.49%) Java
2 362 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (52.04%) Scala
4 288 (46.98%) Apache Spark
5 268 (43.72%) Big Data
6 245 (39.97%) Hadoop
7 223 (36.38%) NoSQL
8 195 (31.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 191 (31.16%) TDD
10 175 (28.55%) Docker
11 168 (27.41%) Python
12 158 (25.77%) Microservices
13 153 (24.96%) Amazon AWS
14 147 (23.98%) Software Engineering
15 139 (22.68%) JavaScript
16 137 (22.35%) Finance
17 136 (22.19%) DevOps
18 134 (21.86%) Linux
18 134 (21.86%) MongoDB
19 130 (21.21%) Akka
20 125 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
21 118 (19.25%) Node.js
22 109 (17.78%) Apache
23 108 (17.62%) Kubernetes
24 107 (17.46%) SQL
25 106 (17.29%) BDD
26 105 (17.13%) Apache Hive
26 105 (17.13%) Analytics
27 102 (16.64%) Scrum
28 96 (15.66%) C#

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
1 288 (46.98%) Apache Spark
2 109 (17.78%) Apache
3 55 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (6.04%) Apache Pig
5 31 (5.06%) Confluence
6 12 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.79%) MQSeries
7 11 (1.79%) nginx
8 9 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.14%) SAS
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (0.49%) Mule
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.33%) Jetty
12 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.16%) Liferay
12 1 (0.16%) Luigi
12 1 (0.16%) WebORB
12 1 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 153 (24.96%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.57%) GitHub
4 27 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (3.75%) SaaS
6 22 (3.59%) Amazon S3
7 16 (2.61%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.79%) IaaS
9 11 (1.79%) PaaS
10 9 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.98%) Datadog
12 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.49%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.49%) Slack
13 3 (0.49%) Yammer
14 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.22%) Internet
2 24 (3.92%) HTTP
3 9 (1.47%) SSL
4 6 (0.98%) IPv4
4 6 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.65%) NAS
5 4 (0.65%) SAN
5 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.49%) DNS
7 2 (0.33%) DHCP
7 2 (0.33%) Firewall
7 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.33%) Multicast
7 2 (0.33%) SSH
7 2 (0.33%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (43.72%) Big Data
2 245 (39.97%) Hadoop
3 223 (36.38%) NoSQL
4 195 (31.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 134 (21.86%) MongoDB
6 105 (17.13%) Apache Hive
7 63 (10.28%) HBase
8 60 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (9.30%) Relational Database
10 44 (7.18%) Neo4j
11 42 (6.85%) MySQL
12 41 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (6.53%) SQL Server
14 30 (4.89%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (4.57%) Sqoop
16 27 (4.40%) Couchbase
17 26 (4.24%) Redis
17 26 (4.24%) Riak
18 24 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 22 (3.59%) Impala
Development Applications
1 76 (12.40%) Jenkins
2 68 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 43 (7.01%) JIRA
4 38 (6.20%) Maven
5 26 (4.24%) Vagrant
6 24 (3.92%) Subversion
7 21 (3.43%) Eclipse
8 20 (3.26%) webpack
9 19 (3.10%) Babel
10 15 (2.45%) IntelliJ
11 13 (2.12%) Selenium
12 11 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.63%) Jasmine
13 10 (1.63%) NUnit
14 8 (1.31%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.98%) Bugzilla
15 6 (0.98%) gulp
15 6 (0.98%) Trac
16 5 (0.82%) Yeoman
17 4 (0.65%) NSubstitute
General
1 137 (22.35%) Finance
2 58 (9.46%) Games
3 30 (4.89%) Banking
4 29 (4.73%) Advertising
5 28 (4.57%) Retail
6 20 (3.26%) Marketing
7 19 (3.10%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.12%) Front Office
9 12 (1.96%) Legal
10 11 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.63%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Law
12 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 344 (56.12%) Developer
2 157 (25.61%) Java Developer
3 126 (20.55%) Scala Developer
4 76 (12.40%) Java Scala Developer
4 76 (12.40%) Senior Developer
5 66 (10.77%) Data Engineer
6 64 (10.44%) Architect
7 50 (8.16%) Big Data Engineer
8 45 (7.34%) Software Engineer
9 41 (6.69%) Data Architect
9 41 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 40 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 37 (6.04%) Java Engineer
12 35 (5.71%) C# Developer
13 33 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
14 32 (5.22%) Big Data Developer
14 32 (5.22%) Senior Scala Developer
15 31 (5.06%) Big Data Architect
16 30 (4.89%) Hadoop Developer
17 26 (4.24%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (21.21%) Akka
2 118 (19.25%) Node.js
3 92 (15.01%) REST
4 91 (14.85%) HTML
5 79 (12.89%) .NET
5 79 (12.89%) AngularJS
6 77 (12.56%) Spring
7 70 (11.42%) RabbitMQ
8 58 (9.46%) React
9 51 (8.32%) ActiveMQ
10 49 (7.99%) Web Services
11 47 (7.67%) CSS
11 47 (7.67%) HTML5
12 39 (6.36%) RESTful
13 33 (5.38%) Play Framework
14 29 (4.73%) JSON
15 27 (4.40%) WebSockets
16 25 (4.08%) CSS3
16 25 (4.08%) Samza
17 24 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 53 (8.65%) Data Structures
3 49 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (7.01%) Algorithms
5 31 (5.06%) Fintech
6 25 (4.08%) Online Games
7 22 (3.59%) Blockchain
8 19 (3.10%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.94%) User Experience
10 14 (2.28%) Mathematics
11 13 (2.12%) Equities
11 13 (2.12%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.79%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.63%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.63%) Statistics
15 9 (1.47%) Internet of Things
15 9 (1.47%) Social Media
16 8 (1.31%) Data Centre
16 8 (1.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 134 (21.86%) Linux
2 32 (5.22%) Unix
3 23 (3.75%) Windows
4 20 (3.26%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.28%) CentOS
6 10 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.82%) Debian
8 3 (0.49%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.33%) Android
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (31.16%) TDD
3 158 (25.77%) Microservices
4 147 (23.98%) Software Engineering
5 136 (22.19%) DevOps
6 125 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (17.29%) BDD
8 105 (17.13%) Analytics
9 102 (16.64%) Scrum
10 83 (13.54%) Open Source
11 73 (11.91%) OO
12 71 (11.58%) E-Commerce
13 63 (10.28%) Functional Programming
14 56 (9.14%) Kanban
15 53 (8.65%) OOP
16 51 (8.32%) MapReduce
17 43 (7.01%) Pair Programming
18 39 (6.36%) Configuration Management
18 39 (6.36%) Machine Learning
19 38 (6.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 426 (69.49%) Java
2 319 (52.04%) Scala
3 168 (27.41%) Python
4 139 (22.68%) JavaScript
5 107 (17.46%) SQL
6 96 (15.66%) C#
7 53 (8.65%) Ruby
8 46 (7.50%) Go
9 38 (6.20%) Bash Shell
10 35 (5.71%) C++
10 35 (5.71%) R
11 27 (4.40%) PHP
12 22 (3.59%) Groovy
13 20 (3.26%) C
13 20 (3.26%) ES6
14 18 (2.94%) Clojure
14 18 (2.94%) Perl
15 12 (1.96%) F#
16 8 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (13.54%) Degree
2 24 (3.92%) PhD
3 11 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.47%) Postgraduate
5 7 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.87%) QA
2 13 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) GCP
3 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
System Software
1 175 (28.55%) Docker
2 59 (9.62%) HDFS
3 58 (9.46%) Apache Flume
4 47 (7.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (2.94%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.79%) KVM
8 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.65%) Xen
10 2 (0.33%) etcd
10 2 (0.33%) Gluster
10 2 (0.33%) LXC
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.33%) Squid
11 1 (0.16%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 108 (17.62%) Kubernetes
2 85 (13.87%) Puppet
3 61 (9.95%) Mesos
4 49 (7.99%) Ansible
5 40 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (4.89%) Hadoop YARN
7 27 (4.40%) Terraform
8 25 (4.08%) Nagios
9 21 (3.43%) Oozie
10 18 (2.94%) Ambari
11 14 (2.28%) Consul
11 14 (2.28%) Kibana
12 11 (1.79%) StatsD
13 10 (1.63%) Marathon
14 9 (1.47%) Graphite
15 8 (1.31%) logstash
16 6 (0.98%) Salt
17 5 (0.82%) Grafana
17 5 (0.82%) Icinga
18 4 (0.65%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 36 (5.87%) Google
2 35 (5.71%) Hortonworks
3 32 (5.22%) Splunk
4 31 (5.06%) Cloudera
5 29 (4.73%) Oracle
6 21 (3.43%) VMware
7 20 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.45%) New Relic
9 13 (2.12%) Tableau
10 12 (1.96%) Microsoft
11 10 (1.63%) IBM
12 9 (1.47%) Facebook
13 7 (1.14%) hybris
13 7 (1.14%) Netezza
14 6 (0.98%) Informatica
15 5 (0.82%) MapR
15 5 (0.82%) NetApp
16 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
16 4 (0.65%) EMC
16 4 (0.65%) Rackspace
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus, 25 days, health
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Vianet Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + equity + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £75 per annum, Benefits Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + plus benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago